Xbox Series S £249, Xbox Series X £449 - 10th Nov

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Re: Xbox Series S £249, Xbox Series X £449 - 10th Nov

Post by Colback's Orange Tufts » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:46 pm

Confusing as hell naming! Personally if I fork out for next gen I want the full experience. Best games come at end of the cycle and consoles being pushed (my ps4 and control juuust worked).

Game pass and the S is a good deal, but I have a pc so game pass on that and ps5 in 2022/3 for me
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Re: Xbox Series S £249, Xbox Series X £449 - 10th Nov

Post by Cal » Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:51 pm

Colback's Orange Tufts wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:46 pm
Confusing as hell naming! Personally if I fork out for next gen I want the full experience. Best games come at end of the cycle and consoles being pushed (my ps4 and control juuust worked).

Game pass and the S is a good deal, but I have a pc so game pass on that and ps5 in 2022/3 for me
EA Play is being rolled into Game Pass PC & Ultimate later this year, so even more value to come. https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/09/09/ ... onal-cost/

I'm probably going for a GPU upgrade for the PC this year, then will see how the landscape looks once the games start coming out next year. The performance for the pricepoint on both boxes is ridiculously high (and presumably PS5 won't dare go above the Series X price), once we get out of the transition phase things are going to get exciting.

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Re: Xbox Series S £249, Xbox Series X £449 - 10th Nov

Post by Colback's Orange Tufts » Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:27 pm

Cal wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:51 pm
Colback's Orange Tufts wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:46 pm
Confusing as hell naming! Personally if I fork out for next gen I want the full experience. Best games come at end of the cycle and consoles being pushed (my ps4 and control juuust worked).

Game pass and the S is a good deal, but I have a pc so game pass on that and ps5 in 2022/3 for me
EA Play is being rolled into Game Pass PC & Ultimate later this year, so even more value to come. https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/09/09/ ... onal-cost/

I'm probably going for a GPU upgrade for the PC this year, then will see how the landscape looks once the games start coming out next year. The performance for the pricepoint on both boxes is ridiculously high (and presumably PS5 won't dare go above the Series X price), once we get out of the transition phase things are going to get exciting.
Yeah the game truly using the new power won't be until winter 2021. And any hardware build teething issues should be over by then. Maybe also a price drop.
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Re: Xbox Series S £249, Xbox Series X £449 - 10th Nov

Post by Bodacious Benny » Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:12 pm

I’ll get a decent console when it comes out, the PS5.
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Re: Xbox Series S £249, Xbox Series X £449 - 10th Nov

Post by ALF » Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:37 pm

Get both.

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Re: Xbox Series S £249, Xbox Series X £449 - 10th Nov

Post by Cal » Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:12 pm

Microsoft have acquired Zenimax, including Bethesda and all subsidiaries. That's a good get.



https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/09/21/ ... ox-family/
Critically acclaimed creators of The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Dishonored, Quake, Starfield and more join Team Xbox

Today is a special day, as we welcome some of the most accomplished studios in the games industry to Xbox. We are thrilled to announce Microsoft has entered into an agreement to acquire ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks.

As one of the largest, most critically acclaimed, privately held game developers and publishers in the world, Bethesda is an incredibly talented group of 2,300 people worldwide who make up some of the most accomplished creative studios in our industry across Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog, and Roundhouse Studios. These are the teams responsible for franchises like The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein, DOOM, Dishonored, Prey, Quake, Starfield and many more.

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