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Microsoft publishes Xbox One unboxing video

By Shawn Knight · 22 replies
Aug 8, 2013
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  1. Microsoft on Thursday published an Xbox One unboxing video on YouTube that shows exactly what comes in the Day One edition retail offering roughly three months before launch. Director of programming and unofficial Xbox spokesperson Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb draws...

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  2. Microsoft stole the job of the people that post this videos on day one, LOL
    St1ckM4n, H3llion and wastedkill like this.
  3. lol...M$oft posting unboxing video? This shows how desperate and uneasy they are feeling about the XB-180. SONY's PS4 all the way.
  4. Watching the xbox one and ps4 videos and reading about them, the more I want to just going play Sega Genesis.
    sentrycube likes this.
  5. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,423   +350

    Lets all say yay for super upscaling to 4k resolution! also really... a unboxing? talk about trying to stop youtubers from doing a unboxing video!
  6. Stanky

    Stanky TS Rookie

    It must have KILLED them to have to post it on YouTube rather than MSN Video to get people to see it, haha.
    sentrycube and wastedkill like this.
  7. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,694   +438

    This is rather embarrassing but I do think that majority of negatorians (wee a new word?) that are hating on xBONE are simply on this giant hype train following the suit of their friends, HIPSTERS!

    That said, id still get the PS4 (always preferred Playstation, since iv never had xBONEs)
  8. Anything Microsoft does would seem desperate to you. Oh, well.
  9. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,482   +978

    He is way too excited lol.
  10. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 11,393   +5,018

    Not really, the fact that Microsoft did an unboxing, just means it is not an impartial unboxing. A company will never submit negativity of its own product. There could still be room for an impartial opinion.
  11. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 11,393   +5,018

    That could be because there has never been an Xbox One (aka: xbone). Thats like saying you would still get an Xbox One, since you have never had any of the PS4's.
  12. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 2,887   +627

    Ha, there's so many straws that are being grasped over at MS. I was at a store yesterday and found something I didn't know - the Day One edition has a limited edition controller... with "Day One 2013" where the original Home button was. Wow..
  13. GunsAblazin

    GunsAblazin TS Enthusiast Posts: 75

    People will still do unboxing videos since they didn't show anything, but what we've already seen. What's on the side of the box could be important information. They could have quickly zoomed in on it for ppl to pause and read later. No setting up, no using the UI, no gameplay, no questions answered! Just a big waste of time.
  14. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 11,393   +5,018

    Thats not really relevant to un-boxing though is it? You are asking for a different video, which others often include with their un-boxing.
  15. GunsAblazin

    GunsAblazin TS Enthusiast Posts: 75

    Oh wow, they did what the PS3 did with the power button 7 years ago. It was annoying IMO; had to hold the button to turn it off, which is probably why Sony changed it to a normal button. It looks like MS is making all the mistakes Sony did with the PS3 (advertised as an entertainment system, complicated architecture - 32MB eSRAM, extra hardware that won't catch on).

    I think they put all of their eggs in this cloud gaming and said "to hell with physical media".
  16. GunsAblazin

    GunsAblazin TS Enthusiast Posts: 75

    An unboxing video is irrelevant without the other stuff, which is why ppl include it in their video's.
    cliffordcooley likes this.
  17. jackal2687

    jackal2687 TS Enthusiast Posts: 96   +14

    They need to sell the console without the Kinect, I don't need NSA eyes and ears in my home.
  18. sentrycube

    sentrycube TS Member Posts: 17

    What's to say they aren't already there...*Queue suspenseful music*.
    RenGood08 likes this.
  19. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 183   +13

    Let me just say this. If you don't want NSA eyes and ears on you, don't get laptops or tablets with built-in cameras. Don't get smart TVs. Don't get a webcam for your computer. Heck...just stay away from technology and live in the olden days when there were dial-tone phones and the old big bulky TVs. Or just don't get into a mondo amount of trouble.
  20. Who the hell is this jack ***? looks like he is in a rush
  21. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 11,393   +5,018

    Maybe he was! What does that make you, when you call him names? Seriously, I'm happy as hell the video didn't take any longer than it did.
  22. xplayer

    xplayer TS Member Posts: 26

    So he didn't talked about the RAM!! maybe the rumors are true they not yet decided to keep it 8GB or change it to 12GB mmmm ok its the best anyway..
  23. likedamaster

    likedamaster TS Enthusiast Posts: 91   +14

    I for one want one and am getting one along with a ps4. I'm excited for the xbox one, just wish I could have it sooner.

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