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[Cnet]Was Microsoft using PS4 Watch Dogs footage on YouTube?

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Watch Dogs may look so good on the PlayStation 4 that even Microsoft decided to showcase the game on its competitor's hardware.

That or someone made a colossal mistake when uploading gameplay footage of the upcoming Ubisoft stealth action title. Watchful viewers of the months-old video -- uploaded to Microsoft's official Xbox YouTube account -- noticed only recently a slight discrepancy in the footage wherein a button prompt, visible for only a second, indicated a circle as an option. The only problem is that the circle is a PlayStation button, whereas the Xbox One uses a red "B" oftentimes for the same exact input.

According to Reddit user LordofMylar, Microsoft uploaded a slightly edited version of the video in an attempt to hide the button screen. Still, the above screenshot made its way to popular forums, including a front page Reddit post, for all to see, prompting Microsoft to go ahead and remove the video from its account.
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Hey, Sony has done this with Xbox 360 footage in the past.
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Why is this a "news" article. This was out months ago and people made it sound like MS authored the video....never mind the fact that it was the same video that was uploaded by every major game news media outlet and even Sony with the same editing....



Surely MS is responsible for editing the "PS4-Site-Official" channel and Ubisoft's official channel for the game as well:rolleyes:

Terrible work on CNET's part for not finding this themselves.
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oh man!
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ROFL. Well you can't really blame MS. It's probably running at a higher resolution on the PS4 and the footage looks better. biggrin.gif
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They took the vid down which makes them look worse lol
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guess they should have used the PC version footage, if by any chance a pc hotkey would have been spotted for a split second they still could claim the Xbox one to be superior than modern gaming pcs. Not the first time people would claim that biggrin.gif
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