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Old 09-24-17, 12:37 PM   #8051
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

Anyone have a perfectly working Kinect sensor they want to get rid of? Pm me...
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Old 09-24-17, 12:48 PM   #8052
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

This might help
https://m.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=...x+one&_sacat=0
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Old 09-24-17, 02:56 PM   #8053
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

thanks, but not sure i trust eBay of things like this...
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Old 09-24-17, 03:24 PM   #8054
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

The first listing in that search, for a mere $45, is someone who has sold 276 of them and has a 99.9% rating with over 28,000 feedbacks AND a 30 day return policy. If you don't trust that, tell you what, I'll buy one off of him then test it and sell it to you for $150.
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

FWIW, $45 is the asking price basically everywhere (B&H, Amazon, Best Buy, etc.), so if you're okay with that price but are leery of eBay, you have no shortage of alternatives.

B&H had them for $37.89 (plus a buck for shipping) a few weeks ago, but it looks like that deal is over.
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Old 09-24-17, 04:12 PM   #8056
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

^ nice. I thought they were still $100 or more at retail, but never actually looked since I have one and it worked fine last time I used it... A few years ago.
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Old 09-25-17, 05:47 PM   #8057
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

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Anyone have a perfectly working Kinect sensor they want to get rid of? Pm me...
You might want to hold off buying a Kinect.

Xbox has just made the Kinect even less relevant.

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Old 09-25-17, 06:03 PM   #8058
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Xbox has just made the Kinect even less relevant.
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

i really just use to turn off and go home and stuff. nothing else. i don't think the USB cameras will be able to do that. just frustrating, i keep having to unplug and plug back it. annoying, but i guess i'll live...
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

You can do those voice commands with a headset mic too.
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i really just use to turn off and go home and stuff. nothing else. i don't think the USB cameras will be able to do that. just frustrating, i keep having to unplug and plug back it. annoying, but i guess i'll live...
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Old 09-27-17, 12:11 PM   #8062
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

Gone Home was a free PS Plus ages ago. Lame.
On the other hand, wouldn't mind checking out The Turning Test.
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

Cuphead reviews are out. Seems fairly positive overall, 85 on Metacritic so far.

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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

Just bought Cuphead but it won't install. Looks like MS is having server problems.
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They are on Amazon for $45 right now
yeah, i got another one. we'll see if it works better. if anything i will return old one and get money back if they take it back. i don't use it that much, but i do like to turn on and off, especially, go home, etc...with voice...
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

I'm having a lot of fun with Cuphead, but man can it be frustrating. Just finished the first isle. As simple as the gameplay is, those graphics and music are just so damn charming.
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Old 10-01-17, 01:59 AM   #8068
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

Just spent damn near two hours on a single boss in World 2 in Cuphead. That one was the most frustrating for me. I love the style of this game so damn much, though. It's tough, but generally fair. The music is great, too.
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Cuphead is fun and beautiful to look at but damn is it hard. I've only made it through two stages: one of the Run n Gun stages and the boss stage where you fight the vegetables. I tried various others that were open but can't get through them. I think the biggest thing is the fact that you can only get hit three times and there aren't any health fill ups around. I sort of wish it was on Switch so I could play it as a portable. Too bad it's Microsoft exclusive.
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

Isn't Rayman 3 supposed to be free starting today? It comes up $9.99 for me. Got Gone Home just fine for free...
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Yeah, it's a definite issue. I'm seeing the same thing, and tons of people on Twitter are complaining about it.
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

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Yeah, it's a definite issue. I'm seeing the same thing, and tons of people on Twitter are complaining about it.
of course they are. It's a freebie, when MS fixes it, you can still get your Rayman on.
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I saw the Rayman thing too when I tried to get it. But yeah, i'm sure it'll be fixed. I'm sure there weren't that many people actually itching to play Rayman 3 today anyway.
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Re: Xbox One: S $249 Now / X $499 November 7 2017

I am finding how nice my Switch plays with my TV, turning it on and off automatically, even changing it to the correct HDMI port.

Does the Xbox One have the ability to directly interact with a Sony TV through HDMI to turn it off and on when the console is turned on and off, without Kinect/IR blaster? I'm asking before I put any more time into trying to get it to work through Googling, messing with settings, etc.

Edit: just got word back from Xbox support, and the system cannot do the above.

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I saw the Rayman thing too when I tried to get it. But yeah, i'm sure it'll be fixed. I'm sure there weren't that many people actually itching to play Rayman 3 today anyway.
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