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Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post

And the Xbox One has both cloud storage and the ability to use external hard drives. Neither are confirmed for the PS4...

But will there be limitations on how much formatted space you can have on an external for the Xbox One? Last time I checked, I was only able to format an 80GB external HDD to 32GB usable space for the 360.
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Also, internal hard drives are cheaper than externals so...
Depends on the form factor, I'd guess the consoles are using laptop sized form factors due to space so it's probably about the same.

Though an internal probably makes everything much easier to configure. I dream for a possibility to use a network drive that's seamless to the user after initial setup, but that's unlikely to happen. I'd love to do that with my NAS. tongue.gif
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post #13 of 73
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And the Xbox One has both cloud storage and the ability to use external hard drives. Neither are confirmed for the PS4...

The WiiU allows external storage so why wont the PS4?
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post #14 of 73
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And the Xbox One has both cloud storage and the ability to use external hard drives. Neither are confirmed for the PS4...

Both of which are irrelevant. Cloud storage is a joke and external HDD serves no purpose if you can replace an HDD in the first place.
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We will see. In terms of the news on fees you have to pay for used games to get online MP is explicitly stated to be the decision of the developers from Sony while Microsoft is forcing the agenda from their side to all developers to comply. That is the difference..

Publisher opts out of DRM for both systems. Still has cloud sharing on Xbox One, nothing new on PS4. Microsoft is not forcing DRM on anyone who doesn't publish through them.
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But will there be limitations on how much formatted space you can have on an external for the Xbox One? Last time I checked, I was only able to format an 80GB external HDD to 32GB usable space for the 360.

360 had a custom OS. Xbox One has a Win7 kernel. It shouldn't be limited.
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Hybrids maybe but SSD's are not worth it due to write wear.
We will see. In terms of the news on fees you have to pay for used games to get online MP is explicitly stated to be the decision of the developers from Sony while Microsoft is forcing the agenda from their side to all developers to comply. That is the difference.
Right and the whole point being forced connected is stupid, hence cloud storage for the general discussion is often mooted. Sure it works with the X1 cause you have to be online to play the X1.

right, but if its there, people are going to use it. just like they are on the current 360.

so with Xbox One, I can go to my friends house, login, download my games from the cloud and play from where I left off from my previous playthrough from a different console..."
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Well the thing is, PS4 doesnt' have a USB port on the side or even the back, so plugging in an external HDD to the front ports is gonna look rather..... lame. I'll take upgrading the internal HDD anyday.


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is it just cheaper to build rectangles?

god this new gen of consoles (xbox one and ps4) are ugly.
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post #18 of 73
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right, but if its there, people are going to use it. just like they are on the current 360.

so with Xbox One, I can go to my friends house, login, download my games from the cloud and play from where I left off from my previous playthrough from a different console..."


Hope your connection is REAL good and still enjoy waiting to DL before you get to play. Seriously, how many people are REALLY gonna wanna do that? Oh wait, with PS4, you can just BRING the physical disc over, install on your friends PS4 and play away!

Thats been the case and the biggest selling point of consoles since...oh I dunno, the late 70s????


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is it just cheaper to build rectangles?

god this new gen of consoles (xbox one and ps4) are ugly.


Feel free to keep PC gaming then, one more PS4 system for someone else who really wants it and now there are A LOT who do
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Hope your connection is REAL good and still enjoy waiting to DL before you get to play. Seriously, how many people are REALLY gonna wanna do that? Oh wait, with PS4, you can just BRING the physical disc over, install on your friends PS4 and play away!
You can do this on Xbox One too! *gasp*! You just aren't screwed if you forgot the disc. And, even, your friend can install the game without you even leaving the house! And play it too!

As long as he isn't friend #11, if he's friend #11 you actually have to log into your account. Such an inconvenience for those people with an excessive number of consoles they use.
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Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post

You can do this on Xbox One too! *gasp*! You just aren't screwed if you forgot the disc. And, even, your friend can install the game without you even leaving the house! And play it too!

As long as he isn't friend #11, if he's friend #11 you actually have to log into your account. Such an inconvenience for those people with an excessive number of consoles they use.


Or you just find the whole idea utterly retarded like A LOT of people do
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