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I suppose I would, but I don't look at it as a positive. It adds too many failure points for my liking. I don't see the need for it, plus when everyone at my house is doing their own thing on my home network, it has a big impact (3-4 people streaming Netfix, watching YouTube, on Skype, etc. can use some bandwidth). It wouldn't be the sole determinant in my decision, but if the new XBox and PS4 are otherwise similar and only one of them requires a persistent internet connection even when playing single player games, that would certainly be a factor I would consider. I usually end up getting at least 2 of the 3 consoles in each generation anyway, but it would make me more likely to wait to see what impact it has on other users' experiences.