How does the Xbox One failure rate compare to the Xbox 360?

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2 years ago#1
Which console had more bricked units during launch? - Results (101 votes)
The Xbox One had way more problems at launch
23.76% (24 votes)
24
They're both about the same
21.78% (22 votes)
22
The Xbox 360 had more problems
54.46% (55 votes)
55
This poll is now closed.
I'm still a little hesitant buying a new console because things always seem to go wrong. I'm just wondering if there are many defective Xbox Ones out there.
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360 - The Game 925
PSN - TheGame925
2 years ago#2
You know, I don't quite remember the 360's launch... but the first few years of it, man were those bad times for the 3 red lights. And once Microsoft finally fixed that problem... the new issue was E74. They never really caught a break until they released the Xbox 360 S.

Ironically, I never had the 3 red lights or E74, but I had an E73 and a few DVD drive failures.
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2 years ago#3
It's too early to tell but I would definitely suggest you stay the hell away from the launch batch.
2 years ago#4
FriedLemon posted...
It's too early to tell but I would definitely suggest you stay the hell away from the launch batch.


Right. It doesn't matter which system you get; they both have their fair share of problems.
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2 years ago#5
Seems like the One is having more problems immediately at launch out of the box, most of the 360 problems were brought on by extended use.
2 years ago#6
RROD didn't manifest at launch if that's what you're getting at so the Xbone probably has a higher failure rate.
2 years ago#7
360:
-RROD
-E74

PS3:
-YLOD

XB1:
-Buzzsaw hard drive
-GSOD

PS4:
-BPOD
-Faulty HDMI port

Don't you miss the days when you bought a game console, and you didn't have to worry about it taking a dump from simply using it?
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PSN: T-Snake94, XBL: T-Snake 94
2 years ago#8
FriedLemon posted...
It's too early to tell but I would definitely suggest you stay the hell away from the launch batch.


Yeah that might be a good idea. And the 500 GB HD seems a little small seeing as how all installs are mandatory, I may wait for at least 1 TB.
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360 - The Game 925
PSN - TheGame925
2 years ago#9
From: aj4x94 | #007
Don't you miss the days when you bought a game console, and you didn't have to worry about it taking a dump from simply using it?


Game consoles used to be MUCH simpler devices.
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2 years ago#10
aj4x94 posted...
360:
-RROD
-E74

PS3:
-YLOD

XB1:
-Buzzsaw hard drive
-GSOD

PS4:
-BPOD
-Faulty HDMI port

Don't you miss the days when you bought a game console, and you didn't have to worry about it taking a dump from simply using it?


For PS4 it was actually the cheap ass hdmi cable, not the port itself.
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