Submitted by karamsoul 708d ago | rumor

Xbox One OS Issues Update: Snap Is The Problem

Angie Santiago reports from SpawnFirst: "An update has arisen out of the rumor that the Xbox One OS and Live are plagued with issues. We’ll continue to consider this a rumor until some more concrete evidence shows up." (Microsoft, Xbox One)

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P0werVR  +   708d ago
Okay, nothing an update can fix.
JoGam  +   708d ago
They gotta fix the problem first. Then update with the fix.

@Lalanana my fanboy friend, I hope so.
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Lalanana  +   708d ago
lol those rumors are getting out of hand. November 22 cannot come soon enough..
P0werVR  +   708d ago
What is an update for?! And what problem are you on about???
thorstein  +   708d ago
I said this a bit back. XOne: delay if you have to. PS3 came out a year AFTER X360. There is no reason to launch this console if it isn't ready.

My comment two months ago:
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vigilante_man  +   708d ago
I hope they fix it soon - for all great XB1 gamers sakes. No one deserves this.

Guess rushing things will create problems on both sides. Great gaming awaits us all next gen once all these problems are ironed out.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   708d ago
Oh Snap!

but seriously MS can patch this in hopefully shortly after the X1's initial launch.
The_Infected  +   708d ago

"Okay, nothing an update can fix."

From article:

3. And this is from a dev: “No matter what they do with tools, ES RAM will always be a bottleneck. No chance in hell for parity with PS4.”

Sorry to say but an update can't fix that.
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-Foxtrot  +   708d ago
"3. And this is from a dev: “No matter what they do with tools, ES RAM will always be a bottleneck. No chance in hell for parity with PS4."

jatakk  +   708d ago
I'm sorry I have to LOL, it's quite funny that you regard THUWAY's tweets from his "extremely reliable source" a fact!

It's obvious for all others than people with sony-glasses that this thuway is a genuine TROLL.

No way MS would have released a console with ESRAM if it would mean a bottleneck for the system!
IcicleTrepan  +   708d ago
Nowhere in your 'from the article' does it say that an update can't fix whatever the issue in question is, which probably is more of a non-issue.
-Foxtrot  +   708d ago
If the third point about the ES RAM is to be believed will developers hold back PS4 versions with features and other stuff because of this? Honest question because you know what Microsoft's policies are like...something along the lines of "If you make a better version for another system you can't publish your game on our console"

I mean in a way after what has happened over the recent months developers especialy higher up ones like Rockstar, Valve, Irrational, Rocksteady, Konami for example have the upper hand. I mean for example why would Microsoft refuse to have something like Read Dead 3, the next Bioshock or even Half Life 3 on their consoles. If MS starts to bow down to those developers then it could set off a chain reaction for even smaller devs to do it aswell.
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mkis007  +   708d ago
I agree. Bet you anything all these ps4 and xbox1 rumors will turn put to be no worse than ps3 and 360 launch problems minus red ring and hardware failures in general. I dont believe a single hardware failure rumor this gen. It would ruin said company this time no matter whp it happened to. Overall I think we are just so dwprived of real hard factual info so close to launch thar we all have to jump on each other. Its a really hot day and there is no water.
JoGam  +   708d ago
MELMAN26  +   708d ago
I said the same thing

D@mn this got approved fast...lol
majiebeast  +   708d ago
Doesnt anyone find it strange there has been no live demo of the Xbone UI only that fake representation video.

Penello's reason why there has been no live demo also puts up a red flag.


You cant do a live demo because of ads.. yeah right who do you think you are with this.

All is not well in Redmond is my bet so much secrecy and sidestepping questions.
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AngelicIceDiamond  +   708d ago
Don't worry MS will be fine at the end of the day.
sigfredod  +   708d ago
Maybe because:...
Soldierone  +   708d ago
Maybe Google can show them how to feed fake placeholder ads in the OS so they can avoid that issue.... lol
TechMech2  +   708d ago
It's strange the lack of any concrete gameplay or user interface from Xbox one from any sort of retail hardware, and makes you wonder whether Microsoft wasn't ready for the eighth gen, and simply surprised by playstation 4's power
IcicleTrepan  +   708d ago
yeah the SUVs driving around letting people play them or the units set up in major malls in the USA and Canada must be tricking people into thinking they're playing them.

Use your frickin brain.
TechMech2  +   708d ago
After the red rings of death incident, I don't trust Microsoft in the slightest when it comes to new hardware.
mhunterjr  +   708d ago
They have done various live UI Demo's for the press and a various trade shows... im not sure why people keep claiming its under wraps. http://www.wired.com/gadget... ,

And as you can see, they had to either blur the tv content or used licensed footage, so yeah licensing is obviously a real issue.
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lifeisgamesok  +   708d ago
Sounds like some people don't want the Xbox One to sell
JoGam  +   708d ago
Agreed. I'm not getting a Xbox One but damn I don't hate it. This ish is out of control.
PS4OUR  +   708d ago
Out of control??

I guess you were not around for the launch of the PS3 then?
Because the same shit happened back then, only it was Sony in the firing line.

So don't for a moment think Sony fans are being asses because the same can be labelled for Xbox fans back when Sony was chucked on the grill.

It goes both ways buddy
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-Foxtrot  +   708d ago

Even then with all the hate the PS3 got it's not as bad as whats happening with MS now.

The main problem and I said main problem with the PS4 was the price, that was the "HOLY S***" moment but now looking back with the blu ray player where players back then were like double the price of the PS3 and the fact it's memory has allowed great stuff to happen on the PS3.....it's not as bad

With the PS3 you were paying more, for more

However with the Xbox One it seems your paying more for less

I don't hate the Xbox One games or Microsoft exclusives in general....I just hate Microsoft at the minute
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Deadpoolio  +   708d ago
It's no worse than the delusional nitwits who can't admit that it's not going to sell as well as Microsoft is hoping, and that there are issues that might point towards them rushing it to the market yet again. As bad as their 55% failure rate for 4 years with the 360 hopefully not or probably not for the people who actually want to purchase it...... So it works both ways with the overly hateful and the Microjizz gargling delusional
christocolus  +   708d ago

and thats the irony cos the console is going to be very successful...i and everyone on my friends list is getting the console at launch and so with millions of others..fanboys only constitute a tiny tiny fraction of gamers world wide...in the end their opinions are like a drop of water in the ocean..those who want the xbx one have already pre ordered or are saving up as we speak for launch day or post launch....
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Kayant  +   708d ago
And it begins again.... Thanks console launch for the entertainment so far.

Also I love this guys passion... He is really trying to help MS here. The best way to debunk all this is show a real life UI OS tour same to Sony as well we are missing that from both I know Sony did so it at GC but launch is so close full tour is needed for both.

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PS4OUR  +   708d ago
Some French website was messing around on the PS4 UI for a whole 30 minutes. Yoshida jumped on stage with a PS4 and did a quick demo of multitasking on the PS4 then joined an online Killzone ShadowFall match, LIVE.

I can't say the same for the Xbox One.

Something is amiss here. It doesn't take a genius to figure things out. They (MS) are having problems. Whether it gets remedied before launch is anyone's guess.
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dansdooz  +   708d ago
Utter bollocks, the news this site permits is beyond a joke
Campy da Camper  +   708d ago
Yet, here you are reading news on this site and then commenting on it. Which means your clicks are helping this site stay alive. To truly protest would be to terminate your account and never click on n4g again.
4logpc  +   708d ago
More FUD.

And watch the disagrees.
JoGam  +   708d ago
What is FUD?
Kayant  +   708d ago
Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt
-Foxtrot  +   708d ago
I always think of this when someone says FUD

Wikkid666  +   708d ago
Since when do we take a twitter post from a fanboy as a source.
andibandit  +   708d ago
whenever it spells doom for ms
Whitey2k  +   708d ago
can we just all agree that sony is the new 360 and the x1 is the new ps3 both companies shook hands to swap places
ToastyMcNibbles  +   708d ago
True but at the same time the PS3 had amazing tech in the box with virtually no issue beside an occasional Yellow light. Maybe the software and online infrastructure were weak at first but they improved significantly. Still it's crazy to see how the tables have turned.
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fsfsxii  +   708d ago
PS3 didn't flip so many times, and didn;t force DRM. You're disgracing the PS3
MELMAN26  +   708d ago
No, it just took a little longer for them to get there sh@t together.
Whitey2k  +   708d ago
I didn't mean by that I meant the the esram the tech the high priced
IcicleTrepan  +   708d ago
Clearly you don't understand the meaning of DRM.
mcstorm  +   708d ago
Fsfsxii that's kind of not true. Look at the launch pa3 and it could play ps2 games you could also connect 4 USB devises to it as well as memory card slots underneath the lid ands all these were taken off shortly after launch. Microsoft have not changed the hardware just the software side due to what was said about the Drm.
Clarence  +   708d ago
Ah hell no!
We can agree that Sony is Sony. The PS3 cost $850 to make yet Sony sold it for $599.
Please tell what other console has sold over 100m twice in a row. Not M$.

Please tell me what other company forced hd format out of business, now M$ is using bluray, something they said was not needed.
Please tell what other company has continued to support their console well pass its time with new ips.
Not M$.

We can agree that the M$ completely stop supporting the 1st Xbox. Lied about RROD and has stop supporting the 360 with new ips.

M$ single handily tried to cripple gamers control with DRM policies. Now this xbone has all these issues 3wks before release.

To compare the Playstation to the Xbox is blasphemy my friend.
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wishingW3L  +   708d ago
why these rumors are being approved while the rumors about the PS4 overheating are being reported and taken down so fast?
4logpc  +   708d ago
N4G logic.
carlosjrix  +   708d ago
You know where You are? You're in N4G baby!!! You're gonna die!!!
finbars75  +   708d ago
keep one thing in mind Sonys PR was the first to jump in and explain to people what the problem is not leaving them in the dark or beating around the bush.MS has done nothing but raise more eyebrows with no answeres.I hope they get this fixed but have a feeling this is going to be more of a major problem then thought.Honesty is the best poilicy you think that MS would have learned that by know.
fsfsxii  +   708d ago
"You don't need to know"
Majin-vegeta  +   708d ago

Go hold your breath underwater with no air and see what happens.

mkis007  +   708d ago
Could have done without the caps and odd typing, but you made great analogy. As someone with a water cooled cpu in my pc I know that as the radiator gets blocked with dust, my temps go up.
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drawdy152  +   708d ago
We have already seen gameplay of dead rising 3 and them snapping up machinima. It works
Campy da Camper  +   708d ago
dansdooz  +   708d ago
This happens all the time ps4 gets bad press then the Xbox articles follow, the lengths people will go to make either console look bad is astonishing, the guy who is working on the xbone ui developed windows nt for fucks sake
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Manic2014  +   708d ago
Still Need some more reliable sources whom actually work in the industry, not some med student......
hankmoody  +   708d ago
By the time the system actually drops, I'm sure we'll hear something along the lines of "Xbox One suspected of giving gamers a randomly generated STD".
andibandit  +   708d ago
obviously that isnt credibly since it didnt come from some neogaf user
MasterCornholio  +   708d ago
Reminds me of an episode of the Venture bros where some Japanese guy was humping Dr. Ventures Ooo ray.

Nexus 7 2013
FrigidDARKNESS  +   708d ago
Once again more Fud being posted from anonymous sources with no proof. This type of behavior is un- acceptable. I'm out of here nothing but Fud keeps getting posted here other gaming sites out there that is better.
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Nekroo91  +   708d ago
anonymous sources with no proof? there's a video showing the problem.

that balance...
Kayant  +   708d ago
Interesting yet you believed mistermediax and his magical NDA's loooool.
Metfanant  +   708d ago
You do realize that sources need to be anonymous right? Because if their not they would lose their jobs??

Oh btw...how is misterX doing these days?
mkis007  +   708d ago
Two way street bud. I have seen you jump on rumor bandwagons that turn out to be false as long as they were pro xbox.
MightyNoX  +   708d ago
Considering that Snap is one of their most touted features (pause game so I can look at the trailer for Star Trek) that must come off as embarrassing.
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MorePowerOfGreen  +   708d ago
Sort of fishy XB1 most buzzed about or popular features and games always have some sort of negative rumor popping up.
MegaRay  +   708d ago
But... it been beta tested... in the future...
sic_chops  +   708d ago
The snap feature worked flawlessly at the reveal. Oh wait, that was faked.
DanielGearSolid  +   708d ago
If everything works fine at launch for both consoles all these rumors will be moot points... So why dont we just wait til they are released
HurtfulTimez  +   708d ago
I just don't get what the big fuss is all about? minor issues like this are expected when any new piece of hardware arrives
jmac53  +   708d ago
Seriously, MS is so concerned with what Sony is doing, they have now rushed 2 consoles to market. The evidence is mounting with the 180's, lack of game optimization and OS issues. I feel all these rumors are just the tip of the iceberg.
Max-Zorin  +   708d ago
Some people just want Sony to have a monopoly on the industry. 2013 era gamers. Nothing but mouth foaming extremists l.
oscarcat59  +   708d ago
I wish I could use rumors as fishing bait here. I would catch so much fish my boat would sink lol
KNWS  +   708d ago
I'd be more worried if this info was coming from sources we knew. The people spreading the rumours are all Sony fanboy's and i think this should be remembered. Down-voting me doesn't change this fact.If these new rumors turn out to be false. Those guys should apologise and be forced to eat a Microsoft cake on video.
azshorty2003  +   708d ago
Every generation up to this point has had some sort of name or title to refer to that period. The 8bit era, 3d era, the HD era. Im really thinking this one will be known as the Conspiracy era.

It has been nonstop for weeks and bad rumors and conspiracies and bad hardware this and faulty OS that. If every bit of news that came out was true, this gen would fail within a year and we'd be back in the stone age.
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