A question for those of you buying an Xbox One at launch

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2 years ago#1
Why?

I'm not trying to be flippant here, I genuinely want to know.

For me, there's no game I want at launch and experience has taught me that the first iteration is usually the flimsiest (my Xbox 360(s) can attest to that) so personally I cannot see any reason to buy the console at launch.

Those of you who are, obviously do not feel the same way, so if you have a mind to, then maybe you could tell the reasoning behind your decision?
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2 years ago#2
Because I like it

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2 years ago#3
Forza 5, Killer Instinct, Dead Rising 3, plus the non exclusives I plan on getting, and of course Titanfall in the not too distant future.
2 years ago#4
For me, there's no game I want at launch

Imagine a world where some people want some of the launch games. Now you have your answer as to why some people want to buy an Xbox One at launch. Same reason for any console at launch. Ever.

Except for PS3s. That was for Blu-ray.
Except for PS2s. That was for DVD.

Hmm...why are people buying a PS4 this time?

Games?

Imagine that.
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2 years ago#5
You have asked a impossible question.... one that a simple answer would do no justice. Why you ask? WHY?! It is that time again. That we as gamers. Brothers. Comrades in arms come together and spend hundreds of dollars! Not over silly things such as games or friends.

We spend not because we want to.... but because we must.
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2 years ago#6
I think there are several reasons i am picking up the xbox one:

1. I am excited about dedicated servers. This has been a long time frusration with my online gaming experience.

2. The technology! Yes, I know it is a gaming console but i think the way you can connect it to a cable/satellite box and having everything you want on one TV input sounds appealing and from the videos looks very fluid.

3. Titanfall....I originally was going to get the PS4 when both was announced but I see that there are no games coming out on PS4 that i really want to play before Titanfall. BTW i am still going to get a PS4 just not at launch. PS4 looks amazing as well

4. After playing the xbox one a few times the controller, graphics, and experiences were all a great upgrade so why not.

These are just my opinion why i am excited and counting down the days to the Xbox One!
2 years ago#7
Because I know I am going to get one eventually. I love Halo and other ms exclusives. Also always have favored the xbox controllers over the ps's. I'll be enjoying myself playing my xone while people like you are fighting an imaginary console war on the internet.
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2 years ago#8
KI, DR3, Ryse and C.Dragon.
All the new features like twitch streaming.
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2 years ago#9
Because i prefer Xbox to Playstation... and because i want one..
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2 years ago#10
Because my launch 360 is still kickin', I want to play the games, and it won't go down in price for years.
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