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    Xbox One: Headset Sold Separately - Not Included in $499 Package

    http://n4g.com/news/1283263/xbox-one...in-499-package

    For 429 I'd want a headset. No way will Kinect suffice for a proper headset especially since the new ones are proprietary.
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    No biggie.

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    Goodness. It's gonna cost a thousand dollars to get the damn system the way I want it lol.




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    No big deal over this ive always bought a seperate headsets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vip3r View Post
    http://n4g.com/news/1283263/xbox-one...in-499-package

    For 429 I'd want a headset. No way will Kinect suffice for a proper headset especially since the new ones are proprietary.

    stopped using a head set when I got the first Kinect. like why would you want one, head sets are so....... last Gen.

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    Whilst it's not the end of the world it's backward thinking...

    Microsoft has taken a turn and it's very different from the Microsoft of 2005-2006 that is for sure.

    RIP J Allard, even though you're not dead, the Xbox Brand has died in the hearts of many.

    Too many suits and neo-gamers call the shots and it's just falling apart over there!
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    If the headset is the same tech as last gen, I don't understand why they don't include one. How much a 360 headset costs to make? $1-2?

    Have they become too greedy? or is it that their target market are not people that use headsets anymore?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    stopped using a head set when I got the first Kinect. like why would you want one, head sets are so....... last Gen.
    So the surround sound feeds back through Kinect?

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    500 bucks and no headset? Wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A7MAD View Post
    Whilst it's not the end of the world it's backward thinking... Microsoft has taken a turn and it's very different from the Microsoft of 2005-2006 that is for sure. RIP J Allard, even though you're not dead, the Xbox Brand has died in the hearts of many. Too many suits and neo-gamers call the shots and it's just falling apart over there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    stopped using a head set when I got the first Kinect. like why would you want one, head sets are so....... last Gen.
    +1 darwin award for you.

    For the rest of us that aren't blinded by Microsofts gimmicks, headsets are still the way to go. The PS4 one looks good to get started with and I really like the sennheiser ones for serious gaming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    stopped using a head set when I got the first Kinect. like why would you want one, head sets are so....... last Gen.
    lol

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    One good thing about the Kinect 2.0's mic is it's massive, you know Microsoft wanted it to hear you from other rooms of your home with that design, must be an NSA thing, but getting sound from a TV and relying on the Kinect 2.0 mic kinda sounds weird.
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    Very sad that they won't put in a headset in xbone box

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    Actually the headsets you got with the 360 (and the crap earbud one everyone will be getting with the PS4) mean you end up paying for something most of us change for something better. I'd rather it wasn't in the SKU price from the start as I'm unlikely to use it anyway as I'll opt for something better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparc View Post
    Actually the headsets you got with the 360 (and the crap earbud one everyone will be getting with the PS4) mean you end up paying for something most of us change for something better. I'd rather it wasn't in the SKU price from the start as I'm unlikely to use it anyway as I'll opt for something better.
    That depends on the needs. I have bought both old and slim Sony's bluetooth headsets and I always liked more the free headset included with the 360.
    For the occasional use I want it, the fact that I didn't need to charge it every time I wanted to use it, was very important.
    Same goes for the keypads. I just don't want a separate battery for every function.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MjW View Post
    That depends on the needs. I have bought both old and slim Sony's bluetooth headsets and I always liked more the free headset included with the 360.
    For the occasional use I want it, the fact that I didn't need to charge it every time I wanted to use it, was very important.
    Same goes for the keypads. I just don't want a separate battery for every function.
    Yup, I guess for those who only use them occasionally then fair enough.

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    I'd say they should be including a basic headset like they do in the 360 box.




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