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fluffydelusions
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(10-07-2013, 02:13 PM)
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In a interview conducted with Xbox Australia product manager Adam Pollington via YouTuber ChampChong at EB Games Expo, it was revealed that, in addition to recording around five minutes of game footage, the Xbox Oneís DVR will seamlessly record any achievement that you unlock. This, of course, is in addition to the 5 minutes of gameplay footage you can record at will.

Adam also mentioned that itís possible for developers to use the Kinect camera to record a live reaction feed of the player at the time of an achievement unlock. These are just some of the many exciting social features Microsoft is looking to offer for its upcoming next-gen console.

Link to interview:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9CNbpFdQvw
http://gearnuke.com/xbox-one-dvr-rec...t-is-unlocked/
-Cade
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(10-07-2013, 02:14 PM)
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This is pretty cool for those out-of-the-way, tricky achievements.
ascii42
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(10-07-2013, 02:15 PM)
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Clever idea. I like it.
Ghazi
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(10-07-2013, 02:15 PM)
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Can't wait to see all the reaction cam vids
Y2Kev
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(10-07-2013, 02:16 PM)
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I have to admit I don't understand. Does it mean record and save? Wouldn't it be recording the achievement anyway by virtue of the fact it is always recording the last 5 minutes of gameplay?
pixlexic
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(10-07-2013, 02:16 PM)
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Damn now everyone will see how I accidentally get a lot of my achievements.
Steverulez
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(10-07-2013, 02:17 PM)
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Thats pretty cool, can help people with obscure/difficult achievements and general can be cool for the player to see.

I hope MS have done something about games where getting an achievement causes the game to lock up for a second playing a title recently and I can tell when I'm about to get an achievement because it locks up just beforehand.
LonelyGreyWolf
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(10-07-2013, 02:17 PM)
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Adam also mentioned that itís possible for developers to use the Kinect camera to record a live reaction feed of the player at the time of an achievement unlock

?

How do most people act when they get an achievement? Is it normal for people to get excited or really happy or something?
Carl
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(10-07-2013, 02:17 PM)
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It'll be pretty cool for achievements that require you to do something that looks cool. Be pretty boring for story related ones though - you'd just have a clip of you standing still for 5 seconds whilst a cheev pops up
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(10-07-2013, 02:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by LonelyGreyWolf

?

How do most people act when they get an achievement? Is it normal for people to get excited or really happy or something?

antoniobanderas.gif everyday all day.

but seriously. i haven't come across any achievements/trophies that were excitable.
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(10-07-2013, 02:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Y2Kev

I have to admit I don't understand. Does it mean record and save? Wouldn't it be recording the achievement anyway by virtue of the fact it is always recording the last 5 minutes of gameplay?

Yeah, I'm figuring that means it saves it, or at least makes it searchable in some way. So instead of going through 5 minutes of video, you can just search for the achievement.
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(10-07-2013, 02:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Y2Kev

I have to admit I don't understand. Does it mean record and save? Wouldn't it be recording the achievement anyway by virtue of the fact it is always recording the last 5 minutes of gameplay?

Yeah.

It sounds like for convenience it'll save x number of seconds of footage around an achievement from the buffer it's constantly recording anyway.
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(10-07-2013, 02:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Steverulez

Thats pretty cool, can help people with obscure/difficult achievements and general can be cool for the player to see.

I hope MS have done something about games where getting an achievement causes the game to lock up for a second playing a title recently and I can tell when I'm about to get an achievement because it locks up just beforehand.

I think that's part of the benefit of the two virtualized OSes. One shouldnt affect the other
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(10-07-2013, 02:20 PM)
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how many achievements do Xbox games normally have? multiply by 5 minutes and that's going to take a chunk of HDD space
gruenel
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(10-07-2013, 02:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Y2Kev

I have to admit I don't understand. Does it mean record and save? Wouldn't it be recording the achievement anyway by virtue of the fact it is always recording the last 5 minutes of gameplay?

Yeah, I don't really understand it either.

Edit: There was stupid shit here, I thought it recorded the player.
Last edited by gruenel; 10-07-2013 at 02:28 PM.
ElFly
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(10-07-2013, 02:20 PM)
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Most photos will have the boringest face of the player concentrated playing.
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(10-07-2013, 02:21 PM)
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That sounds like a lot of shit you'll have to delete when you need HD space.

Honestly, who cares if you finish a level/boss, which is when most achievements ping, everyones clips will be much the same.

edit: hang on, is this some dumb non-tech guy saying that Xbone "records" your achievements, as in it keeps track of them?
And why are they calling it a DVR when thats the one useful function the Xbone hasn't actually got.
Slygmous
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(10-07-2013, 02:23 PM)
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So you can have video of all the achievements you earn during the opening cutscenes.
JaggedSac
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(10-07-2013, 02:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Y2Kev

I have to admit I don't understand. Does it mean record and save? Wouldn't it be recording the achievement anyway by virtue of the fact it is always recording the last 5 minutes of gameplay?

This removes the need to go to the Upload Studio and manually save off the section.
Chobel
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(10-07-2013, 02:24 PM)
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The 1 Million Dollar Question: Can I save the video in HDD without going to "the cloud" first?
blurredvision
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(10-07-2013, 02:24 PM)

Originally Posted by LonelyGreyWolf

?

How do most people act when they get an achievement? Is it normal for people to get excited or really happy or something?

This is probably meant for very hard achievements or 100%'ing a game.
Shikari
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(10-07-2013, 02:25 PM)
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Well TBH most gamers' expressions on earning an achievement/trophy is normal, only their eyes move to the part of the screen where achievement/trophy is displayed.

Even after I get a platinum, my reaction stays pretty normal.

And what about the weirdest reaction captures of all? Someone scratching their jewels and *click*record*
ManThatYouFear
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(10-07-2013, 02:25 PM)
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i thought it recorded all the time anyway?
Bsigg12
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(10-07-2013, 02:26 PM)

Originally Posted by mrklaw

how many achievements do Xbox games normally have? multiply by 5 minutes and that's going to take a chunk of HDD space

I'm pretty sure it only saves the 30 second clip of it leading up to and actually getting the achievement.
carpediemdp
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(10-07-2013, 02:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Y2Kev

I have to admit I don't understand. Does it mean record and save? Wouldn't it be recording the achievement anyway by virtue of the fact it is always recording the last 5 minutes of gameplay?

Me neither. Probably means that it saves the recording when you get the achievement.
R dott B
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(10-07-2013, 02:26 PM)
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Would have been cool back when I was achievement crazy.
Ulumsk
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(10-07-2013, 02:27 PM)
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Airbender shaming.
IdreamofHIME
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(10-07-2013, 02:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by ManThatYouFear

i thought it recorded all the time anyway?

Yes, but it doesn't save all it records. It's constantly recording so you can go back and check something out, but with achievement unlocks it will save those moments into a separate part.
War Raichu
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(10-07-2013, 02:29 PM)
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too bad most of these clips would just be of the tail ends of cutscenes, since devs are lazy as shit when it comes to achievements

interesting idea, though
Sum-Mischief
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(10-07-2013, 02:29 PM)
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This is simply the process of the system in place. It will record the last X amount of gameplay.

This can be said the same for the PS4 it will do the same thing in theory
shandy706
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(10-07-2013, 02:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by Chobel

The 1 Million Dollar Question: Can I save the video in HDD without going to "the cloud" first?

Seeing that you can play without even being connected to the Internet. That's probably a simple answer.
ManThatYouFear
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(10-07-2013, 02:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by IdreamofHIME

Yes, but it doesn't save all it records. It's constantly recording so you can go back and check something out, but with achievement unlocks it will save those moments into a separate part.

well that..seems pretty fucking pointless.

if i WAS excited about a trophy, before my therapy started i would just click save on the last recorded 5 minutes.
500gb HDD been taken up by trophys is all we need.
AlucardGV
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(10-07-2013, 02:31 PM)
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probably something you can easily turn off
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(10-07-2013, 02:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by gruenel

Yeah, I don't really understand it either.

If they mean auto-save (& upload?), I just hope it is deactivated by default, otherwise MS's next PR disaster is just around the corner ("unsuspecting dude playing naked on couch filmed by Xbox One & uploaded to cloud after he unlocked an achievement" :P).

He may just burst into treats.

Seriously though, I bet they just dump a part of the five minute ring buffer to HDD. I seriously hope this won't affect the game, achievements/trophies nowadays sometimes cause small skips and fps drops, and all they do is load a small image and play a sound.

Kinect... Well, everybody willingly installing the camera and accepting the probable deluge of disclaimers, warnings and EULAs but STILL sitting nekkid in front of it will deserve being broadcast to the world, flaccid genitals and all.
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(10-07-2013, 02:31 PM)

Originally Posted by R dott B

Would have been cool back when I was achievement crazy.

With you on that.
Chobel
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(10-07-2013, 02:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by shandy706

Seeing that you can play without even being connected to the Internet. That's probably a simple answer.

Last I heard, you can't do that.
Copenap
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(10-07-2013, 02:33 PM)
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That actually sounds like a fun feature though regarding the recording of the reaction, I don't think I ever gave a fuck about getting an achievement.
cheezcake
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(10-07-2013, 02:33 PM)
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That's actually a pretty simple, cool idea
jet1911
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(10-07-2013, 02:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by LonelyGreyWolf

?

How do most people act when they get an achievement? Is it normal for people to get excited or really happy or something?

If an achievement/trophy is hard to get I guess some people might have more than a neutral reaction. :p
AyaisMUsikWhore
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(10-07-2013, 02:38 PM)
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This is really cool. Kudos MS.
level44
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(10-07-2013, 02:40 PM)
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Pretty cool. No doubt Sony will have this as well.
dragonelite
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(10-07-2013, 02:44 PM)
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So do we actually have some footage from the DVR i want to know its quality?
Mokubba
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(10-07-2013, 02:45 PM)
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I normally never have reactions when I get a trophy.

Sound Shapes death mode was the only set of trophies that got a reaction out of me.
MikeE21286
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(10-07-2013, 02:45 PM)
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Ok that's pretty cool.

Although everyone's recordings will probably look the same (to some extent)
Bsigg12
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(10-07-2013, 02:48 PM)

Originally Posted by dragonelite

So do we actually have some footage from the DVR i want to know its quality?

720p at 30fps. It was in one of the IGN AMA Mondays thing I believe.
Lord-Audie
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(10-07-2013, 02:49 PM)
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They should also take a picture when someone logs on and the achievement sounds comes on. Just to see the face of disappointment when the dream is crushed.
codhand
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(10-07-2013, 02:49 PM)
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it'll be a lot of footage of me doing this over and over
Timu
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(10-07-2013, 02:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by DJ Ghazi

Can't wait to see all the reaction cam vids

They all need to be like this:



Well this is cool news regardless, great for memories.
3rdamention
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(10-07-2013, 02:54 PM)
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Adam also mentioned that itís possible for developers to use the Kinect camera to record a live reaction feed of the player at the time of an achievement unlock.




I predict this will not be a feature on any of the launch titles. This sounds optional, and I doubt many devs are going to spend the time to do this, especially at launch. Plus, WTF, who wants to watch someones reaction to unlocking an achievement? What type of reactions are there to record? Do people really jump, dance, sing, spin, and go crazy for achievements? I do not think I have ever even smiled when I unlocked a trophy/achievement.
gruenel
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(10-07-2013, 02:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bsigg12

720p at 30fps. It was in one of the IGN AMA Mondays thing I believe.

He's probably talking about bitrate.

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