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    cloud, region free, dedicated servers.....

    cloud, region free, dedicated servers.....

    is there anything else that MS are bringing to Xbox ONE that will enhance the system and its games that i've missed?

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    Is it really region-free?? I so wish I could afford this at launch! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foraeli View Post
    Is it really region-free?? I so wish I could afford this at launch! lol

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    Isn't region free the norm? 360 is region free right?

    Dedicated servers is VERY cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost-Rhayne View Post
    Isn't region free the norm? 360 is region free right?

    Dedicated servers is VERY cool.
    The 360 wan't region-free from my understanding. Else I would have imported some Japanese titles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foraeli View Post
    The 360 wan't region-free from my understanding. Else I would have imported some Japanese titles.
    The 360 is region free but games are region locked.

    There are a lot of games out there, Japanese ones too, that are region free and ripe for the import.

    I'm not trying to advertise, but I recommend http://www.play-asia.com/ if you are curious to see what games you can import, there is subcategories by region and each game says if its region locked or not


    And I'm not calling 'Cloud' a feature until I actually see it do something useful and not just be some PR buzzword
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost-Rhayne View Post
    Isn't region free the norm? 360 is region free right?

    Dedicated servers is VERY cool.
    No, it has a method for region protection which a lot of the games use, but there are some games that were never region protected.

    [Edit] Okay, so what DarkVincent07 just posted


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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkVincent07 View Post
    The 360 is region free but games are region locked.

    There are a lot of games out there, Japanese ones too, that are region free and ripe for the import.

    I'm not trying to advertise, but I recommend http://www.play-asia.com/ if you are curious to see what games you can import, there is subcategories by region and each game says if its region locked or not


    And I'm not calling 'Cloud' a feature until I actually see it do something useful and not just be some PR buzzword
    Yeah, I've tried using Play-Asia.com all the time. But the thing is tho is that most all of the games released exclusively in Japan are region-locked. Which is kind of why I am really excited about this announcement.

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    Im seriously thinking of keeping an Xbox One when i get them due to dedicated servers, Do we know if it's only MS doing dedicated servers for everygame?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarkVincent07 View Post
    And I'm not calling 'Cloud' a feature until I actually see it do something useful and not just be some PR buzzword
    Titanfall dev for one, say they are using cloud.
    http://gimmegimmegames.com/2013/06/respawn-titanfall-couldnt-be-made-without-xbox-cloud
    so it's not just a PR buzzword.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    Titanfall dev for one, say they are using cloud.
    http://gimmegimmegames.com/2013/06/respawn-titanfall-couldnt-be-made-without-xbox-cloud
    so it's not just a PR buzzword.
    Gimmick. Please explain the PC version then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Insanehead View Post
    Gimmick. Please explain the PC version then.
    Hell, explain the X1 version. They don't say anything about what those 'nice-ities' will be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Insanehead View Post
    Gimmick. Please explain the PC version then.
    Exactly. Cloud just means internet. Yeah an online only game uses the internet

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    It's funny that with all of the talk about the cloud, no one, even MS, says exactly how it is being used.

    I call shenanigans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Man Gamer View Post
    It's funny that with all of the talk about the cloud, no one, even MS, says exactly how it is being used. I call shenanigans. Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
    I agree. Only the most gullible are buying into this fairytale.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Insanehead View Post
    Gimmick. Please explain the PC version then.
    Go to the link and read it. Dev explains it.

    When asked if Xbox One’s cloud computing capabilities would help TitaFall, Respawn developers had this to say:
    “You couldn’t make this game without having that kind of dedicated server support.”
    Not only that, but since Respawn won’t be using the Xbox cloud on the PC version of TitanFall they say the PC version won’t be as good as Xbox One version. Or at least they hint at that. They said:
    “We won’t get all the nice-ities on PCs that you get on Xbox One. There will be some re-engineering things.”
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    PC doesn't need cloud power. PC has raw power. If it looks inferior on PC, it's because Microsoft wished it so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    cloud, region free, dedicated servers.....

    is there anything else that MS are bringing to Xbox ONE that will enhance the system and its games that i've missed?
    so, along with the above..

    Improved Matchmaking system.
    Improved rep system on XBL.
    XBL Gold account sharing on one console.
    Improved controller.
    F2P games on XB1.
    App snapping (possible to have say a game running and youtube showing how to get past the tricky bits).
    Game sharing on the digital side.
    Instant upload of game moments.
    Play games whilst your match is being setup.
    Smartglass use in games.
    Voice and gesture control via Kinect.
    Instant swapping from movie to game.

    anything else to add?

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    isn't titan fall on the 360 as well?

    Maths is biased! It keeps telling me the PS4 is 50% more powerful than XboxOne!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Foraeli View Post
    PC doesn't need cloud power. PC has raw power. If it looks inferior on PC, it's because Microsoft wished it so.
    you could well be right there. but i'll not be using the PC, so its of little concern to me, i just want to know about Xbox ONE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by victorijapoosp View Post
    isn't titan fall on the 360 as well?
    Yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by victorijapoosp View Post
    isn't titan fall on the 360 as well?
    do we really need to talk about PC and 360 in an Xbox ONE thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    Yes.
    I wonder what the differences will be on the 360. For an exclusive it's on quite a few different machines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Man Gamer View Post
    I wonder what the differences will be on the 360. For an exclusive it's on quite a few different machines. Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
    Yep. So its really not an exclusive. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    you could well be right there. but i'll not be using the PC, so its of little concern to me, i just want to know about Xbox ONE.
    It's not one of those "could-be-rights." PC definitely has the raw power to do the real-time lighting the Xbox One needs latency-ridden cloud servers to fix. And if these servers work anything like EA sports titles, cloud-computed lighting will be quickly discontinued for that particular game so that newer games can make use of the servers.

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