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vogelkacke
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(10-20-2013, 05:03 PM)
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Consider the game officially changed. With all your favorite Windows 8 apps able to be run on and synced to your Xbox One, now your phone, desktop, tablet and TV can all give you a unified web and entertainment experience.

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/s...topic=xbox-one
soulassssns
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(10-20-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Interesting
level44
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(10-20-2013, 05:05 PM)
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Can someone give an example of how this would be useful. I'm struggling to think.
Samyy
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(10-20-2013, 05:05 PM)
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I guess this might get some more people interested in the Windows ecosystem?
coldone
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(10-20-2013, 05:06 PM)
Does it run MS office, Adobe Acrobat etc. Or I need some special apps like Windows RT ?

I will buy Xbone, if it has a open Windows8 and let me play steam games.
Iacobellis
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(10-20-2013, 05:06 PM)
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All five of them? Awesome.

Wait, Windows 8? Shit, nevermind. I was thinking Windows Phone 8 apps.
Chacranajxy
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(10-20-2013, 05:06 PM)
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I could see myself caring if it was the other way around. But why would I want any Windows 8 apps on the Xbox?
Steverulez
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(10-20-2013, 05:07 PM)
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If true then surely MS would have said so?

They have been a bit light on confirming the apps available at launch though… (unless I missed it)
PanicFreak
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(10-20-2013, 05:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by level44

Can someone give an example of how this would be useful. I'm struggling to think.

Watch a movie on Netflix, stop and pick up again on your tablet on the airplane.
claviertekky
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(10-20-2013, 05:07 PM)
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Whoa. Megaton if true.

Problem is Windows Phone is not quite there yet for the 3 screens plan (i.e. Xbox, Windows Phone, Surface/Tablet/PC).
Discusguy
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(10-20-2013, 05:07 PM)
Well this really is a game changer.
fertygo
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(10-20-2013, 05:07 PM)
Finally. Proper media player for the console?
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(10-20-2013, 05:08 PM)
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If this was true, does it make any sense that Microsoft would have completely neglected to mention it for months? Does it make sense that it would be announced as an offhand comment in a Dell product description?
Tagg9
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(10-20-2013, 05:08 PM)
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I never use Windows 8 apps on Windows 8. Can't imagine I'd be using them the Xbone.
Silky
(10-20-2013, 05:08 PM)
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So Halo: Spartan Assault, Rayman: Jungle Run, Aurora, Chrome.....
Doctor_Thomas
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(10-20-2013, 05:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by PanicFreak

Watch a movie on Netflix, stop and pick up again on your tablet on the airplane.

Doesn't Netflix do this anyway?
funkystudent
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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Been rumoured for a while but I wont believe it until MS say it.

Would be a great boost for the Windows 8 Store more then anything. That thing is dead, dead, DEAD.

And I guess if you want janky SNES emulators on yet another device.
2San
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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That means Halo spartan assault on xb1. That game looked pretty interesting.
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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my guess is that they're somewhat misinterpreting things, since kinect and controller support would likely need to be added to make them fully compatible.

That said, it wouldn't surprise me if the core of each app is largely similar across Windows 8 platforms, and can be easily developed by anyone who already develops Windows 8 apps.
lol51
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by PanicFreak

Watch a movie on Netflix, stop and pick up again on your tablet on the airplane.

Netflix apps all already have auto resume from last location - phone/wiiu/pc/ipad/ps3 all support this feature.
Apdiddy
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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Great, I'll be able to play Halo: Spartan Assault, Skulls of the Shogun and friggin' Soltaire on my Xbox One!

Pre-order redeemed

Still not buying a XB1
Samyy
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Doctor_Thomas

Doesn't Netflix do this anyway?

Yes it does.
Tesseract
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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holy crap sauce, nice.
Alec2DaBreen
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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They're not talking about programs like Steam. They're talking about the apps available through the Windows Store.

It's cool, I guess...but considering what is currently on the Windows Store, it is not that big of a deal.
grosvenor_92
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(10-20-2013, 05:09 PM)
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For those getting an xbox one that sounds interesting
jbug617
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(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)
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Probably bigger news for the Windows 8 store than Xbox Store.
Nightengale
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(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)
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If true, then MS PR/marketing has really messed up over the past months.

You've got tens of thousands of W8 apps, a very strong ecosystem that's only growing, and you don't mention it as one of your selling points, only revealed through a bullet point?
Gaz_RB
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(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Doctor_Thomas

Doesn't Netflix do this anyway?

Yup. Progress is saved through you account.
dr_rus
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(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)
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I uninstalled even the ones which came with Win8 itself. SSD space and all that. Zero interesting for me in Windows Store.
default two
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(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)
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Microsoft said as much in their Build conference, yeah? Will not be ready at launch was what they said, IIRC.
acm2000
(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)
this would be fantastic, BUT any windows store purchases MUST be cross compatible, ie buy on XO, play same game on your windows 8 pc/windows phone 8 if the game is available there too
DoctorWho
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(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Silky

So Halo: Spartan Assault, Rayman: Jungle Run, Aurora, Chrome.....

Yeah, this?

If Chrome is running on the One, I will laugh.

I imagine it's still only certain designated apps.
UNCMark
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(10-20-2013, 05:10 PM)

Originally Posted by level44

Can someone give an example of how this would be useful. I'm struggling to think.

It would instantly have more indies than any other next gen console. I doubt it's true, and I doubt if it were MS would allow Dell to be the ones to leak it.
Darkangel
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(10-20-2013, 05:12 PM)
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I've always assumed they would be doing this. Why else would they they bother running the windows kernel on the system?

Awesome news if true.
Angelus Errare
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(10-20-2013, 05:12 PM)
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So developers will actually care about the platform this time around?

Originally Posted by Doctor_Thomas

Doesn't Netflix do this anyway?

Yes.
IHaveCandy
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(10-20-2013, 05:12 PM)

Originally Posted by level44

Can someone give an example of how this would be useful. I'm struggling to think.

Media service apps.
Steverulez
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(10-20-2013, 05:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Silky

So Halo: Spartan Assault, Rayman: Jungle Run, Aurora, Chrome.....

Well I think Halo: Spartan Assault is getting an Xbox One (and probably 360) version anyway
kulapik
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(10-20-2013, 05:13 PM)
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Why not the other way?
SeanR1221
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(10-20-2013, 05:13 PM)
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I'd imagine this is like Apples air play.
Tesseract
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(10-20-2013, 05:13 PM)
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this is seriously crazy awesome news if true. xboner curiosity ballooning ...
CassidyIzABeast
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(10-20-2013, 05:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by UNCMark

It would instantly have more indies than any other next gen console. I doubt it's true, and I doubt if it were MS would allow Dell to be the ones to leak it.

He then proceeded to tease developers by encouraging them to develop Windows 8 apps in order to build Xbox One apps. "If you want to know about how to get a head start about thinking about developing for Xbox One, the logical thing to do is go build Windows 8 applications," said Guggenheimer.

http://www.theverge.com/2013/6/27/44...pps-build-2013

BibiMaghoo
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(10-20-2013, 05:15 PM)
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The windows 8 store is an abomination of janky, low tier mobile phone quality apps. If it was removed from PC, nothing of any worth would be lost.

If you do use the windows 8 store, then I guess it's great those apps can be used on your Xbox.
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(10-20-2013, 05:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Silky

So Halo: Spartan Assault, Rayman: Jungle Run, Aurora, Chrome.....

Don't think Chrome would work. It doesn't work in Windows RT as far as I know. Browser apps are a special hybrid type that exists in both desktop and Modern UI.
bob page
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(10-20-2013, 05:15 PM)
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It's too bad the W8 store is still pretty awful. Either the app you want doesn't exist or they're halfassed.

Even with 8.1 I find myself never using the metro apps.
Minions
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(10-20-2013, 05:15 PM)
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Thought this was teased months ago, when everyone knew it was basically running windows 8....
Wynnebeck
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(10-20-2013, 05:15 PM)
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Another CBOAT prediction or am I confused?
MaulerX
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(10-20-2013, 05:16 PM)
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If true this would be a megaton. W8 and has some amazing emulators that work perfectly with a game pad. Emulators are not illegal and as long as you own a copy of the game your playing this can be a game changer.
Redshirt
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(10-20-2013, 05:16 PM)
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This is great if true, and yes, it has been teased already.

I don't think it's all that surprising MS isn't shouting it from the mountaintop because that's been its M.O. since E3. Just look at subsidization for dedicated servers.
mgcastro
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(10-20-2013, 05:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Iacobellis

All five of them? Awesome.

Wait, Windows 8? Shit, nevermind. I was thinking Windows Phone 8 apps.

First thing that came into my mind. lol
jond76
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(10-20-2013, 05:17 PM)
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I was gonna post this but you beat me.

The first thing I thought was Jetpack Joyride and Bejeweled Live on the One.

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