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This week started off as an uphill battle for Microsoft, which has frustrated a segment of the core market with its statements on used games and online connectivity. The situation only got more challenging when Sony dropped three consecutive bombs: no used game restrictions, no online connection requirements, and a price $100 (20 percent lower) than the Xbox One.Yesterday, in a conversation with Geoff Keighly on Game Trailers, Microsoft president of interactive entertainment Don Mattrick had this to say when confronted with a question about online connectivity in challenging locales.
When posed the question of people who simply can't connect to the internet due to location or quality of service, Mattrick advises that those consumers simply buy an Xbox 360.
We reached out to Microsoft earlier this morning and are still awaiting their comment on the matter.
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How ridiculous this guy should have a muzzle installed to stop him from speaking
the guy is an imbecile..this console will fail because of bad decision and major lack of leadership on ms part...they thought they lost money on the xbox? watch what will happen here, the only good thing is that ms has way too much money...
"When posed the question of people who simply can't connect to the internet due to location or quality of service, Mattrick advises that those consumers simply buy an Xbox 360."
Actually I'll simply buy a Playstation 4.
"Simply buy a Xbox 360." Lol. You mean a PS4 right?
I can't believe what I just heard.
Dan Mattrick is a dope. Instead of buying a 360 those gamers should buy a PS4. In fact, everyone should. You don't need Microsoft and their pompous attitude.
He openly admits that the Xbox One is a piece of garbage. Wow. Not a good endorsement O.o
I'm calling this console the Xbox Done.
I don't think they have a messaging problem. I think they have a listening problem.
"We appreciate your passion, but *** your passion."
He looks like he was not prepared for some of those questions. You would think that he would have the answers to those questions ready, seeing as how they are asked frequently. And the remark about an alternative being a 360...seemed like he just didn't care. His remarks SEEM genuine, but his body language and TONE are off.
I laugh at those who were "loyal" to MS Xbox, jumping ship and converting to Sony now. Bet half of them talked crap about Sony within the past decade and now they are all about the PS4. It's quite comical.
So people without internet don't deserve next-gen... how nice ^_^