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# 143768 26-Apr-2014 13:56
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As a person who is about to purchase either a Xbox1 or a PS4
I am a bit like Sheldon (The big bang theory) Not sure which

The interesting comparison I mention is on TM

They have 33 xbox1 consoles for sale
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only 24 PS4's

We are told that more PS4's have been sold than xbox 1's 

So does that mean that more people that bought xbox1s are disenchanted and selling them, than those that bought PS4's?




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  # 1031577 26-Apr-2014 14:47
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Personal Choice of end users not much more I suspect, I would go for the PS4 as well

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  # 1031620 26-Apr-2014 15:49
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I ended up going with the Xbox one even though several features are still awol or just plain broken. As for the Big Bang episode about it, it  was very funny and embarrassingly accurate,




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  # 1031621 26-Apr-2014 15:50
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I wouldnt go for either at this stage. First one to lose the optical drive and need for shuffling stupid round artifacts around will win my support. 




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  # 1031626 26-Apr-2014 16:03
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Graphics quality on the Xbox one one is impressive, Forza 5 is very good although I can't keep my car off the barriers :P




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  # 1031629 26-Apr-2014 16:08
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Oh, and I would like one that allows you to repeat the wireless controllers somehow. As it is for the PS3 I have the console downstairs since its too noisy, and the wirless controller is quite flakey coming thru the floor. USB is fine however on a 5m extension cable. If there was an external wireless controller reciever I could hang on the end of a USB cable that would be great.




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  # 1031684 26-Apr-2014 16:59
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richms: Oh, and I would like one that allows you to repeat the wireless controllers somehow. As it is for the PS3 I have the console downstairs since its too noisy, and the wirless controller is quite flakey coming thru the floor. USB is fine however on a 5m extension cable. If there was an external wireless controller reciever I could hang on the end of a USB cable that would be great.


Xbox one is very very very quiet




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  # 1031687 26-Apr-2014 17:07
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So long as it can play completely off the hdd it may be but nothing with an optical drive can be quiet.




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  # 1031694 26-Apr-2014 17:33
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Look at the exclusive games line up currently available, coming up for release this year and franchises that both Microsoft and Sony own. Decide which you like,
Look at which console your friends own and play on most as you would want to play online together at the same time with them.




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  # 1031704 26-Apr-2014 18:15
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richms: So long as it can play completely off the hdd it may be but nothing with an optical drive can be quiet.


Our unit is in the lounge and we have not heard it yet




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  # 1031708 26-Apr-2014 18:24
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richms: So long as it can play completely off the hdd it may be but nothing with an optical drive can be quiet.


I buy my games as digital downloads. - no disk required :)





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  # 1031711 26-Apr-2014 18:34
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richms: I wouldnt go for either at this stage. First one to lose the optical drive and need for shuffling stupid round artifacts around will win my support. 


download your games from the Xbox Store and no DVDs required, no getting up off the couch to change disks to play a different game

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  # 1031737 26-Apr-2014 18:49
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I went with the PS4 and I regret purchasing it at this time. I'm a big motorsport fan and their is only one racing game which is Need for Speed which is buggy and not great. The next lot of racing games have pretty much all been delayed and the release dates are yet to be announced.





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  # 1032117 27-Apr-2014 17:18
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As I lean towards a Xbox1 I started to do some research on price
Man! what a nightmare

$749 to $644 for a similar package

To be fair the $644 was a mailorder price form mighty ape but having used there service several times before I know it is 24 hour delivery
Also they included at present a additional game.

So that's $100 difference Thats a game!

May even be worth waiting a week as there does seem to be a bit of a battle between the main players at present




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  # 1032118 27-Apr-2014 17:20
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gnfb: As I lean towards a Xbox1 I started to do some research on price
Man! what a nightmare

$749 to $644 for a similar package

To be fair the $644 was a mailorder price form mighty ape but having used there service several times before I know it is 24 hour delivery
Also they included at present a additional game.

So that's $100 difference Thats a game!

May even be worth waiting a week as there does seem to be a bit of a battle between the main players at present


I paid $644 at Noel Leeming and it included Titan Fall and Forza 5




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  # 1032121 27-Apr-2014 17:28
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Xbox one hands down. 

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