Xbox One Overtakes PS4 Hours After DRM Reversal

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PS4 fans aren't going to be happy about this. More ammunition for the "my console vs. your console" debate because everyone knows Amazon pre-orders are proof which console is besterest. :rolleyes:
 

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So i was talking to a bestbuy employee about the xbox one today after the no more drm announcement. He said that almost overnight, a 100% jump on xbox one pre orders.
 

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Maybe it shows that used games and the harsh DRM schemes (24 hour checkin) was holding a lot of people back.... Those were my big two complaints. Kinect is my last one, and it's not that big of a deal.

Now, it's getting down to the merits of the console and the games themselves instead of the policies of the manufacturer.
 

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Yep, there's the Xbone, sitting in 1st place, ahead of the PS4 in 3rd place. And the PS4 in 4th place. And the PS4 in 5th place. And the PS4 in 8th place.

And look at the PS4 in 15th place. No way is that gonna get any traction.
 

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So i was talking to a bestbuy employee about the xbox one today after the no more drm announcement. He said that almost overnight, a 100% jump on xbox one pre orders.
Is going from 1 to 2 really that big of a deal?
 

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I don't plan on buying either of these until they are on sale ~200 (too big of a steam backlog haha)

obviously the PS4 Launch Day console sales will plummet, it's oos. You can't have new sales for something oos, pay no attention to the other 5 PS4 bundles gaining traction in the top sales.

Is there a way to combine the totals of all of these to get the REAL sales numbers?
 

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Why does it matter? Consoles are for alpaca rapists.
I was wondering why would anyone rape an alloy, then I checked wiki and found there's a pretty cute animal with that name. I like my women to be hairy :D
 

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I don't plan on buying either of these until they are on sale ~200 (too big of a steam backlog haha)

obviously the PS4 Launch Day console sales will plummet, it's oos. You can't have new sales for something oos, pay no attention to the other 5 PS4 bundles gaining traction in the top sales.

Is there a way to combine the totals of all of these to get the REAL sales numbers?
This

Of course it's going to be the big seller now - people who would have pre ordered the PS4 already did. Now we'll see those holding back on the xb180 place theirs. I've become sour on microsoft of late - PS4 for me tyvm. BUT I'm glad they changed their stance, and I hope they do well. Competition is good for the consumer, and I hope xb180 and PS4 sales split right down the middle 50/50.
 

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There are 5 ps4's viewed as individual products in the top 15 and one Xbox 1. Nothing to see here.
 

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Heck, I'd love to see a surprise console come out in the next year or so and kick both the PS4 and xb180 in the jimmy. Let's push these little suckers to the max so we can get some true next gen gaming on (or at least up to what a bad arse PC can do these days) :)

Sega? Nintendo? Valve? Anyone?
 

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Heck, I'd love to see a surprise console come out in the next year or so and kick both the PS4 and xb180 in the jimmy. Let's push these little suckers to the max so we can get some true next gen gaming on (or at least up to what a bad arse PC can do these days) :)

Sega? Nintendo? Valve? Anyone?
Honestly, and this is a stupid blind sheep consumer fanboy move, I'd buy a Sega console on name alone.
 

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You still didn't report on the poll that Amazon pulled because the PS4 kicked the shit out of the weaker yet $100 more expensive MatriXbox Don by 95% to 5%. That was funny :(
 

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Overtakes it with the one SKU. There's like 5 SKU's on Amazon. Look at the damn page. There's like 5 PS4's SKU's in the top 15 and ONE Xbox One SKU. Do that math before blowing it out of proportion. This is fluff reporting at best.
 
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Without the family sharing or being able to resell and gift digital downloads, and the disc in the drive requirement Xbone is now just identical to PS4, except for the kinect and possible GPU performance difference.

Really wanted to do a family share with my friends, new releases split a few ways, etc = hell yes.

Now it's back to "hey drive 50 km to borrow the game" :(
Hopefully not "Oh there's dust on the disc, ERROR"
 

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Overtakes it with the one SKU. There's like 5 SKU's on Amazon. Look at the damn page. There's like 5 PS4's SKU's in the top 15 and ONE Xbox One SKU. Do that math before blowing it out of proportion. This is fluff reporting at best.
Steve's just doing a little harmless trolling.
 

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Without the family sharing or being able to resell and gift digital downloads, and the disc in the drive requirement Xbone is now just identical to PS4, except for the kinect and possible GPU performance difference.

Really wanted to do a family share with my friends, new releases split a few ways, etc = hell yes.

Now it's back to "hey drive 50 km to borrow the game" :(
Hopefully not "Oh there's dust on the disc, ERROR"
I know what you mean. I was actually looking forward to the drm stuff. Didnt really bothered me at all. I think i was the only who was happy about the drm stuff :p
 

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Without the family sharing or being able to resell and gift digital downloads, and the disc in the drive requirement Xbone is now just identical to PS4, except for the kinect and possible GPU performance difference.

Really wanted to do a family share with my friends, new releases split a few ways, etc = hell yes.

Now it's back to "hey drive 50 km to borrow the game" :(
Hopefully not "Oh there's dust on the disc, ERROR"
Another difference is the TV integration. I know that's not big around here and for gamers but for average people this could be a big deal depending on how well it's done.
 

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Another difference is the TV integration. I know that's not big around here and for gamers but for average people this could be a big deal depending on how well it's done.
I know some adults that haven't bought a single game, yet own the 360 or PS3 for it's media capabilities. They are great for that (except for the required XBL sub for the 360 for Netflix/Hulu).

It's a good addition, but I'm looking at them from a gaming aspect. Game console first, everything else second.
 

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You still didn't report on the poll that Amazon pulled because the PS4 kicked the shit out of the weaker yet $100 more expensive MatriXbox Don by 95% to 5%. That was funny :(

A prime example of the "my console vs. your console" people I was talking about.

In case you didn't notice, most of these threads consists of fights between foaming at the mouth fanboys...and the rest of us PC users doing this:

Oh this should be good...

Steve's just doing a little harmless trolling.
Exactly! One day ago it was the PS4 people screaming "We're number #1, we're number #1" now today is...."that don't mean nothing." LOL!
 

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Amazon received a shady bag of money with only a Windows logo on it.
 

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You can't claim to be all sensible and impartial when you are posting an obviously bias fan boy thread (again) :p

Neither console is worth buying still due to the absolute lack of interesting games. But Microsoft is still pissing on developers (especially indie) and pissing on it's customers, so gets especially pissed on until it stops.
 

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Honestly, and this is a stupid blind sheep consumer fanboy move, I'd buy a Sega console on name alone.
I hear you brotha. Dreamcast never got a fair shake between the 'Holding out for PS2' Fanbois and the easy no mod chip needed pirating. :(

I found it hilarious when the first gen PS2 games all were blurry meanwhile Soul Calibur was razor sharp and buttery smooth day one.
 

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I say support the company that didn't try to pull the bullshit in the first place.
 

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The XB1 is guaranteed to launch on day but the PS4 is not guaranteed to launch on the day it's released. This may be affecting the sales of PS4. Day one PS4's sold out except for the bundles.
 

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I know what you mean. I was actually looking forward to the drm stuff. Didnt really bothered me at all. I think i was the only who was happy about the drm stuff :p
I wasn't looking forward to the DRM, but I was looking forward to the advantages and features that necessitated the DRM. And heatless made a good post about how they prolly won't be able to have a middle ground where if you want those features you can buy a version of the game that requires all that stuff or you can buy a normal disc and use it without those limitations.

But the one thing I noticed is that all the BF4 footage I saw made me start playing BF3 again on my PC. That game is so fucking fun when you are winning.
 

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I hear you brotha. Dreamcast never got a fair shake between the 'Holding out for PS2' Fanbois and the easy no mod chip needed pirating. :(

I found it hilarious when the first gen PS2 games all were blurry meanwhile Soul Calibur was razor sharp and buttery smooth day one.
Memories.... I was such a huge SC fan. And then when they figured out how to integrate the bootdisk into a single dvd with the game. It was game over. I did buy SC though. Many many hours were spent offline playing against buddies.

I say support the company that didn't try to pull the bullshit in the first place.
You have been here 8.7 years and you don't remember Sony's stance on DRM? Really? You should go to the doctor. They have early tests you can take to see if you are/might develop Alzheimers.
 

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You can't claim to be all sensible and impartial when you are posting an obviously bias fan boy thread (again) :p

Neither console is worth buying still due to the absolute lack of interesting games. But Microsoft is still pissing on developers (especially indie) and pissing on it's customers, so gets especially pissed on until it stops.

Dude, I'm just saying...if 95 of your last 100 post are flaming Microsoft / Sony...there might be a problem. ;)

And yes, I am an asshole for posting a totally tongue in cheek stab at people placing ANY value in an "most pre-ordered" list. :D
 

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Remove the need for Live with stuff like Netflix and CreepyUncleKinect while your at it.
 

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Waiting to find out what got snuck in by launch day.

Still won't buy one anyway. I play games my PC too much and my 360 just gathers dust as it is, despite having a number of titles I love playing. I just love playing games on the PC more.
 

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I still cant stand the name Xbox One. Sounds stupid and doesn't flow at all.
 
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