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That's a terrible price. The next xbox could come out before that sub ends and you would be stuck paying $15 a month for a service no one uses anymore.
It's all part of Microsoft's plan: Introduce the Xbox Next at a subsidized price with a similar sort of contract, and then by buying it you "refresh" the contract to 2 years from the point of buying the new Xbox (similar to how AT&T; used to "refresh" iPhone subscriptions when upgrading from an older model).
" What about subscribers who don't play WoW? I'm not a fan of this along with that private server idea Jeff brought up on the bombcast. Subscriber features should be things that all subscribers can benefit from equally. "
If it cost something to implement this idea and took away from the overall "subscriber feature budget" pie, I would understand this. However, it's not like making a guild would consume any resources, and keeping it subscriber-only would be pure benefit to the WoW player while not being a cost to non-WoW players in any way, shape, or form.