Xbox one is a video game console that is developed and marketed by Microsoft. Since the console hit the limelight, there have been many questions surrounding it. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about the console:
Does the console require an internet connection?
No, you don’t require to have an internet connection for you to use the console. In fact you can play the games offline indefinitely.
The only time you will be required to connect the console to the internet is when removing the DRM policy. Here you will be required to connect to Xbox live once then download a patch that will remove the previous DRM policy. After doing this you won’t be required to connect to the internet again.
Does the console block used games?
No. The console works just like all other gaming platforms. Once you have played a game, the game remains in the console and you can loan the discs to your friends. You can also sell, trade, and even rent the discs to anyone interested.
Will the Xbox live account transfer to Xbox one?
Yes. Once you have connected the two accounts, your Xbox live gold account and your current subscription will be carried over to Xbox one and they will become one account. The unfortunate thing is that you will be required to pay for a new generation of Xbox live gold account.
Is Xbox one backward compatible with Xbox 360 games?
No. Xbox one and Xbox 360 are designed differently thus backward compatibility is impossible.
Do Xbox 360 accessories work on Xbox one?
No. Since the two consoles are not backward compatible, you won’t be able to use X360 accessories on Xbox one. Xbox one games use new Xbox controllers that offer special features that can’t be offered by X360 controllers.
Do you need to plug in the kinect
Kinect is a vital feature in Xbox one and a new and improved Kinect comes with every new system. No, you don’t have to plug in the Kinect for you to play the games; however, most of the great features of the console are usually available when you connect it.
This means that if you want to access the great features, you have to connect Kinect to your consoles.
Is Xbox one region free?
Yes the console is region free thus any region will work on any Xbox one console; therefore, you can import any of your favorite games and play them on the console.