If PS3 survived with Blu-Ray why can't X1 survive with Kinect?

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User Info: Full Throttle

Full Throttle
2 years ago#1
why do people feel MS should ditch Kinect in order to save the console? i mean PS3 survived just fine with the expensive price, why are people touting doom for X1 now? is it because it's to slow the gap in america?
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User Info: LooksLikeRain

LooksLikeRain
2 years ago#2
It can and is. I don't know why you take these trolls seriously.
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User Info: elbarto1

elbarto1
2 years ago#3
Ps3 didn't start selling well til the price drop and the slim. So...
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User Info: Shinobi120

Shinobi120
2 years ago#4
Because what Microsoft's offering with Xbox One isn't anything special or new at all like with owning a DVD player or owning a Blu-Ray player.

Watching TV on your TV? Not innovative, especially when streaming has taken over Cable, etc. nowadays.

Kinect? Been there, done that. And besides, Kinect 2.0 isn't exactly being used for gaming; it's being used to monitor off of you & collect data from you.

User Info: Homie_202

Homie_202
2 years ago#5
Because blu ray is and at the time was the way of the future in terms of physical media. Kinect is not the way of the future and a nuisance to most.

User Info: Garage_Man

Garage_Man
2 years ago#6
The ps3 did terrible for years. They literally let MS come up and curb stomp them into submission. Look at what happened to gaming in gen 7!? Action/FPS/TPS/Guns guns and more guns! Not even done right like Socom I and II.

Things are getting normal again, that's all that is happening. Everyone...okay most of everyone trusts Sony in gaming more. They have way more experience and arguably create, and have had the systems to create the most timeless memorable classics of the last 2 decades. Hopefully for gaming in general we see them dominate.

I'd love to see 3rd parties dump MS and instead of working on 1 game for 2 ta 3 platforms just focus on one. The best games were made like this..you know where the developers could spend more time making the game then worrying about graphics and that. Unfortunately that isn't likely.

User Info: Dredj

Dredj
2 years ago#7
Blu-Ray was not a gimmick, it had to survive nothing.

User Info: NO2_Fiend

NO2_Fiend
2 years ago#8
A console that costs $500 dollars and comes with a crappy 30 dollar webcam.... compared to a $600 dollar console that came with a decent $300 Blu-Ray player?

Not a great comparison. They both sold like crap at that price point anyway so whole point is moot.
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User Info: dnmt

dnmt
2 years ago#9
The PS3 was a better value proposition at time of its release, being the cheapest and best Blu-Ray around on top of having backwards compatibility, HDMI and wi-fi; all things the 360 lacked. People here may be shocked to learn this but it was selling more than the 360 on a daily basis since its launch everywhere but the US and the UK.

User Info: Perfect Light

Perfect Light
2 years ago#10
dnmt posted...
The PS3 was a better value proposition at time of its release, being the cheapest and best Blu-Ray around on top of having backwards compatibility, HDMI and wi-fi; all things the 360 lacked. People here may be shocked to learn this but it was selling more than the 360 on a daily basis since its launch everywhere but the US and the UK.

Hey guys this stuff is selling great everywhere except the two biggest markets!
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