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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

Though each console will have a kinect integrated microphone since day one. So in other words, everybody in mulitplayer will have mic capabilities right out of the box
I think somebody could make a comment on the font on the xbone's box and you would jump in about how it's the best thing gaming has even seen.

If a $500 console can't include a headset worth $1 in parts (less probably) but the PS4 does, how can you actually defend that? Maybe people want to play xbox at a party, do you really want music and the chatter of dozens of people getting broadcast to the people you're playing with?
post #12 of 93
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Originally Posted by Dyson Poindexter View Post

If a $500 console can't include a headset worth $1 in parts (less probably)
Why would they do it? If they included it, much less people would spend the money on their overpriced proprietary headset.smile.gif
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Why can't these stupid systems include a regular 1/8" input and output on the back? I'm sick of being stuck with garbage headsets from Turtle Beach, Astro, Tritton, etc. I just want the option to plug a real pair of high end cans and separate mic into my system without an expensive receiver.
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It would be hilarious if Sony announced a bundled headset today.
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It would be hilarious if Sony announced a bundled headset today.

They already did. PS4 ships with one.
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They already did. PS4 ships with one.

Ah figures.
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Why can't these stupid systems include a regular 1/8" input and output on the back? I'm sick of being stuck with garbage headsets from Turtle Beach, Astro, Tritton, etc. I just want the option to plug a real pair of high end cans and separate mic into my system without an expensive receiver.

You could buy an adapter for the xbox 360 controller that converted it to two 3.5mm inputs for mic and audio, so I am sure this will be available in time with the Xbone.
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post #18 of 93
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You could buy an adapter for the xbox 360 controller that converted it to two 3.5mm inputs for mic and audio, so I am sure this will be available in time with the Xbone.
I think the XB1 headsets use an authentication chip for a "premium experience."
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The main issue people are pointing out is that if you scream XBOX OFF down your kinect and it blasts out the speakers will other peoples Xbox's turn off?
No. wink.gif
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Also the system for headsets is proprietary.
This isn't really a big deal to me. Both default headsets are uncomfortable and there will be 3rd party options for both.
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The main issue people are pointing out is that if you scream XBOX OFF down your kinect and it blasts out the speakers will other peoples Xbox's turn off?

I'd buy one just to do this to people! lachen.gif
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