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#119144 22-May-2013 07:22
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Just announced by Microsoft this morning

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/05/21/xbox-720-is-called-xbox-one

The system includes 8GB of RAM, an 8-Core CPU, a 500GB hard drive, a Blu-ray drive, HDMI in and out ports, USB 3.0, 802.11n wireless, and more. It also includes a new version of the Kinect sensor. The Xbox One will not require an always-on internet connection.


Am glad they have finally adopted Blu-Ray, took long enough :)

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  #823336 22-May-2013 07:57
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Voice and hand gestures integration is awesome.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

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  #823338 22-May-2013 08:08
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It looks like a TiVo :p.

Also

"Even more impressively, Microsoft claims the new Kinect can read the player's biometrics and scan their heartbeats. Microsoft states that gathering data on when the player is scared or excited opens the door for countless creative opportunities in games. (Some of which may be more scary than exciting)."

Wait...


"the new Kinect can read the player's biometrics and scan their heartbeats. "

Wtf?

 
 
 
 


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  #823339 22-May-2013 08:10
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NonprayingMantis: It looks like a TiVo :p.


It sounds like the HTC One :p

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  #823367 22-May-2013 09:07
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I'm loving the one input to rule them all. I'm going to assume you run HDMI from sky to the input on the xbox and then do as you please? I'm hoping that's the case.

Looks good and will be interesting to see how it's priced. Rumour is $499 over in the states at launch. So I'd be expecting around $700 for us.




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  #823371 22-May-2013 09:09
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What we really need to see in addition to the US centric announcement that was presented today, and another one that applies to the rest of the World, and removes all the features that won't be available at launch.

It was stated that the TV stuff will be US only at launch, but there is no mention of when we'd see that here, nor to what extent it will be fleshed out once it gets here.

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  #823374 22-May-2013 09:16
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It seems that the TV integration may not even be that seamless in the US market.

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  #823377 22-May-2013 09:20
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NonprayingMantis: It looks like a TiVo :p.

Also



He He have to agree. Was thinking the exact same thing..




 
 
 
 


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  #823379 22-May-2013 09:28
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The ea games looked alright I hoped for better it always takes a couple of years for devs to harness the power of new consoles. I'm very happy with my 360 for now.

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  #823380 22-May-2013 09:29
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Damn I was hoping for it not to be US launch only. Will be interesting to see how the get it to integrate.

I don't think gaming will be left out at all. They announced quite a few titles so they've got it covered.




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  #823386 22-May-2013 09:37
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That's true there are alot of game titles I just hope that is there main focus sure entertainment features are important but overall people want a game console to do just that game

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  #823389 22-May-2013 09:42
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Kinect had better be much better than the xbox 360.

I just found xbox 360 kinect to be overly laggy and too prone to errors. However, my experience is limited to jumping around in jbhifi.

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  #823390 22-May-2013 09:43
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Backward compatible or no?

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  #823391 22-May-2013 09:44
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I didn't find the 360 kinect too bad. As long as you didn't go too fast with your movements and exaggerated them a bit it was fine.

Mind you, with a bit of sunlight it completely messed up. Has to be pretty dark/shaded to get best results.




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  #823392 22-May-2013 09:44
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networkn: Backward compatible or no?

Despite some rumours to the contrary, Microsoft has said no. The wording of the statement also implied that they won't be recompiling old games like they did in the early days of the 360.

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  #823393 22-May-2013 09:44
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dclegg: It seems that the TV integration may not even be that seamless in the US market.


Yet another hdmi port , to cause further HDCP delays and incompatibilities. 

HDCP is the most evil technology invented.  I wouldn't care so much if it didn't cause so many usability issues. 



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