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Will the Xbox 2 Have an Optical Disc Drive?

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Xbox Two optical disc driveMicrosoft tried to make some bold moves in regards to the design of the Xbox One. When the system was still a mystery to the broad consumer audience, rumors swirled that it would be a digital only console without even the option for a disc drive. People were in a panic and retailers were no doubt sweating with anticipation.

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Packing Light: Will the Xbox 2 Have a Hard Drive, or Will it Be Cloud-Based?

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It’s no secret that Microsoft wanted the Xbox One to be a cloud-based system that could grow in power as more and more of the weight on the system was handled by remote servers. It was quite the concept, but there was one major issue: the availability of broadband internet. They wanted everyone to be online all the time, which is the only way a cloud-based system would work. Without the internet, your console would just be a fancy looking brick.

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