Welcome to the 25th episode of Tech on the Range! Your hosts for this week’s show are Sean Aune, Todd Haselton and Joey Davidson.
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This week’s topic is “Always-On Consoles Turn Us Off”
Earlier this morning, news broke of Microsoft Studios Creative Director firing off on Twitter about all the “drama” surrounding consoles potentially requiring always-on connections. Word is that the next Xbox will need a perpetual internet connection in order to play games. That rumor hasn’t been confirmed, but Orth’s tweets have lead to a lot of concern.
As a note, we recorded this episode before Microsoft released their statement regarding Orth’s tweets. Please read that before listening. Or don’t, whatever, we’re not your parents.