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post #72 of 135
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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......


If the mic on the current-gen Kinect is anything to go by, a mic placed that far away from you is going to sound horrible.

What this really is affecting is the people that own gaming headsets that mix game audio and voice chat.
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post

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.

IIRC, the 360 controllers used a 2.5mm TRRS connector, which was standardised. If MS have switched to a proprietary connector as the article suggests, they'll be able to collect licensing fees and control what does and what doesn't get made. That's the same reason you don't get any wireless gamepads for the 360 from any major brands.
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Hey guys, maybe they just want to get people to buy their stuff at first, then release it to other manufactorers? just like apple did with their new fancy connector for the new iphone. They do seem to be making a genuine attempt to make this a great xbox, maybe they want you to try their stuff first before 3rd parties. who knows.

just my 2c
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Theres no reason to buy a Xbox or a PS lol. Only PC people will understand
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Keep convincing my not to buy Xbox one.
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post #76 of 135
Should have been micro USB....

Either way, not a big loss. The Xbox headsets were TERRIBAD. Seriously; anyone who want's to keep them is doing it wrong. The sound quality is bad, the mic is bad, and they're incredibly flimsy.
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Theres no reason to buy a Xbox or a PS lol. Only PC people will understand

Metal Gear Solid 4 and other epic franchises are not available on PC.

Gamers will understand,
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Eh, I'm still picking up one for my PC. thumb.gif
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Theres no reason to buy a Xbox or a PS lol. Only PC people will understand

Please be trolling.
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WAKE UP SHEEPLE!
OMG NEW PORT!!!!
THIS IS THE LAST STRAW!
I am boycotting microsoft products and am going to get all of my family to do the same!
We need to vote with our wallets and not let big business change how we interface with technology! This is a big conspiracy so that BIG COPPER can sell more to the companies making new cables and adapters. GUYS WE CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE, the REVOLUTION STARTS HERE! they can take our privacy, they can take our games, you can take our freedom, but you will NEVER CHANGE OUR AUDIO PORTS!!!!!
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