Only problem is how they handle expansions.
Instead of releasing DLC they just release an updated game with the original and expansion and make you pay full retail price for it again.
Personally I'd prefer DLC to re-buying a game twice!
I honestly don't see this happening for the simple reason that MS can't risk implementing this and Song not doing it.
If one of the two does block used games it gives the other one a huge advantage because if you had the option of buying a console that supported used games and another that...
A friend of mine has used both for years and uses the same email and password for both and his WLM contacts have never transferred over to Skype.
So as normal the change isn't going well for all involved.
Interesting. Wasn't one of the big selling points of the magnetic catapults on the Ford class that they wouldnt pull drones apart like the steam ones do?
I'm guessing they've just beefed up the drone rather that retro fitting a carrier though?
Funnily enough over here (Ireland) it's standard procedure for mobile operators to block stolen phones. Afaik they are legally required to do so.
That said it doesnt do much to help with phone theft. The thieves just get the phone unlocked and it can be used on another network that isnt...