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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    bye bye 360...

    Posted
    bovi72
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    Friday, I bought a new Xbox One. We put off this decision so far for several reasons - price, existing games, new game availability, and the storage capabilities. As I'm sure everyone knows, Microsoft has been steadily dropping the price from $499 to $449 to $399 and it's now at $349 for the base model. In addition, Best Buy had a program last week to turn in your old Xbox 360 and get $175 off the purchase of a new Xbox One. That brought the price of the base model down to $174.99, which is what I was finally willing to pay for this device. Our Xbox 360 had a 300GB drive that was 20GB from full, with lots of games that we enjoyed playing regularly, and many that we just downloaded once because it was free and hadn't really played much (for those that don't know, if you subscribe to the Xbox Gold service, which is needed for pretty much anything online, MS gives you 2 games free every month - needless to say, we took advantage of that at every opportunity!) Space is definitely an issue, and I knew that in order to take advantage of all the old Xbox 360 games as well as the new Xbox One games, I would need something larger than the standard 500GB drive that comes with the base model. LUckily, this past Thursday, MS released the 1TB version for $50 more. Now I have all the space I need for the forseeable future, and if I run out of space there, I can get an external drive to add on anything else. Lastly, is the games issue, and this is the part that's been the most sour for me. As I mentioned above, our old Xbox 360 was nearly full with great games like the Batman Arkham games, the Mass Effect trilogy, the Assassin's Creed series, the Dragon Age series, all their associated upgrades and DLC's, and many more. Two games in particular - Destiny and Dragon Age: Inquisition - even promised that if you bought the Xbox 360 version then upgraded consoles, you could get the Xbox One version for free! Or so we thought... It turns out that the free upgrade for Destiny ended in January, and the Dragon Age Inquisition offer only applied to the DLC's. So, in order to get our beloved games back we have to spend another $100 or more to re-buy them for the new console. Also, while Microsoft did announce a backwards compatibility capability coming in the fall, they've only listed 21 games so far - none of which are interesting to me. I like my Xbox One - the graphics are more crisp, clear, and detailed than they were on my Xbox 360. The UI is different and I'll need to spend time trying to figure it out. We opted to not get the Kinect, because we didn't get much use out of it on the 360. The most we used it for was to say "Xbox, next episode" when watching our shows on the Netflix app. The new Kinect camera, however, has a feature for reading QR codes so you don't have to type in that 25 digit code to download games and DLC's. It's a neat feature, but not worth the $150 price tag, IMO. My biggest regret over this whole purchase is that I turned in my old 360. While I'm sure I'll come to love all the new games as they come out (looking forward to the new Batman game next week!), I already miss all my old games, especially Destiny and DA:I.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solid console experience

    Posted
    imhoyolo
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    It's been a month so far and I am satisfied with my purchase. While deciding between Xbox One and PS4 is a matter of personal preference, I mainly opted for this one for these reasons: 1) Exclusive games I am interested in (Halo, Titanfall...) 2) Controller I have always preferred 3) Online network with a longer history of quality (Playstation Network was free and lower quality until the current generation) 4) To maintain a loyal Xbox Live subscription (over 10 years so far) 5) Best Buy deal was very good at the time 6) Upcoming backwards compatibility (however PS4 may also have this in the future) (I have an Xbox 360 and PS3, but more games on the 360). Some reviews say the console menu isn't great, but after a slight learning curve it feels fine to me. I opted not to get the Kinect and I haven't regretted it so far. For someone mostly into shooters and racing games, I don't see much use for it. I did opt for the larger hard drive because I definitely filled up the small hard drive on my Xbox 360. The Master Chief Collection already takes at least 5% of the large hard drive space, plus the space the system needs for itself. Add in downloaded Games with Gold and memory gets used up quickly. In about a month I have already used 11.1% of my hard drive (693.7 GB free) on AC4 Black Flag, Massive Chalice, So Many Me (fun game btw) (all free with Games with Gold from Xbox Live Gold membership during June/July 2015), and The Master Chief Collection. It's also worth noting that this generation of consoles (I assume all the same for the PS4) will pretty much do everything a smart TV would do--maybe even with a better user interface and controls--if you have an internet connection (I am not sure if you need Xbox Live or not): you can use YouTube, Netflix, Pandora, HBO GO, Internet Explorer, Twitch, etc. And it will play DVDs and Blurays. The only thing I think the PS4 may have over the Xbox One that I care about is a simple way of recording and sharing your gameplay with friends. Xbox One does have a competing functionality called Upload, which allows you to screenshot your gameplay or save a clip of the last 15 or so seconds, but my guess is that the PS4 system is better since it was part of the PS4 system design from launch. If you are getting the Master Chief Collection, be aware it can take over 24 hours to download it fully depending on your internet speed. (However you can start playing before it finishes downloading). Another fun fact: If you do buy an Xbox One, know that Microsoft specifically says not to plug the power block into a surge protector. Surge protection is built in to the block.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Overall Great buy!!!

    Posted
    Boba
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    Hey everyone, for those of you that are still hesitant about whether to get an Xbox One or not this review is for you. The new Xbox One with the 1-TB hard drive is well worth the extra $50 bucks in the long run. The previous Xbox One systems came with a 500-Giga Byte hard drive which as everyone knows fills up extremely fast with most games being on average of about 20 Gigs. Another very nice factor that I like personally is that on all of the new models of the Xbox One the controller that they include now has a 3.5 Aux cord port. Which translates into any standard headphones set being usable now with the controller. Before this recent model, all older controllers didn't have this feature and you needed to pick up an adapter separately if you wanted some nice headphones to use with your gaming. I personally did not buy an Xbox One on the first day it came out. I waited about a year and half to pick one up. I grabbed the 1-TB Masterchief Collection Xbox One when BestBuy was running there guaranteed $175 credit towards an Xbox One when you trade in your Xbox 360 or Playstation 3. For everyone out their that hasn't picked up an Xbox One this is a pretty great deal and I recommend keeping your eyes open for when they run this deal again. Your total price with tax after the trade-in deal is about $250.00. Which will be one of the best deals you'll find until black friday rolls around. Also with some great titles coming out in the fall such as Star Wars Battlefront and Rise of the Tomb Raider why wait any longer? Microsoft just announced at E3 that there will be about 100 Xbox 360 titles that can be played on the Xbox One this fall and more on the way. Overall very great system and has many different features besides just gaming if you haven't tried one out theres no better time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works as expected

    Posted
    QuantumDisco
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    been a halo fan since original xbox so time seemed right to buy XboxOne with the hdd bumped up to 1Tb, inclusion of MCC, the new controller (changed the bumpers and added a headphone jack right in the controller like the PS4's DS4) and halo 5 coming out this fall. i bought my Xbone when microsoft was offering a free game with the purchase of a new console so i grabbed the witcher 3. i have a PS4 and like my PS4 so most of my comments/thoughts are in relation to one another. i've been an xbox live member for 8 years and a ps+ member for 2 years. biggest difference between each console's online features, and at least how i use them, is download speed and outages. i've never had a problem downloading anything from xbox in regards to speed. i live in arizona, have cox's 50mb plan and both consoles connect wirelessly to the internet. psn is hit or miss. the master chief collection took about 3 hours to download (including odst) whereas i know something of that size on psn would have taken at least twice as long, if not longer, from where i live. psn used to have maintenance outages about once a week but havent been on since buying this console (playtime now is between mcc and tw3). xbox will have outages but for the most part they are fewer and farer between, at least compared to sony. media wise i only really use netflix and that app, for the most part, functions the same on each console. pro's: +quieter than my ps4 and seems to generate less heat as well +exclusives (can be said for ps4 as well) +controller with the microsoft rechargeable battery and cord significantly outlasts my ds4 battery time. at the time of this review by atleast 10 hours or more! +i like the "snap" feature, even without kinect. con's: -size; console itself is bigger than ps4 -external power brick seems louder than actual console -on paper, weaker console compared to ps4 but performance ultimately is dictated by devs. as of this review, most multi-platform games seem to run/play better on the ps4.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Value at BB! But not a 360!

    Posted
    Justified45s
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    The Xbox One 1Tb edition is such a great value! For just $50 (plus tax) you get twice the memory. This is extremely important, as I found just installing a game typically takes up a lot of memory. This is definitely not a 360. The graphics are amazing, but they should be on a 75" Samsung (also bought at Best Buy), there are minimal drawbacks. I'm just a casual gamer, in the right generation where gaming was common, but now I work for a living, but the Xbox One is impressive in terms of visuals, operating speed, and entertainment. The only disadvantages I feel are: 1) No backwards compatibility with 360 games (well, they're working on it, and apparently there are a few out now - but I didn't know this when I bought one, so no LA Noire or Black Ops 2 for me for a while); 2) Every game takes time to download! Don't expect to pop in a disc and play, it all takes time; 3) Most games require a lot of memory usage - buy the 1Tb or a compatible external HD; 4) Games are relatively limited right now, and fairly pricey - I suggest a GameStop Premium membership, even if you don't play that much. Overall, my experience at Best Buy was excellent, as usual. They were great, and their associates were extremely helpful and informed me of a lot of what I laid out in this brief. Hardcore gamers will scoff at this review, but more than likely they wouldn't be reading this anyway. I'm just posting this for casual gamers, parents, spouses, etc, that aren't that familiar with gaming and consoles, especially before the Christmas season. I ended up trading my 360 250GB which was like new in for this system when they had that promotion, which was a good deal, and I got into a Xbox One for half the money, but now I regret getting rid of my 360! It's a lot of fun, Best Buy hit a home run with their promotion, but don't trade you 360 in kids!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Microsoft does it again!

    Posted
    Halo9x
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    I recently bought an XBOX One with the Masterchief Collection and 1TB of storage. It did not come with the Kinnect accessory. Setting up was nearly painless. It has two HDMI ports and only the port next to the Power Port works for connecting to the TV. This wasn't clear in the setup instructions. Inittillay, I thought something was wrong with the Console, but after using the correct port everything worked great. I proceeded the rest of the setup and had only one further problem and that was connecting with XBOX Live! Since I already had an account, I inadvertently created a second account. I called Microsoft and was able to delete the bogus account and get a refund. The problem is the directions in both instances were somewhat fuzzy and could be better. However, once properly connected, the system has worked very well. Is it really THAT much better than the 360? Yes and no. The graphics are better but not exponentially greater. New games may look better although, the remake of the Halo games are better due to higher resolution. That's not saying a lot since Halo 3 and 4 were already very good on the 360. Multi-player can still become unplayable but that is probably a network connection issue. The main reason for going to the ONE is that it is the future and the 360 is the past. The inclusion of a BD player is a plus and really should have been on the 360 all along. As inexpensive as RAM is one would think the ONE should have at least 8GB. The system is in reality a super-computer for the living room. There's really no reason the ONE couldn't be an actual computer with three 3.0 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports (in/out) and 1TB of storage. All you need is an OS like Windows 10, a keyboard, a mouse or touchpad and connection (wireless) to a printer and you could have a very nice system and for not that much, $399.99!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The superior console

    Posted
    louie455
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    Now before you ridicule me for what I summarized, hear me out. In the case of the PS4, better specs on paper don't always add up in reality. The Xbox One is far superior in the software department. The user interface is much more simple to navigate and customize compared to its competition. The monthly updates from Microsoft have added a wealth of new features and stability. The support for this console just feels better and more confident than the PS4. (I own both consoles and a fairly powerful workstation computer) Regardless of loyalty to a brand, always go where your friends are. I made the mistake of initially going with the PS4. Due to the small number of friends who owned a Playstation, I felt that I got a mediocre experience. On the Xbox One however, I have many more friends, thus providing me with more options. Xbox Live is also a much more competent system compared to PS Plus. In closing, I'd just like to note that I love both machines. It's almost like comparing apples and oranges. On one hand, both play games. In the case of the PS4, it primarily plays games and that's it except for streaming. Meanwhile, the Xbox One can be your entire entertainment solution. Due to it's integration with Windows and the addition of an HDMI IN, streaming exclusive games to your Windows 10 PC and using it to display cable Television can be achieved respectively. It's up to your personal preferences, but the Xbox One seems to be the most logical option for the average person who only wants one gaming console in their Home Theater setup.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    NICE SYSTEM BUT NOT PERFECT

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    1ONSTGY
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    First off either get this 1 terabyte model or get the 500 gb model and expect to buy an external hard drive. You will need the space because all games even if you buy the discs are stored on the hard drive before being able to play them. It wouldn't be so bad but it does take a VERY LONG TIME TO DOWNLOAD games. This system comes with the newer updated xbox one controller with the 3.5 mm headset port so you can use different headsets without the adapter. I even used my old 360 headset the other day. The top front bumbler buttons are redesigned to click easier anywhere you press them but they seem a little closer to the trigger buttons than on the original. I think this newer version would be better for people with larger hands. The xbox one dashboard or menu system isn't as easy to navigate as the older 360 but once you use it a few times you can figure it out. One negative is that I can sometimes hear the Hard drive running. I thought it was the fan but it's the hard drive. It usually gets quite once game is running. It's not real loud but in a quiet room you can sometimes hear it. I honestly haven't used the system much and can't comment on all of it's featured functions because I haven't used them yet. Hopefully the hard drive doesn't get noisier and have to send in for repair. I've read that it's a common problem. The graphics are better but not tremendously. I believe the newer games coming up will showcase the better graphics power the system has but for now the games are just so so and graphics are slightly improved. Bottom line if you want to play HALO 5 or BATTLEFRONT you may as we go ahead and purchase this.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great game console! (Could be better media device)

    Posted
    db89
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    As a gamer who mainly gravitates to Nintendo systems and titles, I was surprised by how much I enjoy my Xbox One! The system is fast, powerful, and great for online gameplay. Nintendo fills a niche in the gaming market that is just fantastic. I recommend gamers everywhere give the Wii U a try. But to get the best (or any) experience of new blockbuster titles, you will need an Xbox One or PS4. The Xbox Store has a large and growing stock of fun, low-cost, indie titles that is fast approaching the value of Virtual Console and indie titles available on the Wii U. I give Xbox One a 5/5 as a game console. As an all-in-one media device, I give the Xbox One a 3/5 (hence the overall score of 4/5). To take full advantage of its features, you will need a Kinect ($150) for voice commands, and you will also need a satellite or cable box with HDMI output to feed your TV signal through the Xbox. Voice commands should be possible via the included chat headset, but Microsoft does not make this possible. For those of us who get our cable from a wall outlet (coax cable) there is currently no available option for connecting through the Xbox One. A third-party adapter from Hauppauge ($60) is available on the Microsoft Store if you want to get over-the-air channels on your Xbox. Final recommendation: If you're getting an Xbox One, go with the 1TB model. Xbox One installs the full game on your system, even if you are playing from a disc. You will quickly run out of hard drive space with anything less than 1TB.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Xbox one = friendship + fun

    Posted
    BigCityLivin
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    Don't buy if you have a girlfriend she'll yell at you for playing too much and threaten to break your Destiny game disc. Loving me some Destiny. Consoles a little bulky but includes hdmi, has great set up with extra usb ports, and easy to set up. Takes time to learn the interface unless you are familiar with windows 8. The 1tb space and controller with port for headset is definitely worth the extra 50 bucks if you don't want to hook up an external hard drive. You have around 730gb available on xbox one because the windows operating system requires the other 270gb. All games you buy to play are downloaded on your console and take up around 5 to 40gb of space depending on the type of game. For all of the halo games/master cheif collection that comes with the system it takes up 80gb for all 5 games so you still have plenty of space left for future gaming. New update for updated interface will be out fall 2015. Hopefully it's easier to navigate. Oh and if your headset sounds really quiet go to settings-devices & accessories-select wireless controller -volume. If your headset isnt connecting to party then follow same directions but select assign to someone- choose this person (your gamer tag). Setting up the headset is the biggest issue I've had so far which can get annoying. Haven't heard of any RED RING OF DEATH on this system so far from any of my friends. You should be good to go.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Upgrade - But not worth it

    Posted
    sidrokkam
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    Hi All, I have two XB1s - The COD - AW 1 TB edition and the Halo Master Chief Collection (White Console) 500 GB. This is the same console with an upgraded HDD (Hard Disk Drive) from 500 GB to 1TB which is really good and comes with a new controller with a 3.5 mm headphone jack; however make sure you understand my opinion thoroughly. 1) This is not anything special with the same black Xbox 2) Rather, go for the white Xbox One Halo Master chief collection as you get a free game with it for $350 and add on another $59.99 and buy this external HDD (1 TB) WD - My Passport Ultra 1TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Black 3) Just for $10 more, you would get a good free game, 1.5 TB storage and a special looking Xbox 4) Also, the controller with the 3.5 mm jack doesn't make any difference as I would still buy the stereo adapter to make sure I can control the game and chat volumes on hand, rather than going into settings every time. Cheers! Think about it!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The perfect time to get this

    Posted
    JediWarrior99
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    I purposely waited 2 years to get the Xbox One and it was absolutely worth it. I said I wanted to wait until Star Wars Battlefront to get this but there were far more factors that lead to this purchase. The 1TB hard drive was the biggest reason of all. More space for all my future games. With backwards compatibility coming this fall, I can still play my Xbox 360 games. The console works perfectly. I love how quiet it is and its performance. I love the customization of the dashboard and my Xbox Live account, as well as the ease of access to the games and apps. The controller is the best controller I've ever used. Especially when I play the Halo game it came with (individual vibration in the triggers to simulate the power of the guns you use as you shoot the Covenant forces). Personally, I prefer to watch my Blu-ray movies on my Blu-ray player. Regardless, it's great to watch Netflix on it. I look forward to building my Xbox One game collection. Come November with the release of Star Wars Battlefront, I may become 100% devoted to my new console. Highly worth it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Improvements over original Xbox one

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    LF89
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    This xbox is improved upon the Original Xbox One. Besides the obvious 1TB (730 GB of usable space) Hard drive there are a few other small improvements that aren't so obvious. Instead of the partially glossy plastic shell (which I always thought looked cheap) it now has a nice matte finish that is finger print resistant. But the big standout is controller. This xbox is bundled with the new controller with the better triggers and a 3.5mm input jack so you can use your own headset. Normally you would have to buy an attachment for your controller that would do this. I am using my Razer Blacksharks that I use for PC gaming with the controller which is awesome. It also comes bundled with Halo MCC. A great collection of games. The slightly bigger hard drive certain makes it easier to buy your game collection digital so you don't have to get up and switch discs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Fabulous Game Console

    Posted
    Phil
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    I'm a Halo fan, so the Xbox is my only choice for a console. The Xbox One dashboard is simpler than that of the Xbox 360, although it still takes some time to discover where Micro$oft has located the various features this time around. The console worked fine out of the box once I got the network settings correct. I have a router with a fixed local IP address allocated to the DMZ, so I first needed to configure the Xbox One with that address. Unfortunately, that meant that I had to plug in an Ethernet cable even though I wanted the eventual connection to be wireless. The major problem, as many have noted, is the immense size of the bundled game Halo: The Master Chief Collection. There is no game disc, so installing the game requires downloading 45 GB for the basic game *plus* a 20 GB update. Needless to say, this took a long time, so much so that I eventually moved the Xbox into the room with my cable modem and plugged it in directly, temporarily bypassing the WiFi connection. If I hadn't done that, it would probably *still* be loading...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Better Than Thought

    Posted
    BigDeal
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    Because of the price of XBOX ONE I was going to upgrade to a Gamer PC instead of XBOX ONE. I did my homework and found there is more freedom on the XBOX One than I thought. Example: You can easily get onto the internet etc. I checked out what was best when buying and you cant beat getting the 1 TB over the less storage 500 GB XBOX. Yes you can get add on outside storage. But for the price and convenience it is good to start out with more. You will thank yourself later. Also get a bundle. Halo was a good bundle deal, but you do not get the disk and it took forever to download. zzzzzzzz. It will be nice when Microsoft allows all XBOX 360 Games to play on XBOX ONE. Its already in the process. I will eventually get a Gamer PC, but for now this will do and I am not disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Game System

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    Tedfjord
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    I used to be a serious PC gamer but it has gotten to the point that regardless of how powerfully one's rig is new releases are broken. With the XBOX One, I put a game in and it works. I don't have to spend my limited game time downloading beta drivers, hunting down forums to find esoteric configuration settings, change visualization settings via trial and error. The X1 allows me to enjoy my games. I am still waiting to play Witcher Wild Hunt on my PC; however, it is pretty awesome on my X1. This edition boasts the ability to hook a headset directly to the controller without an adapter and has a larger HDD. 1 TB (780GB formatted) is still too small but it is not as anemic as the 500 GB (340GB formatted). I would still recommend an external HDD as GTA 5, Batman and Witcher take up a goodly amount of space. Also the case itself has more of a matte finish than the 500 GB model which meant the dust and pet dander build up is less noticeable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Love the product, now that I have it.

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    skierguy13
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    Im giving this 4 stars because that is the product rating. Customer service at store number 128 deserves a half star at best. I purchased online with in-store pickup and it was immediately available which was nice, however when I picked it up and got it home I realized that they had given me a 500GB version instead of the 1TB which should have been impossible since they have entirely different SKUs. When I took it to exchange for my correct product, I was treated like I was trying to scam them and told me that since I signed for it they couldn't do anything. After speaking with the manager they eventually gave me my proper product. When I got this one home and plugged it in, it wouldn't startup and I was told by customer service to exchange it (AGAIN). Instead I found out how to wipe it to factory OS and did so then started it up. It's worked great ever since. TL;DR: Great product, terrible service.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    kinda disappointing but getting better...

    Posted
    dome
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    I had been holding out on going next gen until there was a real reason to bother. with a new batman arkham game coming out and the announcement of backward compatibility with the 360, my decision of which way to go console-wise became easier. until I bought it and couldn't play anything the first night I got it...every game installs PS3 style (why on earth Microsoft went this route after the 360 having that advantage over the PS3 is beyond me) and for whatever reason takes a really really long time. and I'm not talking about downloads, that's a whole other story, I'm talking disc based games...otherwise I dig it. seems to have gotten better recently but it's very possible I've gotten used to how it is...if they can speed things up and lose the install for disc games, I'd increase my rating in a second...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Huge Step In The Right Gaming Direction!

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    Robyn
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    There is alot to be said,I guess we can start with the bad.it seems like every other day or every other week it seems like the XboxOne is not responding.Either it doesn't connect to the Internet or it seems like its frozen.Sometimes you would have to restart the system and it preforms just fine after that.Now the good,what more can you ask for?it doesn't seem like the XboxOne and Xbox360(Which I own) are in the same family.compete different experience,on the main menu the tiles are great.and the fact I can watch a movie on with the BlueRay player is awesome.Movie,YouTube or whatever app I chose while I'm playing my XboxOne keeps me up to date all at once.I have not got the full 100% feel for the XboxOne because I haven't got my Kinect yet....oh but I will

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Next Gen Perks, Little Clunky

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    unsided
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    I finally upgraded my 360 to next Gen and I can't say that I'm disappointed. The improvements, especially in terms of entertainment and visual improvement are incredible. Unfortunately home menu is very clunky and crowded. It's like visual spam, everything at once. I'd prefer the interface to be more streamlined and less confusing. Hopefully the upcoming windows 10 update will resolve those minor issues. Honestly the only thing I wish Microsoft had carried over to the XB1 is the system music player. The only way to play music while gaming is to snap a music app to the screen which takes up a nice chunk of your screen. I don't need to see my music app while I play, Microsoft. That's the only thing I miss from 360. Either way its still a good buy. Memory runs out quickly so DEFINITELY invest in the terabyte if you're an avid gamer.

    I would recommend this to a friend