If M$ really believed in going all digital, why have a blu-ray drive?

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User Info: BradleyManning

BradleyManning
3 years ago#1
Surely, someone can easily download/access a movie as easily as they can a game.

User Info: ElPolloDiablo87

ElPolloDiablo87
3 years ago#2
...Because their games are on Blu-ray discs? In their originally announced system you would have still been able to buy disc games...
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User Info: PsychoGates

PsychoGates
3 years ago#3
umm because the Xbox 1 is a media device and bluray is the current standard for movies and media on disc...

User Info: micheal82

micheal82
3 years ago#4
They needed retail outlets to sell it. Stores make more money on game and accessory sales then they do off of system sales. Without games MS would have to take a bigger lose on the consoles or run the risk of stores not selling it.
The iPad, iPod and iPhone are different because off their popularity. People will buy a new one either every year or every other year. The same can not be said about a video game console.
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User Info: MrImpatient35

MrImpatient35
3 years ago#5
Prolly because digital is the FUTURE. Not the PRESENT. The format will eventually be universally adopted, even by Sony, but I'm guessing MS didn't wanna jump to that format so quickly. People aren't ready for such an abrupt change.
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User Info: BradleyManning

BradleyManning
3 years ago#6
micheal82 posted...
They needed retail outlets to sell it.


M$ already has retail outlets to sell it:

http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/DisplayHomePage

User Info: chrish909

chrish909
3 years ago#7
So it can play blurays. Are you ok tc? You didnt fall down a flight of stairs did you?
Sony promised 30 first year exclusives for ps4 first year. Too bad they are mostly indy titles.

User Info: BradleyManning

BradleyManning
3 years ago#8
Why bother to include blu-ray when Xbone has teh powar of eht cloud!1?

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ElPolloDiablo87
3 years ago#9
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User Info: Decimator11

Decimator11
3 years ago#10
BradleyManning posted...
Why bother to include blu-ray when Xbone has teh powar of eht cloud!1?


Aw, it's learning.
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