No internet for Xbox One? Get a 360, says Microsoft

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Microsoft’s confused and controversial online requirement for the Xbox One finally got cleared up last week, with the company confirming the console needs to connect to the internet every 24 hours. At E3 this week, a common trend is emerging about how Microsoft is dealing with future offline scenarios. In an interview with Spike TV, Xbox chief Don Mattrick offered up his own thoughts on the Xbox One online requirement, noting that he believes consumers are going to understand how the new console links games and entertainment with an online state in order to be future-proof and provide new features.

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“Fortunately we have a product for people who aren’t able to get some form of connectivity, it’s called Xbox 360,” says Mattrick. “If you…

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