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This time around, XB1 has one advantage over PS4, and that's a rather sizable spec difference. And they're finally picking up more developers who see that they have more room to work with regarding those specs. So I do believe they'll actually make good sales with the XB1X - that being said, I agree it won't make a huge difference in regards to PS4 sales, and I myself would upgrade to PS4 Pro before even getting an XB1(S). And really, while MS makes this great jump in specs within the same console generation, Sony is likely already working on a bigger jump for next-gen, and the PS5's specs will probably jump even further than XB1X, making the leap between XB1 to XB1X fairly pointless.
Also, love that quote from Albert Einstein - one of my favorites.
@ES2X1 "And they're finally picking up more developers who see that they have more room to work with regarding those specs."
Why? Any game that works on X1X must also work on X1 and X1S, therefore they don't really have room to make a better game, just to make an old X1 game look and run better.
And that's 'the big problem w/ X1X. People can either buy a $500 X1X or a $199 X1S to play the same games and get the same UHD blu ray drive. People would be better off buying a $1999 X1S and a $199 PS4 Slim for $400 and get to play both sets of games.
Sure, some 4k tv owners will buy one. We have a country filled w/ several thousand highly overpaid professional athletes looking for ways to spend their million $ paychecks. Everybody on Ballers next season will own a X1X. And some hedge fund managers. But for most people, heck buy a $199 X1S and a $300 Switch, play even more games, at home and on the go.
The $300 price gap between X1 and X1X I just think is too big for most people when it comes down to buying one. Wanting one, thinking about one, and buying one, not the same thing. For all the same games. $500 for an X2 w/ exclusive new Halo and Forza and Gears would be something else, but this is just a 4k X1. A very expensive 4k X1.