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Seems like most are looking for a reason to complain. If you are the 20% of the us who dont have internet do you really think ms was targeting you to buy the xbox? I mean for real, if you cant afford $19 a month they dont expect you to spend $400+ on a xbox one.


$700 price tag. Internet requirement. Fees on used games. Why don't they just call it "Xbox move over poor person"?
    
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Keep making crap up dude. No official price tag has been released. @ most your looking at $599 and that wouldnt last. More than likely they will have it @ $399 and $499.

Fact is ps3 was released@ $599 and it sold well.
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Keep making crap up dude. No official price tag has been released. @ most your looking at $599 and that wouldnt last. More than likely they will have it @ $399 and $499.

Fact is ps3 was released@ $599 and it sold well.

With a Kinect in the box and the cloud computing, it won't be cheap for MS...I see $499 being most likely, maybe $399.
    
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I for one will not buy an xbone on principle... You cannot sugarcoat your always-online DRM by turning it into a daily checkup and expect me to go along with it. I also do not want HAL 9000 required to be hooked up to my console in order to play (and I certainly don't want it watching me while the console is off). No thanks.

I'm sure a lot of people will buy this and get xboned, but I will not be one of them.

Sony has never had exclusives that interest me, so it looks like I will be PC-only this gen, maybe get a Wii U if the price drops enough and there's enough good games. M$ has sold me on making a return to Nintendo because while I don't really like Nintendo's approach to hardware, I at least know they're not out to screw me over with retarded and draconian DRM and privacy practices.
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Keep making crap up dude. No official price tag has been released. @ most your looking at $599 and that wouldnt last. More than likely they will have it @ $399 and $499.

Fact is ps3 was released@ $599 and it sold well.
i dont know, what you define as well, but there was a article a few years ago a sony exec flat out said, lesson learned dont release a console at 599 http://www.computerandvideogames.com/401294/ps4-price-sony-learnt-pricing-lessons-from-ps3-launch/ i cant find exact article but heres another
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Very very few people don't have 24/7 internet...Especially those that game.

Welcome to the future?

As an admin, everything I own is 24/7/365...I've actually only had 2 outages this entire year...It's industry standard for 24/7 capability now.


I realize some of you have crappy internet but...It is what it is.


And with this you missed the single biggest problem. Requiring validation of your DRM rights to a game every 24 hours (that is what they have confirmed) means that your xBone game catalog that you spend thousands buying is really just a rental. When they switch off the servers and launch the next xbox your games will no longer work.

Think about that.

Think about what you are buying and getting. In reality, you are getting a few years of time with these games while MS chooses to support them.

Games that flop ? They may turn those servers off quicker. EA and others have done it before.
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And with this you missed the single biggest problem. Requiring validation of your DRM rights to a game every 24 hours (that is what they have confirmed) means that your xBone game catalog that you spend thousands buying is really just a rental. When they switch off the servers and launch the next xbox your games will no longer work.

Think about that.

Think about what you are buying and getting. In reality, you are getting a few years of time with these games while MS chooses to support them.

Games that flop ? They may turn those servers off quicker. EA and others have done it before.

This times a million. I cannot believe people think that the issue is unreliable internet. The issue is that M$ is trying to dress up the wolf of always-online DRM in sheep's clothing and stick it in your living room.
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Lol xbox is following what pc has been doing for years, steam and origin both have always online drm just like xbox is requiring.
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Keep making crap up dude. No official price tag has been released. @ most your looking at $599 and that wouldnt last. More than likely they will have it @ $399 and $499.

Fact is ps3 was released@ $599 and it sold well.

You have to remember, the PS3 came out at that price because of the Blu-ray drive inside. At release it was the best Blu-ray player out, and one of the cheapest. This is the main reason it sold so well in the beginning.
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Lol xbox is following what pc has been doing for years, steam and origin both have always online drm just like xbox is requiring.

Umm, I have a laptop that let me play steam games for over a month without a connection... not sure if you have even used steam.
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