Is buying an Xbox One really paying more for less of a console?
Playing the games you wanna play on a games console isn't "for less"
I was simply going to say "Halo 5", but your thing works too. #1bubz4lyfe Less powerful hardware? It would appear so. Less software/features? Doesn't seem that way. Lesser games? I would say no. There are more ways to quantify the purchase than processing power.
while i will not judge ANYONE for buying something they want...i do hate when facts are ignored. fact and opinion has always been why this "war" is so overblown and yet so dumb. the fact of the matter is if xbox wasn't so costly and yet underpowered it would have sold more...period. paying more for less isn't a great way to spend but to each his own. spend if thats what you want to do with your money. but at least state facts about your choice and not opinions or guesses. "lesser games? i would say no" but in fact it has lesser games...why would you say no? "There are more ways to quantify the purchase than processing power" then please state them...smh make it a real comment that we can conversate on ...not just "Doesnt seem that way" or "i would say no" or "it would appear so" such passive statements mean you arent sure what you have bought..or even know how many games are available for your system.
Did anyone really listen to what he said? He meant him personally. Not everyone. He also said the same thing could be achieved with the PS4. So I don't know what facts he ignored. You can read my post below.
@King - The PSP was more powerful than the DS. Was the PSP better? The Vita is more powerful than the 3DS, is it better? It's all subjective based on who you talk to. Yes, the PS4 is more powerful, nobody denies that. But if the exclusive games that show up on the Xbox One are games that cater to you, then you would be an idiot to go out and buy the other console just because you can get a bit higher framerate or a slightly better resolution. AC4 is still AC4, even at 900p. The fact that one version is 1080p doesn't mean the game is any more FUN. I think that is what most Sony fanboys forget. The core games are still exactly the same, so who cares. If person A is happy enough playing in 900p or only at 30fps, who cares? Should that bother you that much? Who are you to tell them that they are wrong? It's funny because PC gamers all play their games at different screen resolutions or framerates, and you don't see them making fun of each other...
which costed more psp or ds? vita or 3ds? psp and psv are more exspensive and more powerful than ds/3ds...tell me, if psv costed as much as a 3ds and 3ds costed as much as psv...which would sell more???? because thats the ps4 vs x1 predicament. ps4 more powerful but cheaper than x1..dear god just look at the sales numbers...BY MILLIONS the ps4 is out pacing the x1 >>FACT<< not opinion. why do you think it sold more? games? price? location? power? fanboy loyalty? hype? features? "fun"? its like you ignored the whole point of PAYING MORE FOR LESS
Dude is a Xbot.
I love how you people say "less powerful" like it's comparing a Ferrari with a Hyundai. It's really like Mercedes vs BMW. XB1 is "less powerful", sure, but not by too much. So let the horse be. You beat it dead a long time ago. It's not even worth discussing anymore.
King just stop. Opinion, everyone has one. If I bought a ps4 instead even though I prefer xboxs exclusives more and have tons more internet friends and real friends that have xbox, wouldn't that be kind of stupid? Wouldnt xbox be the better choice for me? The ps4 is a bit more powerful, not enough to bother me. And as much as you may, I personally dont give a crap about who is winning the war. Even if xboz were winning it still wouldnt get me all hard.
try watching the video.
i pay more for cheaper games, I can share games, live gold and DLCs with 1 friend. Can I buy games with my friend, so is half the price, and we can play simultaneously shared the same game, and co-op and online multiplayer. This indeed is a killer app that few know, and it's cool. I got 6 games for free, thanks my friend, and my friend 3 games thanks to me. And we buy together, a new game is only 30 Dollars each, live gold 1 year 17dollars
You can save a lot of money going with Consoles, or even Amazon Fire TV. The PS3 and Xbox consoles have pretty much the same apps. The only little problem with the Xbox One is that the media features aren't free. Which is nothing when you are a hardcore gamer, but for everyone else who just wants the Media features and have all the voice commands. They might as well go with the Amazon Fire TV, which does exactly that (with much more media apps than the consoles). The full price of Xbox Live is 60$/year. You can get the Fire TV for free in 2 years while having 20$ credit to spend on Movies or Games, without the 500$ price tag. If you're not using it for gaming, it's a waste, it's not recommended. However, if you do game, then a console would be best suited for you. And consoles (PS3/PS4/X1) can play Blu-Ray Disc media something that the Amazon Fire TV can't.
"If you're not using it for gaming, it's a waste, it's not recommended" If you use the Amazon Fire TV for gaming, it is a waste, too. I picked the Xbox One, because a) I love Xbox Live and no matter what you guys say, it is the best online network out there and yes, I have played them all. b) Halo will be on it. Nuff said. c) I like Kinect. This might be a shocker for some of you, but I really do. Kinect Sports, Dance Central, Kinect Adventures and now Xbox fitness are fun and I can enjoy this with my girl. She is not into Halo and Gears of war :-) Those are just the main reasons, other things like 3rd and 1st party support, Fable or cloud support did not hurt either. I don't think Amazon will get a decent share of the gaming market. They will get decent sales, but not from the gaming crowd.
a) Don't even try to claim it has the best online network, when it factually doesn't. Maybe you enjoy it more but it's been behind PSN for online gaming on dedicated servers for years. Not to mention the PC doing all of that for free for years before. That and the fact that Microsoft starts a hype campaign beyond belief for what Sony and various developers have been doing for years on PC and PS3. Manipulating the uninformed. b) Halo is washed out, the fourth is terribly written, is a forced Michael Bay-like sequel, and anything that is good about it is found in the previous games so there is no reason to buy the new one. If you like Halo then I don't see why you would like the fourth one and be excited for the next ones. Fable and Gears are getting the forced sequel treatment. It seems to me that most developers are like "Hey! I have a great idea for a sequel!" but, Microsoft tells their developers "Hey! Make up some ideas because we're making a sequel no matter what!". c) Good for you. I understand the opinion side of things. But, you made a broader claim than that.
i believe the voice commands on amazon fire only work for the amazon prime video service they dont work for netflix, you still have to use the controller and enter text
I think it really should be the way I did it saved me money with my Xbox One because the counter arguments made are not really relatable to the actual question.
Like the Uchiha, a console based on opinions and what game you perferred for anyone who doesn't like it. Amaterasu!
Because it's not less. It's already been worth every penny, just play games...realize how spoiled we gamers are right now.
If you add the price of both consoles, with the comparable PS Eye, the X1 package is cheaper... Then there's the 'massive' performance difference, oh wait you can build a better PC for the same cost, where does this leave us? Nowhere as with all these articles.
Gears of War and Halo, that's why.
not really after Judgement and Halo 4 lol
For less pixels? I mean everything else on the x1 is great the games are the same jus better res on the ps4 I can name plenty of reasons why I (myself) got the 1 over the ps4
It really all depends on how much you value the Kinect.
It comes with a AAA game and the Kinect. How is it more for less?
maybe because kinect is a piece of junk
Agreed. Why would anyone use voice commands to navigate menus? You can navigate menus just as fast or faster while using the controller instead of shouting at a plastic box and trying to get it to recognize your voice.
Only time will tell really, this is one of those things were the consoles try to offer and get all the early adopters. So far xbox is putting up a damn good fight when it comes to games that appeal to its consumer base.I am surprised to be honest, I expected more from playstation on this regard but they knocked it out of the ballpark with hardware in regard to the consoles. So it doesn't really bother me because I love all of the games so far for playstation making it a ++. Like the xbox games so far playstation has also offered a stellar line up to tie down fans month after month and some would argue that they offer much more. Even though the xbox has a good line up for its fans it is undeniable to disregard the playstation because it technically offers more games to a wider variety of individuals.
Paying for something u want, period.
Well hello there, flaimbait. It's been, well, two and a half minutes or so.
So it was the convenience of Media apps on almost every media device and a credit card that saved you money not the Xbox one, but the story is how the xbox one saved you money? Okay.... listen up guys, if we are to compare the machines itself with no software involved you are technically paying more for less. But if that is not a concern for you and you prefer the games on Xbox than who cares? Why do you have to keep justifying your purchase?
you are paying mote for less, this fact will be even more apparent as the gen moves along
No, you aren't paying more for less. Sure, one person could argue that the PS4 is factually more powerful and costs less; however, that discounts the Kinect in the equation. If you like Kinect, or grow to like it, then doesn't it make up the cost difference? But then what about PlayStation Plus? That's a cost benefit that the Xbox One is yet to match. While some will reply with snark to a question like this saying, "The PS4 is more powerful and cost less, duh!" The real answer to this question is if you are satisfied with the games and services that your console of choice provides then it was worth the price.
i pay more for cheaper games, I can share games, live gold and DLCs with 1 friend. Can I buy games with my friend, so is half the price, and we can play simultaneously shared the same game, and co-op and online multiplayer. This indeed is a killer app that few know, and it's cool. I got 6 games for free, thanks my friend, and my friend 3 games thanks to me. And we buy together, a game is only 30 Dollars each, live gold 1 year 17dollars
Another video trying to "sell" the xbox one as an 'entertainment console. We all know that the PS4 and Xbox one has movies and other media entertainment. Most gamers do not buy a "VIDEO GAME CONSOLE" for the sole purpose of watching tv. The guy in the video is just grasping at straws trying to justify his purchase.
I would be the first to admit that console power doesn't mean everything... But it does matter and impacts greatly when something less poweful is priced Higher. The fact that MS this gen pushed Kinect... which IN MY OPINION... takes away from the the machine, and adds to the price. I certainly don't want voice commands (a glorified remote) to cost me, and detract from my console's power. I certainly do not want a TV input which works manily in North America, nor do I want games that perform worse on a system that costs more. Yes the fans can wait for DX12, and the Cloud... but can the market wait? All this talk about games... and Indie vs Tripple A. Come on people... Limbo, Journey, Fez, Hot Line Miami, FTL, and so many more are top quality award winning games. In fact some offer more quality and story than some AAA. So far this gen more are coming to PS4 first. So the cheaper console not only has more power, better performance and an optional camera, but also has MORE games. It even has a sleeker design. We all have the power to choose. So choose wisely. The only person you have to justify your purchase to is yourself.
This is BS. Buy what you want, but please don't try to justify it by saying you're "saving" money. Especially when, besides the streaming apps, the XB1's key media feature *REQUIRES* a cable subscription. Nevermind the outright hypocrisy of "paying more for less" when you're not paying the face price for neither console or XBL subscription. FFS, this guy just cannot see the obvious flaws in his logic.
My hate for all things Sony and love of MS games makes it worth it to me.
It's a shame that you let the work of good, talented people who are exclusive to a certain platform become unavailable to you due to your hatred of Sony. Same with people who hate MS and let that get in the way of great MS games. Why do you people limit yourselves like this? You guys should think about how 10 year old you would act to such petty ways of thinking. I imagine the reply would be something along the lines of "JUST SHUTUP AND PLAY GAMES YOU STUPID ADULT!".
Not a shame at all I don't like something I have nothing to do with it, I am a musician but I don't buy bieber either. Never bothered me when I had c64, n64, dreamcast and now xbox seems to bother others more than me.
You say you hate all things Sony, yet you have never played, and can never play their games because you will never buy a PS4. How can you hate things that don't exist yet? What if there are games that you would end up really enjoying that are exclusive to the PS4? Does it not bother you that you will never even give them a chance? It's your choice at the end of the day, it just seems sad that you are willing to miss out on great games just because you can't get over your hatred for a company that doesn't even know your name.
You nailed it my choice, I can hate what ever I like even if they don't exist, thanks for being so concerned no need to be sad I am one happy gamer. Never played the other sony consoles and have had a great time on other systems will keep it that way cheers.
"Never played the other sony consoles and have had a great time on other systems will keep it that way cheers." Haha, fair enough. Your loss entirely though. Gamers limiting themselves to certain games by choice is just something i will never be able to get my head around.
Ahh...good old Reddragon. One of the last great defenders of Xbox and this ridiculous video proves it. This is stupid. He signs up for a credit card just to buy a console and not say, build his credit up. He turns off his cable which removes a key feature of watching cable. He could have easily bought a Kindle TV/Apple TV and saved on cable. This has nothing to do with more for less because the console is still $500 with a mandatory Live fee for all the pay walled content. Again, why are youtube blogs being passed off as news? Why not link some of Shokio's crap or Reviewtechusa? Hell, at least Boogie2988 is entertaining...
whoever is saying that statement has forgotten about last generation where the hardware of the PS3 at lunch was $600. Due to Sony's conclusion of the Blu-ray player.the differences this time Microsoft has included Kinect and charging for its value. It comes down to a Blu-ray player that added nothing to a player's experience versus a Kinect that can impact the players experience.
No. I sure that if the PS4 had been both overpriced and had under performing specs it would not have been defended. We saw the exact thing happen with the PS3.
Short answer, yes. But perhaps you prefer the less (in the form of exclusives and hardware performance) it has to offer.
lol to save a $100 he got a credit card. *face palm*, if you wanted to save a $100, buy a ps4.
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