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post #51 of 90
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Originally Posted by vinman46 View Post

Xbox - $150
1 Yr Live - $40
2-3 used games - $60-70
gaming for months

Neat!

So, add the $190 to the computer that the average consumer is already going to spend money on for everything else in their lives ($450-800), and you actually have a really decently powerful computer. The graphics will probably be better than a console's, as well. People don't realize it, but consoles aren't saving them any money.

But like I said, the simplicity of XBox's and PS3's often warrant separating the two for some people. Multiple players on one console used to be a plus, but that seems to be slowly going away.
Edited by SectorNine50 - 1/25/12 at 4:37pm
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post #52 of 90
Lol, this thread title kills me.

Great "feature" if true. They would certainly lose this customer on sheer principle if this was true.



Not that it matters anyway I guess, I'm getting a Wii U for the exclusives and will play the rest on PC.
post #53 of 90
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Neat!
So, add the $190 to the computer that the average consumer is already going to spend money on for everything else in their lives ($450-800), and you actually have a really decently powerful computer. The graphics will probably be better than a console's, as well. People don't realize it, but consoles aren't saving them any money.
But like I said, the simplicity of XBox's and PS3's often warrant separating the two for some people. Multiple players on one console used to be a plus, but that seems to be slowly going away.
Yeah, the cost savings is a joke!
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post #54 of 90
anti-used game system?
try to kill retail even more now?
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post #55 of 90
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This is just rumors and speculation, take it with a spoon of salt.

Agreed.

Anti-used games would hurt console and peripheral sales pretty badly. How many people would refuse to buy a console if they knew they had to buy every game new? I'd say about, half.
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post #56 of 90
I would love to see them go to a Cd-key system so my friend can stop braging about how his Xbox games are sellable and my pc games are not.
post #57 of 90
Gamestop would probably go out of business. If this is real, definitely keeping my 360 for many years.
post #58 of 90
I would take it with 10 tons of salt.
post #59 of 90
If they want to truly look into a future they'll ditch optical media is a mandatory component.
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post #60 of 90
What? Anti-buy it in the first place technology!

Whatever.
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