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While we still don’t know for certain if Microsoft (MSFT) will really require an always-on Internet connection for its next-generation Xbox, one Microsoft executive doesn’t see why anyone should be upset about the prospect of being online as a prerequisite to playing games. Kotaku has spotted some tweets sent out by Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth on Thursday that hit back at people who were critical of the idea that the Xbox must be online to work properly.


“Sorry, I don’t get the drama over having an ‘always on’ console,” Orth wrote before leaving a hashtag that told people to “#dealwithit.” “Every device now is ‘always on.’ That’s the world we live in.”

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