Your reaction: MS make backwards compatibility free on XB1, while Sony charges.

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2 years ago#61
Superman070776 posted...
lol @ paywall. Most gamers will have XBL anyway, so it isn't really trapped behind anything. If you are getting a video game system just for offline games, the apps shouldn't matter. If you want to use Netflix, I'm pretty sure you have other options to access it. No one is putting a gun to your head to get Xbox Live.


what a silly statement

"no one's forcing you to get xbox live......unless you want to do literally anything except play single player games"
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2 years ago#62
anime02 posted...
I like hypotheticals better when they at least have a sliver of possibility to them.


you might as well ask what peoples' reaction would be if microsoft gave out free xbox ones from now until the end of the console's life instead of selling them for $500.


This^

BC isn't remotely possible from a hardware standpoint. Game streaming, on the other hand...

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BeefEaster posted...
MS doing something for free???


the upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 comes to mind


Their gaming division has never been generous.
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2 years ago#63
It'll never happen, but if it did they'd definitely have something to shove in faces.
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2 years ago#64
Lol dont kid yourself.....
Its M$
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2 years ago#65
My reaction?

meh.
2 years ago#66
Looking at how bad Xbox emulation was on 360 and how they gave up after a few years, I would have no faith in backwards compatibilty on xbox one
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2 years ago#67
My reaction? Indifference. I don't think microsoft would let that go for free too long. They would see the money they could get and end up charging for the games in the end anyway.
2 years ago#68
BeefEaster posted...
MS doing something for free???


HAHAHAHAHAHA


this.
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2 years ago#69
Won't bother me as I still have my Xbox 360 and PS3.

Not that MS will do anything for free though.
2 years ago#70
BeefEaster posted...
Superman070776 posted...
lol @ paywall. Most gamers will have XBL anyway, so it isn't really trapped behind anything. If you are getting a video game system just for offline games, the apps shouldn't matter. If you want to use Netflix, I'm pretty sure you have other options to access it. No one is putting a gun to your head to get Xbox Live.


what a silly statement

"no one's forcing you to get xbox live......unless you want to do literally anything except play single player games"


All of which are things you can do on your phone/pc/toaster/smartv etc. if you are buying a 360 for anything other than gaming you are a "silly" person.
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