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post #21 of 34
we can kill the 720 might block used games BS right now, Sony allready said they arent blocking used games so im 100% sure unless they want to severly hurt themselves neither will MS thumb.gif
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If any of that "game code" and "internet connection required" crap is true...playstation 4 will win the "console war".
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im not been funny but who ever actually bought an xbox 360 and played an original xbox game on it? Ive never done it...why would you care if a brand new console doesnt play old crappy games?
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im not been funny but who ever actually bought an xbox 360 and played an original xbox game on it? Ive never done it..

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Ahhh dang it, i thought you were speaking about original xbox360 games meaning something new or unique lol i better go to sleep
Edited by Alvarez - 2/21/13 at 7:37pm
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Lol the whole point is the console manufactures DONT want there system to be backwards compat

They want you to not have the old games and play emulated versions that you download or streamed like the PS4, It makes them more money and thats all they care about.
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post #26 of 34
let the playstation vs xbox fan wars begin.

only reason i even own a xbox is halo and forza, and only reason i own a ps3 is the fact that blu-ray players back then were equal in price.

tho i have to say my 60gb fat boy has been trouble free for all these years. wish i could say the same for my xbox. im on my 2nd unit

being x86 tho im curious if forza and halo could be ported to pc? if so i wont even bother with a console
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we can kill the 720 might block used games BS right now, Sony allready said they arent blocking used games so im 100% sure unless they want to severly hurt themselves neither will MS thumb.gif

Agreed, if Microsoft goes this route they can pretty much say goodbye to the Xbox as a brand all together, they are not that stupid.
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But it will be able to support original xbox games then!?
    
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post #29 of 34
Haha, I wonder how long it will be before someone creates an "emulator" for PC, to run the PS4 and 720 games.

Shouldn't be too taxing once they have a chance to work on it, given the architecture is the same.
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post #30 of 34
No biggie

I don't understand why this is a big deal considering that consoles, for the most part, have not been backwards compatible. I believe the only one that was backwards compatible was the ps1 to ps2 and early ps3

This is an ARCHITECTURAL CHANGE in the console itself. It is unreasonable to expect Microsoft or Sony to be backwards compatible when it costs so much to enable the backwards compatibility.
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