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Interesting tidbits

Thurrott added even more to mull over. He said "Durango" is likely to be expensive -- $500 for the regular console itself and $300 for a subscription-based model.

"Microsoft could have more than one console up its sleeves."

"Thurrott previously had said that Microsoft will update the Xbox 360 and sell it for $99. Such a development may suggest that the new-generation Xbox won't be able to play 360 games, but that's speculation on Thurrott's part. A $99 Xbox 360 also could be positioned as a cheaper entertainment console to compete with Roku and similar devices"

Interesting about the last part with almost a rebranding of the old 360 into a newer market (streaming boxes etc..)


My take? It's still just a rumor. However, if they hold their guns for E3, maybe they'll be able to leave the biggest impression - one that will last until buying season!
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by Deadboy90 View Post

I will watch with interest. I have no intention of buying an Xbox anyway but it will be facinating to see if Microsoft does go the "Always online" route. What will be more interesting will be the subsequent fallout if they do. May 21st may be the time to cash out your microsoft stocks people!

I bet may 21st won't be that insightful, just an official announcement and some sort of hype train. Wouldn't be surprised if they spilled some big details during E3 to steal the thunder away from PS4. That way, the last thing we have on our minds going into the shopping season is what MS showed us (assuming it's not crap)
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post #13 of 29
So wait whats this always online stuff? cost is nothing to me as I like playing with mates and they don't own pc's. but sometimes my net cuts out or it just plain wont work at all. besides the fact i live in australia and the internet is horrible here anyway I get max 4mb/s down and 0.8mbs up.
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I would go with PS4. Smoother gaming with APU and more game variety, not just mindless shooters for sixth-graders.
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post #15 of 29
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I'm to the point that I don't even care until Microsoft announces it directly. With how much flack Sony got for releasing a 500-600 dollar console, you would think that Microsoft would stay around their acceptable price range of 400 dollars.

 

A one time investment, for the next 5 years?   jeeesh.. even a paper boy can afford $500 bucks for his hobby.

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*Looks at his 7950, looks back at this thread, Shrugs & moves on*
post #17 of 29
Hmmmm if the rumours of always on internet requirements turn out to be true, I'll drop Microsoft and go Sony. Can't deal with not being able to play a console game because I have crappy internet (and I do). And its not like I want multiplayer/social/connected everything. Coz I don't.

Still got my trusty rig for multiplatform, but will opt for a PS4 as well if there are good exclusives
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*Looks at his 7950, looks back at this thread, Shrugs & moves on*

*Wonders why people enter threads they have no interest in to make sure everyone knows it, shrugs, and moves on.*
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Quote:
Originally Posted by almighty15 View Post

*Looks at his 7950, looks back at this thread, Shrugs & moves on*

*Wonders why people enter threads they have no interest in to make sure everyone knows it, shrugs, and moves on.*

The funny thing is, the gpu on the ps4/next xbox can pump out better graphics than a 7950 on pc. biggrin.gif
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I hope consoles die eventually.
    
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