mike boss wrote:I dont do enuff console gaming to make any of these worth it @ full price.
But talking to friends (avid gamers) they tell me the PS4 "should" destroy the XBOX. I know XBOX (Microsoft) back tracked, but the talk of not sharing games, or playing used games, along with the Kinect issues hurt them.
General question, what do you guys think of the marketing of the XBOX ONE ? Meaning the "all in one media" angle VS pure hardcore gaming ?
I prefer the added media features for the simple reason that I console game in my living room where I also want to watch/listen to media (as compared to PC gaming in my office, mobile gaming on my phone/tablet, or retro gaming in my rec room).
The content license restrictions that Microsoft tried to push definitely hurt their reputation, but it was a political risk for them. The big AAA game publishers wanted those restrictions (they think they are losing billions to piracy for some reason), and to ensure that Microsoft had some big launch exclusives, they did it to please those AAA publishers. But when it clearly failed, they reversed the decision, and by that time, it was too late for the AAA game publishers to opt out. Microsoft apparently thought the risk of having the exclusives was worth the reputation loss.
But then again, Microsoft does this sort of stuff all the time: http://t.co/VDrZF99rkw
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