Microsoft Found Folks Who Are Actually Looking Forward To The Xbone

Microsoft’s booth at E3 has a screen showcasing what people are saying about the Xbone on Twitter…and it’s all weirdly positive. Here are a few of the tweets. It’s definitely misrepresentation, the bulk of the talk around the Xbox One is kind of negative, no?

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TheLyonKing1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

My ex's 13 year old brother wants one. He has no clue on any DRM stuff he saw halo and was like woooooow I want it.

Also I know a lot of people who are away to have brain surgery who want one

Also I asked down at the mental health clinic and theres a fair few who want one.

Most normal people I ask though still seem to want the ps4

Moonman1985d ago

Inform him of the DRM. Everyone must know before going to the forbidden Xbone Zone (haha).

Wikkid6661985d ago

DRM doesn't really effect most people... so why should it be an issue?

4Sh0w1985d ago

Wow, you mean they are advertising with positive feedback?

NatureOfLogic1985d ago

I'm not surprise that a few still want Xbox one. I mean after all, these are the same people that swore that PS4 would also have DRM and block used games just because It made the Xbox one look bad. I've seen so much denial that I'm no longer shocked at the minority Xbox one supporters

kneon1985d ago


I expect drm to affect kids more than anyone since they are more likely to lend and borrow games as well as buy and sell games.

Wikkid6661985d ago


X1 games can be borrowed by friends. Lending is done via the cloud. Anyone on your friends list can borrow your games. In my eyes it's kind of cool.

X1 games can be sold too

The biggest limitation of the X1 is requiring an internet connection.

gaffyh1984d ago

@wikkid666 - DRM affects every gamer, because internet is required, and internet fails ALL THE TIME.

1. Xbone does NOT allow you to lend games to people at launch, and who knows how long it will take for them to implement ANY kind of game lending. It definitely won't be as simple as it is on current gen or Wii U/PS4, simply because it could be abused in the eyes of MS.

2. Xbone games cannot be sold, ONLY traded in to "selected" retailers. Meaning used games will be MORE expensive on Xbone, and trade in credit is likely to be a LOT less due to lack of competition.

kneon1984d ago


Every time you lend via the cloud you end up having to download 10's of GB for each game. Parents are going to get really pissed when little johnny is causing overage charges every month. Plus there are restrictions on who you can lend to. Even giving away a game is a pain.

And the selling of games and buying of used games is highly restricted and inconvenient on the Xbox One.

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CalamityCB1985d ago

It really sickens me what Microsoft have done, I have been a hardcore Halo fan since Combat evolved; I have played all the games, read the books, read the comics and am addicted to the universe and story.

I just can't do it next generation, Microsoft has gigantically failed. It really upsets me as a Halo fan, but I'm not spending a single piece of money on that piece of shit console which has too many cons that outweigh the benefit.

For my Halo problem, I thought that I would rather watch a play through of the new games on YouTube; that way I am up to date on the story and don't have to spend anything on Microsoft's abomination.

etownone1985d ago

I'm in the same boat as you....

I just can't see myself not playing next gen Halo though.

ricochetmg1985d ago

Play Destiny looking a lot like halo. 2.0

Testfire1984d ago (Edited 1984d ago )

I know I knock the Xbone, by even calling it that, but MS really screwed themselves with all the restrictions they imposed. The truth is if it wasn't for the restrictions in place the Xbox One would actually be an appealing device. At E3 they brought some good games and announcement for future games. But until MS repeals all restrictions on Xbone they will lose customers.

ehandlr1985d ago

DRM affects everyone...especially the average consumer who follows the rules.

Death1985d ago

DRM has the potential to recoup millions of dollars lost to piracy and used game sales for the publishers allowing them to have the resources needed to develop games that really use the potential the new consoles have.

Developers and publishers need to get paid or gaming as we know it will cease to exist. AAA titles are extremely expensive to produce. Without a valid business model that insures profitability, what incentive does anyone have to make games? Your "rights" are irrelevant if product does not exist for you to enjoy.

tuglu_pati1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )


I dont know why you waste your time trying to explain it to them, it doesn't matter if MS remove the DMR they will always find something negative. That's the way N4G works.

SexyGamerDude1985d ago

Death, still shilling for MS I see.

C-Thunder1985d ago

@tuglu open your eyes, this is not a N4G thing. It's everywhere.

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I guess if you scrape hard enough you will find a few supporters but this really says it all;


YNWA961985d ago

Those mental health clinics are getting PS4's. Also, now I get the 'my ex'. No wonder....

ZombieGamerMan1985d ago

@Wikkid666 Dude you are misinforming people, you aren't really borrowing your friends the game all it lets them do is play it for an hour so and only select retailers will sell used Xbox One games but if your friends want to buy it from you or whatever than they have to pay a fee.

Stop supporting MS's blatant greed, DRM and Xbox One are not good for the industry and if guys like you support it you will KILL the gaming industry with this. Console gaming will be dead.

Wikkid6661984d ago (Edited 1984d ago )


If you borrow a game it checks in every hour... doesn't limit you to an hour.

There is no fee ever associated with selling used games.

How is any of this DRM stuff have to do with MS being greedy? Help publishers protect their IPs and allows full installs on the hdd.

IAMERROR1984d ago

Brain surgery shouldn't be used as a joke

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Foxgod1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

People, just because you like the ps4 better, doesnt mean you are smarter or better.

Grow up, and learn to deal with the fact that people can have different preferences and opinions.

MysticStrummer1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

You're arguing against human nature. Humans love to divide into groups and fight about who is better in some way. It's got nothing to do with growing up. We just haven't evolved beyond that impulse yet. Not sure we ever will.

Alos881985d ago

That sounds like half accuracy, half copout. Besides, we'll never get anywhere with anything if we take the attitude that it's impossible.

Axonometri1985d ago

I just want both and a wii u for kids.

MysticStrummer1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

@Alos - I didn't say it was impossible, just common. People rise above human nature all the time, but just look at the planet to see what I'm talking about. We still divide ourselves up into tribes and fight with the other tribes over resources.

Whether it's race, religion, politics, or in this case consoles, people have a tendency to divide themselves up and try to feel better than the other guy.

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Captain Qwark 91985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

finally someone who gets it! i thoought i was alone on this site lol. the drm doesnt bother me any, niether does the always on or internet connection.

could care less about used games
could care less about lending games to friends ( more often than not they have never returned or ruined them anyway, now i wont feel bad when i need to say no )
could care less about check in since they have a failsafe with the phone
could care less if they spy on me, thats their loss
could care less about the $100 difference esp if i want the same features on ps4 id need the eye making it a $30-40 dollar difference anyway
could care less about always online, my xbox hasnt been online for about 4 days total in 10+ years

love discless gaming
love all the cloud gaming benefits
love using voice and hand to navigate menus esp when viewing media
love the xbox controller still
much prefer the games i seen on X1 to PS4's line up

some people jsut dont understand that the changes dont piss off everyone and some peoples opinions/taste in games differs. Forza, titan fall, dead rising 3. ryse, BF4, COD, Halo 5, Sunset overdrive.....i liked all those more than anything i seen on ps4

platypusrme1984d ago

This isn't about better or worse, this is about right and wrong. Most people are of the opinion that Microsoft did something inherently devious with their 24 hr online check and DRM on discs. If you think that they did something right by implementing this then I can only worry that other people agree with you. All of the sports games will also be on PS4, and everybody recognizes this. The only audience that M$ is targeting is uninformed consumers that want a $500 hdmi input to rid themselves of the need to change their input using a remote.

Captain Qwark 91984d ago (Edited 1984d ago )

i disagree. its less about restricting and more about being necessary to implement the features they wanted too.

for example, playing your entire library from the cloud and discless gaming. the only way to do those things is all digital. if they dont do drm then it would be impossible to do those things because it would be so easy to pirate anything.


1. im playing a game, i decide i want to play another game. instead of getting up, getting the next game, switching disc, then sitting back down to play again, now i can just switch to the next game.

2. im at a buddies house, suddenly we decide we want to play one of my games, this is spontaneous so no i wouldnt be able to just bring the disc, no biggie, just sign in and play.

both of those things are impossible without drm because without it, me and my buddies would just split the cost of one game and install it on all our xbox's and now we all have it. ill take being able to do both of those things over drm anyday. like i said, my 360 was always online, this wont be any different. i wont even notice the drm unless my net goes out which at that point, my phone checks in for me, no biggie.

my only fear remains, what if ms abandons X1 for business or the next box or servers go down for a long time ( which has never happened yet but you never know ). the last one would just suck but i think is unlikely, the first two, that would be lame but i have a good feeling there is some sort of failsafe in the system for that exact reason. time will tell

Drekken1984d ago

I have to disagree too. I don't know if I am better... but I am way smarter.

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EasilyTheBest1985d ago

Well I want one, I really don't get what all the fuss is about. DRM is pointed in every single news story on N4G its totally nuts.

Wikkid6661985d ago

I personally like the fact that the games are fully installed on the hdd. No getting up to swap discs.

Knushwood Butt1985d ago

You still need to get up to throw the disc in the trash (seen as that's all it's good for).

LeRise1985d ago

WHA~ Are you guys all the Microsoft employees in here? I don't trust your praising tone.

VitaOwner1985d ago

@Knushwood Butt- LMAO!!!

SpinalRemains1985d ago

If you were able to think past the first 3" in front of you, you'd realize it totally sucks to never be able to play a game off the disk.

platypusrme1984d ago

You like the fact that your discs are just about as useful as PC physical discs and hold no future value? If you really want games on your hdd you can just buy them digitally. I find it absurd that people can think that Microsoft is doing them anything but a disservice.

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nukeitall1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

It's a small minority making a big fuss, but I believe once consumers realize the benefits they will quickly change their tune.

After all, you can instantly share your entire game library with 10 friends and family over the cloud. Think about it, that is I can now lend my games without being physically limited to the disc and you can lend it across vast distances.

It is no longer lending, but shared game library really. Now, I buy one game and I share it with a bunch of friends. So now we can all take turns buying different games and just share it.

The only thing I wish they would do is give me a longer wait period before check-in, although I understand why they have to do it.

Also, the instant switching between game, tv and tasks as well as the multiplayer matchmaking in the background are killer features.

Sitting and waiting in a lobby really really sucks.

iistuii1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

I also think that's a cool idea. As long as you can ALL play a different game from the library at anytime. I mean if I buy Forza 5 & you buy Dead Island 3, we can both play those games as long as we don't play them a the same time. That effectively means we can buy lets say 5 different launch titles each, but can actually play all 10 of them. Seems a great idea, if of course it's like that.

" You can always play your games, and any one of your family members can be playing from your shared library at a given time."

Now does this mean only one can play from the library or only one can play a title at a time from the library ?

flyingmunky1984d ago

I'll be absolutely shocked if you can sign into your account from 10 machines simultaneously. Current gen doesn't even allow that.

You're going to be trying to play a game and your cousin will sign in and boot you off of your game.

vikingland11984d ago

Bubble for you. There is more than one way to look at it. I didn't think of the sharing aspect. Good point though.

Elit3Nick1984d ago (Edited 1984d ago )

Although I doubt it's just a small minority, I agree that there are a lot less people upset than the internet says

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warewolfSS1985d ago

AMEN. this site is out of control.

CRAIG6671985d ago

I will be buying one (PS4 also) DRM is only an issue to fanboys who want to nitpick and those who cant accept that the future is digital distribution, unfortunately The PS4 will show its age well before xbox one next gen...

frelyler1985d ago (Edited 1985d ago )

I'm curious as to what you mean by show its age next gen. From what I understand the ps4 will have ddr5 which is newer and faster from a technical standpoint than the ddr3 the one will have. Also is seems that the one is $100 more, but it has older hardware. Please explain what you meant by show its age.

SexyGamerDude1985d ago

Xbox One strips people of consumer rights and invades your privacy. Try to downplay it all you want but these aren't minor problems.

ricochetmg1985d ago

You dont have to be a fanboy to want to share your games with people as you like .

CRAIG6671985d ago

@frelyler I am aware that the PS4 on a purely hardware point of view is more advanced,how much more is yet to be seen though.

What I am getting at is how things are actually handled, physical games are nice but in the very near future they are going to start to feel more like an old fashioned concept, something that has obviously been the point of much discussion at Redmond,Sony certainly has not put as much emphasis on the future as Microsoft(the PS4 is nothing more than a beefed up PS3,XBOX1 is alot more),whichever way you look at it Microsoft are excellent at predicting the future in terms of how we use tech and how tech will evolve.
So with PS4 I have a disc,cool I can take it to my friends house and play it on his system-great.
Xbox one- I have 26 games attached to my profile, I have family members spanning across the UK I don't have to take my games to their place in order for them to play,I just register them and they HAVE all 26 games free(10 members) on the other hand I could visit my pal who lives about 20 miles away, we plan a gaming sesh,I dont bring my old fashioned discs,no, I sign in on my profile - viola all my games are there-awesome,if he wants to keep any of those games he can purchase the license in an instant,the pro's far outweigh the cons in my humble opinion.The cloud,has been put together from the ground up with the intention of offering additional computational resources,something that I am sure Sony will not have even considered fully,again the forward thinking chaps at Redmond...

frelyler1984d ago

Thank you for your reply and I respect your stance, but won't someone have to download the whole game in order to play it first? MS has not been clear on that part yet so while yes it would be nice to theoretically go to a friends and not have to bring a disc, you would have to wait for them to download the whole game. Whereas with the PS4, you have the disc and can instantly play it. Streaming a game is not quite there yet, look at onlive, some games are too laggy to play and enjoy. If MS is able to offer a lag free experience I would be really impressed, but they have not touched on that issue yet. Also, the "power" of the cloud is a PR move. Again, look at onlive, it is laggy. I think MS knew they were not up to the specs of the ps4 and to counter that came up with this cloud idea. They have not shown how, only said it will. Until I see proof I can't say either way, but I'm not going to gamble $500 on it.

CRAIG6671984d ago

@ZombieGamerMan You started your reply with insulting me, I won'e be reading any further on your comment, have a nice day.

@frelyler Thanks for writing a reply like a reasonable fellow gamer, yes indeed,I think you would have to download the data in order to play at a friends house,but there may well be the option to do that before you acquire the license and therefore if I were to come over to your place to play on your X1 we could pre arrange what games for you to download and then authorize them later with my profile when I arrived?
As for the cloud being used in a game streaming manner, I think you are rite, that's a little way off for now but there are plenty of task that can be handled that don't need to be updated by the micro second, take dead rising 3,the developer was saying that using the cloud,they could have the whole city rendered and you would never face loading times as alot of stuff was handled by the cloud.

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ComBaTs0uL1985d ago

God forbid anyone liking the xbox, they have got to be Microsoft employees.
The Internet were its cool to hate :/

SexyGamerDude1985d ago

The internet is where it's cool to be against anything that wants to take your rights away. Microsoft is like the Stalin of gaming.

Hicken1984d ago

God forbid people can't fathom how folks could actually be okay with the DRM and such and get frustrated with the weak-ass excuses those pro-XBO people give.

Seriously, it gets incredibly annoying to read "DRM doesn't bother me" over and over, as if this person is the only one that matters in gaming... and as if DRM actually DOESN'T affect them, when it does.