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"We are designing Xbox One to enable customers to trade in and resell games. We’ll have...
"We are designing Xbox One to enable customers to trade in and resell games. We’ll have more details to share later," says Microsoft (MSFT). GameStop (GME), whose shares were drubbed on concerns the One's requirement to install games on its 500GB hard drive (and tie them to an Xbox Live account) would eliminate used game sales, must be pleased. Microsoft also refutes rumors its next-gen console will need a Web connection to work, though developers using Azure cloud services can insist on it. Xbox 360 games won't be supported, and (unlike Sony with the PS4) there are no plans for a streaming service that can offer older titles. (earlier)