Submitted by kenmid 756d ago | opinion piece

Microsoft Aims To Win GamesCom With The Xbox One

Third time's the charm right? After press-bombing twice and having the Xbox One fall on its face the two times it was showcased at the biggest events in gaming, Ballmer and crew at the micro 'M' are going for one and three, with a full blown press conference at this year's European-based tradeshow GamesCom. (Xbox One)

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FrigidDARKNESS  +   756d ago | Well said
Of course they will. They didn't show all their cards at e3 . Looking foward to more exclusive titles to be announced and games with true next gen visuals and graphics.
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iGAM3R-VIII  +   756d ago
OMG, FrigidDARKNESS commenting without the comment being a troll comment? No way?! :O

OT: Agreed, they should aim to win, and so should every company entering. It would make other companies bring their A+ game. I cannot wait for this, also because it is nearer to the console releases so we should be able to hear more.

From MS I expect some more gameplays and some new titles announced as well.

From Sony I expect the same but with some added release dare ideas
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FrigidDARKNESS  +   756d ago
Lmao at your comment you goys just can't gett enough of me.
blackmanone  +   756d ago
Just to be clear, is N4G straight troll bait? Trolls trolling trolls.
gaffyh  +   756d ago
I don't see this happening because I personally think that MS showed the majority of their cards at E3 as a reaction to the DRM backlash. I would be very surprised if more than 2 new IPs are announced.
JokesOnYou  +   756d ago
hmmm this should be their "AIM"...
OK yeah sure 1 or 2 more IP's would be great but honestly they have already announced alot....what they need to do is show alot of gameplay for the launch games and give us some for games like Quantum Break, Sunset Overdrive and Black Tusk game, etc then demonstrate some actual cloud applications in games like Titanfall.

Also screw what the haters say I want to see more Kinect focus in core games and YES talk about Kinect's use with TV, UI intergration, movies, music, and different features/services available like Twitch= Its a big part of why I want an X1 as oppose to ps4, its very different and has a lot of value straight out of the box for me.
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WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   756d ago
Showing more exclusives and/or more gameplay of the ones that were shown would be great. Sony will have to step it up though because what they showed at E3 was boring as hell with all those rehashes and 3rd party games.
xHeavYx  +   756d ago
Microsoft's aiming has been a bit off lately, maybe they need some Diazepam
Septic  +   756d ago
Yeah it would be great to see a few more core titles and gameplay of Sunset Overdrive and Quantum Break.

I do think however, that more Kinect titles will be shown at GamesCom.
TekoIie  +   756d ago

At E3 they said they're heavily investing in 5 studios. Two of those are 343 and Black Tusk. So we obviously know what Halo 5 will be like but Black Tusk's game is still hasn't "truly" been revealed.

The other 3's work is still a mystery. If anyone could confirm which studios the other 3 were just in case we have actually seen what they're working on please do so :)
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Chaostar  +   756d ago
edit: my bad, got confused, people were quoting the title and not frigid, apologies. Ignore this :)
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ThanatosDMC  +   755d ago
They need to buy those Ubisoft games as exclusives to get them back on track.
dedicatedtogamers  +   756d ago
I wouldn't want Microsoft to NOT aim to win. That would be sad.

Whether or not they CAN win...we'll see once Gamescom rolls around.

Then again, I thought trade shows didn't matter, Microsoft. You said what matters is when gamers actually buy the system.
user5575708  +   756d ago
well they aimed to win e3 and we all saw how that went...
extermin8or  +   756d ago
@Knockknockannefrank Well tbf as much as I'm looking forward to my pre ordered PS4- MS would have won this years E3 (for the 1st time in many years.) Because the expectations for Sony were higher, and MS had shown no games yet not first party one or exclusives anyway whereas Sony had showed a few in february.
pyramidshead  +   756d ago
Starting to see some similarities between that Maria user and you frigid :P
YNWA96  +   756d ago
The maria MS came 3rd 50,000 times?
Mr_Nuts  +   756d ago
Pretty sure they used up all their cards at E3

We might if we are lucky see one or two more exclusives but I doubt it. They blew their cards at E3 because they knew they had to win us over because of the DRM thing at the time, hell most of the stuff they showed isn't coming for a while, they were just teasers, for example Halo 5 won't be coming untill November next year, why show something off so early, thats what the VGA's are for.
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Manic2014  +   756d ago
If they are doing a conference at gamescom which they do not usually do, it seems MS will have a more to show and a lot more to win over the fans.
zebramocha  +   756d ago
Or you know it could damage control for the constant flip flopping.
n4rc  +   756d ago
There is no damage to control imo.. The Only people that were up in arms were PS loyalists that werent customers to begin with..

At least it sure looks that way..
dasbeer88  +   756d ago
By your definition of "more to show and more to win", do you specifically mean more TV apps and TV services for the Xbox One? Because as far as I'm concerned, they're going to be digging their own graves if they basically showed those two garbage throughout their whole Gamescon conference.
HammadTheBeast  +   756d ago

Well there's tons of problems then because pretty much every poll has said that PS4 demolishes Xbox One.
SixZeroFour  +   756d ago
polls only paint part of the picture...i bet if you went back you would see polls stating that the rrod would have "doomed" xbox, and how did the 360 turn out? a massive success if you ask me

not everyone takes polls, hell, even if somehow a million ppl where surveyed for any one of those polls, that would still only be like 1-2% of the total gamers on either system this gen
clearelite  +   756d ago
I'm pretty sure they used cards they didn't even have at e3 in some kind of mad scramble. Anything to keep the Ps4 hype down and try to redeem themselves.
Kryptix  +   756d ago
MS hasn't showed every card since they still need to show the potential of the cloud and maybe how the Kinect 2.0 is better than the first. But if they can't show what makes the Xbox One more powerful than the PS4 in some aspects other than multi-tasking...then, they're not pushing sales any much farther. Sony still has cards up it's sleeve also, like showing how fast Gaikai streaming is to all the world outside Japan and maybe some social/game sharing features. Gamescon is probably the last time they can fix whatever mistakes or confusion they made. But knowing both, MS has a lot to do to impress gamers more than Sony. I kinda doubt the cloud is anything amazing since at E3, nothing of it was shown...just all talk, like always but we'll see.
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dredgewalker  +   756d ago
In a poker game the one who shows all the cards early in the game loses quite frequently.
Blachek  +   756d ago
If MS steps onto the stage and pulls a bench test of an XB1 utilizing the cloud from a computational stand point and it truly amplifies the power of the console, I think this whole conversation changes direction.

That being said, they need to get themselves straight in terms of informing the public about their cloud. Fewer buzz words and more practical application for the now. What will the Cloud do for us gamers out of the box... what would make us want to buy one on day one as opposed to 4 years down the line after PS4 has pulled ahead.

I've read some really positive articles and statements about the cloud from some developers, and on the same token some negative stuff from others. Although I got a misleading vibe from the negative comments that sounded unfounded and opinionated.

This console war has been so convoluted. It is frustrating to decipher the fact from the fiction with companies playing their cards close to the chest and the fan boys jumping down throats. As far as I see it, MS has one opportunity to come out now and be transparent with their plans and their direction... with their loss of leaderships they need to be.

PS4 stands now with everything to lose, because the only thing MS can really do at this point is improve. PS4 keeps playing the PR game and they can nail down this Gen launch.
kewlkat007  +   756d ago
I think they said there are more exclusives..to announce, that would be nice.

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MWong  +   756d ago
They will probably show a Gears trailer and speak more about the XBone. Hopefully they will give some more console insight.
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Timesplitter14  +   756d ago
Well I'd be kinda surprised if they were aiming to lose at gamescom.

Of course they're aiming to win
CrimsonStar  +   756d ago
I'm eager to see what they do . This will be the deciding factor to which console I get first.
andreasx  +   756d ago
well do you think Sony showed all their games on E3? we still have yet to se what the Japanese and the European devs are bringing to the table.
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andibandit  +   756d ago

He commented on MS and what he hopes they will bring to GamesCom, which seems pretty fair considering the article is about "MS and their goal at GamesCom"....No one said anything about Sony, and if you wait til tomorrow im sure your post will be better suited in one of the up comming
"Sony will own GamesCom" articles comming up.
greenlantern2814  +   756d ago
ms will show game play running on xb1
They have like 3 as of yet announced games based on what was said pre e3.
Confirmed release date.
Sony more games
Talk up vita
announce release date.
Nintendo more of what you have already seen. I say this because they have recently said the games they are working on are so unique they don't want to show them in fear of being ripped off.
It will be interesting to see what kind of response ms gets now that the drm is no longer an issue
HammadTheBeast  +   756d ago
I think they have 2-3 games of the 15 for first year to be announced.

Sony I think still has 9 left to show for the 20 in the first year.

Both counts do not included indie games which are not part of the first party lineup.
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nnodley  +   756d ago
I'm pretty sure there is more than 9 left for Sony of the 20. We have what Killzone: SF, Infamous: SS, Knack, Drive Club, and The Order that have been announced. That's only 5 out of the 20. I don't think there is anymore Sony first party games that have been announced so were looking at 15 first party games still to be announced for first year. But I may be wrong.

I'm not sure about MS, but at least 10 of them from microsoft studios have been announced.
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DigitalRaptor  +   756d ago
That was a thoughtfully expressed comment craig.

Sony indeed has more exclusives coming in their first year and have shown roughly 5 out of their 20.

Microsoft has shown a fair few, though not 12-13 liked Hammad said.
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fermcr  +   756d ago
If I'm not mistaken, Microsoft said they had 15 first party exclusives for the first year. They only showed 3 or 4 exclusive titles that are first party. Ryse, Dead Rising 3, Quantum Break, Sunset Overdrive, Titanfall, among others, might be exclusive but are not first party, so Microsoft probably have a few more games up their sleeves... unless they meant 15 first and third party exclusives.
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nnodley  +   756d ago

I thought the 15 MS said was games that are to be published by Microsoft where as Sony's 20 are from first party. But don't quote me on that because I may be wrong.

Well I know Sony's 20 is from first party, but it's the MS part I'm not sure on.
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Mounce  +   756d ago
Yea, just as they said they'd destroy Sony at e3....

Oh wait-....

If you think Microsoft is the only company with things up their sleeves - or at that, that Microsofts BOASTING usually is warranted, then I laugh at you.
Urusernamesucks  +   756d ago
They did kill sony at e3 with better game presentations left and right, they have more exclusives than sony at Launch. But you haters keep trying to downplay them With your bias opinions .
Sonys e3 was a flop of multiplats and gimiks , the only thing that saved it was the price .

14 solid exclusives at launch>>>>>20im aginary exclusivess that come out later the year.
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Mounce  +   756d ago

They killed Sony, more exclusives? LOOOOOOOL

Sony e3 a flop? LOL

Now you're just trying wayyyy too hard XD I really hope you're just an incompetent troll and not being serious.
moparful99  +   756d ago
@Urusernamesucks 14 solid exclusives at launch? Uh a do wah? There was no where near 14 launch exclusives announced for the XBONE. In fact there where what 5? Killer Instinct, Forza 5, Dead Rising 3, Ryse, and TitanFall. All of the other gamers were teasers with no gameplay footage and no release dates at ALL.

Quantum Break- No gameplay, no release date
Sunset Overdrive- No gameplay, no release date
Halo 5- No gameplay, no release date

Sony showed 10 indie games alone... Please stop speaking out of your butt..
fermcr  +   756d ago
Sony's E3 was quite boring. What saved Sony was the PS4 price and the DRM policy (at the time).
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nnodley  +   756d ago

Wow how ignorant can you be. You obviously didn't pay attention to MS's conference because only about 3-4 of those games are launch titles. They had to show a lot of games because they were losing big time to sony with all the DRM crap. Sony held back on purpose because they knew they would win over gamers with no DRM. And I remember MS fanboys telling Sony fans who had doubts about MS's exclusives that we should wait till E3. Well now I'm telling you that you really should wait till Gamescom and TGS because Sony will announce a crap load of games there. 20 first party titles and only about 5 have been announced. So we have at most 15 more to be announced. So take your fanboy crap and GTFO.
S2Killinit  +   756d ago
actually all indications point to them having shown everything they had. well, im sure they have a few games to show still but Sony wasn't under any pressure to show more games, so I think Sony will come out with some pretty exciting surprises for the next two game conferences
medman  +   756d ago
Yeah. And I'm gonna try and win the lottery. Microsoft and I will have similar levels of success.
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   756d ago
FrigidDARKNESS + 4h ago
Of course they will. They didn't show all their cards at e3 . Looking foward to more exclusive titles to be announced and games with true next gen visuals and graphics.

hahaha thanks for the laugh troll that was pretty funny.
kenshiro100  +   756d ago
Only in the world of delusions.
GT67  +   756d ago
GAW!!! are gamers like blind sheeps to slaughter??
MS keep dishing out articles to cover up the truth DRM,ALWAYS ONLINE,KINECT CAMERA WATCHING YOU. flood internet with promises guess everyone would forget.

if i milked Bessy enough i would believe her milk is blue after awhile.
we must hold our grounds.....
NumOnePS3FanBoy  +   756d ago
good luck with that and good luck with your xbone getting exclusive game support in a few years
B-radical  +   756d ago
Imagine if they announced a price drop internet would melt
mcstorm  +   756d ago
@FrigidDARKNESS I agree im expecting to see more from MS and some more of there exclusive games. I am interested to see what MS show us with the console now the changes have been made to the DRM ect.
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DonFreezer  +   756d ago
I my god ps drones are so butthurt.
thehitman  +   756d ago
@Frigid you better hope they didnt show all their cards or otherwise they will just stand next to Sony at GamesCom and make a fool out of themselves. Let them get on a stage and just show Kinect stuff or rehash E3. Sony will laugh announce some games and drop the mic.
1Victor  +   756d ago
FrigidDARKNESS & iGAM3R-VIIII hope they hit it this time because the last time they aim to win wa E3 and we all know how that turned up
dcj0524  +   756d ago
So proud of you darkness, you actually made a comment that is actually resonable. compared to your other comments you deserve no disagress. Agree for me even though i think the XBOX ONE sucks.
3-4-5  +   756d ago
ahh correct everything Microsoft showed us at E3 was a false deck......you are so wise...

overrated44  +   756d ago
Did you really say they "didn't show all their cards at E3"..you mean at the biggest press conference of the year? They didn't show everything they had to show then? Are you one of the people that also said "just wait until E3 and Microsoft is REALLY going to show their fans something there"? I mean, how long are people going to say "just wait until (insert date/time/conference here)" before people start to realize that maybe MS kind of screwed up?
RM-TatoTiburon  +   755d ago
Microsoft E3 was amazing, was the conference with most games on the floor and the best ones. Sony did a good marketing hit with DRM and that was all. Now with all the drm issue in the past Microsoft can continue to show us what we can play on xbox one this holidays and more features.

This GamesCom it's going to be very interesting i hope Sony also take this chance to show us more than they had on E3
CuddlyREDRUM  +   755d ago
They really don't have any more major players, unless 343 has gameplay of the next underwhelming Halo title.

You do realize Titanfall is a timed exclusive?
ATi_Elite  +   755d ago
Microsoft Aims To Win GamesCom With The Xbox One

Gamescon is all about PC Gamimg!

MS had their chance with E3 and they BLEW IT!

Gamescon is where many PC Devs come out to show off great PC titles.

E3 = Consoles
Gamescon = PC
no_more_trolling  +   755d ago
bubble up frigid
s8anicslayer  +   756d ago
Kinectless SKU at 349 or 399 usd and I'm in.
Sitdown  +   756d ago
Guess you will never be in....... you really think dropping Kinect will cause a price drop of $150? You can also let go off the pipe dream of there being a kinectless SKU.
s8anicslayer  +   756d ago
I said either 349 or 399 usd meaning either price and since your name is already "Sitdown" you can now "Shut Up"!
Lannister  +   756d ago
There will never be a kinectless SKU s8anicslayer.

The whole point of MSFT shoving it down our throats is so that devs KNOW it's there when they want to include it in the gamedesign.
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Sitdown  +   756d ago
Haha... Just because you add "or 399” still does not take away from the 349.....which again is $150 price drop. Is wanting people to sit down and shut up how you typically address logic that makes your comments seem absurd? You do know the whole point of these threads are/is to allow individuals to speak right?

s8anicslayer  +   756d ago
I didn't know that so many people here on n4g worked for Microsoft...really never a kinectless sku? @ satdown I was voicing my opinion so why you so serious? Trying to get intellectual after a dumb reply?
UNGR  +   756d ago
They might drop it in a few years when launching a peripheral is complete suicide. For now they need to be together, selling the Kinect separately right now with the X1 at launch would guarantee it's failure, and have millions if not billions of dollars wasted on making it.
JokesOnYou  +   756d ago
s8anicslayer there wont be kinect-less sku it would be anti-productive for their long term plans but I'm glad it will keep short-sighted people like you from ever touching the X1 and thus I won't have to listen to your fake conspiracy theories soon after launch talking about micro spying on you in your ps underwear.
CuddlyREDRUM  +   755d ago
He is stating what they need to do for him to buy a console.

Congress may actually make Microsoft release a "Kinectless SKU".

If Microsoft doesn't want his money, that is up to them.
Riderz1337  +   756d ago
HAS to be 349. If they price it at 399 it's the same price as the PS4 but less powerful...doesn't makes much sense to me lol.
Sitdown  +   756d ago
It makes sense if people perceive the Xbox one to have greater functionality, and if the average person can not readily see it's less powerful.
condemmedman  +   756d ago
well the ps3 was more powerful according to you lot but that didnt stop me using the xbox 360 way more for gaming .
S2Killinit  +   756d ago
your using your xbox is irrelevant. PS3 was more powerful, but this time around i believe the different is more pronounced. unless of course the cloud comes to save the day (which i doubt)
biRdy  +   756d ago
I highly doubt they will have a Kinectless SKU, but they would be smart to have a $299 subcription SKU if they really want to lower the price.
T2  +   756d ago
Kinectless at 299 and im in ... Seriously thats my entry price based on all info so far
xActionBasturdx  +   756d ago
Are you high?
T2  +   755d ago
you dont think a system can drop in price by (not even) half? Are you high? what system has not dropped by half over time?
greenlantern2814  +   756d ago
Sorry not gonna happen.
Not gonna drop Kinect not gonna drop the price.
AceBlazer13  +   756d ago
no kinect means their console loses more features just like when they took out drm.the x1 will become a 360 ver 2.0
memots  +   756d ago
Halo will be better with Kinect.

Oh wait ....
Urusernamesucks  +   756d ago
Something tells me those 55 disagrees are scared sony fanboys That fear the xbox one getting cheaper than the ps4.

The first kinect was 150$ At launch.this kinect is far more advanced And superior in features so its more than likely above 150$.
dontbhatin  +   755d ago
You are stupid bro. Go home. I still love how all these Xbone diehards come out of the bushes guns blazing talking crap once they ditched the DRM feature. You would see maybe a handful of Xbone diehards defending the console before they removed the DRM.
Urusernamesucks  +   755d ago
Lol love all these sony loyalist Going out of their way Because they cant come up with anything to rant about. I suggest you leave the house more often.
There is no motive to bring back drm because dick mattrick is gone and drm was his own vision.
dontbhatin  +   755d ago
I never said they have a motive or that they are going to bring it back. Read my comment again and realize how much of an idiot you just made yourself look...

This is proof that you have no argument. Case closed.
kenmid  +   756d ago
Other then the DRM crap, I think Microsoft had really good E3.
ape007  +   756d ago
agreed they had the best overall games at the show, however the DRM ruined it , thank god it's gone
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CrimsonSquall  +   756d ago
Most of the awards went to TitanFall which is very likely a timed exclusive. Thats also the only game that I would consider buying if I were to get an Xbox...
Pope_Kaz_Hirai_II  +   756d ago
agreed they had the best overall games at the show, however the DRM ruined it , thank god it's gone

Yea loved those multiplats and future multiplats i can play on pc .. titanfall.... meh wouldnt even bother pirating that trash.
Kanzes  +   756d ago
they got 10 awards for what they showed at E3 after all
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Lucreto  +   756d ago
Froom what I have read the show will be an hour long. They have yet to talk about the TV aspect for Europe and any exclusive partnerships with TV companies. The TV arena in Europe is different than the US so they have to talk around the UK market and the rest of EU.

Microsoft like the long winded approach so that will be about 20 minutes.

This is just guessing as Microsoft have ignored Europe for a while with no new or conferences in Years.
FrigidDARKNESS  +   756d ago
The Europe GDC is a week before Gamescom hopefully they will give us information on their Europe strategy.
pyramidshead  +   756d ago
Isn't sony announcing/showcasing 25 exclusives at gamescon?
That's going to be pretty tough to beat. I guess we'll see.
Riderz1337  +   756d ago
It was 20 exclusive titles in the first year, 12 of which are brand new IP's.
pyramidshead  +   756d ago

"Furthermore, Sony has already confirmed that at GamesCom 2013 they will announce over 25 PS4 exclusives and most of them will be AAA titles and not just indie games."

gamertk421  +   756d ago
Dude, that site is a joke. Wouldn't trust as a source.
ScubaSteve1  +   756d ago
Sorry once the damage has been done. They try to fix it. To late Microsoft
ape007  +   756d ago
how about xbox one being the most selling console out of the two right now at amazon

what u should be afraid of is that the general public might chose xbox one over ps4 just for the simple fact that it's all in one and have lagless online, two strong factors playa
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Lucreto  +   756d ago
One XBox One SKU which has yet to sell out.

4 SKU of PS4 to divide the base. The launch machine has sold out at least 2 times now.
Parapraxis  +   756d ago
"how about xbox one being the most selling console right now at amazon"
what do you mean by "most selling"?
Mr_Nuts  +   756d ago

You are delusional, like most of you guys on here.


Ha...thats what I'm talking about. Irony, what irony. Your comments are laughable, most of them are based on what you want from the console, your hopes of it or what you WANT it to be...not the reality of what is actually there.

*i think the amount of unreality that some fanboys exhibit here exceeds LSD trips *

See thats irony because the only fanboy here is you mate.
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ape007  +   756d ago

oh the irony xD

i think the amount of unreality that some fanboys exhibit here exceeds LSD trips

u guys are something else
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MysticStrummer  +   756d ago
Worldwide, PS4 is still getting the most preorders, according to Amazon and GameStop.

All in one... except for the cable box thing.

Dedicated servers don't mean lagless online, and dedicated servers are an option, not guaranteed with every game. Publishers have to pay MS to use them.

As for the general public, I didn't care about owning a Wii or a 360, though I'm in the US and knew lots of people with both. No one I know owns a 360 now, so who followed who?
gamertk421  +   756d ago
Per Respawn, Microsoft is greatly subsidizing the cost of using the cloud for dedicated server usage, and thus cost won't be a factor for AAA and AA titles. $10 billion to set up their cloud as opposed to buying Gaikai for just south of $400 million? Yeah, apples and oranges. Truth will set you free.
Sitdown  +   756d ago
Actually the first supply of Xbox one did sell out, but they reopened it when Amazon was supposedly given more stock. Technically one could say the ps4 launch has not sold out either as they are available in bundles.... only the stand alone ps4 is no longer available, and we do not know how many that included. Amazon could sell more stand alone launch units if they wanted, but decided to go the GameStop route. Do we even know if there will be a preorder cap?.... the report is that Sony gave retailers the green light....maybe Microsoft did as well.
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aceitman  +   756d ago
hey ape 007 . here is something u should read and then u can change ur comment. http://www.amazon.com/gp/be...
YNWA96  +   756d ago
I am confused, everyone is claiming everyone else is a fanboy. Everyone denies it. So, regardless I know you will call me a fanboy, but are you or are you not fanboys? Also, thanks for the laughs, thanks for all those 5 paragraph columns that either prove nothing, are copied from last week or just show that you have too much time on your hands, and for those historians that remind me 3 years ago I said nothing over something else.... Its been a laugh, some people act like there lives depend on this 'console war'...
DARK WITNESS  +   756d ago
Ape, come on man, don't tell me you believe all that. Lagless ?? You really think they will pull that off.

People have talked about the amazon thing to death.

The general public, the only countries where the xbox has held any sort of big number as far as general public goes is US and the UK. I can't talk about the US, but there have been a few polls over here in national newspapers etc (not online polls for fanboys) and so far all the feedback has pointed to the ps4 being more popular now.

Maybe that will change after gamescom or GDC but I think right now there is nothing for sony or sony fanboys to be scared of.

There is a lot more to this then just the first 20 games the console launches with.
RedHawkX  +   756d ago
yep its to latee to apologize! itsss to lllaaatteeee
CaptainPunch  +   756d ago
All I gotta say

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Convas  +   756d ago
I thought MS had a very good E3? They promised GAIMZ and they delivered.
xReDeMpTiOnx  +   756d ago
Well they did deliver.......... Delivered teasers
CrimsonStar  +   756d ago
Name all the teasers plz.
CrimsonSquall  +   756d ago
@CrimsonStar Black Tusks game and Halo
moparful99  +   756d ago
@crimson Halo, sunset overdrive, quantum break, They only showed 5 launch exclusives with gameplay.. Those being forza 5, ryse, titanfall, dead rising, and killer instinct..
RedHawkX  +   756d ago
they didnt deliver anything but a pizza hut pizza and mountain dew.
No_Limit  +   756d ago
The author William Usher is a troll. Beside the headline, the pieces is nothing more than a troll article about the Xbox One.
loulou  +   756d ago
ofcourse it is... it was wrote especially for n4g and its dedicated fanboys
Bruce_Wayne  +   756d ago
Oh, are you talking about the website that used to be Pro-Xbox 7 years ago?
Urusernamesucks  +   756d ago
XBOX has been in reign for 2 years max

completly one sided bias piece of shit site, worser than youtube.
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fsfsxii  +   756d ago
Wtf does "worser" stands for??
If it "worser" than Youtube, remind me of why are you still here???
GusBricker  +   756d ago
Reveal the new Fable, a new title from Rare, Crackdown 3(please!) and show more gameplay, especially Quantum Break and Ryse.

I also want to see more of Witcher 3. It looks so damn good.
ape007  +   756d ago
crackdown 3 next gen, a dream come true, massivly under appreciated, people bough the first game just for halo 3 beta and the irony is that crackdown was waaay better than halo 3 imo
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T2  +   755d ago
dude crackdown 2 was one of the worst games I have ever played. I was literally shocked by how bad the graphics were and the physics were a joke... I bought it for online co op and played for a bit with a friend... pretty fun but tech wise absolute filth. soul reaver on ps2 destroyed it graphically.
ape007  +   755d ago

my friend you are not a real gamer
Foxgod  +   756d ago
Crackdown 3 will probably made by Ruffian.
gamertk421  +   756d ago
New Crimson Skies would be nice.
xReDeMpTiOnx  +   756d ago
I honestly believe Microsoft has no chance at gamescon, they already have so much ground to make up even after the 180, Microsoft has already shown quite a few of the 15 exclusives they have coming where as Sony has only shown a very few of the 20 exclusives they have coming this year.

Most people need to realize sony's strategy, they have slowly been releasing info and games etc to keep the hype up and be able to keep showing new content. Microsoft on the other hand not only has to play catch up but they have been laying out a majority of their cards already.
Mr_Nuts  +   756d ago
*** Most people need to realize sony's strategy, they have slowly been releasing info and games etc to keep the hype up and be able to keep showing new content ***

People keep forgetting about this

Sony has been slowly playing their cards while MS dealt the majority of them at E3...funny thing is Sony dealt first
CrimsonStar  +   756d ago
How do you know they showed the majority of their games ? Do you know something we don't lol , good god you are so bias .
Mr_Nuts  +   756d ago
No, it's called speculation and I'm basing this off what MS is like.

Thats not being bias so what don't you look up some other fun words you like to use when your p***** off over someones comment

Run along...
No_Limit  +   756d ago
"Sony has been slowly playing their cards while MS dealt the majority of them at E3.."

Sorry to disappoint you yet again Mr Nuts,

Not only will there be more exclusives that are going to be announced at Gamescom, MS also will have a one hour press conference, to announce more exclusives and features http://www.polygon.com/2013...

Also, Phil Spencer had already confirmed more exclusives will be shown at Gamescom.

"Are you still going to reveal more exclusive games for the Xbox One this year?"
"Yea, we still have exclusives to reveal."

"E3 show is all games but we'll still have more exclusives to announce post E3. I expect GamesCom to be a good event."
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oscarcat59  +   756d ago
Instead of judging before hand maybe waiting to see if they have something worth saying is better. I don't work at ms and I am sure you do not. Maybe it will be good or maybe not. But at gamescon we will find out.
nick309  +   756d ago
Console wars article incoming.. Let me sum this up

supraking951  +   756d ago
I dont think i can handle any more embarassment from M$ tbh. They failed at E3 and there May reveal...imo. Seeing how everything has been going, there probably gonna focus on kinect games now LOL
QuantumWake  +   756d ago
They failed at E3? Sure their May reveal left a lot to be desired, but they had a great E3 because they said they were going to show nothing but games and that's exactly what they did.

They had a great E3 other than that fact that they didn't go deep into their DRM, always-connected stuff. But I guess it's too late for that now since they reversed their policies.
moparful99  +   756d ago
""they said they were going to show nothing but games and that's exactly what they did.""

False. They showed a lot of multiplats, teaser videos with hardly any information, spent time boasting the cloud with no evidence of exactly what it is or what it will do, Skype, multitasking, and tv.. Aside from TitanFall there was nothing appealing about their E3 presser for me.. Ryse looked promising until more info was revealed that it's very linear and QTE heavy..
T2  +   755d ago
also much speculation whether ANY xbones were actually running any of the demos they showed... until we see games played on the xbone and they are exclusive and awesome, ps4 is still cheaper and does everything xbone does. I would still get an xbone, but only if it offers something ps4 doesn't. In other words, wait and see but all this b.s. PR speak is getting boring.
QuantumWake  +   755d ago

Multiplats? They showed off:

Quantum Break
Forza Motorsport 5
Ryse: Son of Rome
Killer Instinct
Project Spark
Sunset Overdrive
Halo 5

Here is a full list: http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

The only games that would most likely be coming to PS4 soon are Dead Rising 3 and TitanFall. Sure there were teasers but would you have rather have them put a kid on stage again and have them play Kinect Sports? Or how about Usher? I'm sure you would prefer that. They said they were going to show off games, and that's what they did. If you're going to argue about teasers and multiplats again I'm done.


Digital Foundry has already done a piece regarding if the Xbox One games were running on PCs. They have said that the first-party games were running on Xbox One hardware and most of the third-party stuff (probably BF4, DR3, etc..) were running on PC. I will not disagree that the PS4 does everything the Xbox One does, and that's it's also cheaper and more powerful. But that's another argument that I won't get into.
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Redrever  +   756d ago
"Microsoft Aims To Win GamesCom With The Xbox One"

so MS is confirming they lost at E3 Xbone go home your drunk.
gamertk421  +   756d ago
Let me get in a quick, insignificant jab and follow it up with a meme that was played out about one day after the Sony and MS pressers. Go home, you're irrelevant.
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supraking951  +   756d ago
I predict more kinect games, insulting a woman on stage like at E3, more lies and 180s.
Prediction: They change the name of Xbox ONE LOL
Elit3Nick  +   756d ago
Ok... may I ask what MS has lied about with the Xb1?
SonyPS4  +   756d ago
Wish them luck. XOne has some really great games coming for it. I am going PS4 but I'll likely buy the One when a redesigned model releases.
B1uBurneR  +   756d ago
At the end of the true gamers will own both fanboys will own their brand, fanboys will lose out on exclusives and make bias comment we must practice skipping them it saves time
ssj27  +   756d ago
so I'm a fanboy because I will only get one? you are stupid.
Maninja  +   756d ago
Maybe not every true gamer can afford both. I'm not a Sony fanboy(had a 360 for the longest time) but I am gonna get the PS4 because it truly is the superior console. And if someone wants to get the Xbox one that's good for them but I'm not going to call them a fanboy just because they chose one system
RedHawkX  +   756d ago
i will call them a fanboy becuase the xbox one is inferior in every way to the ps4. you buy the best
Elit3Nick  +   756d ago
@RedHawkX You about sum up what a fanboy really is
T2  +   755d ago
very poor analysis. If you had to buy a car, and there were two major brands, would you buy two just to say you are a true gearhead?
Now if you owned a 4x4 and a car, sure, you have two cars that fill different needs. Or a motorbike and a car, sure, why not.
But would you go buy a honda accord and a toyota camry just to say you are a true car person? I am careful with my money, if I buy two or three gaming systems it is because they offer very different experiences. I own all three systems now, for different reasons.
Right now I see a camry and an accord. Both pretty similar, but the accord is 20 percent cheaper.
Until someone clearly demonstrates what the xbone can do that the ps4 can not (including game exclusives), I can certainly live with one system for now.
Foxgod  +   756d ago
After E3, i believe that when MS says they will announce games, they are telling the truth.

It really shows that MS had invested in new studio's, they have around 18 first party studio's now, which is very impressive.

One thing is for sure, Black Tusk will reveal what they are up to.
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sAVAge_bEaST  +   756d ago
Micro$oft, and Truth, in the same sentence? that's a new one.
jay2  +   756d ago
OMG seriously!
DigitalRaptor  +   756d ago
Yeah... the same Microsoft that said they would "destroy Sony" at E3. Based on their recent activity, they're the winner of nothing.

Do they somehow have a secret stash of games that will automatically negate all the games that Sony will be showing? Of course fans of each company will shout "winner" at their respective company despite evidence supplied.

If MS has great games to show, then awesome stuff. But Sony will also have great things to show at GamesCom, like they always do. This is simply Microsoft trying to gain traction and get a foothold in Europe.
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JunioRS101  +   756d ago
So Microsoft "aims to win gamescom" simply for announcing that they'll show up, while Sony apparently isn't aiming to win gamescom even though they announced outright that they will be showing new games? I'm confused.
Foxgod  +   756d ago
No, this article is about how MS will have a big press event, instead of only showing up.
JunioRS101  +   756d ago
I guess you're right. It just seems silly to emphasize MICROSOFT as trying to win, when clearly both companies will be showing up with games lol
Lwhit6  +   756d ago
Hahahahahahahaha excuse me. I laugh hysterically when i hear bullshit.
mochachino  +   756d ago
A price cut would do wonders for them.
fsfsxii  +   756d ago
Keep dreaming.
LackaJaKane  +   756d ago
I'm sorry but I've been reading the articles from this site ever since the reveal of the One, and i noticed Xbox one articles get trolled to death. look at the difference in the comment section

"How the ps4 could win next gen"

that article was up about an hour b4 this one, and this one is already being trolled to death.

just look at the difference from an article stating "how the xbox one could win next gen" smh it's a shame
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kenmid  +   756d ago
bro, that's N4G for you, I think the PS4 fans outnumber the Xbox 5:1. It's pretty bad.
CrossingEden  +   756d ago
and the terrible part is that the mods don't do anything but twiddle their thumbs and allow people like dedicatedtogamers have a huge bubble count -_-
LackaJaKane  +   756d ago
my bad wrong link

"how the ps4 could win next gen"
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oscarcat59  +   756d ago
I like both consoles and will get both. But for some reason I do believe there are many 12 year olds on here claiming the xbox one is bad ps4 is the great savior of gaming. lol
McScroggz  +   756d ago
Well, while you certainly make a valid point, let's remember the context of this. The Xbox 360 had a 50% failure rate (RROD), forced users to buy XBLG for multiplayer (and even Netflix), and after the first few years really slowed down pumping out exclusives - plus Kinect.

Meanwhile, the PS3 slowly created a fantastic and consistent library of exclusives and made PlayStation Plus an incredible deal. To be objective Sony certainly had their issues as well, namely PSN being hacked; however the overall perception is Microsoft stopped really supporting the Xbox 360 with a strong effort to bring the best gaming experience while the PS3 did. Perception, READ: EXCLUSIVES.

Now, with the announcement of the PS4 Sony talked about powerful specs, a super easy and developer friendly console, strong indie support, etc. Meanwhile Microsoft announced anti-consumer and restrictive policies, mandatory Kinect and online as well as a multitude of other issues (TV,TV, SPORTS, SPORTS, COD, COD...). Microsoft has reversed many of these policies, but there is a real reason to be wary of Microsoft and the Xbox One.

And with all of that said, the PS4 is $100 cheaper. Sure, plenty of people are obnoxious on the positive Xbox One articles/comment sections and I don't condone it; but with everything surrounding these two consoles I can at least understand why. It's not some conspiracy. N4G isn't a Sony fanboy haven. Simply put, the majority of gamers who frequent forums and comment sections prefer the PS4.

I count myself among them, and I assure you I'm most definitely not a fanboy.
Hicken  +   756d ago
Good luck trying to convince most of this crowd, Scroggz. To many in here, expressing your concerns about the XBO, or correcting falsehoods being spread gets you labeled as a troll and PS fanboy.

Ironically, those people ignore the former Xbox fans even on this site that aren't looking forward to the XBO anymore.

I'm not gonna knock anybody for having their preference. Everyone's free to do that. But when you start dismissing things and spreading lies to justify your preference, it stops being only that.

What you say is perfectly sensible. Anybody with any ability to look at the situation objectively could see how what you say fits the situation pretty well.

But reason has a way of falling on deaf ears around here.
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memots  +   756d ago
Maybe they'll announce a water cooler extension. Voice commanded "Xbox cool off my water"

xReDeMpTiOnx  +   756d ago
Let me explain something, Sony has ALWAYS had better and more exclusives than Microsoft spanning back 2 generations FACT.

As for gamescon Microsoft has already played most of their hands and its obvious, they said they have 15 exclusive games coming this year look below.

Out of 15, 13 have been revealed ( possibly dead rising and titansfall may be timed so we can minus 2 as well)
- crimson dragon
- dead rising( maybe timed)
- titansfall (maybe timed)
- forza
- halo
- project spark
- Zumba
- sunset overdrive
- quantum break
- ryse
- killer instinct
- kinect sports
- d4
- rabbids invasion

Etheir way you look at it if titansfall stays exclusive as well as dead rising then that's leaves 2 more exclusives they haven't mentioned, or if they are timed you may say they have 4 more exclusives to announce at max, as Microsoft themself have stated they have 15 exclusives coming out.

Now lets look at Sony

Sony has said their will be 20 exclusive coming within first launch year of ps4, so far only
6 have been announced

- killzone
- knack
- drive club
- infamous
- the order 1886
- octo dad
That leaves a whopping 14 unannounced exclusives, so if you think Microsoft has more you are straight lying to yourself, most likey Microsoft will show one or 2 new games leaving a big announcement or two for later and will prolly show gameplay for all the cgi trailers they showed.

Try to argue it Xbox fans I would love to see relevant statistical facts to prove most of what I said wrong.
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kenmid  +   756d ago
Zumba, Lol
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oscarcat59  +   756d ago
Who cares I play both consoles. Have fun playing only half of the games. lol
slimpickens  +   756d ago
"Try to argue it Xbox fans I would love to see relevant statistical facts to prove most of what I said wrong."

lol...Reading these comments can be hilarious.
no_more_heroes  +   756d ago
I'm curious about the new Banjo Kazooie they're likely to show.

Hopefully it goes back to being a real platformer.
WeskerChildReborned  +   756d ago
Okay MS, try too but atm not super impressed, slightly but not that much, maybe take away that Kinect always on and make it inessential.
kenshiro100  +   756d ago
Well no kidding they're aiming to 'win'. I wouldn't expect they would be aiming to 'lose'.
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