Microsoft Offers Free Digital Download to Consumers with Broken Xbox One Consoles

Recognizing that some Xbox One owners might be a tad bit upset that they can't play their shiny new console while Microsoft makes right on failing disc drives in some systems, the company announced that it would provide digital downloads of at least one launch title per customer so they have something to play while they wait for a replacement console.

The games offered as part of this include like Dead Rising 3, Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome and Zoo Tycoon.

"While a replacement console is on its way, we want to ensure our advance exchange customers can stay in the game," the company wrote. "We will provide each of them with a free digital download of one of the launch titles published by Microsoft Studios."

Microsoft has not said just how many consumers have been hit by Xbox One disc drive failures, but they did say that they will take care of any customers who run into this problem and will rectify the situation to make consumers whole in an expedient fashion.

Source: Polygon

 

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