Seen in HD 145: Microsoft’s Xbox One 180 Degree Policy Change


Microsoft did what no one thought they would, at least not at this early stage: Change the DRM policies on Xbox One. Gone is the Family Share plan, and in is full physical software rights including renting, borrowing, lending and more. It truly is a crazy time to be a part of this industry.

Seen in HD thus breaks down the switch in mindsets in podcast form, what it means for you the consumer, and the future of Xbox One as a platform. What did Microsoft do so wrong? Could the system they announced have a place? With time, would people have adjusted? Was the 24-hour check-in workable?

It’s all in this hour-long episode that covers the scenario in a calm, collected debate with just a hint of gloating for the pro-consumer inside.

Check it out at the Digital Media Zone!