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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-15-2020, 09:26 AM - Thread Starter
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Buying an Xbox One S in 2020?

As the title implies, I'm considering buying an Xbox One S. I had two 360's, one was stolen and the other died. So I have a lot of 360 games that I'm left without a device to play them with.

The X seems a bit too expensive and seems to be out of stock most places right now. The One S can be had for a little over 200 CAD refurbished.

I likely will not be purchasing an Xbox Series X due to it's likely high launch price and the fact that I game primarily on PC anyways. If I get a next gen console it will probably be a PS5.

Given all this, would the Xbox One S be a good buy right now? Does anyone know if the Arcade games I purchased would transfer over to the new system? Are there any Xbox One exclusives that are worth getting at a discount?
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As the title implies, I'm considering buying an Xbox One S. I had two 360's, one was stolen and the other died. So I have a lot of 360 games that I'm left without a device to play them with.

The X seems a bit too expensive and seems to be out of stock most places right now. The One S can be had for a little over 200 CAD refurbished.

I likely will not be purchasing an Xbox Series X due to it's likely high launch price and the fact that I game primarily on PC anyways. If I get a next gen console it will probably be a PS5.

Given all this, would the Xbox One S be a good buy right now? Does anyone know if the Arcade games I purchased would transfer over to the new system? Are there any Xbox One exclusives that are worth getting at a discount?
Completely up to you, but I would not. If you do decide to get one I would just get a used one off marketplace or craigslist. I snagged one for 120.00 last year, for that price alone it was worth it for a good media center type set up. I believe your account should transfer those arcade games.

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What would you even want it for at this point? The only game I can think of that is exclusive to xbox 1 is Halo 5.

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Like others have said is up to you but I recently purchase a Xbox one x local with 5 games and 2 controllers the Gear 5 model and I been happy with it. My first Xbox been a PlayStation user forever. So far, I like it so much I am buying the Xbox series X when pre-order comes up and keep the Xbox one x. The reason I got my unit a couple of months ago was I wanted to see if it was fun and if my family will like it over the PS4 Pro i have. Why invest on a brand new unit in the holidays of 2020 without test driving it first? That was my though. XD Anyways the family love the console and been using the Game Pass Ultimate since I also have a gaming pc. I have converted over to xbox now.

So if you are like me never own one and want to see if this is something you want I would say go for the Xbox ones, find it cheap and give it a go before you buy the next new model if Xbox series X or Playstation 5. Good luck with your decision.

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