It seems like Microsoft can't make up their mind about whether or not there will be some sort of fee for players wanting play used, borrowed, or rented games on their Xbox One consoles. Earlier today it was reported that retailers would charge a fee for a used game sale and part of that would be sent to Microsoft and part of it would be sent to the publisher. Also according to the story, only retailers approved by Microsoft will be able to sell used Xbox One games as supposedly the games will have to have their ownership status changed in Microsoft's system.
Now on Major Nelson's blog, he is claiming that Microsoft's intentions with the used game stuff has been misinterpreted and they haven't announced anything final/official about it yet. He said:
"The ability to trade in and resell games is important to gamers and to Xbox. Xbox One is designed to support the trade in and resale of games. Reports about our policies for trade in and resale are inaccurate and incomplete. We will disclose more information in the near future." - Major Nelson
So basically they're seeing all the backlash online about it and backpedalling. They need to make up their mind what they want to do in regards to used games. If they aren't sure then they shouldn't be talking about it publicly. They should not have announced anything about it until they had finalized their plans. Maybe Microsoft will talk about at E3? Hopefully they'll clear things up 100% sometime soon.
Source: AllGamesBeta, MCV, & Major Nelson
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