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Xbox Partially Fixed?. Microsoft has updated their FAQ page on the Xbox website with new information, revealing that there have been some changes made to the Xb

Microsoft has updated their FAQ page on the Xbox website with new information, revealing that there have been some changes made to the Xbox One.
Link to FAQ (Not Yet Updated): news.xbox.com/2013/05/qa
Link to GiantBomb: www.giantbomb.com/articles/microsoft-to-pull-complete-reversal-on-xbox-one-dr/1100-4673/
They still have the kinect though...

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#5 - vonboon
Reply +253
(06/19/2013) [-]
im glad to see these changes.

im still buying a ps4
#93 to #5 - drldrl
Reply +3
(06/20/2013) [-]
I'll be getting the Xbone now for Halo. That was one thing I was really sad about when I decided I was getting the PS4. I've played halo since I was little and love the story.
#156 to #93 - kimilsung ONLINE
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(06/20/2013) [-]
So, you are spending 500$ for a game that will be another halo 4 with a little improvement in graphics? That's why they do what they want, because customers are stupid.
#509 to #156 - drldrl
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(06/20/2013) [-]
No, I'm spending it to play games like Ryse, Titanfall, Dead Rising, all of those. But I'll be getting the Xbox as opposed to the PS4 because of Halo.
#190 to #156 - MasterManiac
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Actually you are spending $500 for a console, with the Kinect and a built-in digibox, as opposed to $400 for just a console. Also, in my opinion, the Xbox has far better exclusives (eg. Halo, Titanfall, Dead Rising, D4 etc.), at least at the moment, compared to the PS4 (only Killzone comes to mind) and all the previous Sony exclusives (eg. MGS, Kingdom Hearts, etc.) are now coming to both consoles.
#226 to #190 - jinkazama
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Halo is ******* **** now. 4 was meh and its planned yearly installments now. It's ******* dead. Capcom said in an e3 interview Dead rising 3 was going to be more serious, mature and realistic to appeal to fans of games such as cod. So it's just going to be like any other **** zombie game instead of just making DR 2 again with more weapons and a bigger area. Also turning ****.

Titanfall is on PC too i heard.

Nobody knows much about d4.


Whereas ps4 is guaranteed great exclusives like last gen. Naughty dog, sucker punch, Media molecule, sony santa monica etc. All fantastic first party devs.

We saw last gen just how **** MS is with exclusives. Don't eat that ****. Just don't.
#614 to #226 - blacknbluebrony
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(06/20/2013) [-]
>"Halo is ******* **** now"

In your opinion. I ******* loved Halo 4 and I don't see why it gets so much hate.
#626 to #614 - jinkazama
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
It's lost everything that made it special. It is now just your average space fps with a halo skin. I'm not gonna lie and say it's not fun at all. But i got bored of halo 4 a lot faster than the others. It doesn't feel right. And the planned yearly installments wont make that any better.
#629 to #626 - blacknbluebrony
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(06/20/2013) [-]
"It's lost everything that made it special. It is now just your average space fps with a halo skin"

How? I honestly didn't get that impression at all
#287 to #190 - radtaco
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(06/20/2013) [-]
kingdom of hearts 3 is coming to the Xbox one as well as far as i have read. From my personal view the Xbox has better exclusives. Also Xbox should have stood their ground on the 24 hour check and pre-owned game policy.
#631 to #190 - rockamekishiko
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(06/20/2013) [-]
PS4 is $100 cheaper. Has better exclusives at launch and in the pipeline. Sony has the largest stable of 1st party dev studios in the world.

30 exclusives in the works, 12 of them new IP's and 20 of which will launch in the first year.

They also arent shoving an always on useless camera down our throats that needs a kings throne room of space to function properly.

Meanwhile, MS has 15 exclusives to be released in its 1st year, which is respectable but all 15 have been announced and some are kinect drivel or simply download drivwl like lococycle. Only 8 are new IP's.

Sony has only announced 5 of their 20 first year exclusives, 3 of which are new IP's meaning we have another 15 exclusives to go in year one with 9 more new IP's inbound.

The war is by no means on "equal" footing. Even if you choose to ignore the flip flopping PR disaster that has been the last couple months of the XBone reveal.
#544 to #190 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
To be honest it's not about the exclusives that have been announced it's about the talent that is behind them, such as Naughty Dog.
#199 to #190 - kimilsung ONLINE
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
Titanfall and dead rising are only temporary exclusives, thats how microsoft works, spending billions for releasing it first and get to the heart of mindless customers.
#240 to #199 - scousaj
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Nowhere has this been said. The Titanfall developers said they were maybe thinking about discussing the possibility of releasing Titanfall on other systems. No word of Dead Rising either, but I believe the game creators are either owned by, or having their games published by, Microsoft game studios. Can't see DR3 being on ps4. Titanfall maybe, but no word on that.
#242 to #240 - Timmietim
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Titanfall is PC aswell.
#243 to #242 - scousaj
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(06/20/2013) [-]
and 360. I meant outside of the Microsoft sphere. Not sure if Titanfall will end up on Steam. G4WL or W8 appstore I'm guessing
#244 to #243 - Timmietim
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I hope to god that they don't do that.
G4WL is utter ****. It might though, dark souls is G4WL and on steam.
#246 to #244 - scousaj
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I honestly can't see them not releasing it on Steam. Such a huge PC service that if they left out, would cost them so many PC sales. It probably wouldn't affect them too much, seeing as the majority of their sales will easily be on Xbone and 360, but still...
#248 to #246 - Timmietim
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(06/20/2013) [-]
If it's EA publishing it , it will be most likely origin. which i also don't like at all.
#250 to #248 - scousaj
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
****... Still, luckily there is two other options of buying it, assuming you either have a 360 or are getting the ONE
#253 to #250 - Timmietim
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
Rather get g4wl or origin than either of those 2.
#255 to #253 - scousaj
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Eh, fair enough. Games like what Titanfall is shaping up to be usually end up being bought on console (for playing with friends) and PC (better graphics and MOUSE CONTROL) for me, so I don't have to pick or choose
#256 to #255 - Timmietim
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Got quite some friends on pc who are excited about this game. It's gonna be cool.
#202 to #199 - MasterManiac
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Titanfall might be released on the PS4 eventually since it is published by EA, but Dead Rising will stay on the Xbox One.
#154 to #93 - mrswagly ONLINE
Reply +1
(06/20/2013) [-]
Did you see the trailer for the new Halo? Why the **** would Master Chief need to wear a cloak?
#241 to #154 - scousaj
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(06/20/2013) [-]
To add supsense to a reveal trailed. I'll be honest, didn't see Halo coming until I saw masterchief's armour
#164 to #154 - didactus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
The snow would melt against his armor then refreeze, potentially damaging his armor or at the very least slow him down.
#167 to #164 - mrswagly ONLINE
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I thought that he was in a desert.
#169 to #167 - didactus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Even if it was sand it would be useful for him having the cloak since the sand would get stuck in the cracks in between the armor plates and the undersuit damaging the suit.
#217 to #169 - skaffanl
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Personally I think sand and snow wouldn't be too much of a problem for the guy who's armor works perfectly after entering the atmosphere and crashing into the ground with I don't know how many mph/kmph.
#301 to #217 - didactus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
The problem isn't speed or collision, it's particles getting stuck in his suit slowing it down or even damaging functions of it.
#420 to #301 - skaffanl
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(06/20/2013) [-]
So you're saying the Covenant should've used a sandblasting gun? o.O
#448 to #420 - didactus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Why not?
#449 to #448 - skaffanl
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(06/20/2013) [-]
That would be awesome. =)
#170 to #169 - mrswagly ONLINE
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
Ah, well he's been in snow and desert climates before just wearing the suit alone, so why would he need a cloak now?
#172 to #170 - didactus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
The times he has it was probably not intended for long stays or intended at all.
#173 to #172 - mrswagly ONLINE
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
I feel like this arguement could go on forever also we're argueing over the logic of a cloak.
#174 to #173 - didactus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Since it is only a teaser. We can't know the reason behind it yet.
#110 to #93 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
So you still like halo after 4? and the fact they have at least 3halo games in production?

halo 5-6 and that W8 top-down halo game. getting more like cod to me.


-xcuzxx
#606 to #110 - drldrl
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I don't really care about the gameplay. I like the story. Halo has one of the best stories for a shooter IMO.
#613 to #110 - blacknbluebrony
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
Except it's not.
#570 to #110 - cresel
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(06/20/2013) [-]
many squeals come out people complain ex: halo,cod
squeals don't get made people make memes that Gabe cant count I really don't know what people want anymore
#388 to #110 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
It sadens me that someone liking halo is neg thumbed compared to some whiny bitch hating on it pos thumbed...
#83 to #5 - motherfuckingkenji
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I'm getting both when before I wasn't even considering the Xboner.
I'm getting both when before I wasn't even considering the Xboner.
#14 - highbloodseascourg **User deleted account**
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(06/19/2013) [-]
#337 to #14 - anon
Reply 0
(06/20/2013) [-]
Over?! There still the always-on kinect to worry about. That thing is aguably the worst part of the new xbox.
#581 to #337 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
who gives a ****, kill yourself
#504 to #337 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Actually they already recalled the always on. It doesn't even have to check in once a day now. It only requires a connection for initial setup.
#84 to #14 - yippiyak
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Holy **** I lol'd
#236 to #14 - funnyjunkforlife
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(06/20/2013) [-]
it has not even yet begun...

just u wait their gonna be more posts like this
#212 - oikake
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Basically Microsoft is a girl who friendzones you to go out with some douche, then when he ***** her over, she comes crawling back to you expecting to be treated like a princess.

I used to be an Xbox fan, but been really put off by their behaviour and attitude.

PS4 for me
#216 to #212 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I'm in the same boat.
#220 to #212 - demonicdude
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(06/20/2013) [-]
That is the most accurate analogy I have ever seen for this situation, I'll have to use that. PS4 for me also even if they do make said changes. Cause now that we know they want the alway online DRM, it's likely that they'll try to implement something like it after you buy their $500 console.
#229 to #212 - hopskotch
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Oh my god. I read that comment, sat in silence for just a moment pondering, finally concluding that this logic is perfect.
#294 to #212 - ballerfifteen
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(06/20/2013) [-]
hit the nail on the ****** head right there
hit the nail on the ****** head right there
#211 - lotengo
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(06/20/2013) [-]
But i'm stil not buying it
#8 - yentabear
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(06/19/2013) [-]
Scales are tipped now, not sure whether to switch to Sony or stick with Microsoft. Being a Halo fanboy it's a tough decision..
#29 to #8 - indecisivejew
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(06/20/2013) [-]
100 bucks is 100 bucks man. If its a dead even split, it seems to me that getting a system and two games for about the same price as another system with no games is makes the choice quite a bit easier.
#41 to #8 - habasparkz
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Plus all the exclusives. I'm Really looking forward to Titanfall
#94 to #41 - indecisivejew
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Its releasing on PC and 360 when it comes out, and on PS4 next year. Its only a timed console exclusive. Its shouldn't really be too much of a deciding factor.
#64 to #41 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Titanfall looks like it's gonna seem really cool for about three days, then it'll just be CoD with big robots you occasionally get to use.
#65 to #64 - habasparkz
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Have you even seen the gameplay? The physics? Nothing close to CoD.
#579 to #65 - koobzacc
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(06/20/2013) [-]
It looks like Blacklight to me: A cool game that I almost like enough to play ever
#99 to #8 - xenophaigus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Just play it at your friend's house or something.
#100 to #99 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I may do, that is if anybody actually does get it other than me.
#101 to #100 - xenophaigus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Look at the xbox exclusives, there's not really anything other than some games that aren't great exclusive openers. The best games I see right off the bat are Battlefront 3, Destiny, and KH3, and if memory serves me correctly, KH3 and Destiny are on both consoles. I'm just going with the cheaper console (though it may be made with cheaper parts) just because I'm a cheap bastard like that(Plus I don't like the kinect always on thing)
#258 to #101 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I can understand that. The idea of having to have kinect really does bug me, games like Battlefront 3 make me want to get the Xbox One.
#559 to #258 - xenophaigus
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Battlefront 3 would be the ONLY reason I ever get an xbox one. But even then, I'd probably buy the game and lay it at a friends house or something like that
#560 to #559 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
That's reasonable enough. I will consider this, thank you.
#276 to #8 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I couldn't agree more my friend
#324 to #8 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Halo trumps everything, my friend.
#329 to #8 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Since Destiny, and Watch Dogs are going to be on PS4, the only Xbox title I really care about now is Halo.
#347 to #8 - srskate
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I still say 343 raped the continuity.
#351 to #347 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
In fairness, the ones before by Bungie were much, much better and Halo 4 was more repetitive. I do like the changes they made as well as I don't like parts.
#355 to #351 - srskate
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I thought 3 ended it nicely anyway. It ends as it begins, cryosleep.
Then 4 comes along and undoes everything:
You didn't defeat the flood
The aliens are still fighting humans
The forerunners didn't die.
#381 to #355 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
"You didn't defeat the flood"
But... there were no flood, I thought.
#383 to #381 - srskate
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(06/20/2013) [-]
They came back in multiplayer at least.
#358 to #355 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Indeed. I personally have no problem with changes to the game as much as they may bother the next person, but since the Halos before 4 were my childhood games I consider them to be the best. I can accept change because frankly there's no stopping it. Carrying it on for me means a new adventure, really. Some of the things added in were by popular demand and the game is still fun for me.
#368 to #358 - srskate
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(06/20/2013) [-]
It all comes down to opinion in the end.

I just have no emotional attachment to the story anymore, so it isnt a big loss for me.
#370 to #368 - ragingcacti
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(06/20/2013) [-]
It would have been better if it wasnt a Halo game.
#372 to #370 - srskate
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I second this.
#585 to #8 - antisocialtwilight
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I'm gonna buy them both eventually. I want inFamous: Second Son and Halo 5. Luckily, I've got a job, so gaming systems, a new computer, and gas/fast food is where my money's going.
#589 to #585 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
That's a life I really want to live. Is it a good job?
#604 to #589 - antisocialtwilight
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Not exactly, I'm just working at Buffalo Wild Wings. I'm just good at saving up my money as long as it's going towards something. It'll take a while to do all that, but neither system comes out until christmas time anyway. I figure it'll take two or three paychecks, so I should be able to get a computer then focus on a PS4, then the Xbox One later when Halo 5 comes out and they've got a bundle with it or a price drop. inFamous: Second Son comes out I think January or February, and Watch Dogs, Battlefield 4, and Destiny are going to be on the PS3 and Xbox 360 anyway, so there's really no huge rush.
#605 to #604 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
You've got it planned out, I like that. Are you a fan of Battlefront 3, also? I heard that's going to be amazing. Battlefront 2 was brilliant in my opinion.
#610 to #605 - antisocialtwilight
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Oh hell yes! Battlefront 2 was amazing, the space battle were my favorite part. I'm really excited for Battlefront 3, when I saw the AT-AT step on the dude, I did an audible gasp, followed by a much more audible fanboy screech. I haven't heard anything about it besides that trailer, but given that it's going to be made by the same people as Battlefield 4, or at least published by the same people, it'll be great. I'm not a huge Battlefield 4 fanboy, but the multiplayer gameplay involved using a tank to take down a skyscraper. It won me over.
#615 to #610 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Indeed. Battlefield 4 also caught my attention, it's definitely one of the games I'll be aiming to get providing I have the money. I haven't seen much on Battlefront 3, so I'll do research. I was overjoyed hearing it was out, though. If it's Xbox One exclusive, I'll be disappointed that it's not for PS4 as well, but still. Battlefront 3, right?
#593 to #8 - firecrotchq
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(06/20/2013) [-]
dont they have halo destiny for PS4?
#595 to #593 - yentabear
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Halo and Destiny are two different things. Halo's Xbox only, but Destiny I'm not too sure about. They used to be made by the same company also.
#13 to #8 - fasthink
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(06/19/2013) [-]
I'm getting Xbox because it has a series I want to finish. I would've bought a PS4 for KH and FF but xbox is getting those, so...
#33 to #13 - Kennyalways
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Xbox is getting KH? Where did you hear that?
#56 to #33 - lockstin
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Square enix said they are. half of the games each company showed at e3 wernt exclusives. but oods are later released from Square will be ps exclusives, as most of their games are, but not all.
#552 to #56 - hybridxproject
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(06/20/2013) [-]
no way
no way
#357 to #8 - arkem
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I'm gonna stick with Microsoft and just upgrade my PC
#71 - envinite
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(06/20/2013) [-]
> Be Microsoft
> Reveals 'info' about Xbox One
> "Exclusive games"
> Boo the **** up by people
> "Suck it Microsoft" - Sony
> "omg Sony is le cool"
> People starts pre-order PS4
> Autisitic console intensifies all over internet
> Sony optimistic as ****
> Weeks later
> Microsoft 'change' the Xbox policy
> Is actually the real info about Xbox
> Xbox One sale rise up
> PS4 pre-order drop like it's hot
> allislost.png
#108 to #71 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
incorrect. at least some people will have lost faith in microsoft, and refuse to trust the people that brought us "play your 360 instead. everyone else is just gonna nut up and buy both when they have the cash. also, like any of these lazy bums is going to go to the trouble of cancelling their preorder of ps4.
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#443 to #71 - sexypotato
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#310 to #71 - envinite
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Part 2

> Sometime later
> MS went full bro, give away games more than PSN
> Seeing the odds, PS game devs start porting games to Xbox
> Sony pissed, changing their PSN policy to free, give away their exclusives, and sell PS4 at half price
> Consolefag excited, buy PS4 just for their exclusives
> Week later
> Microsoft announce their new product
> Is Windows 8.5, with price from $200
> Announce that it can play all Xboxs, SHIELD games with a Windows add-ons for more $50
> Console fag start to buy PC and Windows
> Nvidia bad porting the games so PC newfag will buy their newest hardware, and give some 'compensation' to MS
> MS secretly made a money-whoring software for Windows 8.5, just like Decor8
> Software that can play most console games, including PS
> Price it $80 and sold it outside Windows Store
> PSfag play the freeby they get from PSN in Windows
> PC master race praise Microsoft. Macfags switch to Windows
> Apple & Sony dying
> Nvidia and MS visits Sony, and whisper to Sony
> "No, you suck it" while reveal their Baobabs

TFW nobody expect their slick and soft plot like slugbox ponies
#218 to #71 - rainbowhead
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(06/20/2013) [-]
> Everyone loves XBox again
> Sales high as ****
> Change policy back to original
#392 to #218 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
What?
#117 - FJSoldier
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Never trust the company that tries this in the first place... not with consoles. Plus I bet they try to bring it in later
#597 to #117 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
This guy doesn't know sony patented the used game/drm system xbone was going to use.
#118 to #117 - thesweetscientist
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I'm thinking the same.
#223 - Tspdog
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#488 to #223 - Puddlles
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(06/20/2013) [-]
you can't say it's to late if the console hasn't even come out yet
#348 - GingerCOM
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Xbox One-80
#395 to #348 - itrinx
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I don't get it
I don't get it
#399 to #395 - GingerCOM
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(06/20/2013) [-]
180 degrees from their original idea for the system
#401 to #399 - itrinx
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Oh ok...
Oh ok...
#373 to #348 - Kanoah ONLINE
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(06/20/2013) [-]
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#367 to #348 - smasselski
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(06/20/2013) [-]
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#377 to #348 - delicaking
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(06/20/2013) [-]
please?
please?
#389 to #377 - GingerCOM
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(06/20/2013) [-]
go ahead

make my day
#393 to #389 - delicaking
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(06/20/2013) [-]
I LOVE YOU RANDOM STRANGER!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#396 to #393 - GingerCOM
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#119 - zekeon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
The only thing they're accepting is that they can't do this all at once.

They will try again, slowly, step by step, to re-integrate these "features."

Tell me, have they changed their TOS to reflect these changes, or should we still expect "no privacy?"

And I suppose the kinect is still required, and is still always on.
#501 to #119 - narutroll
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(06/20/2013) [-]
The Kinect can be disabled...
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#233 to #119 - newforomador
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(06/20/2013) [-]
From what I heard, there are different settings you can do where it is turned off, and even if there aren't, you can just cover up the lens and mic with some type of material.
#271 to #119 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Kinect is required yes, but it comes with the ******* console so what is the big ******* deal? Yes, it is expensive, but you get the console and kinect, and it's next-gen **** too.
As for always online, have you actually given it any ******* thought? Do you seriously think it is plausible that every kinect camera will be streaming to MS so they can watch you masturbate? Kinect will be switched on so it's microphone can hear you say 'xbox on'. How would it record everything? Think for a ******* second about the scale: the storage and monitors and bandwidth required to stream EVERY SINGLE KINECT CAMERA. One person read 'the mic will hear you and switch on the console', and more than likely because of the paranoia emerged from the NSA bs, decided that meant the camera would watch and record every single thing they and anyone else did ever.
#279 to #271 - zekeon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
The issue isn't that it would be constantly streaming or not, of course it wouldn't that's ******* retarded. The issue is that the TOS basically says "you have no right to privacy because this thing is always on."
#286 to #279 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Can I get a link to these TOS?
#291 to #286 - zekeon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
You need to login to view this link

Ctrl + F "privacy" until you're near the bottom.

I'll remind you that this particular paragraph is a recent addition.
#315 to #291 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
That does look dodgy, but nowhere does it relate to kinect. You seem to know what your talking about, but far too many have blown this way out of proportion. At the end of the day though, they say they will do it to the extent permitted by the law. It's permitted by law, so they didn't even have to put that in the TOS, they told you they might, being good guys.
#273 to #271 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
And that is streaming, never mind storing the recordings.
#305 to #119 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
yes they will slowly innovate so that their console stays relevant in the future, and new business models that are cheaper and more practical can be adopted. Those ******* bastards
#340 to #305 - zekeon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Innovation is gaming's snake oil.
#330 to #119 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
The fact that they are keeping any of these "features" is ********. We as consumers have a voice, our voice may not be in a literal sense, but we choose who to give our money too. I for one, will not be giving money to Microsoft for an Xbox ONE. I strongly urge people not to buy products from companies that do stuff like this. We have a voice, It does matter, We need to use it.
#343 to #330 - zekeon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Every purchase is a vote, this applies to more than just video games.
#369 to #119 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
*flips kinect around to face the wall*

Microsoft now sees a wall. problem solved.
#386 to #119 - anon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
Everyone is constantly complainign about the kinect being on 24/7.

Unplug the ******* thing if you dont want it on when you arent playing on the system. You kno for a fact that NOT EVERY SINGLE GAME IN THE ENTIRE WORLD NEEDS the kinect so unplug it when youre playing a game that doesnt need it. maybe thats too difficult for people to do.

oh no, some conspiracy theory about how they can backtrace your hard drives and all your base are belong to them.... "This is bad guise, they'll see my fat lazy ass screaming at 12 yr olds while playing COD"
#431 to #386 - zekeon
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(06/20/2013) [-]
You don't know a lot about this do you?

It HAS to be plugged in, otherwise the xbox doesn't turn on.
#447 to #386 - keiishiyama
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(06/20/2013) [-]
To START THE ******* CONSOLE, Kinect has to be plugged in,. How have you missed this detail when we bitch about it incessantly?