Playing PS4 through the Xbox One "won't be a great experience" says Penello

Examiner: "The Internet was ablaze with reports yesterday that the Xbox One would be able to play the PlayStation 4 through the HDMI In port. Senior Director of Product Management, Albert Penello was quoted at Tokyo Game Show as saying, "Any application can be snapped to a game...this could be the live TV feed, so if you wanted to be playing Ryse and Killzone at the same time, you could snap that.""

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ZHZ901581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

I guess this might goes for as well playing Xbox One through PS4.

pedrof931581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

Yeah, so its better just get the Ps4 then.

Yesterday I had the impression that Pennelo was trying to get more attention to the X1 using the Ps4.

"Any application can be snapped to a game...this could be the live TV feed, so if you wanted to be playing Ryse and Killzone at the same time, you could snap that."

This make me wonder... Did he simply try to make people think that Killzone is a Xbox game ? I know its unlikely but... we've all seen this.

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xHeavYx1581d ago

The " Xbox, turn on the PS4" joke became real... SMH

devwan1581d ago


Apparently Panello's not that smart, he has a top PR job and came out with this:

"Its also funny to me that this was basically a quick question I was asked after a UI demo, which I answered, but its written like I made a big deal about it"

He should know very well by now that people will write about any little thing you say, whether it's in front of a crowd of 20,000 or to some guy you chat with stood at the coffee machine.

black0o1581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

I kinda feel sry for him ... the headlines were all about ps4 "play PS4 throw x1 ..etc""

and everything else he talked about was forgotten xD

Gamingcapacity1581d ago

So linking a 360 to it wouldnt work great either?

FamilyGuy1581d ago

He's basically also confirming the snapping to your 360 or and games console won't be all that great. Latency will hamper all gaming experiences.

This guy... LOL

rdgneoz31581d ago

@PowerVR Seeing as MS have accidentally advertised Killzone as an xbox game in the past, you never know if he's "Smarter than you."

pedrof931581d ago


So him mention Killzone its just free publicity ?

Eonjay1581d ago

With all due respect, how would he know if it wouldn't be a great experience. If the Xbox One's HDMI pass-through is adequate, as it need to be for any input TV or otherwise, then it should work fine.

stage881581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

So Penello is just saying get a PS4 then?

UnholyLight1581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

Why is everyone taking what Penello said about Killzone and applying it like he's trying to use it to his advantage??

What's the biggest genre in the North American console market? FPS! What big game does Microsoft make that is an FPS game? Halo!!! What is Sony's big comparable FPS game that everyone knows and loves (and should buy because it's the best Playstation Exclusive IMO) Killzone!

Just thought I should outline that for you all

wannabe gamer1580d ago

no they left off his other comments as he said in the article "I'll get back with a more detailed story, but long story short it won't be a great experience, and I indicated as much in the interview which wasn't included,"

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pixelsword1581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

It just embarrasses the Xbone when all of that power is thrusting through it; the Xbone is thinking:

"how does all of that fit inside of me?"

kickerz1581d ago

or maybe xbox dosnt want PS4 inside of it cause he smells funny and is a little bit sideways.

HammadTheBeast1581d ago

Not sure if you intended it, but your comment could be taken out of context way too easily.

Ipunchbabiesforfun1581d ago

wow captain obvious...of course it can be taken out of context...

Ezz20131581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

"how does all of that fit inside of me?"

i heard that with girl sexy voice in my head
For some reason reading this
made me open a porn site

5eriously1581d ago

@kickerz + 3h ago
[or maybe xbox dosnt want PS4 inside of it cause he smells funny and is a little bit sideways.]

You must be smelling the upper lip or at least the hot air rising past the nostrils(wink)

dantesparda1581d ago


That's just wrong, lol

catfishhbillyy1580d ago

@5eriously it sounds like youre speaking from experience.

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Magicite1581d ago

''Playing the Xbox One "won't be a great experience" says Penello.''


mistertwoturbo1581d ago

He's just talking about latency. There's no trolling from Penello here. Although it could be said the same for any console connected through it.

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iamnsuperman1581d ago

I am not surprised by this comment. One thing I do not get is why anyone would do this? Having two systems on just to play one game is a little bit illogical. Unless you are desperate to save a HDMI port (TVs tend to have a few anyway) I expect no-one to do this.

wishingW3L1581d ago

for the multitasking and combined friend-lists. Like, you could skype while playing Killzone.

HammadTheBeast1581d ago

True I guess. Still, pretty niche. But cool feature nonetheless.

Jeedai Infidel1581d ago

Speaking of Skype, I never caught it if they said you could Skype across platforms( i.e. pc, phone/tablet). Is it fully functional Skype, or just Xbox to Xbox?

Sorry if I'm off topic, just curious and too lazy to search myself ;-)

Conzul1581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

Ehh, you should expect PS4 to have its own Skype app that, like the Bone, will be able to be used in-game. The Linux OS upon which PS4 is built is highly optimized for mutlitasking.

WildArmed1581d ago

Honestly I wouldn't be inclined to use any of the consoles as a HDMI In.

The longer you have your console on, the more life you are losing. Why would you want more wear and tear on your console when you are using another console or just watching TV.

I've always tried to minimize the time my PS3 and 360 is on.

BLAKHOODe1581d ago

Supposedly, the Xbox One's large size is because it was meant to be an always-on console for 10 years. So, unless Microsoft pulls another 180, if that's true, leaving it on shouldn't be a problem.

Magicite1581d ago

any device thats test, can work for a very long time non-stop as long as its in optimal conditions.

KONAAs1581d ago

ehh i leave my PS3 on all the time and its been 4 years still working perfectly, if im not playign games im on netflix, hulu, vudu,youtube, or its just turned on

Jeedai Infidel1581d ago

@KONAAs can you say netflix, hulu, vudu, youtube 5 times in a row really fast?

Conzul1581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

PS4 has a low-power sleeplike mode that will let you keep it "on" indefinitely. And software-wise, Linux derivatives rarely ever need a reboot.

WildArmed1581d ago

Sleeplike mode is different, because it will run the console on low profile settings, but keeping a console on is different. You are using Cpu/gpu/ram in good proportions compared to sleep mode.

wannabe gamer1580d ago (Edited 1580d ago )

a lot of people dont know it but putting a console in a entertainment cabinet wit ha closed back and such is one of the worst things you can do. the heat just builds and builds up will the entire space is hot and then it starts getting even hotter in the console and if it doesnt mess up it certainly shortens lifespan

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Godmars2901581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

Think he's just realizing that what he said was taken to mean, "The best thing you can do with XB1 is use it to play the PS4."

Though really, just sounds like a technophile thing to me. Something that people will do just to do it.

How is it that after all that's happened, MS only continues to suffer from foot-in-mouth disease?

BG115791580d ago

Well, if Microsoft would actually have a foot in the mouth it would actually be good for them, they would talk less and because of probably be more wise.

AceBlazer131581d ago

Starting to think the xbone is nothing more than a splitter.

Belking1581d ago

no, it's like the only wat to get good games on ps4 is to pass it through

stage881581d ago

That makes no sense at all.

HeyImBen111581d ago

What a waste of a

Thegamer411581d ago

I think he meant to say, the only way to get good games on the xbone is to connect a PS4 to it :)

saint_seya1581d ago

So you are saying that ps4 games, that will remain the same are going to be good just because they go through xbox one, or its that u wish u had those good games on xbox one, but u can call em good just because they are not in xbox one, so the only way to not feel guilty for enjoying the best games is using a ps4 to kill your fanboy guilty..
Easy to see how much you want to play those good games, but your biased mind wont let you :)

5eriously1581d ago

Another 1 bubble troll. Shame its all he can do!

Another bubble down troll although it seems you cannot loose the only one you have!

hardcorehippiez1580d ago

i see it more as this is how xbone is finally reaching ps4 level graphics lmao :P

pyramidshead1580d ago

Dat belking reaching troll comment. Stretch buddy, streeeeetccchhh.

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xKugo1581d ago (Edited 1581d ago )

He should have never made the comment in the first place. It only added to the presumption that PS4 where you want to game. To many ill-advised comments coming from the Microsoft camp in my opinion. Should really just stop talking unless it's specifically about their exclusive games.