GAME: MS Dropping DRM for Xbox One Shows 'Commitment to Gamers' - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 20 June 2013 / 4,936 Views
Game boss Martyn Gibbs has told EDGE that Microsoft dropping the Xbox One's DRM and used games restrictions, shows that Microsoft is still committed to gamers. They have listened to the complaints from gamers by changing their policies.
"Microsoft have shown that they truly understand and value their fan base and the gaming community as a whole," said Gibbs. "Microsoft have listened to the feedback of recent weeks and acted on it, putting gamers and the way they wish to access and pay for their gaming at the centre of their plans for the future. I am immensely impressed with both the speed and the scope of the changes – it shows a real commitment to gamers around the globe."
"Last night’s announcement shows that the industry is driven by the community of gamers, a community Microsoft has grown and supported over many years," a spokesperson added. "The community has the power to shape the future and I know that gamers everywhere will welcome Microsoft’s announcement – we’re really excited about the new console and we know the gamers of the UK are too."