A Microsoft exec inspired some ill will with comments about the possibility of a "always on" future.
Xbox does not currently require an Internet connection just to play games. However, Orth seemed to be hinting at a future in that direction. The idea is controversial since Diablo III and SimCity both had connection issues, hampering users' gaming experiences. Gamers are concerned that if more publishers require such connections that they'll frequently encounter service hiccups or be sidelined when their own Internet connections go down.Read more at: http://mashable.com/2013/04/05/xbox-execs-tells-fans-concerned-about-always-on-future-to-deal-with-it/