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Submitted by FanOfGaming 558d ago | news

E3 2013: Xbox One Launching November At $499 and 499 Euros

Microsoft has announced the release date of the next generation Xbox. (E3, Xbox One)

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Prcko  +   558d ago | Well said
That's 2 MUCH, expected 450$ maxx,meh...
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FriedGoat  +   558d ago
Hmm, That conference was better than I expected. I still don't like the DRM shizz, but the lineup looks good.
loulou  +   558d ago
agreed great conference. 50 more than i thought it would cost but i am onboard day one... my girlfriend is going to go berserk when i buy both consoles before christmas..

and titanfall looks a fooking beast
AntoineDcoolette  +   558d ago
Mmmm $499 console. Your move, Sony, your move. Please don't repeat PS3 launch.
dboyc310  +   558d ago
Yea i agree. Not going to purchase one but the conference was pretty good. A lot of games were shown which was a relieve. Ryse was the IP that got my most interest from the whole conference.
stage88  +   558d ago
Thanks MS, now Sony can swoop in a lower price and kill the bone.
NatureOfLogic  +   558d ago
$499! RIP Xbox.
DeanSanchez  +   558d ago
No company should follow the PS3's launch price models. Lol

Bad decision Microsoft.
mikeslemonade  +   558d ago
If there were enough games then I wouldn't mind paying $499. However Titanfall was the only game that looked impressive gameplay wise. Their best looking exclusive was Ryse which didn't play well. Other then that there were lots of "real time" trailers.
THE-COMMANDER  +   558d ago
Yea better conference than the first, but that doesn't mean it's a great conference, no great games was shown that makes you buy a console for $499 , the most game that i liked is Ryse as an Xbox exclusive.

But the best game shown was MGS, Man that was awesome.
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sunnygrg  +   558d ago
Even if the PS4 is as cheap as $399, I can't buy both consoles now. I will have to take into account the money I need to spend on games as well. I have to go with the console with free online.
abzdine  +   558d ago
looks like people only base their buy on the price. DRM is a deal breaker, no matter if they showed Versus XIII exclusive day one release.

Sony, your turn!
Naughty Dog, Square Enix on stage!
Blacktric  +   558d ago
>"agreed"
>"great conference"

What?
Rainstorm81  +   558d ago
Project Spark was another game that looked Amazing....OOO the possibilites

499 is a bit higher than i wanted to pay but i planned on waiting a while to see how this DRM works out
badz149  +   558d ago
the worst thing is
they redesigned the ""already good looking" 360 into the XBone design! talk about dumb decision LOL!
MAJ0R  +   558d ago
Too high, for that price you could build a good gaming PC.
tehpees3  +   558d ago
This is nearly the exact same price Sony asked for PS3 when it launched. If they couldn't get away with it what makes MS think they can?
raytraceme  +   558d ago
Project Spark and Black Tusk game only games that caught my attention. Project spark is on Windows 8 so no loss there :D Otherwise I am glad I only need to buy the PS4 and I now got money leftover for a new gpu for my pc.
thechosenone  +   558d ago
You have to remember that doesn't include taxes! My take on the price...hahhahahhahahhahahhahh aahahahahahahhahahahahahaaaaaa a aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa a aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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Mr_Nuts  +   558d ago
Good conference but thats how they get you

You go "Wow this looked amazing, I'm going to get an Xbox One....I don't mind the DRM and giving away my rights if this is what I'm getting"

Then once it's out and most of the games are....next E3 will be crap
decrypt  +   558d ago
Dam 499usd is too high, werent consoles supposed to be cheap. I could easily build a PC with that money with much better specs and have BC with last 25 years.
egidem  +   558d ago
The ball is now in Sony's court. I'd have to admit that the press conference was better than I expected it to be. For $499 however, it's too expensive for me. I'll see what happens in the future.

Only thing that remains is to see what Sony will do. They already have several advantages, one of them being that they haven't even shown the console yet!
3-4-5  +   558d ago
Yea they showed some games I actually want to play...

* A Good amount of Open world games too, which are always welcome.

* That Spark game looked good and the other Open world game. They almost all looked good but I'm still not 100% sold on Xbox.

They did help themselves but we still have more E3 so my opinion is still open.
JokesOnYou  +   558d ago
Hell yeah, I'm in....micro showed me exactly what I wanted to see= CORE GAMES. F-ing day One!
3-4-5  +   558d ago
If sony was going to to launch at $400...they could bump it up to $450 before their live conference and nobody would know the difference and they would still have a console $50 cheaper/less expensive than XB1.
Boody-Bandit  +   558d ago
I was shocked when they announced $499 MSRP and the crowd gave an underwhelming response. Already the general census on the net are mostly saying that's too much.

I didn't see anything that really impressed me graphically. Nor did I see anything that made me say, "ah the hell with it, I'm a gamer, yeah they are sticking it to me but I just gotta have this new console."

Although TitanFall looked like it will fun. Not graphically impressive but definitely looks like there is fun to be had with some mechs.

The announcement I was most anticipating was will they FINALLY revive Killer Instinct. YES they are BUT it looks like Street Fighter IV (cell shading and could be done on current hardware) and has the same engine KI did on the N64 (not fluid 60fps frame rates but the old school engine). Very disappointing.
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bangshi  +   558d ago
More expensive in the UK than the PS3 was at launch!

Haha.
NatureOfLogic  +   558d ago
So we'll get the superior hardware with the PS4 at a cheaper price. MS is doomed to fail miserable if Sony under cuts.
gaffyh  +   558d ago
PS3 was £425 at launch, this is MORE expensive and a lot worse in many many ways. They showed some great games, as I expected, but they didn't even mention the DRM issues and had the gall to say "We Listened" when they announced Killer Instinct. The best thing at this event was TitanFall (I would bet this is a timed exclusive, if I was a betting man), but that is nowhere near enough for me to buy this console at such a high price.

MORE EXPENSIVE THAN A PS3 AT LAUNCH. Microsoft really must be smoking something.
Enemy  +   558d ago
Timed exclusives out the ass and overpriced console. Good going, Microsoft.
TotalHitman  +   558d ago
£430 = $670, what are Microsoft thinking?!We're used to getting ripped off in the UK, but this is just ridiculous when the US and Europe are paying $499/€499.
fr0sty  +   558d ago
Great games shown, but you can't polish a turd. I refuse to buy a $499 box that doesn't even let me own my games.
mikeslemonade  +   558d ago
I think it's a good price. I don't like it when it's too affordable for everybody because then it loses that new and fad appeal. Right now no one gets excited about PS3 and 360 because everyone has one already. PS3 and 360 are obsolete. It's just the nature the beast. Stop complaining about the price you poor children.
darthawesome90  +   558d ago
I agree the lineup looks very good. I am concerned about the overabundance of FPS though...

Now lets see how the PS4 compares for better or worse.
fr0sty  +   558d ago
I don't like the console, but their software is solid. There's nothing I can say about that. I'll definitely want to check out the new Killer Instinct, just for the nostalgia.

This generation for Microsoft seems more and more like last gen for Sony. A very expensive console with the promise of good games. However, Microsoft also has this nasty DRM shadow hanging over them this time, which is rumored to only get worse (supposedly more announcements regarding DRM coming at Gamescom, rumor has it).

Going toe to toe with a more powerful console at what will likely end up being a higher price point is not going to be easy for them. I guess they're betting on "the cloud" to be able to keep people thinking "it'll only get better!".

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mario19  +   558d ago
499 US DOLLARS!! HAH
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darthv72  +   558d ago
ive paid more
for other platforms. I certainly was expecting it to be $500 but would liked it better at cheaper price.

They can always lower the price after launch. Nintendo, sony and even sega have all done that.
mario19  +   558d ago
lol Darth.. do not forget. Xbox One requires mandatory online. 549$ with mandatory Xbox Live
M$ just killed my XBoner. :((
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Commandar_Shepard  +   558d ago
Way too high. And it's so dissapointing because they had a great conference aside from the technical difficulties.

I mean Dead Rising 3 and an Insomniac Exclusive? KILLER INSTINCT?! Megatons. Although it's dissapointing for me that I may not get to play the next Halo.

And why not call it Halo 5?
monkey nuts  +   558d ago
With VAT added to the uk rrp the actual cost is £515. OMFG that's way overpriced for the current market. Add the price of a couple of games, and Xbox live and it's in redonkuolus territory. I bought the 360 at launch and it cost me £380 with pgr3 and kameo, ps3 cost me £450 with heavenly sword and resistance (Game were doing specials). Well if I ended up getting one ( which I won't due to the drm) then I'd wait at least 6 to 12 months before even thinking about it.
bicfitness  +   558d ago
Dead on Arrival. Sony will do $399 now, for sure.

To recap, unless it said "exclusive" under the Xbone logo that flashed after trailers, its not. So a bunch of shooters and multiplats (MGS V, BF 4, Witcher 3, and another I think). Everything else was known/ leaked beforehand except for that world building game, that looks interesting, I'll admit. Not $500 and a DRM nightmare interesting though.

See this list. CBoat (Neogaf leaker) nailed everything.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
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zebramocha  +   558d ago
@bic there is a kotaku report to suggest that the ps4 could retail at $425-$525 but could be subject to change.
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darthv72  +   558d ago
bet they could
then it would be like Sega saturn all over again.

saturn announced at $399 and then sony announced PS for $299.
adorie  +   558d ago
Yes he did. Keep in mind that more DRM details are slated for GDC.

Only the hardcore Microsoft fanboy sare refuted this very reliable source of information.

Notice I said Microsoft fanboys? Because even Xbox fanboys are not so gullible to ride on every anti-consumer detail as something positive.
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morganfell  +   558d ago
I think the PS3 will ship in two versions. Basic model and a second model with camera and more. Basic will come in at $399. Advanced at $450 - $499.
FunAndGun  +   558d ago
Ryse
Killer Instinct
Sunset Overdrive
Forza 5
Minecraft
Quantum Break
D4
Project Spark
Crimson Dragon
Dead Rising 3
the Witcher 3
Below
Black Tusk game
Halo
Titanfall

I thought that was a good list of exclusives and the conference was definitely all about games. Not enough to make me get xboned though.
Darrius Cole  +   558d ago
I'm not sure that the PS4 will ship at $399. It doesn't matter as long as it doesn't ship at more than $499. Even if is ships at $499 like the Xbone. It'll still win out, because of all the DRM the MS is putting on the Xbone games.

Prices are sticky. What that means is that once someone conditions the market to pay a certain price for a product, that producers of that product are resist to lower their price even if they succeed at lowering the cost.

That is why Micorsoft (or Sony for that matter) will not lower the prices of their new games even though they are trying to push the market toward digital downloads.
JokesOnYou  +   558d ago
Well they launched a $299 and $399 xbox 360 in 2005, so $499 for move advance hardware+kinect in 2013 seems like a great value to me.
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KINECT FTL....

That is why it's that price.

After seeing the show sony will have this one made.

Dead Rising & titanfall looks awsome though.

On top of all that they didn't show kinect for gaming.

They are basically sayin just pay for the sh!t. "Trust us"

But forget everything I just said.

I just want to see the Naughty Gods later tonight!!!
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Simon_Brezhnev  +   558d ago
Compared to the last 3 years i give the conference a 10. lol

I give the conference a 6/10.

changed rating because of price lol

@minato

I know right they want customers to forget about the drm. Too bad youtube got some popular people mad about it and dedicating their whole channel for people not to buy Xbone. LOL
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Minato-Namikaze  +   558d ago
7.0 because they didnt address DRM. But comapared to the reveal which was a smooth 1.0 thats improvement.
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wenaldy  +   558d ago
It was their agenda not to adressing DRM fiasco, they'll unveil it on Gamescom (according to rumor on GAF).
Commandar_Shepard  +   558d ago
The conference gets 8/10 for the games alone but it's dragged down to a 5 because of the price.
kneon  +   558d ago
That's right, leave it for Gamescon where even fewer of the mainstream gamers and media are going to hear about it.

What happened to "Wait until E3", now it's "Wait until GamesCon"?
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liorishot  +   558d ago
Kaz must be laughing his head off right now
Kaz was at the MS show. And he loves the price.
http://25.media.tumblr.com/...

His master plan is going according to plan.
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TheBlackSmoke  +   558d ago
So let me get this straight, its 499 for the right to rent games at full price?
2pacalypsenow  +   558d ago
Don't forget we finally get a guide to watch cable and satellite
TheBlackSmoke  +   558d ago
so true, i take it all back
torchic  +   558d ago
add $60 just to play online.
fourOeightshark  +   558d ago
It's actually like $560 because of the Live subscription.
egidem  +   558d ago
In the beginning I was a bit surprised to hear they are releasing some free games on Xbox...until I realized it's for only Gold members. Kinda kills the whole purpose of "free" games.
Commandar_Shepard  +   558d ago
There lies the problem, not only is it $499, you also have:

XBL Fees
Used Game Restrictions
24 Hour Check in

All these are on top of paying for new games.
Tultras  +   558d ago
120$ Actually, if you're going for a subscription to play online with, your obviously going to get a game too.
I_am_Batman  +   558d ago
This is insane. If the PS4 will be cheaper it'll be really a bad start for MS I guess.
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AlaaAlii  +   558d ago
I think the PS4 will be cheaper, at least should be, because the $499 Microsoft is asking for is a console + the TV shit.

Ooh if the PS4 is cheaper. A more powerful console, promising exclusives, free PS+ games every month, and a better single player gaming experience...for less than the price of that DVR.
Blackdeath_663  +   558d ago
europe gets ripped off big time on the price way to expensive in the uk we pay $668.87 but US gets it for $500 that's bullshit. if ps4 is cheaper its game over for xbone imo specially since ps4 better specs
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paranoid1971  +   558d ago
UK = £425
T2  +   558d ago
ya thats a bullsht price for euro... Canadian will be 50 bucks more as per usual, even though our dollar is normally par...
So 549 Canadian... sorry MS, I liked titanfall, but not THAT much.
steve30x  +   558d ago
I think he said it will be £425UK
Blackdeath_663  +   558d ago
@paranoid1971 @steve30x
he said it will be £429 which is equal to $668 we pay way too much.
Old McGroin  +   558d ago
Depending on what currency convertor you use £425 is about $660.00 - huge difference, how do MS think that's gonna go down well?!
Aceman18  +   558d ago
that price shocked me.

edit
yea that i noticed you'd think these platform holders would realize a lot of people arent made of money.
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Mr-Dude  +   558d ago
I think the audience was shocked to.. They where silent for like 3 maybe 4 seconds...
Prophet-Gamer  +   558d ago
MS just committed suicide.
JoGam  +   558d ago
Hope PS4 launch in October.
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RedHawkX  +   558d ago
500 dollars and you have to pay 60 dollars for live. and you have to check in every 24 hours or you cant play your games and you cant sell your games.
princejb134  +   558d ago
i expected $400 max
i hope sony can make this happen no way am i dropping $500 for a console
princejb134  +   558d ago
MS should have taken a loss for every console they sold. They can do it with their unlimited supply of cash
steve30x  +   558d ago
Could be worse. It could be 3 worse
M-M  +   558d ago
Kinect 2.0 jacked up the price big time. No way that console should be that expensive.
kneon  +   558d ago
My suspicion that they've put the processor back in the Kinect camera looks more likely now given the price.
millgate1  +   558d ago
€500??? Because 500$ equals €500, fuck sake
HK5A  +   558d ago
PS3 was 599$ in E3 2006, LOL
Veneno  +   558d ago
If Xbone was launching with a crap line up like the 360s was, then 499 is way too much, but there will be really good stuff out the gate so I dont think it's too much.

Cant wait to see Sonys conference!
punisher99  +   558d ago
@Veneno:
Technically, the launch price is 600 dollars. 499 plus 40 dollars for tax and then another 60 dollars for xboxlive gold = a 600$ console.
Atomicjuicer  +   558d ago
Titanfall isn't out of the gate and was the only thing they showed that was big.

DRM
Kinect
Price

-Fail
UnHoly_One  +   558d ago
I don't understand how anyone is surprised by this price.

It's 2013. The 360 sold for 400 8 years ago. The PS3 sold for 600 7 years ago.

I would have been shocked if it was any cheaper. And I expect the PS3 will fall at the exact same price range.
harv052  +   558d ago
I will agree with you...I expect PS4 to go for 499$, maybe even more...let's hope not though...
Muffins1223  +   558d ago
Sony will either be 450 or 500....
SonyPS4  +   558d ago
Nah the price is right, with the DRM and anti-used games. Less people will buy this console as a result and MS will have to rethink their business plans. If nobody is buying the Wii U at 300-350, what would make you think the XOne would even sell as much as a cheaper competitor, let alone having a chance to win this console war?

MS did everyone a favor.
redcar121  +   558d ago
136 sony fanboys lol
-Mika-  +   558d ago
That an ok price. Sony could beat them by launching a cheaper model of ps4 at $400 and premium at $500
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Sony should skip the camera and sell ps4 for $400 & ps4 + vita bundle for $500.

Also I think RROD happend before bf4. Needed a reset. lol

If you don't have a live gold account then $550 + $60 game day 1!!
:DDDDD
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The_Troll_Whisperer  +   558d ago
Battlefield was running on a PC in the conference, but I hope not everyone believed that.
(I sure as hell didn't)
godslayer429  +   558d ago
Lmao nobodys gona buy that cable box for 500.
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Qrphe  +   558d ago
It's dead in mainland Europe. PS3 sells better at a higher pricetag so if PS4 is cheaper its fate is sealed.
kagon01  +   558d ago
Unfortunately, there are people that can get easily seduced and giving their gaming rights...
Sony's biggest battle right now is not games anymore.

It's price.

$399 and I am sold.
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SweatyFlorida  +   558d ago
Not even factoring DRM/no rental/used games ON TOP of presumably Gold Membership.

Sony is pretty much guaranteed a win (more successful launch) if they announce no DRM, and below $499.
RandomDude655  +   558d ago
hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahh aha no

Lots of DRM AND overpriced.
Software_Lover  +   558d ago
They should've waited to reveal the price after the Sony conference. Now all Sony has to do is take a bigger loss, at 450, to have an even bigger edge.
Godchild1020  +   558d ago
Sony can launch with the same price and still sale fairly well. Just look at this Generation; The PS3, it has always been priced higher than the 360 and it has been selling very well and now is in second place after a year less on the market.
Qrphe  +   558d ago
The Kinect really brought up the price.
Game4life  +   558d ago
I think thats a nail in the coffin at this point.
himdeel  +   558d ago
Not necessarily. I'm intrigued by the games the new games they've announced.

I'm certain there are fans that are foaming at the mouth with what MS just showed.

The new Panzers Dragoon game was the high point and quietest point of the show for me. I owned SEGA systems back in the day and never played a Panzer game.

EDIT: SONY can still pull some nails out by announcing a similar price point.
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Game4life  +   558d ago
Never plaed one myself but i only saw a few games i'd be interested in. That and i'm not interested in paying 500.

i like
halo
killer instinct
sunset overdrive

thats it for me

edit: they could. We will find out tonight

if they are both exspensive, i still have my ps3, WiiU and 360
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GiantFriendlyCrab  +   558d ago
and top of that, you have all the bs
Mikelarry  +   558d ago
lol good luck selling the over priced DVR in the UK
XabiDaChosenOne  +   558d ago
$499.99? Yea...
GentlemenRUs  +   558d ago
So more then what the PS3 cost at launch?

Jesus... Thats too much even for me...

Edit: So when was €499 equal to $499?

EDIT2:
XBONE@Launch = £429
PS3@Launch = £425

D:
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Software_Lover  +   558d ago
ps3 cost 599 at launch.
Dark_Overlord  +   558d ago
At launch in the UK the PS3 was £425, the XBone is £429
GentlemenRUs  +   558d ago
But the PS3 here was £425 at launch.

Because the XBONE is £4 more expensive then the PS3 launch... I'm not going to buy at launch...

After the DRM and Online-checkin have been abolished followed by a price drop, Then I will think about getting one.
rajman  +   558d ago
£429 in UK? lol that like over $600 in conversion. Meh I will pass
mushroomwig  +   558d ago
The UK gets screwed all the time sadly.
stuna1  +   558d ago
Because I really don't think the XBone is really targeted at anyone other than the US! Think about it, even now the Xbox 360 still has spotty coverage in other countries outside of the US.
IRetrouk  +   558d ago
I know, didnt think the price would be so high here, the ps3 was considered dear when it launched over here for £425
nemey  +   558d ago
499$$$
i don't even!
torchic  +   558d ago
€500 for Xbox One. ladies and gentlemen, welcome to 2013's €599 moment.
RandomDude655  +   558d ago
Microsoft perfectly recreated Sony's 2006 event, but somehow made it worse.

Media focus, lack of games, overpriced, "Rockman!!!!",
Game4life  +   558d ago
Did someone call for megaman?
True_Samurai  +   558d ago
Wow thank goodness I still have my Christmas saving. But wow shit $500!? Damn son
ANIALATOR136  +   558d ago
absolute rip off 429 quid
GamersHeaven  +   558d ago
Yikes 499$ is alot 400-450$ for PS4.Looks like bundling every Xbox One with a Kinect might end up hurting them.

Have they said anything about cost of Live? Console going to cost close to 600$
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abcde12345  +   558d ago
Hopefully the PS4 doesn't launch at that price. Otherwise I'll stick with playing my PS3 and 360.
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xBigxBossx  +   558d ago
Not buying Xbox one. But thank god! Sony has to follow suite I stay competitive. I was willing to drop 600, but 499 is a relief.
rlacorne  +   558d ago
Wow. No way.
yugovega  +   558d ago
i must be the only one not seeing the "next gen" of these games. only whitch and dead riing even halfway feel next gen. not impressed though they came through with alot of new titles.
Rip-Ridah  +   558d ago
I have to disagree with you. Dead Rising looked pretty current gen to me with the animations and textures. Witcher looked better however. The best game by far, imo, has been MGSV. Multiplatform tho. Ryse 'looked' good, but did not interest me.
yugovega  +   558d ago
see mgsv looked like red dead repemtion to me. i just didn't see that huge leap. dead rising only looked next gen because of the scope and massive amount of characters on screen. witcher by far the best looking. ryse had to look good considering it was basically a cut scene. in the parts were you actually do something it wasn't that great.
Rip-Ridah  +   558d ago
I can see the Red Dead comparison with that scenery & horseback part. The stealth aspects were MGS tho...minus the box. I'm having a hard time with Mr. Sutherland as Snake. That's a BIG problem for me. Dead Rising's scope & amount of characters have been done this generation. I take it back, the fact that the game is open world tilts the odds. It looked bad graphically tho. I agree with the Ryse input.
PerryCaravello  +   558d ago
$550 after tax...

Without taking shots at microsoft for the price, it's a little bit much.

Pushing PS3 circa 2006 levels.

Sony has a real chance to steal this if they price that thing below.
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Phil32  +   558d ago
Holy crap. That made my decision to not get the console any time soon much easier!
Vip3r  +   558d ago
£429 LMAO. Nope.
Lazarus69  +   558d ago
Wasn't that the price of the PS3 at launch in the UK?
Dark_Overlord  +   558d ago
It was £425, not much cheaper, but I remember the backlash Sony received because of it.
Count  +   558d ago
I'm pretty sure it was higher.
Vip3r  +   558d ago
PS3 was £425 for the UK launch. Which was really steep even for Sony.

PS4 better be under £400.
-Gespenst-  +   558d ago
Nope.
Williamson  +   558d ago
Not a bad conference for microsoft but nothing shown was as good as the last of demo from last E3. The Sony conference can easily out do this one if they just show versus 13 or kingdom hearts 3.
rlacorne  +   558d ago
And The Last Guardian. Imagine if they just said: Dudes and dudettes, Last Guardian has gold status. On the shelves next month.
JAMurida  +   558d ago
Agreed, better than I excepted. I think the thing that hurt MS the most is the pricing, and if the policy of DRM and what not still stands, it's going to be a hard sell. IMO, Sony got this, as long as they don't screw up.
M-M  +   558d ago
If they show Kingdom Hearts 3, I will be speechless.
akaFullMetal  +   558d ago
I was expecting this to be cheaper, but I guess with Kinect it really shot up the cost, plus all the small components for TV integration.
CaEsAr-  +   558d ago
500 + 50 Gold = Pass.
PerryCaravello  +   558d ago
+ 50 tax so 600 total lol

PS3 launch dejavu
FullMetalTech  +   558d ago
Dont forget to acd tax and shipping if you get it online.
Imalwaysright  +   558d ago
+DRM+surveillance device+they owning our games+controlling how we use our property= No way in hell. Wouldn't touch that thing with 20 ft pole.
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yugovega  +   558d ago
does the wiiu still look overpriced? not really
jonboi24  +   558d ago
well that was an better conference than I expected, though they really should have answered some of those lingering questions. seriously when will they answer them, there's no post conference interviews. but ouch $499 thats a lot, if the PS4 is cheaper and comes out earlier than thats going to hit MS hard.
DoesUs  +   558d ago
Same price as PS3 launched in the UK. Quite a difference compared to the 499 dollars.

Decent showing overall. Some good stuff, some terrible stuff. As i said before they were never going to go into spec detail as they are inferior to the PS4.

What Sony have to do now is show their big guns with a number of unannounced surprises/exclusives etc etc.

I think Sony will go $429/£375. But we'll see.
Cam977  +   558d ago
Theoretically it's more than £429 as Live is compulsory.
Nope.
4>1
Vip3r  +   558d ago
PS3 was £425 in the UK at launch.
DoesUs  +   558d ago
My mistake, i was £4.00 out.
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