XBOX 720: possible digital download mass service.
eric at truenet.com
Fri Jan 27 08:24:53 CST 2012
That's the case, but yeah, definitely off-topic...
Which would be on-topic, though. If anyone knows of an OnLive box just to
check out the bandwidth usage, I would be interested.
From: -Hammer- [mailto:bhmccie at gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 9:21 AM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: XBOX 720: possible digital download mass service.
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"
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.
> Eric Tykwinski
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> From: -Hammer- [mailto:bhmccie at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 27, 2012 9:02 AM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> 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.
> "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
> their mobile devices.
>> Just don't do it if you are on a low cap plan (eg: mobile, satellite
> Caps will be the new market discriminator IMHO.
>> Jared Mauch
>> On Jan 27, 2012, at 3:35 AM, Tei<oscar.vives at gmail.com> 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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