Microsoft just released two new videos showing Xbox One’s dashboard in action. The first showcases Yusuf Mehdi as he demonstrates how to use the Snap feature, while the second has Major Nelson talking about personalization.
I've been dealing with MS products for a long time, and to me all this battle for the living room snap stuff is just Web TV reborn. Yes I owned that too.
judging from the top video.. is it just me or does Forza 5 look nowhere near as good as it did when they first showed it at E3
I thought the same thing, but i didn't want to say anything because im planning to buy it XD. Maybe it was just the map/weather on the game (grey clouds) not making it look appealing? I don't know. @Convas So any person who thinks/says anything negative towards the X1 or its games is trolling......sigh.
@ jimmy yeah noticed some jaggies on the vehicle @ lukas dont blame you some fans get high blood pressure just stating fact from what you can see from the video
http://www.youtube.com/watc... Still looks amazing. Lots of veiled concern trolling I see.
Yeah Forza does not look remotely next-gen there in the first video. Wtf is up with that chrome paintjob? Ugh. Second video is much better though. But the snap feature and UI is amazing on the X1 man. Seriously, people are downplaying it and all but come on, that is some impressive stuff.
I was thinking it looked very horrid. They are showing a lot of CGI and then the main game in training mode at that looks harsh.
I remember that some people at beyond 3D are claiming that certain aspects of the game are upscaled to 1080P but I don't know if that's true. Nexus 7 2013
Game looks fantastic it all depends on the tracks. some tracks are bland in nature and some look amazing.
Okay but cboat said...
lol web tv...how old are you?
The snap feature seems pretty cool, especially for internet help. There have been so many times ive wanted to google something while i played Skyrim or Fallout and had to pause it and switch over to my PC. But.....the whole "watch TV while you game" thing....why would you do that.....or HOW would you do that? I just don't see the point, you would have to take your eyes off the game or in other words stop playing it, so wouldn't it make more sense to just turn the game off and watch TV on its own? Id rather be A. Fully engrossed in a game or B. fully engrossed watching TV. Just my opinion.
Cant speak for everyone, but im most excited for watching tv and playing games cause on sundays Im always torn between nfl redzone or gaming. But now I can watch nfl redzone at the same time and Im pretty excited about that. Or any other programs that are on. This feature is nice as hell in my opinion.
My thoughts exactly! Being able to watch football and play a game at the same time is a big selling point for me and why im getting the XB1. High resolution can only get you so far but having a console that can do everything XB1 can, now that puts a smile on my face
But how are you going to do that? You will have to actually take your eyes off what you are playing lol. Its counter productive imo. You can even see in the video that the car is going off the track when he's looking at the TV part.....i can only imagine this working on a SP game where you can stand still in-game and not have to worry about being shot...or driving off the track...or anything else. I just personally wouldn't want half of my attention on each thing. But hey, each to their own, i just thought that if you wanted to watch something so bad, you would just quit the game and watch it and vice versa.
@ Lukas_Japonicus All you have to do it pause the game and then look at the game
I feel so spoiled to have 2 TVs in my living room! We actually use both on Sunday's for football... Redzone in one and a full game on the other. GOOOOO PATS!
Probably the same people who use the feature to watch 2 channels at once on TV. I mean, if you're a sports fan, you could always play your games while having the game on to the right. That way while you're waiting in a game lobby or something you could snap to the right to hear the audio, and during play keep an eye on the score and what's going on.
I see what you are saying about why would you watch tv when playing a game but for me I often have a football game or program on the tv and play a game on the Wiiu pad or Football manager on my tablet so being able to play Forza but have soccer Saturday on the same screen is a good idea for me. Yes its not for everyone but better to have the choice than not.
Depending on what you're playing, you can just pause the game to pay attention to the tv. Most will probably be more listening to the tv, waiting to hear something that draws particular attention. We all multitask. Dabbling with our phones/tablets/ect while we watch tv. Don't know why when it comes to Xbox One, all of a sudden everybody has a singular focus.
I guess i can see why some people would find it useful, "Most will probably be more listening to the tv, waiting to hear something that draws particular attention" that part especially. But when it comes to gaming, i admit i have a singular focus, the game.
People like you are strange. People that dislike a feature just because they "don't get it". If it were for people like you we would still be playing games with cartridges.
Don't quote something that i didn't say. I said "I just don't see the point". There's a difference. I understand the feature and since i made my first post i have had a few people explain to me why they find it useful and have since then said "I guess i can see why some people would find it useful,". That's called having a discussion. But i still personally don't find it appealing. Just my opinion.
I agree with the full attention/ immersion to only one thing. But I have friends that watch / game - all the time.
That's what I was going to say.. Sports mostly.. Pregame lobbies, stuck in spectator etc.. Gives you quick and easy access to your normal TV channels... Personally im super pumped to get my hands on this.. Even how he mentions alot of this is designed for busy people.. Makes it incredibly simple to jump on for 10min when you get a chance. All also admit that forza clip was very lackluster... May be in part to the track and weather etc
I might be in the minority but I really like it, after having been used to both current gen I think this is a nice step up especially considering its the first iteration and like this gen I'm sure will be upgraded through the years
Cant xbox hire some likable characters to do their PR. They are showing some cool stuff but major nelson makes me cringe.
no, because contrary to you sony fans - no one actually has a problem with MS and their employees. Sure we don't treat them like gods like *cough* Yoshida..but they're still cool "regular people"
What's wrong with him? He has a horrible fake smile.. But that's almost reassuring to me, he's not a slimeball car salesman or an actor... Seems like a pretty decent guy along with the ms staff that gets camera time as well..
you make me cringe scum
I think with the way he was controling that car, he just proved why you wouldn't do any of that why playing a video game lol
he was also presenting to a camera... unless you do that on a daily basis i doubt you'll have that issue
i am going to buy ps4 and only that console, but i have to admit this snap thing is pretty cool, then again thats the only thing micrsoft did right with the console....
far from the only thing BUT it is your opinion
This ish is SOOOO sick, cant wait to get my xbox one. wish it was coming out before ps4, pick that up this thursday at midnight. Gaming greatness is upon us
You're going to get disagrees simply for saying you're picking this up hahah. Ridiculous. Everyone feels the need to validate their purchase. I am also grabbing both and I can't wait to play Killzone and switch over to play some Forza as well. Xbox will go in my living room to take advantage of the TV features while PS4 will be in my bedroom.
Am I the only one who cringed when he snapped to another App while in the middle of a turn. Who does that! lol
that Snap feature is pretty cool. i have two flat screens side by side (26inch + 47inch) just so i can watch NBA League Pass or my gf can watch America's Next Top Model while i game. although with the Snap screen being so small, i doubt we would change our setup. it's kinda like having PIP which my larger tv currently has and we never use.
Snap looks awesome. I play a lot of open world and rpg story driven games. i buy the guides to go with it so when im done playing the game the first time i can go back and try and get all the flags/pigeons/stunt jumps/etc. but some times its quicker just to go to youtube and watch. now i can do it at the same time. oh, and not sure, but was that track that he was racing around the Top Gear track? That in itself is worth buying the game!
I like the layout & design. I just don't like the company's attitude towards the consumer. : ( Maybe over time things will improve
chrome paint job is a customization option and it is running at a smaller resolution when you snap i believe???
I'm more excited about the fantasy football app overlay. I usually cannot see what is on TV if I'm gaming but now I can game, watch a football game and see fantasy news...Bamm! I wonder if I can Skype to that mix?
the snap feature is cool and useful...true multi tasking
@TRD4L1fe in all actuality that's all that matters. If you're happy with the features a product offers that's all that counts. People love to throw their opinion around as fact and I like that you spoke about what mattered to you as an individual and not like some troll/fanboy. Bubble for you bro!
I can't wait for the 15th and the 22nd For PS4 I am getting Killzone as that's the most I am excited about. I am getting Ryse, DR3 and Forza for Xbox 1 Gaming at its best is a shared experience the best of both worlds!!!!
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