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Xbox fanboy or gamer? - why I'm happy with the Xbox One

With so much negativity surrounding the Xbox One, at least one person isn't moaning about the console's extra features. (Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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NYC_Gamer  +   995d ago
I like the features of Xb1 and hope MS kills that locking software to users name/used fee idea
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d0nT wOrrY  +   995d ago
Said no gamer ever.
elhebbo16  +   995d ago
I do, not because I want an x1 but because more competition is better for all gamers. mircrosoft gotta step it up at E3 and get rid of there BS used game fee idea. I doubt it though...
4Sh0w  +   995d ago
wrong, dont worry
Get rid of the used game fee and the X1 will be just fine.
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d0nT wOrrY  +   995d ago
Nope it won't. Unless MS get back to focus on making a real gaming console.
rainslacker  +   995d ago
I have nothing against the features. Not terribly interested in them, but they are cool enough I guess. The games I'm willing to give them the wait and see till E3.

Only thing turning me off the system is the used game restrictions and partial-on set up.
thechosenone  +   995d ago
Most people are forgetting that if you have an old cable/Sat box many of the new features that you saw simply won't work on the Xbone. You'll still need to use your remote to do many of the things that you saw in the Xbone demo. You should give a call you to your TV provider and see if the Xbone is compat with their tech.
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wishingW3L  +   995d ago
and constantly using the Xbox for TV and gaming means way higher chance of failure. On top of it, 3GB of the total 8GB's wasted on features you might never even use?
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Hands Up For Games  +   995d ago
Its all about games.

What games to you want to play the sequels too: Halo, Gears and Fable etc or LBP, Uncharted and Killzone etc?

Its that simple.

People might try to belittle your preference or choice but at the end of the day it doesn't matter. As long as you get fun and enjoyment out of it, who cares?
RaidensRising  +   995d ago
This might be true but the fact remains that people like to moan about optional features they dont use.
NameRemoved0017  +   995d ago
PS4: Better exclusives, hardware, PSN is free, no ads, no kinect, focused on games.
Brazz  +   995d ago
the problem is not "they don't use", the problem is "they can't use outside of USA"! Asia/South America/Majority of EU/Africa/Oceania! The world is a market too MS!
shinrock  +   995d ago
True. Because there's nothing worse then having options.
True_Samurai  +   995d ago
You sir are a true gamer. I thank you for your wisdom
Roper316  +   995d ago
it's not that simple. I want more as a gamer then just a handful or recycled games with prettier graphics. Just look at the end of this gen to see what you will get next gen. Sony is still releasing new IPs for the PS3. When was the last new core IP that MS invested in or created? While MS may show some new games at E3 for when the system first comes out but to that I say BFD imho. Look at the original Xbox dropped like a hot potato as soon as the 360 released. Then look at the last 3 years or so of the 360. What have they done for their core audience? Basically nothing but throw them aside to go after the casual market.

Now with the new console on the horizon I see the same scenario playing out this gen for MS. They will put out a few games the first couple years and then basically move on to their real focus which is not gaming if you can't tell.
isarai  +   995d ago
It's not really that simple with the fact that xbox 1 is requiring Kinect and internet to function not to mention the required install which wouldn't be a problem if they would let you upgrade your HDD from their below average 500gb HDD which pretty much limits you gaming to around 10 games unless you want to constantly juggle between installing and uninstalling games. If you have a reliable and fast internet connection, don't mind using Kinect for non gamin functions, and don't plan on having a very large game library then yeah i guess it would be simple, but otherwise it seems to be more a chore and restriction than anything else.
Cam977  +   995d ago
The XBOX one in my honest opinion is a very bad console. Why? It locks the players from too much and has lost its focus.
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The Meerkat  +   995d ago
It's as if it were designed by APPLE
BabyTownFrolics  +   995d ago
i want to be open minded about this. I really do. I enjoyed the last few years with both my 360 and ps3. At this point the ps4 is a no brainer for me, as a console gamer not having a ps4 feels wrong.

now as far as the xbox1, i'm not so sure. You see most of my friends game on the 360. My personal social gaming experience is richer on the 360. If those friends go with the xbox1 then that would be my biggest draw towards the console.

so that's the deal for me personally:

ps4 = rich gaming experiences
xbox1 = where my friends are

I am lucky enough to be able to afford both, but i can see how if one had to choose one over the other then on a purely gaming level the PS4 seems to be the better option.
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GodGinrai  +   995d ago
"ps4 = rich gaming experiences
xbox1 = where my friends are"

Pretty much sums up my situation. Im pretty sure MS will probably outsell sony and nintendo, because to be honest they have the general mindshare of the public in their pocket.Most people are happy to just play the latest COD,FIFA,madden and having some kind of all in one box may appeal to em.

I watched the presentation in disbelief and disapointment...but my brother and one of my friends who I was watching it with were lapping it up. The used thing dont bother me as I got no problem buying games anyways. Most of my friends aint even gamers, and I honestly cant remember the last time I borrowed a game.

So I will be buying the X1 to play COD etc. with friends ...but im buying a PS4 for me. Im gonna try and turn them though. I dont want to play destiny on the weaker console!
Brazz  +   995d ago
you live in USA right?
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GamerGT  +   995d ago
I thoroughly like Sony. I've enjoyed their games. However, I'll still play some Halo on Microsoft's Xboxes. But that's about it. I challenge Microsoft to put out some exclusives with imagination so I can have the best of both worlds. No Kinect for me though. It just won't be my style for now.
Darrius Cole  +   995d ago
No, your friends are on Xbox 360. No one is on Xbox 1, or PS4 yet. I suspect that unless most of your friends will end up migrating over the PS4 as well. Unless they are so well off that money is no object.

I have (or rather had one until it was stolen) a PS3 and a Xbox 360. I did most of my gaming on PS3 though. (360 games were Bayonetta, Splinter Cell Conviction, Halo 4). So most of my friends are on PS3. I was going to get both consoles again this generation. But now it's a no-brainer. Unless we get vital new information, I'm getting a PS4 only.

Even if I got an Xbox One, I wouldn't buy any games for it. The notion that I would buy a game and not be able to sell it to whomever I want, I find repulsive. Likewise the notion of a video game console that will not play a game without the internet, I find repulsive. The notion that I would buy a game that I can't sell or give away and will eventually expire when Microsoft shuts down the servers, when for the same price I could instead get a disc-based game that is freely transferable, and lasts forever, I find kind of stupid.

So if I get an Xbox 1(the second Xbox 1, I already have the first Xbox 1) it will be because Microsoft revealed a must have TV feature that was not possible on 360, or PS3 or PS4.

I am really shocked and amazed that Microsoft would take a risk like this.
Saints94  +   995d ago
As a Xbox player and a small PS3 I can say I'm frustrated by this "entertainment system". I probably going to switch into PS4 but I'll wait until E3 and check up on some other things to make a decision.
Blastoise  +   995d ago
The moaning and negativity is justified.
Jek_Porkins  +   995d ago
I think you are just a gamer, I haven't really ever been outraged at any aspect of gaming in my 20+ years of being a gamer.

I roll with the punches so to speak, hopefully they ditch the used game fee idea, which was the main thing I was against. I think the actual tech behind the Xbox One is brilliant, love the controller, and dedicated servers on every single multiplayer game is a true game changer for a competitive gamer such as myself.

I've talked to lot of people who liked the Xbox One, sure the internet isn't a huge fan, but hopefully E3 will win some people over with a plethora of games and announcements.
urwifeminder  +   995d ago
Cool vid I agree with all points well put together.
wishingW3L  +   995d ago
Xbox On is amazing!

CommonSenseGamer  +   995d ago
I'm waiting for the games on both systems and will probably have both consoles in 3-4 years anyway.
pecorre  +   995d ago
The features could be great. However, you still have to deal with intrusive DRM and used game block.
SquareEnixFan  +   995d ago
I'm very excited about both XB1 and PS4 but Xbox will probably be the only one I will get at launch.
Supermax  +   995d ago
I'm getting both systems for there exclusives and will be playing all my multiplayer on zen.i do see Microsoft stoping or start competing with used game sales I can't blame them for that he'll amazon and best buy compete with GameStop on the used game and hardware front why shouldn't Microsoft.i do believe that Sony will soon follow up with stoping or competing with used games as well after they sell a set number of units.
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jjb1981  +   995d ago
As a gamer, I strongly believe Microsoft just helped improved ps4's preorder list. I'm going to skip Microsoft xbox1 next gen.
HiddenMission  +   995d ago
The site is pro MS hell watch the video he lists off his electronics and it's all XBOX.

If you go through his PS3 news none of it is exclusive stuff it's all Multiplatform.

To add to the above statement in his PS3 news feed he has tons of MS articles...WTF.

Yeah based off the video, comments and site content dudes a MS fanboy...he owned his self with that epic fail.
Darrius Cole  +   995d ago
I have checked but you are probably right. You have to be deeply invested in Xbox Live to be okay with Microsoft banning used games and requiring the internet for online digital restrictions.

I feel for the guys who have been primarily Xbox live gamers. Their gaming just got A LOT more expensive, or they have to build new networks all over again.

It's like Microsoft destroyed the mass relay network. Only gamers would understand that reference. Good thing I'm on News 4 Gamers.
messedupworld  +   995d ago
A fanboy calling out another. How ridiculous.
HiddenMission  +   995d ago

You call me fanboy I say smart consumer...not big on being a sheep since I work for a living.

By the way your one to talk trolling PS4 posts talking trash...yeah not a fanboy at all right...
InTheLab  +   995d ago
This console is Unacceptable. The more people like this dude who will freely give up his rights as the consumer and play how MS tells you "is the world we live in", the more we all collectively take it up the pooper.

All of that multimedia stuff made for a poor showing at the Xbone reveal and that's fine.

The problem is what was uncovered after the fact. What MS kept from us. That is the issue.

The guy in the video is a fanboy....not a gamer. No gamer should be happy with extreme drm on consoles.
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