Microsoft has no interest in making a game console

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2 years ago#1
That's why they've defunded their internal studios and aren't interested in funding indie games or new IP. That's why during the Xbone's initial public introduction, they barely touched on the gaming aspects of the machine. That's why they were so willing to screw gamers while kissing up to content providers like ESPN and Netflix. Do you all recall the Xbone's very first commercial? It was about watching the NFL on the machine, not playing games.

Microsoft is more interested in competing with Apple and selling a living room hub than a game console. I have no doubt that they would be happy to drop games altogether to just sell annual licenses to watch movies, TV, and sports.
2 years ago#2
Loads of games beg to differ.
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2 years ago#3
wtf are you talking about, they're coming out with one in a few weeks here.
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2 years ago#4
Glad to see another person on this board with some sense TC! All these blind fans can't see that MS doesn't care about their gaming. Its about entertainment of other sorts now. MS has screwed over gamers yet these sheep still take the bait.
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2 years ago#5
Best topic all year.
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2 years ago#6
You might actually be more cynical than I am.

Impressive.
2 years ago#7
GalvatronType_R posted...
That's why they've defunded their internal studios and aren't interested in funding indie games or new IP. That's why during the Xbone's initial public introduction, they barely touched on the gaming aspects of the machine. That's why they were so willing to screw gamers while kissing up to content providers like ESPN and Netflix. Do you all recall the Xbone's very first commercial? It was about watching the NFL on the machine, not playing games.

Microsoft is more interested in competing with Apple and selling a living room hub than a game console. I have no doubt that they would be happy to drop games altogether to just sell annual licenses to watch movies, TV, and sports.


So im not sure where you got your information, my guess would be your ass, but here is a link showing they are throwing $1 billion into games.

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/microsoft-investing-1-billion-into-xbox-one-games/1100-6408992/
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2 years ago#8
Jiggy101011 posted...
GalvatronType_R posted...
That's why they've defunded their internal studios and aren't interested in funding indie games or new IP. That's why during the Xbone's initial public introduction, they barely touched on the gaming aspects of the machine. That's why they were so willing to screw gamers while kissing up to content providers like ESPN and Netflix. Do you all recall the Xbone's very first commercial? It was about watching the NFL on the machine, not playing games.

Microsoft is more interested in competing with Apple and selling a living room hub than a game console. I have no doubt that they would be happy to drop games altogether to just sell annual licenses to watch movies, TV, and sports.


So im not sure where you got your information, my guess would be your ass, but here is a link showing they are throwing $1 billion into games.

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/microsoft-investing-1-billion-into-xbox-one-games/1100-6408992/


My guess would be is that it was a combination of his ass and Neogaf but that's just a rumor I heard.
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2 years ago#9
Exodus_Prime posted...
Jiggy101011 posted...
GalvatronType_R posted...
That's why they've defunded their internal studios and aren't interested in funding indie games or new IP. That's why during the Xbone's initial public introduction, they barely touched on the gaming aspects of the machine. That's why they were so willing to screw gamers while kissing up to content providers like ESPN and Netflix. Do you all recall the Xbone's very first commercial? It was about watching the NFL on the machine, not playing games.

Microsoft is more interested in competing with Apple and selling a living room hub than a game console. I have no doubt that they would be happy to drop games altogether to just sell annual licenses to watch movies, TV, and sports.


So im not sure where you got your information, my guess would be your ass, but here is a link showing they are throwing $1 billion into games.

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/microsoft-investing-1-billion-into-xbox-one-games/1100-6408992/


My guess would be is that it was a combination of his ass and Neogaf but that's just a rumor I heard.


That mixture is known to cause death if inhaled too much.
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2 years ago#10
Exodus_Prime posted...
Jiggy101011 posted...
GalvatronType_R posted...
That's why they've defunded their internal studios and aren't interested in funding indie games or new IP. That's why during the Xbone's initial public introduction, they barely touched on the gaming aspects of the machine. That's why they were so willing to screw gamers while kissing up to content providers like ESPN and Netflix. Do you all recall the Xbone's very first commercial? It was about watching the NFL on the machine, not playing games.

Microsoft is more interested in competing with Apple and selling a living room hub than a game console. I have no doubt that they would be happy to drop games altogether to just sell annual licenses to watch movies, TV, and sports.


So im not sure where you got your information, my guess would be your ass, but here is a link showing they are throwing $1 billion into games.

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/microsoft-investing-1-billion-into-xbox-one-games/1100-6408992/


My guess would be is that it was a combination of his ass and Neogaf but that's just a rumor I heard.


You and I need to stop quoting eachother lol, people are going to think we are the same person.
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