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#51 Posted by Daious (1295 posts) -

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

XB1 Pro-Version....incoming for the love of god!!!

DO IT....DO IT NOW!

Terrible idea. No one would trust an MS console at launch ever again and it would absolutely screw over early adopters. Considering you can pick up an xboxone for 300-325 dollars now, it already bad enough.

XB2 pro version at the launch of next gen = great idea though. Steam machines/boxes might actually prompt MS to do so. I do hope they go that route.

The ONLY company that currently are making home consoles, that could do this is Microsoft at this point. They could render the PS4 so last gen in all features it would be a slaughter in console power differences.

Microsoft could drop 5 billion right now in a new Pro version of the X1 leaving Sony holding their dicks, not blinking an eye. How could Sony in their financial state counter? They couldn't.

/truthfacts

Why would MS want to throw away money? Why would they want to hurt their adopters? What does this have to do anything about MS money or playstation/sony? I only mentioned from a microsoft standpoint and mentioned steambox because I hope the competition would encourage MS to make a pro version for their next gen.

Your response was completely irrelevant to my statement. I said nothing about MS not being able to do it. I just said they shouldn't do it for this generation but for next generation because it would hurt xboxone fanbase by releasing it this generation. I am sure day one buyers would have picked the pro version from the start. They weren't told of the price drop and I am pretty sure they would be salty if a pro version was released. How could their fans trust an MS console at launch? It would make me scared to pick up a console at launch next time around knowing that a better version would randomly pop in and the current version would be highly price cut. Microsoft would hurt their reputation severely by this. When next-gen launches, would the average MS console owner go out an buy a XboxTWO (or w/e) day one knowing that previous early adopters were screwed by price cuts and a new pro upgradable version last generation?

I would love to see MS do it for next generation. What did you even read to make that response? I am being completely serious. What did you read? The argument that on why MS shouldn't do it was about MS hurting its own fanbase. Its like the statement you made was responding to someone else entirely. I mean seriously what is your problem. You been harassing me and other users here in other threads. You are also completely misconstruing what people write. I am not sure if its intentional or you really can't see it.

TLDR: Pro version would hurt xboxone fans this generation. Next-gen = good idea if they announce it before the release of the successor of the xboxone. This has nothing to do with Sony.

Because I'm a gamer, and cows deserve it for being resolution/graphics whores this entire early gen. I don't see the fanboys giving up anytime soon.

Cows you're just lucky I'm not on the board of Microsoft. I would fill a ocean with yours and Kaz's tears.

I think microsoft cares more about their fanbase than cows.

#52 Edited by B4X (4793 posts) -

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

XB1 Pro-Version....incoming for the love of god!!!

DO IT....DO IT NOW!

Terrible idea. No one would trust an MS console at launch ever again and it would absolutely screw over early adopters. Considering you can pick up an xboxone for 300-325 dollars now, it already bad enough.

XB2 pro version at the launch of next gen = great idea though. Steam machines/boxes might actually prompt MS to do so. I do hope they go that route.

The ONLY company that currently are making home consoles, that could do this is Microsoft at this point. They could render the PS4 so last gen in all features it would be a slaughter in console power differences.

Microsoft could drop 5 billion right now in a new Pro version of the X1 leaving Sony holding their dicks, not blinking an eye. How could Sony in their financial state counter? They couldn't.

/truthfacts

Why would MS want to throw away money? Why would they want to hurt their adopters? What does this have to do anything about MS money or playstation/sony? I only mentioned from a microsoft standpoint and mentioned steambox because I hope the competition would encourage MS to make a pro version for their next gen.

Your response was completely irrelevant to my statement. I said nothing about MS not being able to do it. I just said they shouldn't do it for this generation but for next generation because it would hurt xboxone fanbase by releasing it this generation. I am sure day one buyers would have picked the pro version from the start. They weren't told of the price drop and I am pretty sure they would be salty if a pro version was released. How could their fans trust an MS console at launch? It would make me scared to pick up a console at launch next time around knowing that a better version would randomly pop in and the current version would be highly price cut. Microsoft would hurt their reputation severely by this. When next-gen launches, would the average MS console owner go out an buy a XboxTWO (or w/e) day one knowing that previous early adopters were screwed by price cuts and a new pro upgradable version last generation?

I would love to see MS do it for next generation. What did you even read to make that response? I am being completely serious. What did you read? The argument that on why MS shouldn't do it was about MS hurting its own fanbase. Its like the statement you made was responding to someone else entirely. I mean seriously what is your problem. You been harassing me and other users here in other threads. You are also completely misconstruing what people write. I am not sure if its intentional or you really can't see it.

TLDR: Pro version would hurt xboxone fans this generation. Next-gen = good idea if they announce it before the release of the successor of the xboxone. This has nothing to do with Sony.

Because I'm a gamer, and cows deserve it for being resolution/graphics whores this entire early gen. I don't see the fanboys giving up anytime soon.

Cows you're just lucky I'm not on the board of Microsoft. I would fill a ocean with yours and Kaz's tears.

I think microsoft cares more about their fanbase than cows.

Caring about a fanbase is stealing another's fanbase. In business. Take away the enemies supply lines = win.

If you think Microsoft is going to sit around on their hands, while these rabid fanboys count pixels and compare resolutions to hurt their brand image.

You might be high. Watch what happens.

#53 Edited by Daious (1295 posts) -

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

XB1 Pro-Version....incoming for the love of god!!!

DO IT....DO IT NOW!

Terrible idea. No one would trust an MS console at launch ever again and it would absolutely screw over early adopters. Considering you can pick up an xboxone for 300-325 dollars now, it already bad enough.

XB2 pro version at the launch of next gen = great idea though. Steam machines/boxes might actually prompt MS to do so. I do hope they go that route.

The ONLY company that currently are making home consoles, that could do this is Microsoft at this point. They could render the PS4 so last gen in all features it would be a slaughter in console power differences.

Microsoft could drop 5 billion right now in a new Pro version of the X1 leaving Sony holding their dicks, not blinking an eye. How could Sony in their financial state counter? They couldn't.

/truthfacts

Why would MS want to throw away money? Why would they want to hurt their adopters? What does this have to do anything about MS money or playstation/sony? I only mentioned from a microsoft standpoint and mentioned steambox because I hope the competition would encourage MS to make a pro version for their next gen.

Your response was completely irrelevant to my statement. I said nothing about MS not being able to do it. I just said they shouldn't do it for this generation but for next generation because it would hurt xboxone fanbase by releasing it this generation. I am sure day one buyers would have picked the pro version from the start. They weren't told of the price drop and I am pretty sure they would be salty if a pro version was released. How could their fans trust an MS console at launch? It would make me scared to pick up a console at launch next time around knowing that a better version would randomly pop in and the current version would be highly price cut. Microsoft would hurt their reputation severely by this. When next-gen launches, would the average MS console owner go out an buy a XboxTWO (or w/e) day one knowing that previous early adopters were screwed by price cuts and a new pro upgradable version last generation?

I would love to see MS do it for next generation. What did you even read to make that response? I am being completely serious. What did you read? The argument that on why MS shouldn't do it was about MS hurting its own fanbase. Its like the statement you made was responding to someone else entirely. I mean seriously what is your problem. You been harassing me and other users here in other threads. You are also completely misconstruing what people write. I am not sure if its intentional or you really can't see it.

TLDR: Pro version would hurt xboxone fans this generation. Next-gen = good idea if they announce it before the release of the successor of the xboxone. This has nothing to do with Sony.

Because I'm a gamer, and cows deserve it for being resolution/graphics whores this entire early gen. I don't see the fanboys giving up anytime soon.

Cows you're just lucky I'm not on the board of Microsoft. I would fill a ocean with yours and Kaz's tears.

I think microsoft cares more about their fanbase than cows.

Caring about a fanbase is stealing another's fanbase. In business. Take away the enemies supply lines and ammo = win.

If you think Microsoft is going to sit around on their hands, while these rabid fanboys count pixels and compare resolutions to hurt their brand image.

You might be high. Watch what happens.

There is a reason your idea isn't happening despite MS's capital and backing to do so. Early adopters of Xboxone, you know their biggests fans, would be screwed and forever cursed. MS doesn't care about 20fps difference. I think only SW and gaf really does. MS needs to rework on xbox image and bang they are set. That is about it. If sony fixed their image from last generation, then MS can do it this generation.

#54 Edited by B4X (4793 posts) -

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

XB1 Pro-Version....incoming for the love of god!!!

DO IT....DO IT NOW!

Terrible idea. No one would trust an MS console at launch ever again and it would absolutely screw over early adopters. Considering you can pick up an xboxone for 300-325 dollars now, it already bad enough.

XB2 pro version at the launch of next gen = great idea though. Steam machines/boxes might actually prompt MS to do so. I do hope they go that route.

The ONLY company that currently are making home consoles, that could do this is Microsoft at this point. They could render the PS4 so last gen in all features it would be a slaughter in console power differences.

Microsoft could drop 5 billion right now in a new Pro version of the X1 leaving Sony holding their dicks, not blinking an eye. How could Sony in their financial state counter? They couldn't.

/truthfacts

Why would MS want to throw away money? Why would they want to hurt their adopters? What does this have to do anything about MS money or playstation/sony? I only mentioned from a microsoft standpoint and mentioned steambox because I hope the competition would encourage MS to make a pro version for their next gen.

Your response was completely irrelevant to my statement. I said nothing about MS not being able to do it. I just said they shouldn't do it for this generation but for next generation because it would hurt xboxone fanbase by releasing it this generation. I am sure day one buyers would have picked the pro version from the start. They weren't told of the price drop and I am pretty sure they would be salty if a pro version was released. How could their fans trust an MS console at launch? It would make me scared to pick up a console at launch next time around knowing that a better version would randomly pop in and the current version would be highly price cut. Microsoft would hurt their reputation severely by this. When next-gen launches, would the average MS console owner go out an buy a XboxTWO (or w/e) day one knowing that previous early adopters were screwed by price cuts and a new pro upgradable version last generation?

I would love to see MS do it for next generation. What did you even read to make that response? I am being completely serious. What did you read? The argument that on why MS shouldn't do it was about MS hurting its own fanbase. Its like the statement you made was responding to someone else entirely. I mean seriously what is your problem. You been harassing me and other users here in other threads. You are also completely misconstruing what people write. I am not sure if its intentional or you really can't see it.

TLDR: Pro version would hurt xboxone fans this generation. Next-gen = good idea if they announce it before the release of the successor of the xboxone. This has nothing to do with Sony.

Because I'm a gamer, and cows deserve it for being resolution/graphics whores this entire early gen. I don't see the fanboys giving up anytime soon.

Cows you're just lucky I'm not on the board of Microsoft. I would fill a ocean with yours and Kaz's tears.

I think microsoft cares more about their fanbase than cows.

Caring about a fanbase is stealing another's fanbase. In business. Take away the enemies supply lines and ammo = win.

If you think Microsoft is going to sit around on their hands, while these rabid fanboys count pixels and compare resolutions to hurt their brand image.

You might be high. Watch what happens.

There is a reason your idea isn't happening despite MS's capital and backing to do so. Early adopters of Xboxone, you know their biggests fans, would be screwed and forever cursed. MS doesn't care about 20fps difference.

You realize we're talking about Microsoft? Do you want me to go pull up the 100s of examples of them doing EXACTLY what I just outlined.

You're from this planet right? They dumped the Original Xbox in 4-5 years basically for the Xbox 360. They weren't taking 1/4 of the backlash they are taking now towards a built brand that they have dumped billions in so far.

You really think they care about you or me...They care about winning and PROTECTING an image. We as fans have nothing to do with that.

You act as if this would be a bad thing for gamers? This would be a bad thing for one group of people. Fanboys. Gamers win.

I hope you realize I'm talking about a pro and standard version in the sense of all software working on both platforms?

A new more powerful SOC in the Pro version, the architecture remains the same. Software scalability in a closed environment? It wouldn't render the original early adopters systems obsolete. You do understand this? Please don't even try to talk about software problems. Developers have been making scalable software since the beginning of the PC. That's what those fancy buttons in your PC graphics menu are.

Offer a trade up program for early adopters.. and your argument is void.

They don't CARE about you or me, that's if you even own an X1? They care about the MILLIONS apon MILLIONS of potential customers that are looking at their product in a negative light.

You are from this planet? You have seen how Microsoft operates? /just asking?

#55 Edited by Daious (1295 posts) -
@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

XB1 Pro-Version....incoming for the love of god!!!

DO IT....DO IT NOW!

Terrible idea. No one would trust an MS console at launch ever again and it would absolutely screw over early adopters. Considering you can pick up an xboxone for 300-325 dollars now, it already bad enough.

XB2 pro version at the launch of next gen = great idea though. Steam machines/boxes might actually prompt MS to do so. I do hope they go that route.

The ONLY company that currently are making home consoles, that could do this is Microsoft at this point. They could render the PS4 so last gen in all features it would be a slaughter in console power differences.

Microsoft could drop 5 billion right now in a new Pro version of the X1 leaving Sony holding their dicks, not blinking an eye. How could Sony in their financial state counter? They couldn't.

/truthfacts

Why would MS want to throw away money? Why would they want to hurt their adopters? What does this have to do anything about MS money or playstation/sony? I only mentioned from a microsoft standpoint and mentioned steambox because I hope the competition would encourage MS to make a pro version for their next gen.

Your response was completely irrelevant to my statement. I said nothing about MS not being able to do it. I just said they shouldn't do it for this generation but for next generation because it would hurt xboxone fanbase by releasing it this generation. I am sure day one buyers would have picked the pro version from the start. They weren't told of the price drop and I am pretty sure they would be salty if a pro version was released. How could their fans trust an MS console at launch? It would make me scared to pick up a console at launch next time around knowing that a better version would randomly pop in and the current version would be highly price cut. Microsoft would hurt their reputation severely by this. When next-gen launches, would the average MS console owner go out an buy a XboxTWO (or w/e) day one knowing that previous early adopters were screwed by price cuts and a new pro upgradable version last generation?

I would love to see MS do it for next generation. What did you even read to make that response? I am being completely serious. What did you read? The argument that on why MS shouldn't do it was about MS hurting its own fanbase. Its like the statement you made was responding to someone else entirely. I mean seriously what is your problem. You been harassing me and other users here in other threads. You are also completely misconstruing what people write. I am not sure if its intentional or you really can't see it.

TLDR: Pro version would hurt xboxone fans this generation. Next-gen = good idea if they announce it before the release of the successor of the xboxone. This has nothing to do with Sony.

Because I'm a gamer, and cows deserve it for being resolution/graphics whores this entire early gen. I don't see the fanboys giving up anytime soon.

Cows you're just lucky I'm not on the board of Microsoft. I would fill a ocean with yours and Kaz's tears.

I think microsoft cares more about their fanbase than cows.

Caring about a fanbase is stealing another's fanbase. In business. Take away the enemies supply lines and ammo = win.

If you think Microsoft is going to sit around on their hands, while these rabid fanboys count pixels and compare resolutions to hurt their brand image.

You might be high. Watch what happens.

There is a reason your idea isn't happening despite MS's capital and backing to do so. Early adopters of Xboxone, you know their biggests fans, would be screwed and forever cursed. MS doesn't care about 20fps difference.

You realize we're talking about Microsoft? Do you want me to go pull up the 100s of examples of them doing EXACTLY what I just outlined.

You're from this planet right? They dumped the Original Xbox in 4-5 years basically for the Xbox 360. They weren't taking 1/4 of the backlash they are taking now towards a built brand. They have dumped billions in so far.

You really think they care about you or me...They care about winning and PROTECTING an image. We as fans have nothing to do with that.

You act as if this would be a bad thing for gamers? This would be a bad thing for one group of people. Fanboys. Gamers win.

I hope you realize I'm talking about a pro and standard version in the sense of all software working on both platforms?

A new more powerful SOC in the Pro version, the architecture remains the same. Software scalability in a closed environment? It wouldn't render the original early adopters systems obsolete. You do understand this? Please don't even try to talk about software problems. Developers have been making scalable software since the beginning of the PC. That's what those fancy buttons in your PC graphics menu are.

Offer a trade up program for early adopters.. your argument is void.

They don't CARE about you or me, that's if you even own an X1? They care about the MILLIONS apon MILLIONS of potential customers that are looking at their product in a negative light.

You are from this planet? You have seen how Microsoft operates? /just asking?

Your outline will never happen because any businessman already knows its a terrible idea to do it this gen. They know it. Like I said in the last post. They don't care about 20fps difference. Graphical difference isn't why they are failing to outsell the ps4. They aren't going to dump a billion R&D into Xboxone pro version to help fanboys win a resolution war. No way the new CEO is going to do that. Zero. Its against everything he has just stated since hes been put in charge.

It would wreck their image even worse and would be an investment that doesn't pay off. Last gen was RROD for early adopters. No biggy we had a warranty. Doing what you stated would be much worse. They already BS us by saying there is no kinectless model in the works. They aren't going to shot themselves in the foot by acknowledging xboxone is a failure by moving on to the next thing. There will be no "opps we messed us give us a year" while simultaneously hurting their fanbase who supported it from day one.

I also enjoy how you instantly try to discredit people's opinions by attempting to insult them. Its cute.

#56 Edited by B4X (4793 posts) -

@daious said:
@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

@daious said:

@b4x said:

XB1 Pro-Version....incoming for the love of god!!!

DO IT....DO IT NOW!

Terrible idea. No one would trust an MS console at launch ever again and it would absolutely screw over early adopters. Considering you can pick up an xboxone for 300-325 dollars now, it already bad enough.

XB2 pro version at the launch of next gen = great idea though. Steam machines/boxes might actually prompt MS to do so. I do hope they go that route.

The ONLY company that currently are making home consoles, that could do this is Microsoft at this point. They could render the PS4 so last gen in all features it would be a slaughter in console power differences.

Microsoft could drop 5 billion right now in a new Pro version of the X1 leaving Sony holding their dicks, not blinking an eye. How could Sony in their financial state counter? They couldn't.

/truthfacts

Why would MS want to throw away money? Why would they want to hurt their adopters? What does this have to do anything about MS money or playstation/sony? I only mentioned from a microsoft standpoint and mentioned steambox because I hope the competition would encourage MS to make a pro version for their next gen.

Your response was completely irrelevant to my statement. I said nothing about MS not being able to do it. I just said they shouldn't do it for this generation but for next generation because it would hurt xboxone fanbase by releasing it this generation. I am sure day one buyers would have picked the pro version from the start. They weren't told of the price drop and I am pretty sure they would be salty if a pro version was released. How could their fans trust an MS console at launch? It would make me scared to pick up a console at launch next time around knowing that a better version would randomly pop in and the current version would be highly price cut. Microsoft would hurt their reputation severely by this. When next-gen launches, would the average MS console owner go out an buy a XboxTWO (or w/e) day one knowing that previous early adopters were screwed by price cuts and a new pro upgradable version last generation?

I would love to see MS do it for next generation. What did you even read to make that response? I am being completely serious. What did you read? The argument that on why MS shouldn't do it was about MS hurting its own fanbase. Its like the statement you made was responding to someone else entirely. I mean seriously what is your problem. You been harassing me and other users here in other threads. You are also completely misconstruing what people write. I am not sure if its intentional or you really can't see it.

TLDR: Pro version would hurt xboxone fans this generation. Next-gen = good idea if they announce it before the release of the successor of the xboxone. This has nothing to do with Sony.

Because I'm a gamer, and cows deserve it for being resolution/graphics whores this entire early gen. I don't see the fanboys giving up anytime soon.

Cows you're just lucky I'm not on the board of Microsoft. I would fill a ocean with yours and Kaz's tears.

I think microsoft cares more about their fanbase than cows.

Caring about a fanbase is stealing another's fanbase. In business. Take away the enemies supply lines and ammo = win.

If you think Microsoft is going to sit around on their hands, while these rabid fanboys count pixels and compare resolutions to hurt their brand image.

You might be high. Watch what happens.

There is a reason your idea isn't happening despite MS's capital and backing to do so. Early adopters of Xboxone, you know their biggests fans, would be screwed and forever cursed. MS doesn't care about 20fps difference.

You realize we're talking about Microsoft? Do you want me to go pull up the 100s of examples of them doing EXACTLY what I just outlined.

You're from this planet right? They dumped the Original Xbox in 4-5 years basically for the Xbox 360. They weren't taking 1/4 of the backlash they are taking now towards a built brand. They have dumped billions in so far.

You really think they care about you or me...They care about winning and PROTECTING an image. We as fans have nothing to do with that.

You act as if this would be a bad thing for gamers? This would be a bad thing for one group of people. Fanboys. Gamers win.

I hope you realize I'm talking about a pro and standard version in the sense of all software working on both platforms?

A new more powerful SOC in the Pro version, the architecture remains the same. Software scalability in a closed environment? It wouldn't render the original early adopters systems obsolete. You do understand this? Please don't even try to talk about software problems. Developers have been making scalable software since the beginning of the PC. That's what those fancy buttons in your PC graphics menu are.

Offer a trade up program for early adopters.. your argument is void.

They don't CARE about you or me, that's if you even own an X1? They care about the MILLIONS apon MILLIONS of potential customers that are looking at their product in a negative light.

You are from this planet? You have seen how Microsoft operates? /just asking?

Your outline will never happen because any businessman already knows its a terrible idea to do it this gen. They know it. Like I said in the last post. They don't care about 20fps difference. Graphical difference isn't why they are failing to outsell the ps4. They aren't going to dump a billion R&D into Xboxone pro version to help fanboys win a resolution war. No way the new CEO is going to do that. Zero. Its against everything he has just stated since hes been put in charge.

It would wreck their image even worse and would be an investment that doesn't pay off. Last gen was RROD for early adopters. No biggy we had a warranty. Doing what you stated would be much worse. They already BS us by saying there is no kinectless model in the works. They aren't going to shot themselves in the foot by acknowledging xboxone is a failure by moving on to the next thing. There will be no "opps we messed us give us a year" while simultaneously hurting their fanbase who supported it from day one.

I also enjoy how you instantly try to discredit people's opinions by attempting to insult them. Its cute.

We'll see what happens won't we? History leans one way In this debate.

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#57 Posted by B4X (4793 posts) -

@daious: Come on bro? That list didn't run you off? Microsoft makes, spends and losses billions more than any company I have ever seen in the technical sector.

Can you answer a question for me.. Just fill in the blank.

History finds a way to _______ itself.

#58 Posted by l34052 (3197 posts) -
@edwardecl said:

Maybe Microsoft want's to get the head start this time and not release something that looks like a VCR from the 80's and finally be able to integrate the power supply into the system, and maybe just maybe put a rechargeable battery in the control pad.

MS wont provide a proper rechargable battery in their controllers cause xb/bone fans have proven time and again they dont mind bein ripped off by a giant corporation selling them seperate battery packs and proprietary charging cables so why wold they change that.

MS fans really only have themselves to blame by supporting the cancer of gaming that is microsoft.

#59 Posted by misterpmedia (3387 posts) -

I bet they're hoping that they can pay Cerny enough money so that he'll moonlight on their behalf and actually make a console inspired by developers for gamers. They know full well they don't have a Cerny equivalent on their side so I can't blame them for looking into making the next Xbone a sure thing. I think we'll be seeing the next Xbone a lot sooner than the next playstation. Especially if it continues to be trounced by the PS4.

#60 Edited by Daious (1295 posts) -
@b4x said:

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@b4x said:

XB1 Pro-Version....incoming for the love of god!!!

DO IT....DO IT NOW!

Terrible idea. No one would trust an MS console at launch ever again and it would absolutely screw over early adopters. Considering you can pick up an xboxone for 300-325 dollars now, it already bad enough.

XB2 pro version at the launch of next gen = great idea though. Steam machines/boxes might actually prompt MS to do so. I do hope they go that route.

The ONLY company that currently are making home consoles, that could do this is Microsoft at this point. They could render the PS4 so last gen in all features it would be a slaughter in console power differences.

Microsoft could drop 5 billion right now in a new Pro version of the X1 leaving Sony holding their dicks, not blinking an eye. How could Sony in their financial state counter? They couldn't.

/truthfacts

Why would MS want to throw away money? Why would they want to hurt their adopters? What does this have to do anything about MS money or playstation/sony? I only mentioned from a microsoft standpoint and mentioned steambox because I hope the competition would encourage MS to make a pro version for their next gen.

Your response was completely irrelevant to my statement. I said nothing about MS not being able to do it. I just said they shouldn't do it for this generation but for next generation because it would hurt xboxone fanbase by releasing it this generation. I am sure day one buyers would have picked the pro version from the start. They weren't told of the price drop and I am pretty sure they would be salty if a pro version was released. How could their fans trust an MS console at launch? It would make me scared to pick up a console at launch next time around knowing that a better version would randomly pop in and the current version would be highly price cut. Microsoft would hurt their reputation severely by this. When next-gen launches, would the average MS console owner go out an buy a XboxTWO (or w/e) day one knowing that previous early adopters were screwed by price cuts and a new pro upgradable version last generation?

I would love to see MS do it for next generation. What did you even read to make that response? I am being completely serious. What did you read? The argument that on why MS shouldn't do it was about MS hurting its own fanbase. Its like the statement you made was responding to someone else entirely. I mean seriously what is your problem. You been harassing me and other users here in other threads. You are also completely misconstruing what people write. I am not sure if its intentional or you really can't see it.

TLDR: Pro version would hurt xboxone fans this generation. Next-gen = good idea if they announce it before the release of the successor of the xboxone. This has nothing to do with Sony.

Because I'm a gamer, and cows deserve it for being resolution/graphics whores this entire early gen. I don't see the fanboys giving up anytime soon.

Cows you're just lucky I'm not on the board of Microsoft. I would fill a ocean with yours and Kaz's tears.

I think microsoft cares more about their fanbase than cows.

Caring about a fanbase is stealing another's fanbase. In business. Take away the enemies supply lines and ammo = win.

If you think Microsoft is going to sit around on their hands, while these rabid fanboys count pixels and compare resolutions to hurt their brand image.

You might be high. Watch what happens.

There is a reason your idea isn't happening despite MS's capital and backing to do so. Early adopters of Xboxone, you know their biggests fans, would be screwed and forever cursed. MS doesn't care about 20fps difference.

You realize we're talking about Microsoft? Do you want me to go pull up the 100s of examples of them doing EXACTLY what I just outlined.

You're from this planet right? They dumped the Original Xbox in 4-5 years basically for the Xbox 360. They weren't taking 1/4 of the backlash they are taking now towards a built brand. They have dumped billions in so far.

You really think they care about you or me...They care about winning and PROTECTING an image. We as fans have nothing to do with that.

You act as if this would be a bad thing for gamers? This would be a bad thing for one group of people. Fanboys. Gamers win.

I hope you realize I'm talking about a pro and standard version in the sense of all software working on both platforms?

A new more powerful SOC in the Pro version, the architecture remains the same. Software scalability in a closed environment? It wouldn't render the original early adopters systems obsolete. You do understand this? Please don't even try to talk about software problems. Developers have been making scalable software since the beginning of the PC. That's what those fancy buttons in your PC graphics menu are.

Offer a trade up program for early adopters.. your argument is void.

They don't CARE about you or me, that's if you even own an X1? They care about the MILLIONS apon MILLIONS of potential customers that are looking at their product in a negative light.

You are from this planet? You have seen how Microsoft operates? /just asking?

Your outline will never happen because any businessman already knows its a terrible idea to do it this gen. They know it. Like I said in the last post. They don't care about 20fps difference. Graphical difference isn't why they are failing to outsell the ps4. They aren't going to dump a billion R&D into Xboxone pro version to help fanboys win a resolution war. No way the new CEO is going to do that. Zero. Its against everything he has just stated since hes been put in charge.

It would wreck their image even worse and would be an investment that doesn't pay off. Last gen was RROD for early adopters. No biggy we had a warranty. Doing what you stated would be much worse. They already BS us by saying there is no kinectless model in the works. They aren't going to shot themselves in the foot by acknowledging xboxone is a failure by moving on to the next thing. There will be no "opps we messed us give us a year" while simultaneously hurting their fanbase who supported it from day one.

I also enjoy how you instantly try to discredit people's opinions by attempting to insult them. Its cute.

We'll see what happens won't we? History leans one way In this debate.

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Do you honestly think the reason xboxone is being outsold is because of a few frames per second? Its the xbox image that was tarnished. Sony fixed their image last gen so MS can definitely do it this gen. Dumping money for a few frames will only hurt their fans.

#61 Posted by cainetao11 (17594 posts) -

Cant be real. They're laying off 6000 of the 30000 jobs they took on when Nokia was acquired. They can't still be hiring.

#62 Posted by B4X (4793 posts) -

@cainetao11 said:

Cant be real. They're laying off 6000 of the 30000 jobs they took on when Nokia was acquired. They can't still be hiring.

:p