What would have to change?

Discussion in 'Xbox One - Games & Content' started by TehSkull, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. TehSkull

    TehSkull Living the life

    Nov 29, 2009
    United States
    I've seen plenty of Xbox One hate, but I haven't seen people say what Microsoft could change to make the console more appealing. There's the obvious reasons and the not so obvious reasons, and I think venting it out would be a boon to us and Microsoft (lol as if they read GBAtemp).

    I'll start by saying that I would be happy buying an Xbox One without used games, lending, trading, gifting, etc, if the Xbox Live Marketplace had sales as good as Steam sales for games people actually want. I save up for 6 months every year in preparation for Steam sale, I'd be alright doing it for Xbox One too.
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  2. emigre

    emigre An electric type pokemons

    Jan 28, 2009
    United States
    1) General anti consumer bullshit that is known as DRM.
    2) The in-cohesive used gaem policy which still lacks clarification and is very anti consumer.
    3) The whole "share with ten friends gaems," malarkey lacks explanation and clarification.
    4) The majority of the TV/media functionality is geared towards the US. There has been nothing concrete about other regions so I can't even use their pointless gimmick cum selling point.
    4) The price. Sony are offering a more powerful system for significantly cheaper.
    5) Kinect. Where I gaem, I do not have enough room to use it. Ergo it useless to me yet it is being bundled even though many people out there will lack the space to use it. And Kinect adds to price so in effect, if I wanted an Xbone I have to waste £80 on a device I do not care for and cannot even use if I wanted to.
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  3. Fear Zoa

    Fear Zoa Still Alive

    Jun 18, 2009
    United States
    I'd just like them to stop being so anti-consumer. You shouldn't treat consumers as stupid sheep who are too stupid to see that you're trying to help them.

    Also the always on kinect raises concerns, can't wait to see the inevitable shitstorm when that gets hacked or whatever.
  4. WhiteMaze

    WhiteMaze GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Jun 16, 2013
    The day this happens, I give up every kind of hack and CFW's altogether. But I'm not seeing Microsoft "losing" this much money.

    Both Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft refuse to follow the Steam example, when regarding prices. They keep selling their systems and games at ridicullous prices and often out of reach for people that cannot spend much money on these things. However I'll say this: they will "lose" an enormous amount of consumers. Me included. And when they finally decide to enter the "low-budget" competition, it will be too late.

    I hope I'm wrong, but that is what I see happening.:mellow:
  5. WiiUBricker

    WiiUBricker Insert Custom Title

    Sep 19, 2009
    What would have to change? Make the Xbone an actual gaming console.
  6. 431unknown

    431unknown Greatness Awaits

    Sep 29, 2008
    United States
    Everything would have to change for me to even consider a "day one" purchase by me. The online drm checks, the price point, and the Kinect bs would all have to go.
  7. DinohScene

    DinohScene Feed Dino to the Sharks

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    Oct 11, 2011
    DRM, Cloud rubbish,annoying Ads, Apps hipster rubbish, Kinect, Television.

    If I get an XBone, then I prolly won't even use 90% of the features.
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