Any retail XOne can be a devkit

Discussion in 'Xbox One - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by The_Reaper_CooL, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. The_Reaper_CooL
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    The_Reaper_CooL Member

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    I've just heard an interesting thing. Apparently any retail XOne could be modified to be a devkit. M$ thinks everyone is a developer, so if indie devs want to create new games and such, then they won't need to buy a devkit, they can "simply" convert their console to be one. This is because they say "everyone is a creator".

    Source: http://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming...ommitment-every-xbox-one-a-developer-console/

    My personal opinion is that I think with this the console may become easier to be hacked. Also if these newer consoles (PS4, XOne) will have a PC-like architecture, won't they become easier to hack? We'll see...
     
  2. jacksprat1990

    jacksprat1990 GBAtemp Regular

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    Leaving it hackable so people buy the thing? I guess they'll do anything when desperate.
     
  3. Coltonamore

    Coltonamore Time to stop Tron Bonne!

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    They better do this with the ps4 so when I make my games, I can port it to the ps4. :yaysp:
     
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