Feedbackula - Xbox One Unboxing Umbrage!

This week, Microsoft showed off the delightful packaging you can expect to find around the Xbox One when it launches. Now Johnny is going to show off the less than delightful things you said about it.

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bluespire1
bluespire1

No matter how much I look at this it's still ugly....

jay30mcr
jay30mcr

The Xbox 360 had a powerbrick and that still suffered from the red ring of death.

Saketume
Saketume

My comment from a couple of days ago seems to have disappeared from this topic as well.

Funny how it happens so often.

WillyWynn
WillyWynn

Stop saying the consoles are the same, because they aren't lolol! PlayStation 4 have slight more advantages then xbox one!!!!!

videogamer008
videogamer008

dont mean to be disrespectful:  i dont mean to start nothing:  which console is better.  a xbox one or a Playstation 4.  like i said before... i dont mean to sound disrespectful or i dont mean to start anything.... and btw... i know i have bad grammer skills.. hahahaha

NBDFreakdiesel
NBDFreakdiesel

@videogamer008 On paper they are both the same with some exceptions.  The RAM on the PS4 is better than Xbox One. What you need to ask yourself as the consumer is what are you looking for in a console.  The PS4 is $100 cheaper because it does not come with the camera.  With the Xbox the Kinect sensor MUST be attached tot he console for the console to operate.  So right off the bat if the motion capture camera isn't a high priority, save yourself $100 and get the PS4.  Also, this time around both will require a pay to play online subscription, but with Sony you get the PS+ included which pays you back several time over with free games and content.  Also Sony only requires 1 user to have PS+ per console.  With Microsoft everyone who has an account needs Gold.  Using the DVR feature on the PS4 is free to use and is NOT behind the PS+ pay wall and on the Xbox One it is.  Personally I think the PS4 is the better choice due to the amount of first party titles they have.  I know that Xbox also has first party games, but lately I think they have been lacking.  I really only cared for Gears of War and Halo.  They may continue the franchises into the next gen but they are played out.  With Sony you have Uncharted, Killzone, Infamous, The Order:1866, perhaps another iteration of The Last of Us, God of War and some others.  Also the free to play games on PS are awesome.  You have DUST 514, DC Universe online, Warframe, Blacklight: Retribution and Planetside 2.  Like I said earlier, in my opinion the PS4 is the better purchase, but that is me.  Other people may disagree with what I am saying.

Darkfall_05
Darkfall_05

@NBDFreakdiesel @videogamer008 Appreciate what you have said NBDFreakdiesel. You make some very good points, and from someone who has known only Xbox,  provides some advise may have otherwise overlooked. But still not going to choose right now, as am willing to let time assist with both reviewing quality and price points. Thanks mate.

GLOK1132
GLOK1132

@NBDFreakdiesel @videogamer008 I would add that the PS4 is more games driven, while the XONE seems to be more multi media.  Meaning that it can be used as a cable box/DVR.  If you want a gaming console to play video games, then the PS4 is your best choice.

NBDFreakdiesel
NBDFreakdiesel

@GLOK1132 @videogamer008 Absolutely.  And I know that Xbox has changed all of their policies on used game restrictions and sharing and all of that.  But I just don't trust it personally.  There is a mandatory Day 1 system update that is more than likely to block all of that and my opinion is if they can patch it to stop from doing it they can patch to go back to doing it.  I know that sounds a bit extreme, but I will play it safe and stick with Yoshida and his thoughts on the whole thing!  LOL

spawnholio
spawnholio

@NBDFreakdiesel @videogamer008 ^^^^ although it will still need to be plugged in, I don't really have any issues with that though. I'm still undecided on which console to buy.

Well written comment there NBDFreakdiesel, it's nice to know there's a few people around who can state their opinion in an intelligent and thought out manner. I'm over all this "xbone is shit" stuff going on. 

NBDFreakdiesel
NBDFreakdiesel

@spawnholio Thank you for the positive feedback and the insight on the Kinect sensor.  I had no idea they had even changed their stance on that.  I do have to say when they first revealed the Xbox One I was definitely in the crowd screaming "F Microsoft!!!"  But I see they have changed a lot of problems with the console to appease the masses.  It's nice to see that with a corporation, but I still won't be buying one.  I hope for the people that do spend the money they get their moneys worth, but for me the exclusives on PS are better and in greater numbers and that is where my money will go.

SgtDarthVader
SgtDarthVader

@NBDFreakdiesel @spawnholio I agree with you, PS4 is my first choice as well. That said, I might buy an X1 at some point in the future when it gets cheaper, and when more interesting exclusives (such as a new Gears of War) gets released.

I did the same with the PS3. I bought a 360 in 2006, and then I bought a PS3 in 2011 when there was a ton of great exclusives, and the majority of issues were worked out. I think that I'll do something similar with the X1, but like I said, PS4 is my first choice.

rene9ade520
rene9ade520

I was already hella stoked with the XOne before all the bitching. Then when Microsoft switched policies.....yeah, I was still hella stoked! Though, i actually liked a lot of what they were doing to start with and was a little bummed to see the new features gone. Now that I know I only have to pay $60 a year for both me, my fiance, and up to eight other users in my household (vs. PSN being $5 a month per user...$60 annually per person), and that my day one console is coming with an included 4k rated HDMI (something the PS4 is not even capable of), as well as an included headset......hell, I'm really really stoked!!! Still don't know what all the bitching was about to start with. Seems to me it was just PS and PC fanboys looking for an opportunity to troll and so they blew everything out of proportion and twisted everything Microsoft was doing with the new box. I'm a gamer, so its not about this company versus that per say....I want the most out of the gaming world as I can get, so chances are, I'm gonna end up owning every major console just like I have with prior generations. Just so happens, 360 ended up being the strongest contender last generation, and they already look to be more promising in the new one....so its the first of the consoles I'm purchasing. Note, I'm not trashing on PS, the PS4 looks great. The One just looks better is all. 

oflow
oflow

@rene9ade520 PS4 will be 4K capable for video just not games.  Sony was one of the first (edit)  companies with a 4K tv on the market it would be pretty stupid for them to not make the PS4 compatible with their own tv.  I know they wont be making 4K games, but honestly MS probably wont either for a long time.  4K tvs are still expensive and hardly any tv networks are actually even broadcasting in 4k yet. Plus 4k games will bottle neck the hardware on either machine since they basically both have the same hardware.

Its sorta like how the PS3 came out with Blueray when no one was even using it. Didnt really effect much.

kbaily
kbaily

Don't worry guys, your Ducktales Remastered review should give you plenty for the next show.

Apastron
Apastron

@kbaily Most of them don't actually know what they're complaining about.  I never knew that bandwagons had the ability to jump.

GrayFlare
GrayFlare

why such a short video this week :'(

GamerCents
GamerCents

@TheOmegaForce70 There's a difference between supporting bad policy and supporting the ability to correct errors.

Yes, they made a massive faux pas in the gaming community by trying to press a lot of strict market ideas, but they've recanted, fixed the issues and are working to regain trust. That isn't completely a bad thing. The mark of a good company is the ability to admit when a mistake happens and then try to fix that mistake.

The jury's still out for me as I'm a bit wary of the Kinect's need to be hooked up - seriously, if it's off, why does it need to be plugged in? - but I'm seeing a lot of positive things spinning from Microsoft since June.

DeanoFantasy
DeanoFantasy

My original 360 melted even with the power supply brick, the amount of times Ive nearly broken my leg over the damn thin is also shocking.

IncinX
IncinX

@DeanoFantasy I fail to see how a 360 melting relates to you breaking your leg or why you put the 360 in the middle of the floor thus giving it the ability to break your leg =)