How Xbox One will work for importers

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#1 Edited by 617_jbug (465 posts) -

Some people might want to import and Xbox One if your country is not in the launch list. Albert Penello recently went on Neo Gaf to explain somethings.

It's totally different.

First - all games are WW signed. Not all 360 games are.

Second - The console will work everywhere (keeping in mind Power Supplies)

Third - You can use one of the 13 digital marketplaces corresponding to our launch markets, assuming you have a valid payment instrument for those countries. Lots of people in Europe specifically travel, move, and visit family.

Now, of course, if you were using Pre-Paid cards... :)

You will still find that music and video content can be geo-restricted based on licensing. (e.g. Netflix works only in supported countries)

Also there was a leak document going into various scenarios for importers.

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#2 Posted by bigjeffrey (5282 posts) -

Now, of course, if you were using Pre-Paid cards... :)

I guess it's nice for the ppl who are importing.

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#3 Posted by connerthekewlkid (1873 posts) -

Why are all company insiders on Neogaf?

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#4 Edited by Silver-Streak (1841 posts) -

@connerthekewlkid: From what I understand, it was basically a domino effect. A QA guy posted publicly about non-secret stuff, a Dev posted behind the scenes stuff, etc etc, until developers and game development community folks felt generally safe there, even posting anonymously (I believe the general response to groups trying to get info out of GAF is all "you can fuck right off).

That eventually escalated to where developers and people in the know felt as part of the community, so I think when they see a ton of excitement (or lack of excitement for something they're excited about) they post leaks or "rumors". There's also some sleuthing folks on the board, as well.

I could be totally wrong, though. I don't actually post on GAF, just lurk forever.

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