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witch new next gen console are you planing too get

ps3 xboxone

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#1 OFFLINE   TheSpider

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 09:09 AM

witch new next gen console are you planing too get? i am considereng all my optshons but may end up doing more on pc i cant knot say that i am looking forwerd to either of the next gen systems but the ps4 wood be the clear winner to me right now i do knot like the idea of having to be isp conected too play my games the ps3 use to be grate and was inovadive but now they just all try to be like each other and are more worryed abot streeming then game qwality.

 

so if i had too place my vote on 1 it wood be the ps4



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#2 OFFLINE   djlong

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 06:30 AM

For me, *if* I get one it'll be the Xbox One.  All the stuff that people didn't like about the initial announcement has now been revoked.  You won't need an internet connection to play a game - even the "once a day phone home" is gone.  They also got rid of the crap that people were afraid about concerning used games.

 

The #1 thing I have against the Xbox 1 is the same thing I would have against the PS4 if I had a PS3 - no backwards emulation.  All the stuff I've bought is obsolete - no big deal there - but in order to keep using it I have to either move it elsewhere or make more of a rat's nest of cabling.

 

Microsoft says they want the Xbox 1 to be "Input One" - the thing you get everything through.  But they directly contradict that by not having an emulation mode - so either you stop playing your old games or you have another input.  And don't give me the crap about "it's a new architecture" - In 7 years, the price of the computing power of the XBox 360 is a tiny fraction of what it was 'back then'.  You can practically put it on a chip - which could have done the lion's share of the emulation work (I wrote software for a living for 35 years).

 

For me, one of the appeals was in that I might be able to REDUCE the number of inputs (and remote clutter) now that the game console would have a Blu-Ray player.

 

So I'm still on the fence...  Not sure WHAT I'll be doing.



#3 OFFLINE   bidger

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 08:17 AM

Existing thread on topic here: http://www.dbstalk.c.../?hl=+xbox +one


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#4 ONLINE   Scott Kocourek

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Posted 30 June 2013 - 08:42 AM

Please follow the link, that thread has a poll going in it already.

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