Is it time to give the Xbox One a pass? Kirby explains why the Xbox One’s inadequacies don’t matter that much and why gamers need to look at the much bigger picture in front of them.
I think the problem doesn't lie in the fact that the Xbox One can't do as high a resolution as the PS4. The Xbox One games look great in their own regard and even if the resolution is a little lower, that doesn't stop the game from being good. The tougher pill to swallow is the fact that this machine costs MORE MONEY than the PS4. If the Xbox One was say $50 cheaper than the PS4, then people wouldn't be so quick to bash the console. Nobody bashes the Wii U (well hardly anyone) when it comes to the graphics of the game. We all know the console is weaker and the price of the console reflects that. But asking someone to pay $100 more so that you can get a sensor that you don't give 2 $hits about and games that are running in a lower resolution or slower framerate is not going to sit well with gamers.
the smell of common sense... refreshing great comment gamer. i was about to post but you stole the words right out of my mouth. and this attitude with pay more for a less powerful console is ok articles that recently started popping up is truly shocking but hey everyone has their right to choose which console they prefer
lol, sorry for stealing your thunder ;) The Xbox One still has its merits and I am pissed off that without getting one I won't be able to play Quantum Break (Alan Wake was probably my favorite 360 game, so anything by the same studio is a must play for me). But gamers aren't stupid and unless you are a diehard MS exclusive fan (Halo, Gears of War, Forza, etc) you aren't likely going to purchase an Xbox One over a PS4.
Nah its $100 more because you get kinect standard, seems your gripe is you don't like kinect but that a personal preference rather than its not worth it because of lower specs. It happens in every industry, people buy pc's, cell phones, cars, etc all the time with a little less power but with more bells and whistles= value. Again you may not see the value but I and plenty of others do so that's just personal preference.
@4Sh0w - It's not that I don't like Kinect, I just feel like it's still useless. In the days of universal remotes and whatnot, why do I need to look like a dork repeating commands to my TV because it didn't recognize it the first time. Aside from games like Just Dance, what real benefit does Kinect add to my gaming experience? Do you honestly suddenly feel like you are part of the game? Does the whole "you are the controller" slogan really ring true while you are playing the latest version of Halo or Madden? I will admit that the console itself has some pretty cool uses when it comes to functionality. I like the Snap TV feature and would come in handy if you wanted a PIP experience. But Kinect does nothing to enhance that other than you speaking the command to enable the function. I would rather that extra money go into something that is going to make my gaming experience that much more enjoyable. I am buying these consoles first and foremost to game on, so while it might be nice if my console can do my taxes for me, I bought it to play games.
A lot of people don't realize that 1080p is a big deal. I have a 60" television and it makes A BIG DIFFERENCE. Although everyone won't have a t.v. that big, that is where the t.v. industry is headed. 4k t.v.'s are STANDARD 55" inches and up. The PS4 (Although not fully prepared) is MORE prepared than the X1 to deliver a better looking picture. THAT IS IMPORTANT. And like Neonridr said, the X1 is more money for inferior tech.
mmmmmm you buy a system because of the games. i brought a ps3 because of the games and free online, the gfx was a perk. even tho i hate that they included the cam in every box without even having games exclusive for it thats good, it doesnt take a genius to see people may have brought it because of the games and the games thats coming out for it. if ms and sony both couldnt do 1080p no one would be saying anything. you have a point its because its at a higher price, but ps fanboys are bashing it because of what happen last gen, and like i said before i think half of them are x xbox fanboys doing it just the troll. annd trust me i asked one of my friends the same question why he would want a xbone if its weaker. he said he dont care he prefer xbox more. a lot of people outside dont care. people usually go with the masses when it comes to products. i have a feeling a lot of xbox fanboys jumped ship just so they can bash someone. because this site use to be dominated by them. anyway i dont know how he would feel about it later tho.
Oh I am from the cheaper console beating more expensive ones.
Bang for the buck is why it matters to most. The cheaper console is the more powerful console. Not to mention blades of grass mattered last gen but not this time around. Why is that?
If you look a bit further then the edge of your nose you'll see that playing on a console isn't bang for the buck at all: Paying to play online, paying way more for games, sometime free content is paid instead.
It doesn't matter only if you have one or the other. I don't care because I refuse to spend more money on a weaker console with a camera stapled to it that is beyond pointless. Especially when most smart TVs do voice/gesture etc. I am not for giving mS a pass but I think the point has been made, feelings have been hurt, and trolls like Sessler have been exposed. I honestly don't care to see the DF breakdown for every game this gen and I don't need to see fanboys embarrassing themselves with scandals and coverups. The Ps4 is crushing the other two like it should and that's what matters.
Might as well add killzone to the list. Sony lied about the rez on mp
how did Sony lie? do you have proof?
Here you go: "Then there’s the competitive multiplayer mode which, like the game’s campaign, runs at native 1080p and 60 fps." http://blog.eu.playstation.... ^^^ That was on 2 Nov 2013, the game went gold prior to 21 Oct 2013= even if it was downgraded from early builds they knew that statement wasn't true for the final build at launch. vvvvv http://m.ign.com/articles/2... Karma.
Is the single player not 1080p native or did I miss something?
I've tried to say this twice now and was called an Xbox fanboy. Good luck my friend. You'll need it.
Lol someone tell me does it matter now or not? It seemed like It did before until Sony was busted
It no longer matters to some people it previously mattered to and it suddenly matters to some people to whom it previously did not matter. Welcome to the totally mature world of modern gaming.
Sony of a bitch!
I have both consoles but i still playing on xbox one... why??? Because i have on xbox Forza Dead Rising Peggle after few days Titan fall and GREAT Ryse... :) if YOU dont play Ryse - shut up :) i like Outlast on ps4 Beyond and my heart game Last of us from ps3 ... people stop hate all around and start enjoy games :) we all are gamers :) sorry for my english :)
People here are incapable of liking games... only their little black boxes with corporate logos of companies that continuiously lie and extort us.
lsat gen people talked big stuff on ps3 and how well it ran games and the graphic fedility. all claiming that the xbox 360 was better at runnning games. now taht its on the other foot people keep saying wehave heard it enough get over it. well that isnt going to happen expecially after 8 years if listening to xbox fanboys. you know what im tired of seeing is xbots saying stop crying over reolution or frame rate and jsut play games. you all are going to hear aobut how much more powerful the ps4 is than the xbox one for years. Also with the title of this article, if it was just about playing games. why dont people own a ouya, or why arent people playing the wii u if its all about the games. quit crying
I have also wii u ... i prefered all the time platform where is good games for me and now is my favorit xbox one... maybe next year ll be ps4... I was start with games in 1985 .. pmd85,sinclair,c64,pc...... and belive me resolution is for me nothing... i play games no pixels... ;) If somebody want call me xbot ok :) no problem :)
Well I started in the late 70's with pong. Yea I enjoyed it and all of the consoles following. That being said; if I have a choice of the same game on consoles, why would I choose the inferior one?
Resolution ABSOLUTELY STILL MATTERS! Killzone mp situation does not change anything. Killzone situation does not change the fact that 1080p is superior to all resolutions below it and paying 100 dollars more for a machine that produces less 1080p games than the cheaper option is ludicrous. If 1080p was not a big deal than the X1 should be able to do it just as much as the PS4. No excuses.
uh wut? Software sells hardware not resolution.
What does sales have anything to do with what I just said?
" paying 100 dollars more for a machine that produces less 1080p games than the cheaper option is ludicrous." buying = sales
Pay attention: I'm am not saying that resolution sells hardware, I am saying paying more for less is ludicrous. In other words my comment is not addressing the buying habits of consumers, it is addressing basic logic. Please exit the vicinity with your straw-man BS!
The expensive console has more features? What kind of world do we live in?!?!??
I'm sick of this statement and people writing about it. THIS HAS ALWAYS BEEN A STORY, again, ALWAYS. Since the Genesis vs the SNES. In fact, it was worse at the beginning of the PS360 era. Don't believe me? Pull some stories out from the industry when the PS3 launched and the subsequent year afterwards, your head will explode. The point is, just ignore it if you don't like it, but this is a story and the divide is even bigger than at the beginning of last generation.
thinking about it, I don't know something smells fishy this game is almost 4 months old why did go back and test just now and didn't df confirm 1080p native when the game came out?
All a PC gamer have to do is mention how powerful his/her platform is and everyone will run away screaming.
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