What's most important to you in a next-gen console?

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3 years ago#1
Rate these items in order of importance to you in choosing a next-gen console, and post which console you plan to buy first.

- Exclusive games/content
- Hardware specs
- Controller
- Online multiplayer service
- Initial cost
- Quality and cost of online apps (Netflix, Hulu, etc.)
- Extra perks for subscription to online service (PSN+ free games, games with Gold)
- The direction the manufacturer seems to be headed
- Extra features (Gameplay streaming, TV integration, etc.)
- Peripherals (Kinect, PS Eye)
- Maintaining your online reputation (trophies/achievements)
- Loyalty to a particular manufacturer/developer
- Design of the console
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3 years ago#2
Truly immersive gameplay. Social connectivity helps in that respect.
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3 years ago#3
1 - Exclusive games/content
2 - Controller
3 - Online multiplayer service
5 - Extra features (Gameplay streaming, TV integration, etc.)
4 - Peripherals (Kinect, PS Eye)

The rest no ****s given...
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3 years ago#4
Overall? This --> More power, less money-grabbing BS or gimmicks, and an ergonomic way to play & chat.

But in accordance with your list thing, here's my order:

- The direction the manufacturer seems to be headed
- Hardware specs
- Exclusive games/content
- Initial cost
- Extra perks for subscription to online service (PSN+ free games, games with Gold)
- Controller
- Online multiplayer service
- Quality and cost of online apps (Netflix, Hulu, etc.)
- Extra features (Gameplay streaming, TV integration, etc.)
- Maintaining your online reputation (trophies/achievements)
- Design of the console
- Loyalty to a particular manufacturer/developer
- Peripherals (Kinect, PS Eye)

Not even sure why I put effort into this lol. It's a lot to do for no particular reason.
3 years ago#5
Games.

I don't care for social media
or cameras
or gimickey 2nd screens
or exclusives
or dlc
or franchises
or 3d
or anything else that isn't essential to have fun

I want good games I can enjoy that won't nickle and dime me for crap.
I want to have fun, keep my game so I'm not rushed to beat it & resell it at the highest value (I'm looking at you Storm 3) and just good things.
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3 years ago#6
You guys forgot to mention which console you're buying first.
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3 years ago#7
Good games.
That's all.
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3 years ago#8
Exclusives and running multiplat titles better than the other consoles.
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3 years ago#9
1 - Exclusive games/content
4 - Hardware specs
3 - Controller
6 - Online multiplayer service
5 - Initial cost
12 - Quality and cost of online apps (Netflix, Hulu, etc.)
9 - Extra perks for subscription to online service (PSN+ free games, games with Gold)
2 - The direction the manufacturer seems to be headed
11 - Extra features (Gameplay streaming, TV integration, etc.)
n/a - Peripherals (Kinect, PS Eye)
8 - Maintaining your online reputation (trophies/achievements)
7 - Loyalty to a particular manufacturer/developer
10 - Design of the console

looking at what i put as number two im sure you can guess what im buying
3 years ago#10
Lord_Ka1n posted...
1 - Exclusive games/content
4 - Hardware specs
3 - Controller
6 - Online multiplayer service
5 - Initial cost
12 - Quality and cost of online apps (Netflix, Hulu, etc.)
9 - Extra perks for subscription to online service (PSN+ free games, games with Gold)
2 - The direction the manufacturer seems to be headed
11 - Extra features (Gameplay streaming, TV integration, etc.)
n/a - Peripherals (Kinect, PS Eye)
8 - Maintaining your online reputation (trophies/achievements)
7 - Loyalty to a particular manufacturer/developer
10 - Design of the console

looking at what i put as number two im sure you can guess what im buying


Voltron the Lion Knight?
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