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Xbox One Revealed: Internet Responds in Kind with Memes

Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, etc. you name it; people have started making memes in response to their concerns over the Xbox One, and in true internet fashion have begun to pile on every. Single. Aspect. Of the system.

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booni31161d ago

Still uses batteries...

Abriael1161d ago

I'm sure some would be surprised by the fact that that is one of my main gripes... it basically is only justified by the need to sell the play and charge kit.

Alexious1161d ago

If that was the only gripe we would be pretty much set!

Abriael1161d ago

@Alexious: I didn't say the "only" one lol, just one of them :D

aCasualGamer1161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

You've got to be joking right? Are they actually going to release the new controller with batteries required? This is too funny. Hahahahah.

It's 2013 and you have a major in engineering and you work for Microsoft, one of the leading electronic giants of the entire planet and you design a controller that requires batteries... Someone tell me what's wrong with this picture.

darthv721161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

uh....what doesnt use batteries these days? I mean if its built in or replaceable...they are both batteries.

Lets run down the list of controllers and their batteries...

Wii: AA or rechargeable pack
WiiU: rechargeable and replaceable
PS3: rechargeable and...replaceable?
PS4: rechargeable and...replaceable?
360: AA or rechargeable pack
X1: rechargeable and replaceable

the reason for the "?" on the PS3 and PS4 is we know there are replacement batteries available but it isnt the easiest controller to replace the battery in. it requires you to disassemble it unlike the Wii-u and their battery compartment on the bottom of the gamepad.

User replaceable batteries is a good thing especially if the process is easy. Now the question is what is the price of these replaceable batteries?

aCasualGamer1161d ago

@darthv72 Not sure if serious... but...

1. Built in batteries are rechargeable through USB port

2. Physical batteries are costly, when you consider the fact that you have to purchase new ones all the time

3. When the power is used from rechargeable batteries you only have to plugin a USB cable to continue playing

4. When the power is used from traditional batteries you have to either buy new ones or look for existing ones in the house before you can continue to play

5. Rechargeable batteries isn't dependent on the constant manufacturing on traditional batteries

6. Constant manufacturing of traditional batteries are a big energy problem

You'd think that these things would be pretty obvious considering it's 2013... but hey, i guess people still live under rocks.. must be quite comfy under those rocks.

darthv721161d ago

but......rechargeable batteries can only be charged so many times. they are not indefinite and do need to be replaced at some point.

that is why the option of easy to replace is a good thing. We have heard about people worried that when their PS3 controller no longer holds a charge that they have to go buy another one. We know the battery is replaceable...its just not as 'easily' replaceable as the way nintendo did it with the gamepad.

There was a shot of the X1 controller and while it showed a battery compartment, it also showed what looked like a rechargeable battery inside. It didnt look like the typical two double A style but rectangular in nature. At first i thought it was a 9v of all things but it could have been a special pack made specifically for that controller.

As far as plugging them in to charge...that really has nothing to do with the topic. That is just the way you would put power INTO the battery but doesnt negate the fact that all of these devices use...wait for it...

Batteries.

aCasualGamer1161d ago

@darthv72

My DS3 for PS3 is from back in 2007 when it launched. I get over 15 hours before the light goes out on the remote. That's about 5 regular playsessions before i have to recharge it through USB.... that's after 6 years. I don't worry about the built in battery of the DS3, never have.

It's so stupid to have to buy new batteries all the time just to continue play your game. If it's true that Xbox one remote requires you to always buy new batteries, i think it's mindnumbingly stupid.

kneon1161d ago

@darthv72

What you are saying about rechargeable batteries is true, but with controllers it takes so long to kill the battery that the fact that you need to remove a few screws to replace it is a non-issue.

I have 6 DS3's and not one needs a new battery yet.

davez821161d ago

Having a detachable battery is bad design, it adds weight to the controller and makes for a less dependable battery than if the battery was designed for the controller.

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The Great Melon1161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

I would be happy with that if they bundled it with rechargeable batteries. Best of both worlds even if they are a bit larger than normal rectangular lithium ion batteries that are placed in electronics.

Maddens Raiders1161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

"One does not simply play used games..."

DeadlyFire1161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

I am surprised there is no ET reference or Pizza Hut jab in there somewhere.

Xbox Order Pizza
Xbox Phone Home

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ashiksorel1161d ago

Pffft. I'll be honest when I first saw the console it did remind me of a VCR.

Abriael1161d ago

It does, actually more than a VCR it looks like a betacam recorder to me.

Nevers1161d ago

The old skool top loading Betamax machines... not even VHS. I half expected to see NEC tacked on the box somewhere.

thechosenone1161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

it's by neogaf user SunhiLegend and I absolutely love this one.
http://i.minus.com/iBzvb2JS...

Enemy1161d ago

That is the greatest gif ever made.

GT671161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

HAAAAAAAAAA,HAAAAAAAAAAA that was fking HALARIOUS

"what the fuck did he say???" tell me he's lying "you have a choice" ps4/pc last but not least a WII-U haaaaaaaa priceless.

@ NES_Daze what microsoft fan base?? SONY just swallow any recovery by the so-call ONE. gamers only loyal to a company that PRODUCE games!!! not entertainment as its for-front offering.

TRU3_GAM3R1161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

LOL "8gb ram ddr3" tell me hes lying..

grassyknoll1161d ago (Edited 1161d ago )

Genius. I heard it in Kevin Spacey's voice which made it even more hilarious.

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Nes_Daze1161d ago

I wouldn't count out the Xbox One though, Microsoft have built quite a loyal fanbase thanks to the xbox 360, especially in the U.S. I would say to think of what the Wii was before it launched, everybody was making fun of it, yet look at how much it sold, however, I don't really see any innovation or special new IPs going for the Xbox One.

cell9891161d ago

Its hard to imagine but believe it or not some XBOTS are really hard headed and they still believe at this point that xbox is the better console for games

MrCrimson1161d ago

Cable box. Looks just like a cable box, even hooks up to one.

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