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Source.

This keeps getting better and better.

Microsoft simply lost it, they seem to be doing many things exactly the opposite of what consumers have come to expect: standards. There are two standards: analogue and USB, the same thing with smartphones, where the huge majority now has a 3.5mm headphone jack instead of a proprietary connector so people can use whatever headphones they want without having to worry about or even buy (if it exists) an adapter. Heck, consoles now even have USB ports instead of those proprietary memory card slots, why go backwards, Microsoft ?

Money obviously. They want to be Apple so bad...
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The sky is falling.

And nobody will care in a weeks time.
Ditto
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Sad thing is,we all know Xbox One will sell like crazy eitherway and millions of suckers will get theyre wallets drained by MS and gladly pay more for less,only thing that worries me is the precedents all this will send out to the Industry :/
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Sad thing is,we all know Xbox One will sell like crazy eitherway and millions of suckers will get theyre wallets drained by MS and gladly pay more for less,only thing that worries me is the precedents all this will send out to the Industry :/

Consumers are morons. Just accept that fact and don't become one of them.thumb.gif
 
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My TB XP400 uses an optical out to wifi broadcast. Could care less about the mic, but would be nice to have... I wonder if TB will release any adapters for the new XB1. Infact, this is exactly how the PS3 works with them, through a direct Bluetooth connection, which is what the current mic adapter emulates.

I don't really see how it would NOT work with older optical out/wifi based headsets.

EDIT: Its not you can bar standards dedicated to a particular port, it's just how it functions. Dolby through optical out is standard, with the headset being a medium.

I would say that this is being blow out of proportion, and those who bought higher end headsets are fine.
Edited by Blindrage606 - 5/30/13 at 10:55am
 
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Good, they should be switching to pure USB mics anyhow. Don't complain, that port sucked hard anyhow. My mic always sounded like crap on my xbox.
Unless they are keeping the in-controller port, then all I have is this to say. Woooow microsoft, really? really? I didn't know you needed that much money.
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Consumers are morons. Just accept that fact and don't become one of them.thumb.gif

Did you send this from your homemade computer (Really homemade) over your homemade internet from your homemade house wearing your homemade clothes, eating your homemade cheese???

We're all consumers. Some more than others.
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A. The 360 shipped WITH a headset making this a non-issue

or

B. The Xbox One ships WITH a kinect, already including a mic......
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I really question the reasoning behind some of the X1 hate. Microsoft announces it will use a new connection for gaming headsets, no information about the port is given except that it wont be backwards compatible, and people here flip out? What if it has no port at all, and is using bluetooth or another wireless standard? That would essentially require new headsets to be made, but is a clear improvement. What if the new port provided much better sound?

My point is, you can rage about the connection checks, the used game market (which was bound to die eventually), and their less then impressive TV features. But there is NO information about the new port, and a lot of you are acting like microsoft raped you.
Agreed, people are making a big deal over nothing. They're probably PS/PC fans but I won't point any fingers.
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Originally Posted by Neocoolzero View Post

Sad thing is,we all know Xbox One will sell like crazy eitherway and millions of suckers will get theyre wallets drained by MS and gladly pay more for less,only thing that worries me is the precedents all this will send out to the Industry :/

Consumers are morons. Just accept that fact and don't become one of them.thumb.gif

Consumers as a whole may be gullible but they aren't morons.

If a product sucks, they will spread the word and not buy another one.
If a product works, they will rave about it and buy more.

Money talks and it talks big, big time with consumers.
Consumers want the best deals they can find because it benefits them the most.

Make a junk product and it won't sell.
Only time will tell if XBone is junk or not.

My guess is that it is, though.
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