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I have a feeling that a lot of the people who bought the Nintendo Wii (i.e - non gamers) will be the type of people who would buy an Xbox One so it will still sell well.

It's comments like these that really make me question the judgement of others. Here we have two powerful consoles that offer more than just gaming, but because the XBONE highlighted those features more during their initial presentation, you assume it's a good option for non-gamers? I'm not sure if you watched the E3 presentation or not but Microsoft has a very solid list of games and developers on top of all the functionality offered by the console itself. Whether you are a hardcore gamer on a console, a casual gamer, or just want to expand the features of your TV this product appeals to the masses; aside from people like you of course but that's ok, just buy a PS4 and stop thread crapping with your idiotic remarks.
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^ I remember people talking about how much faster the PS3 was then the 360 before and after launch. Went on for years, yet 360 can still keep up no problem.

The Hardware behind a console does not sell it.

PS1/PS2/Wii were all the weakest console of their gen, and best selling.

IF that trend were to continue then the WiiU would be the next big shot, but I doubt that this time.



Xbox One has a pretty impressive feature list, and can do a lot more then just gaming. Also For people that play FPS online with a console then the XBL again will probably be the platform they pick.

Sony will no longer have that free online perk going for them unless they change their mind. Most of the people I know that bough the PS3, only got it because of free online or for the exclusives.

I hardly doubt people pick up the PS3 so they can play COD or BF3 with friends. or at least not many.
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It's comments like these that really make me question the judgement of others. Here we have two powerful consoles that offer more than just gaming, but because the XBONE highlighted those features more during their initial presentation, you assume it's a good option for non-gamers? I'm not sure if you watched the E3 presentation or not but Microsoft has a very solid list of games and developers on top of all the functionality offered by the console itself. Whether you are a hardcore gamer on a console, a casual gamer, or just want to expand the features of your TV this product appeals to the masses; aside from people like you of course but that's ok, just buy a PS4 and stop thread crapping with your idiotic remarks.

Oh, did I upset you? I'm sorry - you're a sensitive fellow aren't you...

Buddy I got news for you- this is a public forum. not everyone has the same opinions as you, you just gonna have to learn to get along with other better.

For the record I don't game on consoles - and I won't be buying a "next gen" console, but if I did, it would be the PS4.
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^ I remember people talking about how much faster the PS3 was then the 360 before and after launch. Went on for years, yet 360 can still keep up no problem.

The Hardware behind a console does not sell it.

PS1/PS2/Wii were all the weakest console of their gen, and best selling.

IF that trend were to continue then the WiiU would be the next big shot, but I doubt that this time.



Xbox One has a pretty impressive feature list, and can do a lot more then just gaming. Also For people that play FPS online with a console then the XBL again will probably be the platform they pick.

Sony will no longer have that free online perk going for them unless they change their mind. Most of the people I know that bough the PS3, only got it because of free online or for the exclusives.

I hardly doubt people pick up the PS3 so they can play COD or BF3 with friends. or at least not many.

Well the thing that really hurt the PS3 was the unorthodox architecture which made it harder to put the potential power to good use. The effect of this was most noticeable with the multi-platform games where devs did not take the proper care/time to optimize the games for the cell instead only using it as a normal CPU (and relying only on the GPU for graphics). Further more while the PS3 had superior calculation/rendering power it actually had an inferior memory setup and that really hurt it later on.

On the other hand with the XBO and PS4 the architectures are very similar and the PS4 not only has the better calculation/rendering power but also the better memory. In fact I don't think the absence of 0.2 TFLOPS (PS4 has 1.8 TFLOPS and XBO 1.6 TFLOPS iirc) is going to hurt the XBO that much as it just the difference of slightly better shadows or AO for example. What I think is a much bigger problem for the XBO is the DDR3 memory as its much slower the GDDR5 that is in the PS4 and PC graphics cards (though the 32 mb eDram frame buffer should help a little). This could lead to the XBO titles having inferior textures when compared to the PS4.
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IMO the only blow was this one. No one can deny this, not even us lemmings. wink.gif
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Oh, did I upset you? I'm sorry - you're a sensitive fellow aren't you...

Buddy I got news for you- this is a public forum. not everyone has the same opinions as you, you just gonna have to learn to get along with other better.

For the record I don't game on consoles - and I won't be buying a "next gen" console, but if I did, it would be the PS4.

Yes, I am clearly upset rolleyes.gif

You're right, this is a public forum and I expressed my opinion about your opinion but I offered some sort of justification for it instead of just blurting out a comment that has no relevance to anything.

For the record I don't care what you game on but at least realize before you post that you are making a completely asinine comparison.
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