The previous posted ToS regarding 'used games', 24hr check-in, and other DRM lockdowns is set to be changed shortly by Microsoft, after weeks of PR backlash, and Sony poking at them!
Oh My God... --- Is it true... -- Yep, it seems Microsoft has decided to listen to the feedback on XBOX ONE, and is ready to make changes to their previous DRM lockdowns, and checkins, the rumor has been fast spreading across the 'net so much, that some sites are down, and Microsoft themselves is busy updating their Xbox Wire site:
- No more always online requirement
- The console no longer has to check in every 24 hours
- All game discs will work on Xbox One as they do on Xbox 360
- An Internet connection is only required when initially setting up the console
- All downloaded games will function the same when online or offline
- No additional restrictions on trading games or loaning discs
- Region locks have been dropped
Update on June 19, 2013: As a result of feedback from the Xbox community, we have changed certain policies for Xbox One reflected in this blog. Some of this information is no longer accurate - please check here for the latest.
As of now Microsoft has still not updated their official FAQ, but stay tuned to this amazing story, it just might be a big PR win for M$
NEWS UPDATE: http://news.xbox.com/2013/06/update
NEWS SOURCE: Microsoft backtracks on DRM and 'always-online' (via) 360Crunch