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Xbox One to only work in certain countries at launch

mightynine

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This is real. Just looked up the conversation on Twitter.
 

Krisprolls

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This console must be some masochistic stuff. It's like they do everything they can to sell the smallest number of consoles and being universally hated.
 

GoxRx

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Ok, this is it.

If I had any doubt about which console was I gonna get at the end of this year, thouse doubts are gone now. Well I'm sure MS doesn't care about what I'm saying, why would I live in Chile? I don't know but I do. Fuck you MS.
 

DieH@rd

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Somebody needs to ask him about retail disk authentication. If they reject users from unsupported countries, then they will truly be screwed.
 

Bitmap Frogs

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Holy crap.

Ballmer's Finger, every product it touches turns into unsuccesful poo.

I feel for you xbox fans who live in unsupported countries.
 

Hana-Bi

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Wait the twitter just said "not the full experience" and not "no experience at all". Things aren't final probably.
 

Kosma

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Wait the twitter just said "not the full experience" and not "no experience at all". Things aren't final probably.

It said: might not work at all

if you translate that customer support jargon it means: please understand
 

Phat Michael

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This sucks. Until i hear i can log on to any other country regardless of xbox this really is some ridiculous shit. Right now i want to change my region from AUS to UAE - ive heard you can lose some games on this.

Also, switching from MS points to $$ is going to be a problem as i have to use my UAE credit card - if that means i have to wait for UAE support (It took MS 8 years to recognise the UAE) then im royally fucked.

Ill still wait to hear an official announcement from MS, rather than the twitter which isnt overly clear.
 

TrutaS

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I don't even know why I'm shocked at this, but I truly am. How can Microsoft be more disrespectful than this and what else do people need to be totally convinced that Microsoft does not deserve their money?

This console truly is the voice of corporate minds: made for only the more fortunate, the more popular, the richer and those who just don't know better.
 

BengaBenga

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That's just dumb. Already didn't want one because mandatory online, but as I'm an expat in Africa MS doesn't even give me the choice.
 

Rich!

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I wish I could see what's happening behind the scenes at Sony. They must be absolutely bewildered that Microsoft has not only given them a PR coup due to the DRM issue, but now they've effectively given Sony instant domination by default in almost every country in the world.

it's absolutely, utterly insane. Sony have already won this gen, and they technically havent done a single thing. Microsoft are being just lovely and helping them like never before.
 

S¡mon

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Come on, guys. Now you're all being un-fair.

They're only missing a little over half of the world.
 

Birathen

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Fuck, Sweden is on the list /o

Seriosly thou, why not just release the box in north america.. They are the only ones who might have use for it...
 

gutter_trash

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they have placed so many locks onto their console to the point that they lock out people who intended on importing it from former 360 supported countries.
 

Nestunt

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I wish I could see what's happening behind the scenes at Sony. They must be absolutely bewildered that Microsoft has not only given them a PR coup due to the DRM issue, but now they've effectively given Sony instant domination by default in almost every country in the world.

it's absolutely, utterly insane. Sony have already won this gen, and they technically havent done a single thing. Microsoft are being just lovely and helping them like never before.

That is worrying me a little bit

What is Sony going to do with all that power?

charge more at those countries for example?

no competition
 

J-Rzez

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This is most likely due to a lack of server presence outside of the listed areas rather than any sort of intentional directed hostility to the unlisted areas.

Well whew, and here I though MS was hoping to go to war with those countries and wiping them off the face of the map.
 
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I'm bewildered about no Japan...

I mean...did they just given up to that country to the point of not even selling it there?
 

Zaventem

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That is worrying me a little bit

What is Sony going to do with all that power?

charge more at those countries for example?

no competition

Return to PS2 dominance. 3rd parties will think it makes no sense to put a game on that system if it isn't selling well.