The SuperHeroHype Forums  

Go Back   The SuperHeroHype Forums > Games > Microsoft

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-06-2013, 10:08 AM   #776
Kryptonian Warrior
The Dawn Is Upon Us
SHH! Moderator
 
Kryptonian Warrior's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Posts: 4,755
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by Iceman View Post
http://www.videogamer.com/xboxone/fo...sport_5_2.html
Xbox One Day One Edition now bundled with Forza Motorsport 5


Apparently there will be some bundles with Forza 5 free instead of FIFA 14.
So are we, in the US, not getting a free game?

__________________
My Ever Growing Blu Ray Collection

http://www.blu-ray.com/community/col...n.php?u=230251
Kryptonian Warrior is offline  
Old 09-06-2013, 10:13 AM   #777
StrainedEyes
All the way up it!
 
StrainedEyes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: WA
Posts: 16,310
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kryptonian Warrior View Post
So are we, in the US, not getting a free game?
Nope. MS is adding these incentives for the EU market because:
A) EU is paying more for the console than the US is.
B) Microsoft isn't doing as well in the EU market.

Every X1 in the USA is going to sell out, they have no reason to throw in free **** here.

__________________
Top of the world, all that's around you is beneath me
Me learnin' from your mistakes is the only way you can teach me.
StrainedEyes is offline  
Old 09-06-2013, 12:17 PM   #778
Iceman
Sir Hunter Rider
 
Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Londinium, North of Gaul, circa XLIII AD
Posts: 53,685
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

^ What he said!

__________________
Xbox GT: Miramax7000 123,387 G
X-MEN - AVENGERS - JUSTICE LEAGUE
Iceman is offline  
Old 09-07-2013, 03:01 AM   #779
The Hill
Frat House Member
 
The Hill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Secret Chamber
Posts: 3,057
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

So...what are they going to do in Asia?

__________________
Throw the rules out of the window, odds are you'll go that way to.

"Shepard you're missing it! It's Goddamn GLORIOUS! I'm clawing out bodies out here!" Grunt Mass Effect 2
The Hill is offline  
Old 09-07-2013, 06:31 AM   #780
Iceman
Sir Hunter Rider
 
Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Londinium, North of Gaul, circa XLIII AD
Posts: 53,685
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

The whole thing is free with 25 games plus a PS4. And still noone's going to buy it!

__________________
Xbox GT: Miramax7000 123,387 G
X-MEN - AVENGERS - JUSTICE LEAGUE
Iceman is offline  
Old 09-08-2013, 08:30 PM   #781
Midnyte_Sun
Medianoche de Sol
 
Midnyte_Sun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 5,223
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Hill View Post
So...what are they going to do in Asia?
It will debut in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and India late 2014, and no mention of Japan.

Midnyte_Sun is offline  
Old 09-08-2013, 09:45 PM   #782
hippie_hunter
The King is Back!
SHH! Global Moderator
 
hippie_hunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Titanium Groceries
Posts: 51,953
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

I wouldn't be surprised if they skipped the entire Japanese market altogether. Japan absolutely rejected the Xbox even as Microsoft made some serious attempts to court the market. And with the features that the Xbox One is implementing, it just really wouldn't work in Japan considering how embarrassingly low tech Japanese culture is.

__________________
Titanium Groceries!!!
hippie_hunter is offline  
Old 09-08-2013, 09:50 PM   #783
Iceman
Sir Hunter Rider
 
Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Londinium, North of Gaul, circa XLIII AD
Posts: 53,685
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by hippie_hunter View Post
I wouldn't be surprised if they skipped the entire Japanese market altogether. Japan absolutely rejected the Xbox even as Microsoft made some serious attempts to court the market. And with the features that the Xbox One is implementing, it just really wouldn't work in Japan considering how embarrassingly low tech Japanese culture is.
Yeah it did terribly being eventually pulled from retailers despite a commendable effort on JRPGs. Maybe the costs don't justify it. Can you expand on the low tech culture thing?

__________________
Xbox GT: Miramax7000 123,387 G
X-MEN - AVENGERS - JUSTICE LEAGUE
Iceman is offline  
Old 09-08-2013, 11:51 PM   #784
Midnyte_Sun
Medianoche de Sol
 
Midnyte_Sun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 5,223
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by hippie_hunter View Post
I wouldn't be surprised if they skipped the entire Japanese market altogether. Japan absolutely rejected the Xbox even as Microsoft made some serious attempts to court the market. And with the features that the Xbox One is implementing, it just really wouldn't work in Japan considering how embarrassingly low tech Japanese culture is.
Not to mention their Otaku culture is just a hard nut to crack. XBOX brand is just seen as lame and redundant. They need to pump up Microsoft in general as a brand to buy. If Apple can make it big, so can Microsoft.

Midnyte_Sun is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 10:47 AM   #785
zenith16
Side-Kick
 
zenith16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: montreal
Posts: 14,439
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Well we can't say they didn't try. This was their most recent attempt during the summer .

Xbox 360 Consoles Are Way Cheaper In Japan. August 7, 2013 . 12:04am

Microsoft is having a summer sale where you can pick up an Xbox 360 with a 250 GB hard drive for 19,800 yen. That’s about $204, roughly the same price as a 4 GB console in North America.

Quote:


The Xbox 360 had a decent run in Japan, but console sales and the number of titles for Japan have steadily declined. So, Microsoft is having a summer sale where you can pick up an Xbox 360 with a 250 GB hard drive for 19,800 yen. That’s about $204, roughly the same price as a 4 GB console in North America.


So, if you’ve been thinking about importing an Xbox 360 to play some shoot ‘em ups like Caladrius or want to play the Japan-only Kinect dancing game Love Tore now’s a good time to pick up an Xbox 360.

guess they were testing the water with the 360 to see if things have changed


Last edited by zenith16; 09-09-2013 at 06:56 PM.
zenith16 is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 12:27 PM   #786
The Hill
Frat House Member
 
The Hill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Secret Chamber
Posts: 3,057
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

My respect for them has elevated somewhat...

__________________
Throw the rules out of the window, odds are you'll go that way to.

"Shepard you're missing it! It's Goddamn GLORIOUS! I'm clawing out bodies out here!" Grunt Mass Effect 2
The Hill is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 12:39 PM   #787
Iceman
Sir Hunter Rider
 
Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Londinium, North of Gaul, circa XLIII AD
Posts: 53,685
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

I'm going to try playing a dual-gen release like AC4 on both 360 & XB1 at the same time on 2 TVs so I can make a direct comparison.

__________________
Xbox GT: Miramax7000 123,387 G
X-MEN - AVENGERS - JUSTICE LEAGUE
Iceman is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 03:39 PM   #788
SolarTiger
Side-Kick
 
SolarTiger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 3,344
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Someone just uploaded a video of him using the Xbox One at home...

VIDEO-CLick to Watch!:

SolarTiger is online now  
Old 09-09-2013, 04:26 PM   #789
StrainedEyes
All the way up it!
 
StrainedEyes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: WA
Posts: 16,310
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Yeah, that kid is going to get his Microsoft employee parent in so much trouble. Hope it was worth it.

__________________
Top of the world, all that's around you is beneath me
Me learnin' from your mistakes is the only way you can teach me.
StrainedEyes is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 05:03 PM   #790
X Knight
Straight Edge Knight
 
X Knight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 26,886
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

was that kid even using Kinect with the X1??

it was hard to tell if he had Kinect hooked up, but it looked like he was using the controller to navigate......

__________________
Straight Edge and Proud!!

Disney Lover and Proud!!
X Knight is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 05:05 PM   #791
StrainedEyes
All the way up it!
 
StrainedEyes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: WA
Posts: 16,310
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by X Knight View Post
was that kid even using Kinect with the X1??

it was hard to tell if he had Kinect hooked up, but it looked like he was using the controller to navigate......
You can turn Kinect off, you don't need it to navigate.

__________________
Top of the world, all that's around you is beneath me
Me learnin' from your mistakes is the only way you can teach me.
StrainedEyes is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 05:08 PM   #792
X Knight
Straight Edge Knight
 
X Knight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 26,886
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

I know that.

but I was just curious if that kid even had a Kinect hooked up.

cuz if he didn't, it would be kind of ironic considering how much MS has been pushing Kinect.

__________________
Straight Edge and Proud!!

Disney Lover and Proud!!
X Knight is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 05:17 PM   #793
StrainedEyes
All the way up it!
 
StrainedEyes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: WA
Posts: 16,310
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by X Knight View Post
I know that.

but I was just curious if that kid even had a Kinect hooked up.

cuz if he didn't, it would be kind of ironic considering how much MS has been pushing Kinect.
You still need Kinect plugged in in order for the X1 to work, as far as I know they haven't changed that stance. Having Kinect plugged in and not used is probably how the vast majority of people will use their X1.

__________________
Top of the world, all that's around you is beneath me
Me learnin' from your mistakes is the only way you can teach me.
StrainedEyes is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 05:45 PM   #794
hippie_hunter
The King is Back!
SHH! Global Moderator
 
hippie_hunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Titanium Groceries
Posts: 51,953
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by Iceman View Post
Yeah it did terribly being eventually pulled from retailers despite a commendable effort on JRPGs. Maybe the costs don't justify it. Can you expand on the low tech culture thing?
Japan is a culture that thinks that things like fax machines are still relevant in today's day and age, businesses and schools are filled with computers that look like they came from the 1990's, and many don't like e-mails. The best way to characterize Japan is that it's essentially a country with a high-tech image thanks to things like the bullet train and companies like Panasonic and Sony, but a low tech reality thanks to their aging population that doesn't really like to branch out into the modern world.

__________________
Titanium Groceries!!!
hippie_hunter is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 06:17 PM   #795
X Knight
Straight Edge Knight
 
X Knight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 26,886
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by StrainedEyes View Post
You still need Kinect plugged in in order for the X1 to work, as far as I know they haven't changed that stance. Having Kinect plugged in and not used is probably how the vast majority of people will use their X1.
I thought MS recently confirmed that you do NOT need Kinect to be plugged in for the X1 to work??

It was in one of those IGN Q+A articles.

__________________
Straight Edge and Proud!!

Disney Lover and Proud!!
X Knight is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 07:27 PM   #796
Iceman
Sir Hunter Rider
 
Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Londinium, North of Gaul, circa XLIII AD
Posts: 53,685
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by hippie_hunter View Post
Japan is a culture that thinks that things like fax machines are still relevant in today's day and age, businesses and schools are filled with computers that look like they came from the 1990's, and many don't like e-mails. The best way to characterize Japan is that it's essentially a country with a high-tech image thanks to things like the bullet train and companies like Panasonic and Sony, but a low tech reality thanks to their aging population that doesn't really like to branch out into the modern world.
Very interesting. Had no idea.

__________________
Xbox GT: Miramax7000 123,387 G
X-MEN - AVENGERS - JUSTICE LEAGUE
Iceman is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 08:03 PM   #797
zenith16
Side-Kick
 
zenith16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: montreal
Posts: 14,439
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Most likely cause most of us view them as more accepting of tech (and a few other things) than most of the world. And in some ways that is the case that may be why. But there's a lot we don't always see unless you're there for an extended time.

zenith16 is offline  
Old 09-09-2013, 09:54 PM   #798
ProjectPat2280
SELLING...PERFECTION
 
ProjectPat2280's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: On The Job
Posts: 28,018
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Maybe someone can answer this, but can someone explain how the snap feature will work with XB1? Like can i be in the ESPN app watching MNF, then snap directly to a game then go back, with out having to close the app and game?

__________________
The above opinions are documented to be proven right, 99.7% of the time.
ProjectPat2280 is offline  
Old 09-10-2013, 03:45 AM   #799
Iceman
Sir Hunter Rider
 
Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Londinium, North of Gaul, circa XLIII AD
Posts: 53,685
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by X Knight View Post
I thought MS recently confirmed that you do NOT need Kinect to be plugged in for the X1 to work??

It was in one of those IGN Q+A articles.
Yep

http://uk.ign.com/articles/2013/08/0...about-xbox-one

__________________
Xbox GT: Miramax7000 123,387 G
X-MEN - AVENGERS - JUSTICE LEAGUE
Iceman is offline  
Old 09-10-2013, 03:05 PM   #800
Iceman
Sir Hunter Rider
 
Iceman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Londinium, North of Gaul, circa XLIII AD
Posts: 53,685
Default Re: The Xbox One - Part 3

Quote:
Originally Posted by ProjectPat2280 View Post
Maybe someone can answer this, but can someone explain how the snap feature will work with XB1? Like can i be in the ESPN app watching MNF, then snap directly to a game then go back, with out having to close the app and game?
I can't confirm but that's what it looks like from the dashboard leak. You should be able to minimise the app or the game and be in the dashboard to choose a new application. And then minimise again and revert to what you were doing. That was without Kinect and I'd imagine the voice controls on Kinect would make the change more direct and even smoother.

__________________
Xbox GT: Miramax7000 123,387 G
X-MEN - AVENGERS - JUSTICE LEAGUE
Iceman is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:39 AM.

monitoring_string = "dee460792f24517621e3ca080805de7e"
Contact Us - Mobile - SuperHeroHype - ComingSoon.net - Shock Till You Drop - Lost Password - Clear Cookies - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top - AdChoices


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SuperHeroHype.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.