Microsoft rubbed a few people the wrong way when it was announced at the recent GamesCom Xbox media briefing that the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider would be an Xbox exclusive. It would later be confirmed that the game will actually be a timed exclusive, at least for the 2015 holiday season, but is that really such a bad thing?
Is paying for exclusive content a reasonable business practice, and if so, is the problem more about how such announcements are communicated? Read on
for our exploration of the topic.