New Xbox Answers


Below are all the responses for the Xbox prediction TBoD writers’ challenge.

  1. Required internet connection for “Always On” gaming
    • The Wach: No
    • eremenko : Yes but DRM optional for developers
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: No
    • Salmonfin: No
  2. Kill off second-hand/used games
    • The Wach: Yes – unannounced
    • eremenko : Yes
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: No
    • Salmonfin: No
  3. Illumi-room
    • The Wach: Yes – Later date.
    • eremenko: yes
    • Crinbot: yes
    • The Quim Ninja: Yes – separate peripheral
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  4. Kinect 2.0
    • The Wach: Yes
    • eremenko: hardware no, software yes
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: Yes
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  5. Backwards Compatibility
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: some titles only
    • Crinbot: Yes
    • The Quim Ninja: Yes
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  6. Cater to indie developers
    • The Wach: Yes – but there will be a lot of naysayers
    • Eremenko: Yes – a token offering but heavy costing and restrictive nature will make it difficult for some developers
    • Crinbot: Yes
    • The Quim Ninja: No
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  7. Name?
    • The Wach: Xbox Infinite – Some are calling it for Infinity, but I’m going for Infinite.
    • Eremenko: infinity or the infinity ring symbol
    • Crinbot: Infinity
    • The Quim Ninja: Fusion or Dick Turpin
    • Salmonfin: Fusion
  8. Launch date month? Include an exact date for bonus points.
    • The Wach: September 23
    • Eremenko: November 7th
    • Crinbot: October 31
    • The Quim Ninja: November 5th
    • Salmonfin: October 17th
  9. Blue-ray/HD capable optical drive
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: Yes
    • Crinbot: Yes
    • The Quim Ninja: Yes
    • Salmonfin: yes
  10. Will there be an optical drive?
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: No
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: yes
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  11. 4K video capability
    • The Wach: No
    • Eremenko: no
    • Crinbot: Yes
    • The Quim Ninja: yes
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  12. Ability to start games/DLC while they are still downloading
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: Yes
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: yes
    • Salmonfin: yes
  13. Improved controller
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: Marginal
    • Crinbot: Marginal
    • The Quim Ninja: Marginal
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  14. Controller integrated with Kinect
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: yes .. possible extended peripherals
    • Crinbot: Yes
    • The Quim Ninja: No
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  15. Hardware specs that beat PS4 on paper
    • The Wach: No
    • Ermenko: no
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: Tie
    • Salmonfin: No
  16. Ability to record gameplay & share
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: Yes
    • Crinbot: Yes
    • The Quim Ninja: Yes
    • Salmonfin: yes
  17. Instant on capability
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: yes
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: Yes
    • Salmonfin: Yes
  18. Price range (no greater than $50)
    • The Wach: $450-$500
    • Eremenko: £399.99
    • Crinbot: $450
    • The Quim Ninja: $400
    • Salmonfin: $425 – 475
  19. Runs full Windows 8
    • The Wach: Yes
    • Eremenko: yes
    • Crinbot: No
    • The Quim Ninja: No
    • Salmonfin: No

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