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Platform Xbox Series S|X Unboxing | Austin Evans

Chun Swae

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Still feel like I'm living in the twilight zone for thinking those boring towers are the ugliest things I've ever seen. Also how much is MS paying these outlets to compare a 4tf machine to an actual next gen PS5? That thing is competing with the PS4 Pro and is not a real next gen machine.
 

Bernkastel

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Still feel like I'm living in the twilight zone for thinking those boring towers are the ugliest things I've ever seen. Also how much is MS paying these outlets to compare a 4tf machine to an actual next gen PS5? That thing is competing with the PS4 Pro and is not a real next gen machine.
4 TF of RDNA2 > 6 TF of GCN. Its way more powerful than Xbox One X(when you put other factors like CPU). It does most of the thing Series X does at a lower resolution.
 
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makaveli60

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Still feel like I'm living in the twilight zone for thinking those boring towers are the ugliest things I've ever seen. Also how much is MS paying these outlets to compare a 4tf machine to an actual next gen PS5? That thing is competing with the PS4 Pro and is not a real next gen machine.
Some of the ugliest consoles ever. They didn't spend time and money to make it artistically inviting at all. Seems like they don't care.
 

Andodalf

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Still feel like I'm living in the twilight zone for thinking those boring towers are the ugliest things I've ever seen. Also how much is MS paying these outlets to compare a 4tf machine to an actual next gen PS5? That thing is competing with the PS4 Pro and is not a real next gen machine.

If you keep saying this eventually you might, just might, believe it.
 

itsjustJEFF

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unbox therapy did one too, i like this guy:
Great move by Xbox! Get these out to the influencers, as much as I hate that term, it gets eyes on your box!

Playstation is falling behind in this regard. They're gonna have to step their game up. This silence is starting to annoy a lot of people. I find it interesting that a few of the YouTubers I have watch seem to be more interested in the Series S than the Series X, granted I haven't watched a lot, I've only seen Lou here and Max voice their excitement so I could be completely wrong.
 

Max_Po

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These are dumby boxes ? the back ports have plastic blocks ?
 
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Zuzu

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Imagine how small the Series S Slim will be if it were to happen in a few years time.
 
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LostDonkey

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4 TF of RDNA2 > 6 TF of GCN. Its way more powerful than Xbox One X(when you put other factors like CPU). It does most of the thing Series X does at a lower resolution.

I think this is what people are forgetting.

The CPU alone elevates the machine way above what the jaguar cores are capable of, plus the new arc GPU and ram setup on top, and then the SSD optimizations, velocity, sampler feedback etc.

MS has said that the S will be doing what the X is doing in 4K at 1440p with exact same features.

Throw in some decent upscaling and that's a pretty sweet option for the price.
 

mikefrails

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I'm really smitten with the new Xbox overall. Seems like the company is doing everything right coming off of this last gen.
 
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BPX

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Imagine how small the Series S Slim will be if it were to happen in a few years time.

 
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mikefrails

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oh how people are easily swayed by PR. Where are the actual xbox games tho?
What PR? It looks nice and the specs are fine. If you're waiting for some random exclusives to sell you on it then good on you. I personally do not care. More and more of the best games are multiplat anyway.
 
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TLZ

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Playstation is falling behind in this regard. They're gonna have to step their game up. This silence is starting to annoy a lot of people.
The last time people said the same and Sony came out with a bang. So I'm hoping something similar is happening soon.
 
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itsjustJEFF

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The last time people said the same and Sony came out with a bang. So I'm hoping something similar is happening soon.
I'm hoping the same too, but the wait, the slience... it's unbearable! Just throw us some crumbs.
 
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lachesis

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I wonder if S' smaller form factor would make more appeal to Japanese market? (Assuming PS5 would be as HUGE as people make out to be).... although if PS5 flops (relatively) in JP market initially - I'm rather certain Japanese would stick to Switch and nothing else till a smaller, slimmer revision of PS5 is available.

I do certainly hope that Xbox would get more Japanese dev support this time around - including on Game Pass too. Sure some Capcom/Sega/Square Enix games are available - but not hardly enough IMO...
 

Chun Swae

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What PR? It looks nice and the specs are fine. If you're waiting for some random exclusives to sell you on it then good on you. I personally do not care. More and more of the best games are multiplat anyway.
The PR that makes you think a 4tf console with no games to play is a good investment.
 

mikefrails

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The PR that makes you think a 4tf console with no games to play is a good investment.
Welcome to 2020 where gamers prioritize different things and a platform's worthiness isn't totally dictated by exclusives. Nice DeLorean btw.