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User Info: jay2101

jay2101
3 years ago#1
I'm thinking about getting one.. has anyone had any bad experiences with it?

User Info: Overburdened

Overburdened
3 years ago#2
Waste of their time, our time, their money, our money, shelf space and electric.

I don't know much about it, but from wht I've heard it's worse than the 'S' model.

The only reason I can think of buying one is to pretend you own an XboxOne.
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User Info: TheBlueStig

TheBlueStig
3 years ago#3
It's a downgrade from the Slim S model, by comparison it lacks 1 USB port that the slim has, it's missing the Digital Optical Audio Out port completely, and the video out port has been changed so only composite or HDMI will work.

Find a Slim S model on sale, it's a better system.
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3 years ago#4
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User Info: JKSonic

JKSonic
3 years ago#5
As confused I was about some of their decisions with the XB1, the 360-E confused me even more.

Costs the same yet it's a downgrade? Wha-wah-whut? I really just don't understand it's point.
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orangenee
3 years ago#6
JKSonic posted...
As confused I was about some of their decisions with the XB1, the 360-E confused me even more.

Costs the same yet it's a downgrade? Wha-wah-whut? I really just don't understand it's point.


Costs them less to make, therefore making more per unit. People are stupid enough to buy them.

Plus by offering reduced functionality it encourages people to go buy a One. As I imagine the slims will be phased out.
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User Info: TheBlueStig

TheBlueStig
3 years ago#7
orangenee posted...
JKSonic posted...
As confused I was about some of their decisions with the XB1, the 360-E confused me even more.

Costs the same yet it's a downgrade? Wha-wah-whut? I really just don't understand it's point.


Costs them less to make, therefore making more per unit. People are stupid enough to buy them.

Plus by offering reduced functionality it encourages people to go buy a One. As I imagine the slims will be phased out.


The whole "costs less to make" thing needs to be rethought, because the R&D it took to get from the S, to the prototype E, to the final E variant wasn't free, not to mention the very expensive tooling for the casing molds and production lines.

It was a HUGE waste of R&D and production tooling money to make an inferior system.
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User Info: shawnmck

shawnmck
3 years ago#8
I looked it up at a few sites, and this is what I found out (which is only verification of what others have said)...
It's very similar to the S model, as it has the same inner components...but MS removed some outputs and packaged it in a different case so that it looks more like the Xbone.
So in essence, the new E-model is cheaper to make, but sells for exactly the same.
And people wonder why some label Microsoft as Micro$oft.

I personally would rather just look for an S-model.

User Info: jay2101

jay2101
3 years ago#9
So I heard it was supposed to run cooler, but I don't see how with the same HW as the S model. CNET review says it runs cooler...but I don't know. Sounds like Microsoft Money to me.

User Info: JKSonic

JKSonic
3 years ago#10
orangenee posted...
JKSonic posted...
As confused I was about some of their decisions with the XB1, the 360-E confused me even more.

Costs the same yet it's a downgrade? Wha-wah-whut? I really just don't understand it's point.


Costs them less to make, therefore making more per unit. People are stupid enough to buy them.

Plus by offering reduced functionality it encourages people to go buy a One. As I imagine the slims will be phased out.


Screwing people over loses customers...so they can be my guest and if this is truly the attitude they want to take I'll just get me a PS4 instead next gen.
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