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I Got Thrown in Microsoft 'Jail' For Taking Pictures Of Nothing

There are a lot of secrets that come with a brand new console. Last night at the Forza 5 event Microsoft pulled me aside for taking a picture of a cabinet and a laptop. And, interestingly, I wasn't even violating any rules because, conveniently, no photo rules were stated. Still, I'll never have those 10 minutes back.

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Xwow20081107d ago

Everything was shown on Xbone was running in PC/laptops with windows 7

US8F1107d ago (Edited 1107d ago )

How dare you take a picture without a KINECT! HOW DARE YOU!?

Lol, on a serious note, I believe every publisher would in force some sort of restrictions, in this early stage. It is better to be sure than sorry.

xHeavYx1107d ago

Maybe he didn't check in within 24 hours

Autodidactdystopia1107d ago

If it uses laptop parts then why the hell is the xbone as big as a desktop anyway?

komp1107d ago

However had he been using Kinect 2 to take the imagery then no one would have known if it was or was not taking images, however, as he had not logged in to XBL in the last 24hrs his photos would have been lost forever anyway.

Drekken1107d ago

You will see tweets like this about E3 demos:

http://img.gawkerassets.com...

aCasualGamer1107d ago

That's not sneaky at all if you ask me. False advertisement is legal, as long as it's a big corporation like Microsoft, it's fine. /s

Disgrace to this industry that they keep pretending these games run on Xbox One. The funny thing is, it'll come out sooner or later, it always does. Just look at Aliens Colonial Marines and the backlash.

husomc1107d ago (Edited 1107d ago )

mebbe the issue was that the particular dev kit was running on linux :D to be less of a resource hog

JsonHenry1107d ago

Lol. I would have refused to delete them and if they didn't let me go I would have informed them they were now guilty of kidnapping/wrongful imprisonment and my buddies outside have been texted to call the police to come to my aid.

Then I would have posted this story with all of the pictures and proved that the games might have been (were?!) running on AMD-APU laptops since that is where both MS and Sony are getting their video cards from the laptop/mobile PC parts this makes perfect sense.

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hiredhelp1107d ago

Wow story got me going i actually can beleave this heres why.
Every PC Gamer should realise that GPU on any console are simular to a laptop also ddr3 memory widely used now as standard so sure i can see this being emulated.

McScroggz1107d ago

Xbox One games running on a laptop, NEXT GEN!

I kid. I kid.

hellvaguy1107d ago (Edited 1107d ago )

No its true, ps4 and xbox one do use laptop parts to run cooler and use less power (usually most desktops need around 500 watts minimum, not 120 watts in consoles.)

If you really think desktop components that are cooled inside of large towers with multiple fans would really fit inside a small console box with 1 small fan in it, than Im guessing you have never built not seen a gaming desktop gaming build.

McScroggz1107d ago

I was making a joke you party pooper....

NarooN1107d ago

Microsoft blew it; with the immense amount of info released in that drawing, I'm gonna code an Xbone emulator which will make the actual console moot! No 24-hour check ins or DRM or anything!

ChozenWoan1107d ago

you do know that 90-95% of the Xbone games are coming to windows. Save yourself the trouble and just get the PC version.

NarooN1107d ago

I was joking, dude. >_>

ChozenWoan1107d ago

I know, but for those who don't. lol

sephy1107d ago

But probably it was a xbone prototype maybe? well the console must have started on a pc right?

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