XBOX 720: possible digital download mass service.

-Hammer- bhmccie at
Fri Jan 27 14:21:05 UTC 2012

Now we are venturing OT but I thought the format was proprietary but you 
still had to get the content on the memory via the glorious Internet? 
Are you saying I can go to Gamestop and buy a stick with whatever game 
I'm looking for? Is that the plan?


"I was a normal American nerd"
-Jack Herer

On 1/27/2012 8:13 AM, Eric Tykwinski wrote:
> The PS Vita still uses a proprietary memory card format, so it's not just
> download only.
> The best example of download only would be OnLive, which basically is a game
> system that only delivers on demand games.
> IMHO, it's the market that will determine whether this is the right choice
> in the long run.
> It's a creative way to eliminate the used market and stop piracy, but if the
> consumers don't join up like the PSP Go, it will eventually fail.
> Sincerely,
> Eric Tykwinski
> TrueNet, Inc.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: -Hammer- [mailto:bhmccie at]
> Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 9:02 AM
> To: nanog at
> Subject: Re: XBOX 720: possible digital download mass service.
> Here's your baseline: Sony Vita. They already tossed the UMD out with the
> PSP-GO and that failed miserably. Now they are trying again to go to digital
> only with the Vita. It's not the scale of PS3 or XBOX360 but it may be a
> good way to gauge the potential success of the concept.
> -Hammer-
> "I was a normal American nerd"
> -Jack Herer
> On 1/27/2012 7:34 AM, Jared Mauch wrote:
>> It's already done on a similar scale when apple releases new software for
> their mobile devices.
>> Just don't do it if you are on a low cap plan (eg: mobile, satellite etc).
> Caps will be the new market discriminator IMHO.
>> Jared Mauch
>> On Jan 27, 2012, at 3:35 AM, Tei<oscar.vives at>   wrote:
>>> Can internet in USA support that?   Call of Duty 15 releases may 2014
>>> and 30 million gamers start downloading a 20 GB files.  Would the
>>> internet collapse like a house of cards?.

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