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Xbox One The Xbox One Thread

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by samkiller42, 21 May 2013.

  1. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    It's a prime example of how US focused Microsoft are. Over there, everything is on cable, and everybody has cable, so HDMI in makes some level of sense. Go overseas and this falls apart - the only thing I would plug in to an Xbox One would be PlayStation.

    I also don't get what happens if you have more than one box, or an AV receiver with up to six devices plugged in. HDMI-CEC gets confused at the best of times, so this "control" they're touting over your "life" is going to be a mess.

    CoD good? Really? They just said that you can run and jump over obstacles automatically. That means they're bad at games. Or drunk.
     
  2. Jedra

    Jedra Supermodel

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    Bah, lost the stream now. Did they ever get to a point where they said how much it will cost?
     
  3. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    I am on cable too, like most of the 10k+ cities in the country. The point i was making was how it will require me to ask my cable provider for a HDMI box instead of using only my TV with built-in DVB-C tuner. While i do understand why they did it this way (no need to certify their XBOX One for each and every cable provider, no need to have separate versions with specific tuners for specific country - US & Canada (ATSC) vs "Rest of the World" (DVB-T/DVB-T2 terrestrial; DVB-C cable; DVB-S/DVB-S2 satellite), it is still a bad solution - i will have to use a crappy, slow and buggy cable box from the cable provider instead of the acceptable interface on the TV. And a extra remote too.
     
  4. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    Well, the attempt is to use HDMI-CEC to change channels etc via the Xbox, but you are absolutely right that it will only work (or possibly work) on new boxes, rather than what people may actually be using.

    The UK, for example, has a lot of people using Freeview (HD) through free-to-air digital transmissions, direct on their TV. No box to plug in!


    EDIT: No cost mentioned so far.

    No backwards compatibility.
     
  5. Jedra

    Jedra Supermodel

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    I don't know why they are obsessed with this all in one solution - I never do and never will watch the telly on my Xbox (truth is I don't watch much telly anyway). If I am going to buy one it will because I can play games on it. From that point of view I wasn't very impressed really - I may as well just plug my PC into the projector.
     
  6. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    I am talking about the overlay feature (the one where they added an extra graphic around the tv stream with fantasy stats), that requires the video stream to enter the console through HDMI input port - and that is where it requires the box we don't have/use, because the tuner is in the TV :) .
     
  7. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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  8. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Dude, I did say 'might'.

    Sam
     
  9. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Meanwhile we all use Steam with even bigger restriction :lol:
     
  10. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    True, but there seems to be a far bigger second hand market for console games out there, which this is going to impinge on...or just push prices down by however much MS charge for this re-registration.
     
  11. burnoutuk

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    Lots more on the 'Xbox America' here Wired
     
  12. Mr Happy

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    The hand gesture thing would be no good, I am forever waving at one of my kids to get out of the way when im watching tv, the last thing I would want is it changing to internet explorer or skype popping up with the mother in law making an incoming call on my tv

    Wait to see what E3 brings
     
  13. Panomama

    Panomama I once signed up on uniform dating

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    The thing looks like a breezeblock.
     
  14. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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  15. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    No. After showing CoD, they just cut. Just like that. They showed a counter to E3, for 3sec, and that is all.
     
  16. Blogins

    Blogins Panda have Guns

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    [​IMG]

    That is one monster cooler and I think I'm right in saying the first time heatpipes have been used in a home console!
     
  17. GoodBytes

    GoodBytes How many wifi's does it have?

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    Very true. Well it's a PC, with most likely a loud fan like the first XBox 360 model and first PS3 model

    Man the WiiU looks better and better:
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    33W under heavy load (although, rumor says that the CPU and GPU got a massive OC, which explains why games runs smoother now, and also the reason why Nintendo included a 75W PSU with the system.. and not a 60W, or 45W).
     
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  19. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Actually, that fan looks is 12cm at least, and considering all the power saving features of current x86 CPU, it doesn't look like if it will be noisy. Yes, the fan will be probably noticeable a bit under load, but you won't be able to hear it in non-gaming tasks.
     
  20. atc95

    atc95 I have the upgrade bug!

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    Looking forward to this, it looks like a bigger case so I will be able to build a proper gaming pc inside it when I take it apart and do an epic case mod :D
     

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