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Xbox One Launch Thread [Thread being archived 1/1/14]

sangreal

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quick question about region stuff :)

I did choose US at the setup because of the missing voice features in my country, and my profile is also set to US
can I redeem gift cards from EU countries now? or just cards which have the $ symbol on it?
I did use my credit card to add some funds and it says $ now, but I could get some €50 cards really cheap, would it convert it automatically or does it simply refuse? anyone tried that?

I know xbox live gold subscription cards/codes do work worldwide, curious about the currency
not speaking from experience but this came up a few days ago and I believe you still need $ cards if you're shopping on the US store. If you redeem € currency it will separate the two. You can switch between regions at will
 

mmitt

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not speaking from experience but this came up a few days ago and I believe you still need $ cards if you're shopping on the US store. If you redeem € currency it will separate the two. You can switch between regions at will
unfortunate but I guess it does make sense, thanks for the info :)
 

Bsigg12

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They made an article about a Thuway tweet. It has to do with driver updates which isn't surprising or relevant to us since that will help on development side.

As far as the next update goes, we gave no indication of when it'll be out. We know Microsoft will be pushing a variety of updates for the system at a different pace than the 360 but no official word on what's next.
 

SPDIF

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They made an article about a Thuway tweet. It has to do with driver updates which isn't surprising or relevant to us since that will help on development side.

As far as the next update goes, we gave no indication of when it'll be out. We know Microsoft will be pushing a variety of updates for the system at a different pace than the 360 but no official word on what's next.
I'd put some money on it being anytime between April and May.
 

Prine

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This system is impressing me and my friends, i just signed into my friends xbox, and i snapped IE, i was blown away when IE was configured exactly how it is on my xbox at home, and brought up what i was currently viewing at home (neogaf).

Hes also hooked up his PS4 to Xbox One HDMI in, hes loving how he can jump from and xbox game and then straight into PS4 with a simple voice command.

And i was really disapointed with PS4 inability to quickly jump between games in saved state, is there a setting to enable this ? I can jump from AC4 to Dead Rising to Netflix back to AC4 and pick up from exactly where i left off on Xbox One, but PS4 forces me to close apps to boot another. Perhaps this is for another thread.

Anyway, really impressed with the mobile acount feature.
 

Bsigg12

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I'd put some money on it being anytime between April and May.
Honestly, I'm expecting a February update to address the unfinished features in the OS like the lack of surround sound support with the HDMI in and the broken party chat before arguably the largest game of early 2014 comes out in March in Titanfall.
 

sangreal

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And i was really disapointed with PS4 inability to quickly jump between games in saved state, is there a setting to enable this ? I can jump from AC4 to Dead Rising to Netflix back to AC4 and pick up from exactly where i left off on Xbox One, but PS4 forces me to close apps to boot another. Perhaps this is for another thread.
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coming soon for ps4, but on the other end I'd be careful on xbone because you can only have 4 or 5 apps/games suspended and it won't warn you that you need to close the game like ps4 does so you can lose progress if you rely on this
 

SPDIF

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Honestly, I'm expecting a February update to address the unfinished features in the OS like the lack of surround sound support with the HDMI in and the broken party chat before arguably the largest game of early 2014 comes out in March in Titanfall.
Yeah, I would consider that to be a small update though :) As far as the first big UI changing/feature adding update is concerned, I'm expecting it at my previously mentioned time. I'm just basing it mainly off the big Windows Phone and Windows update that's rumoured for springtime. Considering that all the OS teams from WP/Windows and Xbox are now apparently working together (or at the very least working closer together) I wouldn't be too surprised.
 

yankeehater

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This has been such a great thread. This first year for the XB1 has been amazing. Can't wait to see what the future holds.
 

GrizzleBoy

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This thread was the equivalent of the best bomb shelter ever made.

Even with the unending tidal wave of bullcrap and drama going around, this seemed to be the one place you could count on to get away from it all.

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R dott B

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After all this time I figured out how to properly control my XB1 with smartglass; Now my tablet will stay charged.
 

Bravoexo

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question:

If I had installed/patched a game from disc... if I buy the same game digitally, do I have to reinstall? Or can it just use the install from the disc?
 

Bravoexo

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No. I watched a bluray last night, and a VUDU movie before that. No audio sync issues here.

I feel the end is near...



...for this thread I mean.
If I do a double receiver setup, with the 2nd receiver getting it's audio signal from the HDMI Audio Return Channel (Xbox One -> HDMI -> Sony 55W904A -> ARC -> Sony DAV DZ950, Xbox One -> toslink -> Harman Kardon AV330) yes, one receiver is behind by a few milliseconds. I adjusted the Center Delay to compensate.
 

njean777

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I just got one, is there any way to turn it all the way off? I see the setting in the settings app, but I was wondering if there is a quicker way to do that instead of having to go into the app all the time...