Originally Posted by -Apocalypse-
This was posted on Reddit, and some people need to hear it:
This event was not about what games you will be playing on this hardware, nor was it going to really be all about how awesome their hardware is. All of that will be happening at E3 as that is a place that is for more gamer centric news.
This event is meant to be sent to the mainstream press, not the gaming press. Xbox wants people to think of the Xbox One not as a gaming device but as an entertainment device. It is a device for those who like games, tv, music, and/or movies. This isn't just a one trick pony like consoles from PS2 or N64, those were gaming devices first and foremost. They want you to think of this as a thing that will make your living room better in general, not just gaming.
So if you use your living room TV for more than just video games (which is definitely the case for most people) this device is geared towards you. If you just like games and don't want to listen to music, watch tv, or see a movie, this works for you too then. But seeing how many people on my friends list watch Netflix I know that some of these new features will be appreciated.
However, as we all know, when a company does things for people who aren't you, it means you need to get mad.
As was said, this was a conference for Microsoft to talk about what they are doing on a broader scale, in a situation where people don't actually have the right to cry about the fact that they're not 100% talking about games.
If they had said all this stuff at E3, people would cry even harder.
Now they have E3 to talk about the games.Edited by GrizzleBoy - 5/21/13 at 12:01pm