Submitted by jtorry 812d ago | rumor

Xbox One Day One Edition to also come bundled with Forza Motorsport 5?

FIFA 14 may not be the only free game offered to Xbox One Day One Edition consoles. A copy of Forza Motorsport 5 may also come bundled in with the console, judging by a pulled listing at GAME.

GAME posted an image showing the Xbox One Day One Edition appearing to be bundled "with Forza Motorsport 5" on its website soon after Xbox One's release date announcement earlier this afternoon.

But the image was quickly removed, only to be replaced by a standard Xbox One 'Get In The Queue' graphic. (Forza Motorsport 5, Xbox One)

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GarrusVakarian  +   812d ago
That would be very appealing to me.
Yi-Long  +   812d ago
2 free games is a great deal...

... however, I really hate the whole DLC-milking thing they've got going on with the Forza games, which seems to get worse with each new release, so I haven't bothered picking up Forza 4 or Horizon, until they release a 'complete' version. Which I doubt will happen.

More and more it feels like nowadays you buy half a game for full price, and are then expected to buy the rest through DLC.

Not something I'm gonna be a part of.
majiebeast  +   812d ago
Its one or the other.

Ripsta7th  +   812d ago
Most Forza dlc are free
UltimateMaster  +   812d ago
Still a good deal.
UltimateMaster  +   812d ago
Too bad it's only the day one edition.
People could've pre-ordered more Xbox One just to get it bundled.
robotgargoyle  +   812d ago
Don't know what you mean by dlc milking. Forza 4 and Forza Horizon have a lot of content without dlc. Some of the cars have to be installed off of 2nd disc though. (DVD ROM not big enough for all of content)

They release car packs throughout games lifecycle. No different than any game's dlc, but Forza still gives you a lot of bang for your buck.
mxrider2199  +   812d ago
@ robot you get more cars with gt5 then you do with the past 2 forzas and their dlc...
ALLWRONG  +   812d ago
"@ robot you get more cars with gt5 then you do with the past 2 forzas and their dlc..."

Yeah but most look like PS2 cars.
Yi-Long  +   812d ago
I really don't care about the insane amount of cars in these games TBH.

I just think it's a waste of time and effort to spend all that energy on creating new cars which they can sell as DLC, while what I really want is more TRACKS. Original cool fun stunning tracks.

And I don't mean as DLC. I mean that they should just finish a game, release it, and start work on their next game with all their effort. And focus on as many TRACKS as possible.

I love Forza's gameplay and all that, but the DLC really just puts me off.
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tokugawa  +   812d ago
nice. i dont want fifa, so forza will be what i take. very nice indeed
cyberninja  +   812d ago
That's the reason why i don't like forza games no more.
Computersaysno  +   812d ago
I don't think its a coincidence Microsoft are now wanting to bundle different free games with Xbox one for launch.

Its a great move for the consumer, but I suspect its another reactionary move isn't it after looking at the pre order number comparisons versus main rival?

Sony don't seem to feel the need to do any sort of deal or bundle on PS4. I spose if you have such a hot demand then you don't need to as people will just pay up....
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Yi-Long  +   812d ago

PS4 is 100 bucks cheaper, so people can make their own bundles for the price it would cost to buy an inferior Xbox One.

Of course the PS4 is selling much much better.

Plus Sony already announced Killzone + extra controller + camera bundle, for 499 euro. Which is less than the Xbox One price.

Oh, and when you've got PSN+, you'll already get free games waiting for you, like Drive Club. And even when you're not a +member, there will be many F2P games available for the PS4.

So yeah, of course MS has to come up with new ways to lure in more customers, cause right now, it just makes a whole lot more sense for many people to buy a PS4. It offers way more value for money, no NSA spying, and Sony seems a bit less interested in GREED, and more focussed on just giving gamers what they want (games), with value for money.
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Fireseed  +   812d ago
Potentially given a free game... still complains.
CommonSense  +   812d ago
While it does sound appealing, it's highly unlikely. If you're going to bundle games with your systems, you'd make that announcement ASAP to encourage more preorders.
CRAIG667  +   811d ago
I have the Fifa version, if anyone would rather have this and has the Forza code to swap on launch day, PM me.
Septic  +   811d ago

Wow what's the point of deflecting this news with this whole DLC argument?

(Edit) Hold on, did you just say PS4 no NSA spying? That's how desperate you are to downplay this? Incredible.

This is a big deal and I'll be getting Forza for free at launch!

Also, this is now confirmed so why is there a rumour bar?
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Yi-Long  +   811d ago

Because they're making a bundle that should entice me to buy their product, and yet the whole Forza business-model with all the DLS is actually what KEEPS me from buying it.

Both the game, as well as the console.

About complaining about getting a 'free' game: It's only half a game when you have to buy the rest of the content as DLC, and it's still 100 bucks more expensive than the PS4, which means for that money I can make my own 'PS4-Bundle'.

Same thing with the FIFA Bundle: I can get a PS4 and FIFA14 for less than the price of the XB0-bundle.
Septic  +   811d ago

First of all, what's the NSA nonsense got to do with it? That point is extremely juvenile espeically considering you can detach the Kinect from the console.


" It's only half a game when you have to buy the rest of the content as DLC"

Half a game? Where are you getting this from? Have you even played the Forza games? They are proper fully fledged games...not broken ones released early and then patched numerous times later on (ring a bell?).

Stop exaggerating how Forza is dependent on its DLC. The past games have shown continued DLC support but the games themselves have always been impressive with decent content.

This just reeks as a poor attempt by you to deflect the good news here, for whatever reason. The simple fact is, you're getting Forza for free in the UK. That's it.
abzdine  +   811d ago
xbox fanboys are getting one game for "free" and suddenly MS are the best thing ever. what a bunch of hypocrits to be played like this.. pathetic.
Forza and da clawwd.. smh
2cents  +   811d ago

I understand where your coming from but in the case of forza the contet packs are normally stuff that is constantly being developed. Not like other games where the content is already on the disc and the bastards charge more to unlock.

In the case of forza the content packs are for real petrol heads who want the latest motors and some classics from time to time, but the game that ships on disc is more than enough for most.

Your not getting a 'lite' or watered down version. Your getting everything that has been developed till the time the game goes to print.

My biggest gripe of the current gen was the loss of cheat codes and cool Easter eggs. I hate the fact that things that once could be unlocked by completing the game on harder difficulties etc. now we hae to pay for all the extra tat that should have been free. Costumes, weapons, hidden missions, these almost always fall under the category of 'downloadable content' which you buy then realise by the download filesize that the bloody item was already on your disc!

That's what I ain't got time for.

P.S. the saying goes... Don't look a gift horse in the mouth, but based on your distain for forza even though it could be free, compare it to drive club PS+ edition, your gonna be over the moon with how generous they are going to be.
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maddskull  +   811d ago
it is not 2 free games you choose wethier you want fifa or forza not the both
Godmars290  +   812d ago

And is this EU - certain EU countries - only?
tokugawa  +   812d ago
why the f''k do you care??
hkgamer  +   812d ago
UK pays alot more so its time we get a better deal
Cueil  +   812d ago
Microsoft seems to really want to make in roads into Europe
True_Samurai  +   812d ago
It better be in NA also
Kingthrash360  +   812d ago
its not....they think they have na locked....so lost this gen.
creatchee  +   812d ago
I wish it was. Or at least give us SOMETHING extra. Unless this is to compensate for later launch and lack of features?
yellowgerbil  +   812d ago
it's not. The only reason they are giving a "free" game in europe is because they are charging them $658.85 for the system. So really they are paying 158 dollars for that one "free" game
UnholyLight  +   812d ago
I could care less about FIFA. Forza makes sense for the North American market seeing as how Soccer is Europe's sport
ion666  +   812d ago
i'm pretty sure its a world sport. north america are the only ones that dont play "A FUTBAWL"!!
UnholyLight  +   811d ago
We do, but come on, MLS??

Beckham is the only thing that makes it worth watching. I'll take my Hockey, Football, and Baseball any day over Soccer.


^^^What kinda BS is that. Soccer is good when something happens but too often its 90 minutes of booooooring.

Just thought I should share my obnoxious opinion on soccer.
donman1  +   812d ago
LOL... goes to show the faith Microsoft have in their XboxOne. "We know its overpriced and not as powerful as the PS4... here is a free game to get you to forget about it".
BX81  +   812d ago
Oh snap! You trolled the hell outta that.
donman1  +   812d ago
@BX81... yes I did.
buynit  +   812d ago
I guess sony didnt have much faith in the ps eye toy thing. Its like yea we have that but it aint shit compared to kinect, even though we been working on it for decades.. So just buy it if you want..
donman1  +   811d ago

Do you know how ridiculous you sound with that comment. So, you are basically saying how dare a company give me the consumer options. I want companies to force me to over spend on technology the mass (yes its been proven) do not want. Did you even bother to re-read what you wrote before clicking "Add reply".
Playstaion  +   812d ago
Launch day 22nd November for Xbox One let the Games Begin .
3-4-5  +   812d ago
Forza is an awesome series and the perfect game to bundle with the XB1.

The Auction house is awesome.
Syntax-Error  +   811d ago
Back in the day all new consoles came with a pack in. I think it's a good thing if we they continue to do this considering the amount of money we are spending for consoles nowadays
rawd  +   811d ago
This is so sad... they keep begging people to buy the system with free games.
PS4 has no special incentives for purchase.
StoutBEER  +   812d ago
Me 2. Except I don't live in Europe ;(
Eonjay  +   812d ago
BTW this deal is ONLY in the UK and if you look at amazon, the Day Ones are already sold out. I think the ship has sailed on this one.
Ripsta7th  +   812d ago
Wow MS sure is trying to get gamers back, BUT i have a feeling theres a cache... if not then props to MS
aviator189  +   812d ago
you mean a catch?
CRAIG667  +   812d ago
No, I think he means a cached copy of his comment lol
sak500  +   811d ago
No he means cache of secret games which ms has in it's backyard
Deadpoolio  +   812d ago
Yeah you'll just have to be OK with a system that may have a 55% failure rate again and that you can't get rid of when they bring back the restrictions and DRM in 12 months
buynit  +   812d ago
What if youre wrong o-0
Cueil  +   812d ago
yes there is... 47 megs of it :-p
meatysausage  +   812d ago
and australia will get nothing......
Im hoping they give away XBL, at least 3-6 months worth. Something...
caffman  +   811d ago
Amazon Australia is giving FIFA
meatysausage  +   811d ago
yeah so is EB, well that was suprising
Competition is great :).
Deanc  +   812d ago
And all the Playstation gets extra is a Instruction Booklet LOL
solidworm  +   812d ago
Exactly Sony obviously dont need to buy gamers off with desperate moves like this lol.
marcindpol  +   812d ago
True. Even if Microsoft were to bundle 5 games with Xbone I would never become Xbone supporter, ever, for obvious reasons..
testerg35  +   812d ago
What is it called when Sony bundles games with the PS3? A good business move?
DoubleM70  +   812d ago
You sound silly, but they give you tons of free games on thier lousy Network. Now isn't that the pot calling the kettle black.
ALLWRONG  +   812d ago
"What is it called when Sony bundles games with the PS3? A good business move?"

LOL nice but these guys have logic blinders on.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   812d ago
@Solid what do you call Sony getting DLC early for Destiny, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed and early beta to Elder Scrolls?

Let me help you its called buissness. Something you probably didn't to well in your college course.
ImG2theB  +   812d ago
It's called being taken for granted. I've started to see a shift in support for the Xbox over the last few weeks on this site. There are more positive articles for the Xbox each week and the agree/disagree ratio and positive comments is becoming more even. A month ago you couldn't find a positive comment for Xbox and if you did there was a 1 to 20 ratio of agree/disagree. There is a lot of time left in this race so don't count them out yet.
sak500  +   811d ago
Yes throwing in free 42" bravias didn't help also
Kingthrash360  +   812d ago
the PlayStation is $100 cheaper...anything ms gives away is still cheaper to buy the game and buy a ps4...
besides they are giving killzone an extra controller and the camera for the same price.....lol enjoy getting ripped.
Dread  +   812d ago
does the plasyattion 4 include kenect?


so that is why the xbox 1 is 100 dollars more. regardless of your opinion on kenect, the fact is that it is included and it has value.
H0RSE  +   812d ago
The playstation being cheaper only matters if a person is looking for any console to buy and price is strong deciding factor. I saw people use your same logic when Fifa was announced to be bundled, and I see it hasn't failed with Forza as well... However, the extra catch here is that you can't buy Forza for PS4, so where is your argument now?

Your entire argument is based around price, but a lot of times, that doesn't even matter. It's like buying a burger vs buying a burger, drink, fries, and dessert for a lower price because you like the taste of the first burger better - If someone wants something, they will buy it, regardless of price or features. On the same note, if the roles were switched, and MS was cheaper than PS4 and boasting the higher numbers, something tells me you would still be buying a PS4 anyway.

There also comes the issue of quality of accessories, in this case the PS camera vs Kinect. Sure, you buy a PS camera for cheaper, but it's also an inferior device in comparison.

I have absolutely no interest at all in owning a PS4, since the factors I look for in a console, PS4 delivers none of them, so if (how you put it) "paying more and getting less" is what I need to do to get the console that delivers the experience(s) I'm looking for, so be it.
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falviousuk  +   812d ago
Didnt realise you could get Forza 5 on the PS4 /facepalm
Kingthrash360  +   812d ago
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ guys then buy a x1. I dont care...my reply was about dean saying ps4 comed with a instruction booklet.....I was pointing out sony has a bundle...a better bundle. what forza? a racing game...well enjoy you are still paying too much.
kinect....lol nothing special about that gimmik but if you want it get it. smh fanboys are so weird....ill take ps4 bundle with ps+ and have about 5 games all for cheaper than x1 and live gold....value is everything...if it wasnt this article would not exist because its based on a bundle....smh bots are mad today...lol
H0RSE  +   812d ago
It's not really "value" if the games/services you get aren't the ones you want, which was kinda my initial point... Actually, I have seen the free games offered with both XBL Games with Gold and PS+, and none of them really interest me at all. I really don't see the whole free game aspect as value unless I can actually choose which games I want, otherwise it's little more than a good-natured gesture - a "thanks, but no thanks." As for the services themselves, even after the extensive updates/changes PS went through, I still see XBL as the better service.
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Kingthrash360  +   812d ago
ok horse.....I see you opinion on ps+ ....but you cant pick the free bundled game either....isnt xbox a inferior device in comparison ro the ps4? you compare the kinect to t he ps cam talking about value..but will pay more for an inferior console...lol ok buddy ps+ has nothing you want but live does buy letting you pay to watch things you pay for....cant even record games without paying...I.mean almost everything is behind a paywall....lol no free games though....if you like them or not free is free...free games monthly compared to nothing monthly is a huge huge deal.....can you connect your zune to the x1? no oh but you can turn on you x1 by yelling at it.....something I can also do for cheaper....really what does the kinect do? that fighting game is soooooo wakkk sports rivals lol man just stop it...I tried to not point out just how bad your wallet is getting raped but ...
buynit  +   812d ago
If it comes with a game. And kinect how is 40 too much? You kids are out of control!

And i dont know about you but connecting xb1 to my media and my tv tv tv tv.. Making everything so easy is worth the extra 40..

Ps4. Is not all that much more powerful than the xb1 and the xbox does more out of the box! Not only that but sony has t even said what its speed is, if its anything under 1.6. The damn consoles are going to be equal, however from what i read ms has done a few things that no one understands yet and can be a game changer when it comes to power..

Kinect is not a gimmic, now that touch pad..... Like nintendo said sony hasnt done anything that hasnt been done on touch pads. Look at all the support vitas touch pad is getting!

And if you are still asking what kinect can do then you shouldnt be talking about it untill you educate your self..
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MasterCornholio  +   811d ago

"Does the PlayStation 4 include Kinect? "

" That is why the xbox One is 100 dollars more. Regardless of your opinion on Kinect, the fact is that it is included and it has value."

Ok your arguing that the reason why the XBOX One is 100€ more expensive is because of Kinect and for that very reason the XBOX One has more value in comparison to the PS4.

Well then as you can see Sony has already thought of that and they have a bundle with a camera, extra controller and Killzone ShadowFall for the same price as the XBOX One in Europe.


That, in my opinion, provides a lot more value to a consumer than just XBOX One with a camera.
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sak500  +   811d ago
Also you get free women only device with ps4 just like ps3 gave called move.
DevilishSix  +   812d ago
Deanc that shows what you know which apparantly is very little. If you have PS+ you get Resogun and Warframe full games for free not a third of a game like Killer Instinct. Driveclub is also free but not sure if thats full game.
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SirBradders  +   812d ago
Decilish free to play games are free and don't require ps+ the only thing that is behind ps+ is the online gaming that is it.
yellowgerbil  +   812d ago
Yoshida " PS4 will come with a Sony logo on it” and “that's exclusive to PlayStation."
Driveclub, resogun, dcuonline, blacklight retribution, Planetside 2 (I think)
all free at launch for us. Enjoy your soccer game Europe
SuperLupe  +   812d ago
Playing all that on my PC already.
thrust  +   812d ago
Planetside 2 is old.

not a soccer game am getting forza 5, major burn!

stop raging its just a game.
IcicleTrepan  +   812d ago
considering FIFA outsold the last of us in europe by a huge margin, I'd say they will enjoy it.


FIFA 13 PS3: 4,256,548
FIFA 13 360: 3,307,563
TLOU: 1,132,555
Vip3r  +   812d ago
We can buy 2 games with the PS4 and still be cheaper than the X1 for launch.
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bcrazy18  +   812d ago
Are your math skills non existent? Lol ps4 plus two games is $519 and the Xbox one with Kinect and a free games is still $499. I'm grasping at straws to see how the ps4 is cheaper lol smh!
Vip3r  +   812d ago
Depends on where you live.
Dread  +   812d ago
does the playstation 4 include kenect?


so its not the same value proposition.
LogicStomper  +   812d ago
Well what country do you live in? I'm interested to see where it's actually cheaper buying a PS4, two games and, ps eye for a cheaper price than the Xbox bundle alone.
Vip3r  +   812d ago
"does the playstation 4 include kenect? "

No, it wouldn't include "kinect" because that a Xbox peripheral.

And to me, not having a camera is a bonus. I won't ever use it for anything and thus, the PS4 offers more value for money.

As for the PS4 being cheaper.

PS4: http://www.toysrus.co.uk/To...

Games: http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/r...

Plus I have amazon vouchers so I can get it for less than a Xbox One package. Hence why what I said is still valid.

Thank you and goodnight.
titletownrelo  +   812d ago
who gives a shit? I pre-ordered the PS4, but you don't see me going around looking for pointless bragging rights.
MagnusX  +   812d ago
yeah but are there 2 exclusive games on ps4 at launch... killzone shadow fail Oh! and knack lol
Deadpoolio  +   812d ago
Well If were comparing then PS4 gets;

Rechargeable batteries standard in the controller.

PS3 headsets work out of the box, you don't have to purchase an adapter.

NO features are locked behind a pay wall except for matchmaking, and that money gives you FREE content and discounts across 3 platforms PS3/PS4/Vita.

Upgradeable HDD straight out of the box no voiding warranties or trying to hack a system to accept it.

Day 1 external HDDs work with the PS4, No waiting for the overpriced proprietary external...
MasterCornholio  +   811d ago
Sony already has a good bundle for the PS4 in Europe.


And it costs the same as an XBOX One.


You will thank me later.
DFray919  +   812d ago
Why can't North America get some kind of bundle!!!!
Kingthrash360  +   812d ago
because x1 fans are already blinded in NA. well most of them have seen the light but alot are still blind...in EU ps rules and xb1 wants a chunk of that pie...fifa in EU = cod NA....they are trying to get as much as possible.
ALLWRONG  +   812d ago
How is it you have 6 bubbles from spewing BS?
Kingthrash360  +   812d ago
six because I state my opinion without bias....ms controlled the US with 360 sony controlled EU..as fas as sales go and ms is trying to cut in on eu while sony is doing the same in NA......the blind comment comes in way of saying MS tried and failed to rule gamers with an iron fist with x1 policy..to me IMO that shows what MS's true intention is and alot of people brush it off....hell there where some that partitioned drm's return....so when I say blind thats what I mean...six bubs because im no fanboy.I love gaming but I keep it 100 every time...rather it is on sony ms or Nintendo if they do something wrong I stay truthful in my opinion. you should try it...have a open mind and dont be afraid to tell it like it is.....just make sure it's 100
ALLWRONG  +   812d ago
"six because I state my opinion without bias"

Almost died laughing from that. The sad part is you say "without bias" then follow it up with a rant filled with bias. Seriously read your own comment.
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XboxFun  +   812d ago

This is why EU is blind. X1 is the better deal and way better of a gaming console than what the PS4 offers.

See, this is my own non-bias opinion on gaming too.
titletownrelo  +   812d ago
I'm guessing (don't take my word for it)Microsoft knows that the Xbox fanbase is already well established in North America, however Europe remains to be totally dominated by SONY. Therefore, in order to increase profit, Microsoft is relying on the Xbox fanbase in NA to remain the same while focusing on bringing more customers from Europe.
thrust  +   812d ago
Wow MS are really gunning for it, i had no interest in fifa 14 so was going to sell it now am getting forza am happy happy happy.

go MS thank you!
Whitefire  +   812d ago
I believe this is you get a choice between Forza and Fifa, you don't get both. Hence you only see Forza in that picture.
Chris12  +   812d ago
That's correct :)
TRD4L1fe  +   812d ago
glad i got a day one edition
gigoran  +   812d ago
Console gets released bundled with an incomplete game on disc? Oh... system seller for sure...
likeaboss302  +   812d ago
Are you talking about Drive Club?
gigoran  +   812d ago
If "Drive Club" is another name for "forza 5", then yes, I am talking about Forza 5!

And yes, the game disc holds an incomplete game (proven fact)
caffman  +   811d ago
It's not on disc. It's a code
Phoenix76  +   812d ago
Just as a reminder to some ppl.

You'll be able to buy a PS4 with EyeCam, 2 Controllers, a copy of Killzone and a special edition of DriveClub on day one for £430. The same price as XB1 with Kinect, 2 games and only 1 Controller.

Know what I would buy on day one if had the chance. PS4.
But that's my own personal opinion though.
aviator189  +   812d ago
That is true, but I believe that, with many folk, it will boil down to some of the exclusive games available at launch for both platforms.
Deadpoolio  +   812d ago
And we know that Sony have more and better exclusive 1st party games where as with MS it's just the same cycle of Halo, Gears, Forza over and over hence why this gen 360 got 4 halo, 4 gears and 5 forza games....Sony has variety not just shooters and racers
aviator189  +   812d ago

If you did indeed read my statement correctly, I am only talking about games available on launch date... .
gigoran  +   812d ago
Exactly. So, glad we agree that Sony offers the best!
aviator189  +   812d ago

Again, I've only been discussing the launch games, nothing else.

Now, as to how you interpreted my statement to go along with whatever you're assuming I'm agreeing with you on I have no idea.

And, in the two statements I made, I never once said anything about me favoring one console over the other and that argument is wholly subjective.
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IanVanCheese  +   812d ago
You sure can, but really at that kind of price difference what will decide it will be the games.

I've played Driveclub, it's OK but it's nothing to beat Forza in my eyes. Both games have pretty lacking launch line ups, as every console ever has. However Xbox steals it with Dead Rising 3 for me. The eyecam will not be as well supported as Kinect as it's optional, and is just less impressive in general.

Just my opinion. Enjoy your PS4 and I'll enjoy my Xbox One...and my PS4 once Infamous comes out lol.
_FantasmA_  +   812d ago
The best part is the PS4 bundles won't be just for such a limited amount of customers. Only the hardcore Day One preorder get this, whereas those PS4 bundles will be available to anyone.
aviator189  +   812d ago

If you did indeed read my statement correctly, I am only talking about games available on launch date...
bambooman584  +   812d ago
Well PS4 is launching with over 10 free games so I guess this is the first good move from M$ in a long while
strickers  +   812d ago
I'm holding out for " go on, just take one from this pile".
I still can't believe anyone would choose a console based on Dead Rising. Makes we wonder what games they haven't played.
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Deadpoolio  +   812d ago
I'll hold out for the PS4 version of Dead Rising 3, It's Capcom and MS has NEVER held on to games that they have published for 3rd parties like Ninja Gaiden 2 and Mass Effect 1 and 2....So I'm sure in 6 months PS4 will get the inevitable Dead Rising 3: Off the Rails edition or some sort of added subtitle to make it different.
OneAboveAll  +   812d ago
Every one of the X1 consokes should come with a game. Why limit it to a certain region and alienate gamers?
JuniorCE  +   812d ago
wow M$ is indeed very desperate right...
AzureskyZ  +   812d ago
No doubt its a fantastic deal if its true, but it begs the question of how bad are they losing in preorder sales for them to do something like this. Its obvious that ps4 is winning the preorders no doubt, but I don't think the one was so far off that they would resort to putting free games to up there sales. They have made alot of strides since E3, and although i wont be purchasing one anytime soon, until they remove the kinect from the package, from a value standpoint, their package is a good price without the games--- its really makes me wonder whats going on.
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EverydayGuy  +   812d ago
Would of been better if you can pick any game from the launch list, but Forza over Fifa for me.
Cuders  +   812d ago
The only games that make me want to buy the xbox one are Titan fall and Sunset overdrive. Other than that PS4 is all me.
corvusmd  +   812d ago
Well since I tried to post an update to this story and Sony Fanboys shot it down...here is an update to it. Forza 5 will be available for free with Day One orders in UK. Should have know that positive XB1 news would get disapproved.

optimus  +   812d ago
I don't know why game companies decided to hold off on releasing a game along with the system for so long...that was normal practice during the 8bit-16bit era...i'd say it really helped push gaming systems out the door for many months...I don't think mario would be the plumber he is today if he wasn't bundled with the nes...

Microsoft and sony should go back to the old ways, it would serve them well...if not a 3rd party game then one of their own...(a good one of course)...releasing fifa and forza is a smart move as it would have a bigger install base than on their own provided xboxes would sell like hot cakes in the initial months...then they would have a larger demand for their dlc...

Sony could follow suit as a counter move and release a game in the U.S....doesn't even have to be new, how about a god of war compilation? along with a demo of the new god of war...put the marketing department to good use...why not?
steve30x  +   811d ago
Hopefully so because I dont have any interest in football.
corvusmd  +   811d ago
It looks like US MIGHT be getting a free game with XB1 day one orders after all.

Benchm4rk  +   811d ago
Just read over at ign.com that Australia is getting FIFA free with Xbox one pre orders now aswell
maddskull  +   811d ago
the ps4 has a 500$ bundle that comes with killzone an extra controller and the camera which is still better in value

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