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Not surprising, xbox is played by millions of people, and only like 1% care about the specs and trade in stuff. Then when new games come out, they end up buying it anyways.

The real winner for gaming here is AMD, because they power all the new consoles, and have a pretty decent foothold in the PC market.
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Originally Posted by Master__Shake View Post

i will vote with my wallet.

there will be no 24/7 camera/microphone on in my house.

the PS4 will look pretty good next to my last 3 iterations of the playstation. microsoft sold me one console, a 360 and it broke within 2 years.

my ps1 from 1997 still works great.

Better put your tin hat on too. wink.gif

The PS1 is based on calculator specs these days so it's not even a comparison to the 360.
 
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Wow, this thread really shows how many people only read the title.
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who would buy a device that constantly monitors them in their own home?.......headscratch.gif:kookoo:
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who would buy a device that constantly monitors them in their own home?.......headscratch.gif:kookoo:

The same reason why people would vote for either of two parties that constantly monitors them ... because people are incredibly short sighted.
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The term is called VOTING with your wallet. People tell me what I should vote for all the time. I see the word "sick" twisted everyone's panties. Maybe this site should include it in the list of censored words.

Maybe it sounds harsher in English, I don't know. What I meant was, I wish people would understand what publishers and Microsoft are really doing here (yet unknown if Sony will do something similar), and take a stand. They just blindly buy a console that removes too much freedom from the consumer, and adds no real benefit. The only ones that benefits are the companies. Publishers.

I don't even buy used games. I rarely lend them to friends. I still want to be able to do that to MY copy of the game. And I want everyone to be able to do that. People whom support the Xbox One are harming that freedom.

Maybe they don't care at all? You have the right to your opinion and protest, just as they have the right to do what they want with their money. And if 80% (made up number) of the xbox audience doesn't care about the limitations of the console, then I don't see a reason for the companies to change it.
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Wow, I guess humanity is really doomed. If we're at the point where we read a story saying, "XBOX preorders highest ever!" and that makes us think, "wow, I better preorder it as well!". So, so sad.
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Reports of them being 'extremely high', from retailers who would just love some more deposits in their accounts sooner rather then later, After all, a Q4 release = panicked xmas shoppers, It's understandable that people might feel goaded into getting onboard early.


EDIT: Non-story - unless this was really some sort of record - but you'd need a concrete release date to be able to tell that anyway.
    
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I swear a lot of people on here are so annoying by the way they complain. How many of us on ocn do not have a stable internet connection. If you don't, then I'm willing to bet that you have a smart phone with tethering capabilities. I remember I used to be a die hard gamer but I kind of grew out of it, and the fact that the Xbox one allows me to use it for things other than strictly gaming is amazing to me. It's weird that though I'm not into gaming a lot anymore, this is the first time I've ever been this excited for a console launch. I like the direction Microsoft is going. It seems to be the most profitable and that's what they're trying to achieve. The only thing that's a little uneasy for me is the used games but I'm willing to bet that it's not going to be as bad as we think.
    
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IRL All I said when I read this was: "What?!"
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