I might be forced to get the Xbox One

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3 years ago#1
Well I thought I was gonna get a PS4 since it had better specs and I thought multiplats would run better on it. I prefer the xbox one controller though.

Anyhow was browsing through my surface pros software store and the #1 app in spotlight was smartglass and well I realized damn this could make things real interesting with an xbox One.

I don't have any other multimedia device like apple tv or any of that so this might make xbox one the one for me.

Thanks for reading yall
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3 years ago#2
Devs have to include stuff in to make use of that. Look at the WiiU and the DS to see how often and well it's used....I don't expect a lot of devs to spend time and money on the feature until they know for certain it will increase their revenue. I'm just expecting a lot of advanced maps. I'd rather pause the game when looking at a map so I don't have to worry about missing something or dying. That said I have low Kinect level expectations currently for it.
3 years ago#3
Is this a joke? Any tablet can run Smart Glass app and in fact PS4 will have it's own tablet apps. Pretty stupid reason to pick a console either way. Tablet apps are the ultimate gimmick this gen.
3 years ago#4
You're welcome.

Now go away.
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3 years ago#5
Yeah, I might be getting a Surface Pro sometime this fall (I'm waiting for the rumored Pro 2) since my laptop is old and I'd like a tablet as well. Plus some of the smartglass stuff looks pretty interesting, like controlling drones in the Division, being a dungeon master in Fable Legends, commander mode in BF4, calling in airstrikes and exclusive missions in Dead Rising, and creating in Project Spark off the top of my head.
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3 years ago#6
After seeing how The Division will use smartglass, and Battlefield 4, I might buy a tablet mainly for smartglass. It looks so damn fun!
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3 years ago#7
surface pro is great except you can't adjust the screen angle.

They are fixing that with surface pro 2.

It also gets a bit warm but overall I love it
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3 years ago#8
Tablet integration in gaming may be the ultimate gimmick this time around, but it's easily the most intriguing to me.

I'm looking at you, The Division.
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3 years ago#9
I think that it's actually really cool that every game will use SmartGlass for Game Help.

When publishing a game, developers must submit a help manual that will aid players contextually either directly in-game or through SmartGlass

source: http://www.joystiq.com/2013/09/06/xbox-one-smartglass-helps-you-with-your-gaming/
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3 years ago#10
and the part where you're forced to do anything?
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