Xbox Live - A Spectator Event?

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  1. Kootuu

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    Microsoft is set to taking online gaming to the next level by announcing it's 5,000th patent which has just been granted in the United States. Patent no. 6,999,083 provides for technologies that allow people to not just play video games against each other online, but to join the game as a spectator from anywhere in the world.

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  2. Phelan

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    How can they patent this? Hasn't this "technology" been around for ages?

    You used to be able to do this kind of spectator stuff on Counterstrike with Half Live TV (I think it was called - it's been ages since I've played it.)
     
  3. michaelT1888

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    Ye thats called xbox live mate
     
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    Maybe they aim to make a kind of Video game olympics where people can watch the events on XBox Live!
     

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