XBOX one Won't load unless online

So, after the last patch if I try to play offline, while still signed in, the games gives an error message that I need to be signed into the account that purchased the game or check my subscription status. Never had this issue before. I have tried clearing the cache, trying to launch the game while signed out. No luck. Is it online only now??

EDIT: I was able to let the game start loading and before it finished, go offline. Is this intended? Thanks.