MNR 487: Unboxing Xbox One

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  • Lucas Sanches Cestari

    hmmm i have to… download that thing??

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    • E.Nich

      only if you want

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  • JuanCabrera

    It has been a positive newsworthy week! Looking forward to the podcast!

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  • Holymarine

    Pretty sure the game is Dynasty Warriors 8

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  • Michael Mendis

    That SEGA story was so cool! I’ve been a big SEGA fan since the 90s.

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  • Guest

    majornelson = woman

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    • Likmijnballenmaar

      Just remove this psychopath Hypertallih from your site Major Nelson.

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      • Swat

        Suck up.

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  • kannibalZZ

    Great show! Keep up the good work and I can’t wait for November….also looking forward to Gamescom!

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  • PHIBALNATION

    Little too late Major, the damage has been done.

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  • M_1

    Will somebody at MS explain to me how we’re supposed to use the Xbox One with a ceiling-mounted projector and a dedicated AV closet with that mandatory Kinect and that enormous cable coming out of it??? My Xbox 360 is 20 feet from my screen and almost 40 feet from my projector…

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    • Death Dealer

      How do you have your setup with the Xbox 360 now?

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      • M_1

        For audio and video, my 360 outputs to a whole-house switching and distribution system (I can basically use it in any room in the house — or in theory, even the garage or back patio although I don’t know if the controller signal would reach). I don’t use Kinect, it wasn’t really that interesting to us, but I thought I read somewhere that a third-party made some sort of wireless adapter (but since I wasn’t interested in the Kinect in the first place, I can’t say I’ve paid much attention to such things).

        I have the same sort of setup at my office with another 360.

        I’d really like Xbox Ones to replace my 360s but this is a fairly major impediment for me and quite a few other people I know.

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    • liam

      you can’t …….
      and why would you have such a setup?

      ..or can’t you have like a control panel for were you plug a those things in.
      (X1 hdmi, projector hdmi)

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    • thatisbusiness

      USE YOUR KINECT MICROSOFT CAN SEE YOU AND THE NSA.

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    • Nick Peck

      They assume that 99.9% of their customers have NORMAL setups, not crazy ones like yours lol. You have to always buy special cables for a setup like that as no electronics device comes with crazy long cables most people don’t need.

      I’m sure the setup is cool but oh well, set the xbo up in the back with the projector then, about your only choice.

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  • Guest

    I don’t know MS, I like the Kinect, but if you want to destroy Sony now, who will apparently struggle with profitability and suffer losses with the PS4, I think it would be best to either drop the Kinect from the bundle (to undercut the PS4 price) or drop the price and make it clear that the Kinect can be disconnected. You will destroy your main competitor if you do. Make it so!

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    • roozbeh

      i concur, the innovation just doesnt seem to be worth it to most people

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      • Sledg

        Neither did touch screen devices until all of a sudden people loved them.

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      • roozbeh

        Well Microsoft needs to make an awesome game on it. Then people will be swayed.But due to the ps4 being cheaper i doubt It will have any effect.

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    • baconcheeswhiz89

      agreed, a controller is good enough for me to browse the interface.

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    • DarkMaturus

      I really like Kinect. I have one at home and use it often. Developers knowing everyone has one is gunna make sure it get implemented into games. Xbox One games have already talked about cool Kinect 2.0 implementation.

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      • StonerSmurf420

        And ppl with kinects allready annoy ppl in multiplayer lobbys enough…. mandatory kinect is 1 of the main reasons im not getting an xbox one, cant stand allways hearing echos in multiplayer games due to ppl useing kinect as a mic.

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      • DarkMaturus

        True. Kinect 1.0 used as a mic is not very good. Good thing they are packing in a cool new headset. The navigation and media control option are sick though.

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      • StonerSmurf420

        Doesnt matter if their packing in a headset, u know perfectly well theres gonna be more echo lobbys with the xbox 1 due to it being forced on ppl. Ppl are paying for it so their gonna use it. True, if kinect wasnt forced on ppl the system would probably be only about $50 to $100 less but point is ppl are paying for it so their gonna use i regardless of how crappy it is, willing to put money on that with the whole xbox on and xbox off thing it will turn off the system when ur talking to ppl and either dont say xbox off or ur telling a friend “this is how you turn off your xbox easily”. Voice recognition technology sucks, plain and simple. What some1 else said about touch screens…. no1 liked them till they worked properly, now that they do ppl like them. Same will go for kinect, once the echos gone and theres 0 issues all together then they willbe tolerable…. maybe even liked.

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      • beardyman3218

        apart from the fact this is kinect 2 you havent used and you dont know whether it has echo or not all conjecture.

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      • DarkMaturus

        Okay. So you might like a Kinect that works well? Awesome, try Kinect 2.0 before you review it

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      • Morris ヅ

        why would ppl use kinect if they got headsets? and they have done numerous tests so im sure if you did use just kinect i wouldnt be echoing but il wait till its out and test it for my self

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      • paul rolland

        Reminds me of the Cell processor, Its more powerful Sony said so devs will push to make better games using it, what happened was far from that why bother when we can make games that run on both systems no point spend extra time on PS3 games. I see that happening on Kinect, well PS4 hasn’t got kinect so dont bother adding any feature no point spending time and money on one systems features when we have a game we can sell right now on both

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      • DarkMaturus

        I’m talking about exclusives and first party devs primarily. Cross platform titles are a different animal, but as long as they innovate and get creative with using Kinect 2.0 all devs can market that innovation as a selling point!

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      • Morris ヅ

        lets see if you will be saying that in 2years time!, remember its alot easyer for devs to work there magic bcoz of the X86 so dev times will come down so they can use that time they had to push more things its going to be very good for next gen and cant wait !

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      • Senses Failed

        You are absolutely right, kinect will feature heavily in games, and that’s why i won’t be buying an xbox one. If by cool implementation you mean stuff like using your controller as a shield or pushing zombies away in Dead Rising 3 then I question my understanding of the word “cool”

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      • roozbeh

        then your name on diqus suits you well

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      • roozbeh

        way to go, getting that comment moderated. so only myself can enjoy your rage.😀

        plus my previous comment was directed at the last part of your comment. i wonder what you thought of touch screens when they came out? oh you werent born back then? its okay even the kiddies can enjoy innovation.😀

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      • DarkMaturus

        Just go be happy on another forum. Coming here to hate doesn’t make sense

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    • paul rolland

      =o yeah because removing competition has always been they best way to improve creativity and innovation. The reason we have such awesome games is because of competition, 90s it was Nintendo and Sega now its Sony and Microsoft pushing devs to create better games. Down vote me tho if your a silly fan boy who thinks Cod is the best thing ever. Personally I want Ps3 and Xbox One to both sell strong and push each other making better and better first party games

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      • Liquidfx Xboxdude

        exactly. i want all game systems to do well so they can get better and better. i just want good games. i don’t care about one system being better than another. the Last of Us was so good so me so i am just glad to have both systems. i don’t care about wiiU though. i have like 10 marios games that i wore out. i love mario but the games are not as fun now.

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      • paul rolland

        They need to do a new Mario and stop with the semi 3d ones they keep making, Mario was good because it redesigned itself with every game ^^

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      • roozbeh

        another mario game and i will never buy another one. its like an ancient cod

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    • Liquidfx Xboxdude

      i have a kinect and i don’t like it much. most of the games are just not that good and all of them, even the Nat Geo ones, make you break a sweat, which i am fine with, but i exercise seperately from gaming. lol that dance central commercial a couple of years ago is what possessed me to buy a kinect. it looked like so much fun, which dance central is, but the rest of the games are garbage. ever tried playing Rise of Nightmares? I understand the title of that game now.

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    • JuanCabrera

      That’s what makes them different! Sony dropped their camera from the bundle to have price as a selling point. Plus, if they had kept the PS Eye, people would compare it to the Kinect and see how inferior it is by comparison. Sony can’t compete with the Kinect v2. I say, keep it in there!

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  • thatisbusiness

    I don’t love the xbox it’s stupidy!

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  • thatisbusiness

    xbox is stupid i dont love this broadcast. me first console was a gameboy. and im happy with me ps vita. i dont love console im not buying the ps. i buy only ps vitas now.

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    • roozbeh

      so your a casual?

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      • thatisbusiness

        hardcore portable.

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      • roozbeh

        looooooooooooooooooool

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      • thatisbusiness

        What the…

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      • roozbeh

        how many games you got on it? 10?

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      • thatisbusiness

        32

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      • roozbeh

        and that all the games on the vita right?

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      • thatisbusiness

        Yes. that i have on PS vita 32 games.

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      • roozbeh

        good luck with those. i hear being casual aint that bad

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      • thatisbusiness

        Okay, i don’t live the PS4 and xbox one so i have popcorn and watch the console wars but i recommedend the Playstation 4 but no plans to buy it.

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      • roozbeh

        good. im buying an xbox one for many reasons. one of those reasons now is to p!ss you off

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      • paul rolland

        I cant tell as the comments were deleted by that poor person you hammered to the ground, but I would call you the casual for limiting yourself to one system, I love my Vita and 3ds , Ps3 and 360

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      • roozbeh

        who said im not buying a ps4? i am. i always buy every single gaming device.
        best not accuse someone when you dont know what they are buying. ;D

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      • Liquidfx Xboxdude

        same here. i am a gaming nut. i am a fanboy of everything except the vita. i am not going to buy a bunch of expensive memory to play games. that thing is a money-pit. its cool but no thanks. i wish MS would have come out with a handheld. there was a rumor one time.

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      • Death Dealer

        Yes me 2, I enjoy all kinds of gaming systems, but nobody here is getting removed for saying he likes the Vita, which I think is dead beyond saving BTW and definitely not the future of gaming.
        He got removed for spamming and making hate comments in the other topic.
        MS won’t come out with a handheld because that market is shrinking fast and possibly dead after this gen. The 3DS is doing well, but still selling a lot less than its predecessor.
        I’ve heard rumors MS will support controllers attached to more tablet devices in the future though, so that could replace handheld for them.

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      • paul rolland

        I would say Xbox one s also a money pit @.@, the play and charge kit and other features are the same at the memory card issue on vita. I love my vita as I play a lot of Japanese games like clannad and Disgaea, cant wait for the vita version of Disgaea 4 and phantasy star online, but there is also a tone of 3ds going out soon.

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      • roozbeh

        and i disagree with your first statement entirely. i actually like having an option to use batteries.

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      • Liquidfx Xboxdude

        i can see where it would have value to some. i just have way too many games on my backlog as it is that it is not worth my money or time right now. maybe in the future when they come out with a newer model of the vita.

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      • roozbeh

        same here. too much to play on this gen to upgrade to the next gen.

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      • roozbeh

        honestly one limiting himself to one console is stupid.
        i actually bought a ps vita. i regretted it after about a week. i hated it so much i gave it to one of my friends.
        i remember the rumor, heres hoping it happens

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      • roozbeh

        oh and i would like to add that he was limiting himself to a vita. not even a ps4, A VITA!

        do you still sympathies with him now?

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  • thatisbusiness

    why i get downvotes its true!

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    • roozbeh

      you did not get any downvotes yet.

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      • thatisbusiness

        ??

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      • roozbeh

        yep check your previous comment. no downvotes yet

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      • thatisbusiness

        i see 1 downvote.

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      • roozbeh

        i see no downvote. but i would happily volunteer

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      • thatisbusiness

        now 2 downvotes.

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      • roozbeh

        that would be me

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      • thatisbusiness

        :p

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      • thatisbusiness

        you can give 2 downvotes? how it’s possible?

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      • roozbeh

        im the second downvote idiot

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      • thatisbusiness

        !@#%

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      • thatisbusiness

        DOWNVOTE

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      • thatisbusiness

        DOWNVOTE .

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      • thatisbusiness

        DOWNVOTE

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      • thatisbusiness

        DOWNVOTED

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      • thatisbusiness

        LARGEDOWNVOTE.

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  • thatisbusiness

    I never buy a console. Portable is the future.

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    • roozbeh

      dont spam us you filthy casual

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      • thatisbusiness

        YOU ARE CASUAL WHO IS BUYING A XBOX ONE IS CASUAL.

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      • roozbeh

        says the casual

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      • thatisbusiness

        SAYS THE LOWER-CASUAL. TIME FOR BUSINESS PS4 VS XBOX ONE ATTACK.

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      • roozbeh

        what ever lets you sleep at night.
        im out, goodbye casual

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      • thatisbusiness

        GOODBYE LOWER-CASUAL.

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      • thatisbusiness

        buy a xbox done with spynect.

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  • thatisbusiness

    WE GET A MESSAGE, XBOX ONE IS DEAD KILLED BY SONY

    YOU’RE MAD MICRO#HIT

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  • thatisbusiness

    XBOX ONE ATTACK LIFES: 1 PS4 LIFES: 4

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  • thatisbusiness

    xbox one emergency 911 YOU’RE DEAD

    wii u wii u wii u wii u.

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  • thatisbusiness

    oozbeh is shat

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  • thatisbusiness

    GIVE ME LIKES I HAVE 0 LIKES AND ONLY DISLIKES😦

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  • thatisbusiness

    LIKES PLEASE

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  • JuanCabrera

    That was a great podcast! I’m going to guess that Albert’s gadget is Microsoft’s Fortaleza VR Glasses.

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  • Death Dealer

    Cleanup on aisle 5, seriously Major, if that doesn’t convince you to implement the SSO, I don’t know what will.

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    • http://www.majornelson.com Major Nelson

      All cleaned

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      • Death Dealer

        Thank You!

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  • Sledg

    I’m surprised no one even asked what they were talking about at the end of the podcast. Come on Major! Some hints would be great:)

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    • Cesar DP

      I aggre.
      Come on Major! tell us, please ^^.

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      • Death Dealer

        I think it’s a prototype of MS’s variant to Google Glass, Fortaleza, which should be arriving in 2014.

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    • http://www.iamclarence.com Clarence Brown

      Probably a 7″ Surface or a Surface Phone…

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  • Monstrous Tard

    Yup, as long as its on the same console.

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  • http://raptr.com/unscleric/about UNSCleric

    YOU’RE COMING TO MINNEAPOLIS?! YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!! There’s a rare chance I wouldn’t be able to make it if I have a big test that day or something unlucky but I’m pretty sure you can expect me to be about first in line for whenever and wherever this is.

    I have met and interacted with several of my life-long role models and favorite people this year alone (mostly frontmen for my favorite bands at concerts) and now I get to meet Major Nelson finally… This is going to be surreal.

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  • andrew salvat

    To be honest I don’t expect for you all to answer me because I do it in so many occasion and never answer. But what is if you own multiples XBO for example I have 2 kids and my self will be 3 XBO in total the I preorder

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    • Death Dealer

      It’s great that you have 3 XBO’s on preorder! What exactly is your question?

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      • andrew salvat

        the ? is because I own all the Xbox do have to have Gold in all the console or is like I will be like administrator in all the console

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      • Death Dealer

        We don’t know quite yet how multiple consoles around the house will be handled with Gold as MS hasn’t clarified everything.

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      • andrew salvat

        I think is a great idea about the administration like in PC. Am not playing about the 3 XBO if you go to my twitter you will see in the picture 3 360 but really I have 5

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      • Death Dealer

        I hope it turns out that way too. I own 3 Xbox 360s (was planning on getting the same amount of Xbox Ones in time) and I hope Major Nelson can give answers to our questions soon. The maximum of 5 like on the PC would be perfect.

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      • andrew salvat

        maybe if you asks to major he will answer for your a leaned allready he will never answer to me and in a point I know why am a student westwood in gaming techonology and many of the questions are on the hardware and they can comments on it

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      • roozbeh

        mainly cause all the questions death dealer asked were troll related

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      • Death Dealer

        😉

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      • andrew salvat

        I tell you he will answer to you

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      • Death Dealer

        😀

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      • andrew salvat

        Well if am you I start a list with all the questions. Tall me if you need help because I have a very interesting ones.

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      • Death Dealer

        Only if he agrees for me to do so. I could think of about 50 questions that could help him.

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      • Death Dealer

        It would be great if Major Nelson could do an AMA (Ask Me Anything) type of thing here on his blog, even if just for once. There are many vaguely answered questions surrounding the Xbox One that many would love to know.
        But I think Major Nelson is not answering you or many of us, not because he doesn’t want to, but more because he is being left in the dark as much as we are surrounding all the policies.

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      • http://www.majornelson.com Major Nelson

        I am working on a Reddit AMA – I can’t say when yet because I want to be sure we can actually answer everything😉

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      • Death Dealer

        Okidoki! Thank You! Would you like some questions to prepare?

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      • boe2

        Just subscribe to /r/xboxone. When the official announcement gets made it will get upvoted straight to the top anyway, hard to miss:)

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      • Death Dealer

        Thank you boe2. I know about it, but I want Major to be prepared to the fullest. Reddit can be a hornet’s nest.

        Seriously though, what happened to roozbeh?

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      • Kenzibit

        Yeah I 100% agree with you. And for now, I for one wants him to introduce us to the new dashboard now that he has unboxed Xbox One for us. Kinda curious and excited about the new dashboard:-)

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