Microsoft's Albert Penello confirms suspend/resume is available on Xbox One at launch.
LOL. There, are you happy! On a serious note, does anyone have a readout on what Microsoft's day one patch actually includes?
Good. I can't buy it because I already have my mind set on a PS4. But for all you rich people that can afford both, go nuts.
All I need is Xbox 1
Penello is a good dude he tries to be upfront and answer so many questions, guy has alot of energy.
"But for all you rich people that can afford both, go nuts." Thanks! I'm not rich, but I will be going nuts on 11/15 & 11/22. So much gaming, and never enough time...
So remember guys, if you're not sure what next gen console to get: PS4 has real names at launch, Xbox doesn't Xbox has suspennd/resume at launch, PS4 doesn't. Take your pick!
@minimur12 And what, exactly, constitutes a "real name" (or "game", if you meant to type that)?
@waller: The PS4 features "real names" i.e. identify your friends by their real name at launch in place of their user id. The Xbox One has promised this feautre, but will not be available at launch. The Xbox One with instant resume and suspend will be used a lot by me. Would never used real names, unless I can relay it only to certain people. Internet has plenty of crazy people!
Were people actually expecting all features to be available on launch day? If so you'll be disappointed on both sides of the next gen console war.
I'm surprised the PS4 will have to wait to get this. Sony detailed it first at their launch event. Plus they have it working pretty sweet on Vita. Hopefully it will come sooner rather than later. Btw Albert is turning into the new Shuhei. He gives out a lot of info and gets involved with the community. He goes a little "PR" sometimes but he's alright.
You don't have to be rich Im far from it.. Its called saving we knew the next gen consoles was coming for quite some time now...
I thought it would never happen...MS finally One-upped Sony regarding a next generation announcement, damn, finally.
Why the heck are we seeing Xbox one articles telling us what is and what isn't around at launch? Its as if they rushed the machine to market. Oh yea we'll have that! Just not at launch. Oh we are implementing that! 6 months after launch. Gods sake they talked up a lot about features you can't even get out the box or for ages afterwards
Is the PS4 feature that Sony talked about at their announcement conference Suspend/Resume also available on the Xbox One? Yes. Yes, the PS4 has Suspend/Resume Mode, they've talked about it in February when they've announced the PS4. If you don't believe me, you can always watch it again. Skip it to the part where Marc Cerny is talking.
@minimur - LOL, you can choose to share real names with whoever you want to or don't want. They said that months ago, pretty much when they announced the console. On topic - Glad to see they got this featurre ready, because it is probably the best thing about the next gen consoles. I hate not being able to switch off a game because I haven't got to a save point. One of the reasons why I love the Vita and PSPgo.
-Reads title of this news- Yet again this news hasn't persuaded me in the slightest to interest me in the XBone. Wake me up when you bring more exclusive JRPGs for your system MS. That'll probably be one of your biggest challenges ever.
yet you take the time to not only click the article, read it (only the title mind you), scroll down, hit reply, think if a comment, type the comment, THEN hit add reply? What do you call that if not interest? Hate? Envy? Jealousy? Yeah i think so.
Yet again, no one cares about you or anything you say
@Blaze929 How can anyone be jealous of something Sony started at their announcement of the PS4? If you don't believe me, you can always watch it.
It includes the ability to be able to actually use the console. Really! You won't be able to do anything with it until you update.
Same with the PS4. It requires a day 1 update as well.
I was wondering about that really, day one patch still required for xb1. Day one patch recommended @dblogan for ps4
@dblogan3829 MS day one patch is required. Can't use the system if you don't Sony day one patch is recommended or optional but not required. You can still use the system if you choose not to update it.
Good news for xbone buyers
Microsoft also confirms 24 hour check in available at launch
Honestly I didn't even know it had this xD.
Yeah, kinda disappointed that it isn't on PS4 at launch. I was interested in the suspend/resume mode. Ah well, still getting a PS4.
I think that's one thing that people have forgotten or overlooked that the X1 has 8gb of flash non volatile memory in addition to its traditional 8gb volatile and HDD. It's a well thought out device in my opinion.
make kinectless Xbox one, 500$ is little bit too expensive especially when there's a deadly sony machine standing at 400$ with no worse gfx
i dont get it. If you are already planning to spend $400 on one system, how is a difference of $100 all a sudden too expensive? Like if you have $400, you really can't come up with another $100? Is it that serious? If you really want it that is. BUT the value of a dollar does differ from one to another so i can only speak for myself. But I know if i wanted something, and $100 was holding me back...I would get that $100 with no problem. You know...by working. Just me though.
100$ matters a lot for the market not me, look at any price that ever happened also ps4 is the only system that is cheaper but not weaker, the cheaper system almost always sell but this time, it's cheaper and weaker and it's Sony, get it?
If you have $400 you may as well go for that $40,000 car. I mean, it's only $100 more than the one that's only $100 more than the one that's only $100 more. . . Where does this "how is a $100 more too expensive?" junk come from? Who pays $100 more for less anyway (other than Apple lovers)?
@Blaze Who pays $100 for an inferior product?
Some people man, $100 dollars ain't much considering how much longer the xb1 releases. Save an extra$25 a week and boom anyone can have the extra dough to get that day one mandatory update. Hopefully come Christmas people don't expect to open up that new l33t xb1 and play it right away. But that's great y'all can snap.
hmmm...pay $100 more to get a camera I don't want, or have $100 to buy another game(almost 2) that I do want. Decisions are hard.
cool ass feature cant wait for Nov 22nd. I havent been this excited for gaming in quite some time.
What are they talking about? Thanks
Essentially you can make your console go into a rest mode, and then resume right where you left off. Think about when you close your DS/3DS or press the sleep button on your Vita. When you start it up again, it is ready to play right where you left it instead of booting up.
Thanks for the info. I knew they were doing that I just didn't know the name. Lol
Thought it was meant to be on for 10 years?
The suspend and resume does not mean just shutting down the console, it means like, switching from Ryse, to DR:3 you can switch back to Ryse from where you left off etc. I love how all you do is bash the XB1 yet clearly know nothing of it's features.
Ahhhh, thanks for the indirect heads up.
they can bash all they want...but deep down no one can deny the fact that ms has been doing great...
Wouldn't suspend and resume be vital to the snap feature? I kinda assumed this is something that wouldn't require confirmation
I don't understand. Snap doesn't pause or stop your game. Why would suspend/resume be vital to that?
Isn't snap the feature that allows you to go from your game directly into say skype or tv? I certainly hope my game gets paused while I take a skype call...
^^^^ Snap is split screen, Picture in picture or minimized tiles where more than one operation runs at the same time. The feature this article is talking about is saying you can play Killer Instinct and go straight to Halo 5 then back to killer Instinct like nothing ever happened(KI waiting as if paused). Snap is different and the point of snap is to allow more than one thing to simultaneously run at any given time. "I certainly hope my game gets paused while I take a skype call..." I'm sure there are settings for some things. Split screen would bother you? Also I think this suspend feature on XB1 works in standby mode. I thought I read that a while back so don't take this to the bank.
I am finally not getting either until at least march of next year until i see how things play out but..... Based on all of the past sony smoke and mirrors that everyone is so quick to ignore because of what you all dub as the second coming of Christ, I cannot wait for 2023 - 2025 and see if you still post the same 5 year old comments or if you grow less boyism and more adult-like when it comes to defending a piece of piece of hardware. Game On
I will wait till holiday next year. Grab a nice bundle and see which has what I want
@ kickers and a cable box
And yet external hard drive will not be available at launch. Doesn't even have a date.
don't need it at launch.
Wow that is the deal sealer!!!!! I simply cant wait for the update on ps4 son xbox is the one to get a week after ps4 launches!!!!!!! just trolling, is good but nothing that matters, it requires a day one update to turn off the mandatory online connection it once had planned for gamers
You must go online to turn off mandatory online. I foresee quite a few users not getting this update right away and being pretty miffed that they can't play right away, anyone have an idea How large the update is?
Suspend and Resume. A good feature for a single player game, watching videos, and playing music. Don't think it will work well during online matches. It's all realtime gaming. Pausing would be unwise.
Just like in vita, u will get disconnected from the match and when resume reconnect to lobby and find another match. That or they have other plans I dont kjnow about
I think it would be interesting to have the option to have a bot play for you while you suspend a game. It's better than a disconnect but an interesting concept nonetheless. Of course the bot would perform as good as you do. It could also keep online modes running long after it's released.
Well at least penello knows something for a change.
ok a disagree, i guess he doesnt know something for a change, he must be wrong as usual or completely left out of the loop lol.
What is Suspend/Resume???
It sucks that I have to wait for this feature on the PS4 so I envy Xbox One owners because of it. Nexus 7 2013
Hey what I said is true. Suspend/resume is a great feature to have and I'm sad that the PS4 doesn't have it at launch. Nexus 7 2013
What use is "Suspend/Resume" out of the box, when you can't play the games without a patch anyway.
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