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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post

I can't tell if this is a joke because Xbox has been restored to it's number one...

if not


Fine: PC#1, PS4#2,WiiU#3,XBO#4
PC isn't a part of the console wars. Which is where Playstation was ever number one...
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Which is where Playstation was ever number one...

WUT
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WUT
What do you not understand?
The playstation game division was once number one in console sales, that stopped with the PSP and PS3.
I HIGHLY doubt they'll be the number one console again, like PS2 and PSone.
post #44 of 91
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Originally Posted by GrizzleBoy View Post

*watches swathes of people be fooled by marketing*

The xbo doesn't block the use of second hand games nor does it use an always online connection.

Should probably think about that for a sec.

Would like to note this might be true or false. Micosoft wants people to get the consoles on release. Add a crap ton preorder deals and such.
Microsoft says there offline mode is not true offline. Meaning while in offline you will need to connect to the internet multiple times. Sony says they have offline mode. Not semi. Also what Microsoft said about used games is bs. How its up to the Dev. Sony has yet to explain what they mean buy used. What Microsoft is pushing upon the community is a idiot method of anti piracy and control.
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If Microsoft doesn't follow Sony's route, that means the Xbox One will be a fail at launch, and a fail for its entire life-cycle.
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What's so hard for them to say "sure we don't block second hand games......just pay us a fee first" Same thing with MS's policy. I thought you all were righteous wannabees that "support the developers!"
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Well played Sony :)

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I have a bad feeling about this "IT'S UP TO THE PUBLISHERS" catch.
Also, microsoft technically doesn't block used games, and they technically doesn't require always online, so i would not praise sony without hearing all the details first.

I think sony will just do the same thing, the only difference is that they are shifting the blame to the publishers, "OH THAT'S THE PUBLISHER'S DECISION, NOT OURS"

If it's up to the publishers if they want to block/charge exta for the used games, what makes you think that they would not do it? Same thing for the always online drm.

Think about it, if you are a dev/publisher, which platform would you go? The one that wil give you profits from second hand games? Or from the one that doesn't? Sony will lose titles if they don't copy microsoft.

We will see...,
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I have a bad feeling about this "IT'S UP TO THE PUBLISHERS" catch.

You should, it's up to the publisher on PC too.
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After how people reacted to the news about the Xbox one, Sony saw a change to score big points with the community and took it. Good for them. It seams that the PS4 is shaping up to be an all around better machine then the Xbox. Price is probably the biggest remaining question mark. If the PS4 is much more expensive then casual gamer's will be more inclined to go for a Xbox or Wii U.


Yeah but the problem here with this is that the CEO (well that guy) had already come out and said this before the unveiling of the Xone.....
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