Xbox One Family Sharing Petition Closes in on 20,000 Signatures
Written Friday, July 12, 2013 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
A petition calling upon Microsoft to reinstate Xbox One's nixed sharing options is setting its sights on the 20,000 mark having achieved only around 1000 signatures but a few days ago. Set up in light of Microsoft's U-turn surrounding the console's DRM and used games policy, the petition demands that the platform holder "give us back the Xbox One we were promised at E3."
At time of writing the petition is at the 19,352 signatories mark and counting, with its target of 25,000 looking like it'll be achieved very soon. Apparently, the Xbox One sharing petition is currently the number one "most active" petition on Change.org a rep told GameSpot, and has helped boost traffic on the site with 4% of all visitors viewing the petition page.
Microsoft ditched the Xbox One's sharing policy allowing users to share games with up to 10 members of family or friends, at the same time it backtracked on the console's DRM and used games policy that would have demanded players sign in at least once a day. Microsoft has not yet publicly acknowledged the Xbox One petition.