Submitted by Chrono 686d ago | opinion piece

Pros and cons: Microsoft goes big with Xbox One

Just a week after Sony introduced the PlayStation 4, Microsoft is releasing its Xbox One. Here are 10 things to consider before investing in the new video-game console. (Xbox One)

BattleTorn  +   686d ago
I don't understand how anyone can overlook the fact that the Xbox One runs multiplatform games at lower resolution.

That is, compared to PS4 - which most of these things are, such as price.

Similarly I don't see how they overlook higher resolutions as a pro in their PS4's pro&cons, http://www.startribune.com/...
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XB1_PS4  +   686d ago
I can overlook it because my tv/monitor is 1368x768.. So 1080p isn't very important to me. Most other people it will though.
BattleTorn  +   686d ago
I meant how someone *writing a pro & con list for the masses* could overlook such a fact.

1080p TVs are more than common these days.

P.S. I like your avatar, and screenname. (wish I could say the same about your TV as well :P)
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ThanatosDMC  +   686d ago
"Blinders on!"

I'm more surprised that the media isnt grilling MS for it compared to their *uck up during Xbone reveal or E3.
Nujabes_  +   686d ago
I'm going to give my honest opinion as to why I'm getting the One over the PS4:

I feel that the Xbox One offers much more in the overall package. The media functions are awesome, the HDMI-in is a great feature and the console can be used as my entertainment center.

The Kinect is a big feature to me too. I like how it makes browsing the UI much easier by voice commands and gestures, and I can't wait to see what the devs will create for it.

The controller is also another big selling point to me. Rumble Triggers felt amazing when I tried back in september, and the controller felt amazing comfortable.

Then there are the other things, like dedicated servers for all games and the snap feature.
BattleTorn  +   686d ago
All the power to ya. I'm getting an Xbox One too.

I just can't bring myself to buy any multiplats on the X1 anymore, knowing that they all run at higher resolution on another console which I also own.
timlot  +   686d ago
And when nba2k14, need for speed, fifa 14, etc. all run 1080p on both nobody cares.
Deltaohio  +   686d ago
Because 720p still looks good. 1080p is def better but at what resolution does a consumer stop caring? I will have zero interest in 4k since 1080p is good enough. And I'm sure for some 720p is good enough as well.
That doesn't man X1 gets a pass for 720p tho. 1080p is just a sign of performance IMO. I really could care less if the PS4 used that power to make a game 1080p to look nice. I'd rather see more things on screen, better AI, better physics etc. that screams more next gen to me then extra pixels.
mitford  +   686d ago
very true we all like really nice graphics but as you say the AI needs to improve drastically this gen more than anything
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