The Xbox1 is using Windows 8, so why should someone switch from a PC?

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3 years ago#1
The Xbox One has a game-centric operating system, too. But it also has a stripped-down version of Windows 8, designed to be more flexible and optimized for non-gaming applications like Skype and Hulu.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-22/xbox-one-has-not-one-but-three-operating-systems.html
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3 years ago#2
Did you read the article?
3 years ago#3
My nipples have Windows 8, Greg. Can you milk me?
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3 years ago#4
CKnight posted...
Did you read the article?


yes, it has 3 operating systems and one of them is a stripped down version of win 8. don't give us whats on a pc!
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3 years ago#5
skermac posted...
CKnight posted...
Did you read the article?


yes, it has 3 operating systems and one of them is a stripped down version of win 8. don't give us whats on a pc!


And consoles are stripped down PCs optimised to get everything out of their resources because there is only one configuration
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3 years ago#6
CapwnD posted...
My nipples have Windows 8, Greg. Can you milk me?


lol
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3 years ago#7
Wow, is TC for real? It's like he didn't think about it for even half a second. He just instantly correlated some flamebait once he heard 'Windows 8'.
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3 years ago#8
krystyla posted...
skermac posted...
CKnight posted...
Did you read the article?


yes, it has 3 operating systems and one of them is a stripped down version of win 8. don't give us whats on a pc!


And consoles are stripped down PCs optimised to get everything out of their resources because there is only one configuration


Well yes, they are now stripped down versions of a pc. The good news is with a stripped down version of Win 8 it should be easy to update. What I am seriously wondering is if an update gave us Win 8.1 and we don't even know it. MS isn't advertising Win 8 on the X1, I don't know why, I have it on my laptop and I like it.
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3 years ago#9
The Xbox One can fit a ton of.channels into its 362ghz disk drive. That's why.
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3 years ago#10
Who is buying an Xbox One because it has Windows 8? Is that a selling point for a lot of people?
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