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News Bethesda blames error for Doom mandatory log-in issue

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 29 Jul 2019.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    Pull the other one, it's got bells on.
     
  3. Anfield

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    An error in judgement technically is an error:p
     
  4. adidan

    adidan Avatar now in stock for xmas 2019

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    Bethesda. What happened to you?
     
  5. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    ... and no matter how small; a f***-up is still a f***-up.
     
  6. Yaka

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    they trying hard to make it like like an error/**** up but it was sly attempt to get as many peeps as they can to sign up to bethesda.net for when they begin to release games only on their own store front.
     
  7. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    The mistake was thinking nobody would notice, a mistake they keep making it seems.
     
  8. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Zenimax happened to them?
     
  9. jb0

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    I admit to being curious how they managed to remove the ability to redownload the previously-purchased Doom games from the store's servers. That seems to require cooperation on Microsoft's part, since delisting isn't supposed to remove access for prior purchases.

    I'm assuming they SOMEHOW managed to overwrite the 360 version with the X1 version, but ... that shouldn't have been possible.
     
  10. edzieba

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    I assume something along the lines of "Hey Microsoft, please delist apps X and Y from the store. Yes, we're sure".
     
  11. jb0

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    Delisting removes them from sale. It isn't supposed to prevent previous purchasers from pulling it down again.
     
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