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    slaphappygamer GBAtemp Psycho!
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    As long as I can pay a monthly fee to remove ads, I’m down!

    -thought no one, ever.
     
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    MS could pretty trivially sell them for $100 even if that meant taking losses if it meant next generation they'd be in a better position for pushing all digital, especially in countries (Germany, UK, and Japan) which seem much more reluctant for such a move.
     
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    The worst part is that buying XBL Gold doesn't even remove the ads. It just changes them all to Xbox-related ads. Definitely the worst UI of any console this generation.
     
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    Other than just waiting for the units system life, and reputation. I don't think its going to be a subject worth talking about. Because its still an xbox 1. At a reduced price curriculum. (That difference. Besides variation in hardware and software sales.) Its always going to be made the same.


    A similar instance was made when people started over-stocking PS3 Units. No one ended up buying them until the console price dropped, just like the Vita. And just like with the older un made for the PS3.They because the disc drive was so bad.



    The disc drive. Ultimately,
    is the true reason to talk about this console. With added features or not.
     
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    Much prefer a disc-drive. Use it for my 4k blurays. Disc-less is 50 dollars more expensive where I am, so not sure how that's going to work out for them.

    Really, it seems like this is a way for them to make a profit off the console, to ease people into the idea of not owning their games anymore, and to promote their digital services. I mean, it's not a bad move on their part, but it makes me wary of the future.

    the UI feels like it was created by 10 competing committees. and the intern who was transporting all their proposals together, tripped, and accidentally shuffled them all together. Definitely the worst UI of any console I've ever seen.
     
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    Its really. Openly ended sideways. Especially with what they are releasing to the public. Its not insulting. There's just no reason to do it. Without adding any extra benefits or smaller versions. Besides giving features included with the console like XBL or XBL Gold.

    Besides that residing information. Some games could have been released digitally but they were not. If I want to play a game of Ten-Kiko. Why not just pay and buy for the disc. If it costs less and more affordable. And then with the added benefit of cross-compatibility with xbox360 and original... A beautiful feature by the way. You have that to. But you also lose it.
     
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    A good option to have. Options are good and if you are never gonna buy disks why not go for it?
     
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    If you remove the disc drive, increase the hard drive space. Otherwise when you run out of space but don't want to constantly delete/redownload games, you are forced to buy expanded storage anyway.
     
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    I want to know what they will put in the space where the disk drive was that’s still a little big for a one s without a disk drive. I hope s second hdd
     
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    I was also expecting it to be smaller.
    Still trying to beat Nintendo when it comes to naming things.
     
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    This is gonna be such a failure... almost same price of the regula S model.
     
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    Xbox One SAD :(
     
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    I'm glad I'm not the only one who thought this. Someone at MS must've thought it'd be funny or something.

    If not, then that's just SAD.
     
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    Id say this might be a good option for a second console where you don't need a second Blu Ray player, but if you already have an XB1 then you probably have some physical copies that this won't run.
    If you already have a PS4 then I doubt you'd be in the market for an Xbox One.

    My brother has 2 Xbox Ones and buys most of his games physically. Not to collect them, not to sell second hand, he just likes receiving a tangible good in exchange for his money. Plus he and his friends buy eachother games as birthday gifts often and you can't wrap and bow a download unless you broke into Microsoft's data center and burgled the download server.
     
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    Doesn't help that the next consoles are coming out relatively soon. Even Sony is starting to spill the beans.
     
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    reverse wii mini/psp street??
    it isn't that bad of an idea, but still a hard pill to swallow for many.
     
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    Companies dont want to preserve it on a older platform. This way they can keep selling you the same game over and over again. All digital means all pirated. But im just one of them old people that remember freedom. They cant wait till we are extinct.
     
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    And lose potential deals on physical discs? Not even speaking about 2nd hand market.

    Not being able to lend games to a friend in need so they can try them out?

    Not being able to play 4k blu-ray discs?

    What puzzles me the most is that there are people excited about this.
     
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    Worst idea ever. No drive means no buy.
    Digital only consoles are not good for gamers imo. In addition it's too expensive for a "defect" product. You could buy a used Xbox one s with a defect drive much cheaper than this bullshit :s
     
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    Considering all their games are on PC now this should be $150 the most.
     
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