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Submitted by cl1983 273d ago | videocast

Countdown to Launch - Tonight [XBox One]

Tonight! The Xbox One Countdown to Launch airs on Spike TV, GameTrailers and the GT Apps. Join us for the dawn of the next generation's Xbox. (Xbox One)

Update Update: Link updated to live stream direct link

Admin note: Heat increased to keep this important live event on the front page for people to see and visit all day.

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Steven3657  +   273d ago
How very exciting.
Enemy  +   273d ago
That was worded pretty sarcastically.
WhittO  +   273d ago
lol ffs..
XB1_PS4  +   273d ago
I more pictured it as kermit saying it. lol
GiantEnemyCrab  +   273d ago
He is a one sentence troll.
ThanatosDMC  +   273d ago
Wait, you're not Cpt. Obvious... whatever happened to his account???
Angels3785  +   273d ago
This event and how much is being put into it shows how well Microsoft knows how to market and how much money they have to spend. To the average person who is not a gamer and doesn't see the differences this is a big event that will probably get massive media coverage outside of spike. Microsoft know how to sell stuff....even if its really misleading hollow or just completely irrelevant to gaming.

Its the association they get the "all in one hip new thing that everyone wants. The thing the young crowd, the cool people want"

Their marketing pisses me off...especially since sony's is so weak in comparison (just being honest look at my comment history Im VERY pro playstation) Imagine if PS4 had Microsofts marketing...heck even when Microsoft kinda copied sonys "perfect day" commercial it was done better! It had obviously a bigger budget, famous people better CG and it makes you feel something towards the brand (IF you dont know any better like most of us). They grab more attention....But the good thing is PS4 wil probably sell more for gamers....but I have a nagging feeling that xbox could claim the casual market that wii left behind.... especially if it starts to go through cable providers.

heck casual gamers I know that are even on ps3 know when the xbox one is launching (even though they don't want it) I had to TELL them the PS4 was out because they had no clue!!! what if sony just grabbed the core market? What if Microsoft grab the wii's market?
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Blachek  +   273d ago
Angels3785, the world would be a better place.

Then Nintendo could stop producing sub-par gaming consoles, and focus on developing games and apps for Sony & Microsoft. Increasing the install base of those that could enjoy their game catalog.
stiggs  +   273d ago
Another informative and intelligent response from Steven3657.

Now THAT is sarcasm.
Yourpapa  +   273d ago
Let a new and even more terrifying war begin tonight.
duli14  +   273d ago
Stop trolling people, I'm not excited for the Xbone but let the fans enjoy the moment.
DEAD-DEVIL-DISCO  +   273d ago
the majority of gamers i know are getting a x1. the thing has potential no doubt. i went with the ps4 cause i knew the certainty of exclusives. i felt like ms stop caring about core gamng for thelast few years. if x1 shows me different then im down. yall have fun
3-4-5  +   273d ago
Can't wait for ALBW...

I'm waiting on more games for both next gen.

Only thing I really don't like about xb1 is the ui & voicec command. Controller looks awesome.
trancefreak  +   273d ago
zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
Ashlen  +   273d ago
One things for sure "it's not easy being green".
ruefrak  +   273d ago
Nice avatar :)
Eddie20101  +   273d ago
It's not so much that they know how to sell stuff its that they have the money to have commercials run during every break, constently. I cringe when I watch any event that Microsoft puts on. All the celebrity crap, stupid demonstrations, slimy reps. that seem disingenuous, its all flash and no substance. Apealing only to the.........
Ilovetheps4  +   273d ago
The last generation kind of flew by for me. It doesn't feel like I got my PS3 6 years ago. It was a fantastic generation. Hopefully the new one is just as good.
Darrevilen   273d ago | Off topic | show | Replies(4)
Unreal01   273d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(2)
raresteak  +   273d ago
Can't wait to play Ryse.
Unreal01   273d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(2)
strigoi814   273d ago | Trolling | show
Zeromoniker  +   273d ago
I'm actually looking fwd to Ryse tbh. Reminds me of Heavenly Sword on the PS3. I really enjoyed that.

A great-looking game but nothing too deep or too oomplicated. Seems to me it's doing what it set out to do; a bit of hack'n'slash to keep the gaming appetite going between sessions of BF4 and AC4 until Destiny and Titanfall.
SilentXCaspa   273d ago | Trolling | show
HappyWithOneBubble  +   273d ago
I hope you enjoy it
ThanatosDMC  +   273d ago
Yes, buy it. Best game ever! Tell your friends to buy it too. Spread the word.
Nujabes_  +   273d ago
Trying too hard to be funny imo.
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Shnooze  +   272d ago
Wow, look at the disagrees.

"Since you're excited about a video game I don't like, that I've most likely never tried, you're an idiot."
Game0N  +   273d ago
Didn't even know they were doing a show like the PS4 launch, pretty cool. Will definitely be watching.
cl1983  +   273d ago
It's also being aired on Spike tv in the US.
CaptainPunch  +   273d ago
As much as I would like to be excited for the next gen consoles, I just don't see a reason to buy them yet. Maybe next year when more games drop.
FunAndGun  +   273d ago | Well said
Enjoy your launch Xbox fans and fellow gamers!!

It is exciting to see the two big consoles launch only a week apart.

Whether you are collecting relics in Knack or
Taking turns at 100 in Forza or
Getting headshots on Vektan scum in Killzone or
Slicing grunts to pieces over and over and over in Ryse,

We are all here for the same reason; we love console gaming.

So pick a side or collect em' all, and lets enjoy this new generation of gaming!!
Benchm4rk  +   273d ago
Well said my friend
Zeromoniker  +   273d ago
Totally agree, well said.

Just hope Mr Postman isn't late with the deliveries !! :)

(based in UK so XB1 tomorrow and PS4 on the 29th)
GiantEnemyCrab  +   273d ago
Giant Enemy Crab approves!
malokevi  +   273d ago
Hell yeah, brother. Big day for me.... SO FREEKN EXCITED!!!

:D :D :D

Ever since I could barely clutch an NES controller, I LIVE for days like this. Couldn't be happier today.
SITH  +   273d ago
Game on fun and gun! You sir get a bubble. Spend it wisely.
lawgone  +   273d ago
Here here!
EXVirtual  +   273d ago
Well said my friend. I can't wait.
Dread  +   272d ago
I with u!
Benchm4rk  +   273d ago
Well I just spent the last 4 hrs setting up my Xbox One and playing it and so far so good. Only took about 15 mins to download the update and my internet is crap.

Took about another 10 to install and go through through all the set up and getting my gamertag on it.
One thing that I was annoyed at though was it took forever to install COD Ghosts. My friend had the same problem.

Some early reports said about 15 to 20 mins and once it hits 50% you can play. Well after over 30 mins mine was on 5%. The next 45% came alot faster and at around the 1 hr mark I was playing. Not exactly ideal.

A couple of guys I talked to on live said it didnt take them that long so im not sure what happened to mine.
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TruthBTold  +   273d ago
Whats with the admin note? I think it would have made the top list anyways but why add it from the getgo? Just wondering thats all. Did they think it might have been missed? I'll be watching tonight, hopefully we see some new games. Then again we have VGAs just around the corner. Waiting for Fallout 4 and maybe some Uncharted gameplay.
lawgone  +   273d ago
You would think but since this is mostly a Sony site Xbox stuff doesn't get voted up much. Kinda sad since I like both consoles - which some of the Sony fanboys won't even tolerate. I wish they'd just go away and play their freaking console they love so much.
TruthBTold  +   273d ago
There are enough xbox fans to give it degrees. There are more Sony fans but it wasnt always like that. It used to be the otherway around. I prefer sony but if i won the lottery and could spend more time playing games i would be buying an xbox , a wiiu and a very nice gaming pc. Any kind of fanboy can try to ruin the fun for the other side. Just ignore, its a pointless war. These are gaming machines only, nothing more. I would actually blame journalist more who have no talent and the only way to keep their jobs is to crate some flame bate article to stirr up the fanboys. Fanboys will be fanboys and you can let them be in a healthy way but some websites make them turn againts each other to feed their hits. Kinda like politics, divide and conquer.
Shinox   273d ago | Trolling | show
KEEPNITREAL  +   273d ago
Super excited to go to this midnight launch like I was on last week's midnight launch !!!!!
Stryfeno2  +   273d ago
Killer Instinct!!!!!!!!!! I need it now!!!!!
SITH  +   273d ago
I can't wait to play it also!
tigertron  +   273d ago
Enjoy the launch guys.
asmith2306  +   273d ago
Enjoy the launch guys... see you soon on PlayStation!
lawgone  +   273d ago
Why are you here and not playing your PS4?
andibandit  +   273d ago
Cause it has no games
ltachiUchiha  +   273d ago
Yup congratz to microsoft with their launch & hope everyone who grabz one, enjoys their games. Welcome to Next Gen.
lawgone  +   273d ago
Someone actually disagreed with that. How pathetic.
ltachiUchiha  +   273d ago
Lol yup thats how this site works. Too many butthurt fans that cant give any love to the console they dont prefer. I dont see why u cant buy what u like & just have a decent conversation. Smh.
lawgone  +   273d ago
I keep checking on Amazon to see what stage of shipping my XB1 is in :)

I have done something very stupid though. I promised this girl I've been seeing we'd go out for dinner tomorrow. What was I thinking? Would it be wrong to say I am going to go home early because I have a headache? Are my priorities all messed up? LOL
georgenancy  +   273d ago
tell us your whole life story friend
andibandit  +   273d ago
Hey i think you missed a xbox one article, in your xbox one trolling crusade.
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AnimeAvenger  +   273d ago
Crappy realization that you have no money for neither PS4 or One.
TruthBTold  +   273d ago
Patiente my friend, it will be there when it is time.
InfamousBlackGuy  +   273d ago
Heat is increased? lol
NarcolepZZZZZZ  +   273d ago
Yeah, just like they did for ps4.
AlphaTauri  +   273d ago
finally, just one more day!
StuffRokz  +   273d ago
I wonder if Zhuk is out there somewhere super excited for the xbox one?
daedra  +   273d ago
True greatness awaits tonight
tfh74  +   273d ago
At last the xbox one is here. Felt like an eternity lol.
d0r1en0  +   273d ago
I came to PS4 from 360. Dont plan on getting an x1 anytime soon, as Im over gears, halo, and forza, and will be able to get Titanfall on 360 if its a must have. That being said, I still may check out this launch event on spike. For me there is no reason to buy one RIGHT NOW though, so i saved myself $100 & went PS4.
aLiEnViSiToR  +   273d ago
Same time as NBA game, oh well gonna watch NBA i guess...
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pheature  +   273d ago
where can i watch the launch at pm me
sovietsoldier  +   273d ago
sorry i launched at 2:30 pm today with my console,im already in space!
Krosis  +   273d ago
What kind of moron hopes for a console to fail? It's bad for gaming.
parentoftheyear  +   273d ago
What is:

Update
Admin note: Heat increased to keep this important live event on the front page for people to see and visit all day.
NarcolepZZZZZZ  +   273d ago
11:15 and it still isn't loading..
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