The lights are on
Microsoft got off to a rocky start with its reveal of the Xbox One and the subsequent stumbles at E3. Things have been on a better path, especially since the departure of Don Mattrick. Unfortunately, the company is still having trouble getting the revisions out to the broadest reaches of the console consumer base. A new infographic might help that.
The infographic covers seven different points, many of which represent changes, clarifications, and new information since the Xbox One reveal. Most importantly, Microsoft is making sure potential customers know that the device does not need to be online except for initial setup and updates.
The DRM issues related to full installs has been changed. There are those that still believe the Xbox One won't allow used games and trading in, a policy that was changed months ago.
Our TakeMicrosoft is headed in the right direction, but it still has to work hard to shake the baggage of its terrible Xbox One reveal. Unfortunately, reaching the fringes of the consumer base to share the good news is going to require a concentrated, consistent, and relentless campaign.
Expect much more bite-sized information like this in the weeks leading up to the Xbox One's release and through the holiday season. The Xbox One that's arriving here on November 22 isn't the same one we were introduced to on May 21.
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cant freakin wait
Good news though already knew this.
Didn't we already know this info? What, they gotta make it more simplistic so we remember? Okay it isn't really fair that I keep ragging on them like that but I find they are trying way too hard to repair the painful defeat at E3 x)
i wish I had a little fire icon next to my comment. :(
At least it clears things up regarding the xbox one. It is probably too late for some people who decided on the PS4 a while ago like i did.
Reading these advertising signs are making me sad. Its quite something that the most basic of functions and features are what's selling these consoles today. Its now a privilege to have basic options that have been there since the start. Just wow.
Man digital age is going to get so restrictive its not going to be funny. I know its not there yet but this whole thing is a sad indication of events to come.
I'm glad Microsoft is picking itself back up. While there are a lot of things I'm sure it needs to fix, its on the right track.
Small rumor going about that we may get a free game in the US as well with day one editions. I won't hold my breath but it would be cool.
I think what we all REALLY want to know is:
Can I bring my minecraft world over to my new xbone?