Ditch always on
internet offline

When rumors spread that the next Xbox would require owners always be online, gamers weren't happy. Though 46 million members use Microsoft's Xbox Live service, that's just 60% of the overall Xbox 360 user base. Broadband Internet may be widespread, but asking the next generation of console gamers be "always on" could likely alienate millions.


  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated April 10 2013 12:10 PM ET
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