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i love how there are only 2 people in this thread, and every thread, that defend ms. if they are not ms astroturfers, i will eat my shoe

didn't want to say that but it had been noticed.

well its an opinion forum so they should be allowed a fair say imo even if one of them is a complete nob
post #142 of 178
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they'll have to clarify that

Thanks, atleast you admitted it's still a bit here and there instead of throwing insults around, like i say it was simply an honest question.
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didn't want to say that but it had been noticed.

well its an opinion forum so they should be allowed a fair say imo even if one of them is a complete nob

I agree people should be allowed their own opinions but insulting people with genuine questions is not the way to go imo (especially when your wrong on the subject), but i guess that's what you meant by the last part.
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No, it's not MS' fault...But it is their idiocy at aiming at a niche demographic of users, you might have 75/15 internet but you are definitely in the minority.

Here is the deal. I am actually not the minority. The us has a 78% internet penetration level. That may seem high but we are listed 27 in the world. There key demographic is all within the top 50. There demographic already has high speed internet.
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Here is the deal. I am actually not the minority. The us has a 78% internet penetration level. That may seem high but we are listed 27 in the world. There key demographic is all within the top 50. There demographic already has high speed internet.

Then why are there only enough active Xbox Live accounts to warrant for half the sold 360s? I believe PSN is around similar stats.
The fact is, a lot of people who buy consoles also don't have them on the internet for whatever reason.
    
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I think until launch these debates are largely pointless since basically both companies are still finalizing their DRM policies.

The only thing I can really take away from these console wars so far is Microsoft needs to have it's Senior Management Team attend Public Relations 101 classes.
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i love how there are only 2 people in this thread, and every thread, that defend ms. if they are not ms astroturfers, i will eat my shoe

Because a different idea from the hive mentality this forum has developed since the console release news means they're under MS payola. rolleyes.gif
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Then why are there only enough active Xbox Live accounts to warrant for half the sold 360s? I believe PSN is around similar stats.
The fact is, a lot of people who buy consoles also don't have them on the internet for whatever reason.

because only half wanted to pay extra for multiplayer. Doesn't mean they don't have internet access. There's more than enough people who have broadband.
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because only half wanted to pay extra for multiplayer. Doesn't mean they don't have internet access. There's more than enough people who have broadband.

No, that includes Silver.
    
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So basically Sony lied out their ass to make Microsoft look foolish even though 90% of games will have the same DRM on both consoles. Nice. At least Microsoft allows sharing of games with up to 10 people. Why are they not pushing this? Its a huge feature.

http://www.gametrailers.com/side-mission/54648/ms-confirms-xbox-one-family-sharing-feature-allows-up-to-any-ten-people
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So basically Sony lied out their ass to make Microsoft look foolish even though 90% of games will have the same DRM on both consoles. Nice. At least Microsoft allows sharing of games with up to 10 people. Why are they not pushing this? Its a huge feature.

http://www.gametrailers.com/side-mission/54648/ms-confirms-xbox-one-family-sharing-feature-allows-up-to-any-ten-people

in what way did they lie? ps4 drm policy is exactly the same as ps3, it is up to the publishers, while ms implemented a stricter form of drm across the board. but keep drinking the cool aid
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