Xbox is fighting Google, not PlayStation

  • Published: 09 June 2019
  • At E3 2013, Microsoft tripped over its shoelaces as it tried to justify the unexpectedly high price and complex ecosystem of its upcoming console, the Xbox One. It required an internet connection and locked purchases to specific accounts, disrupting established resale and game-sharing processes. On top of that, executives were repeatedly dismissive of fans' concerns. When Phil Spencer, then the head of Microsoft Studios, announced a $500 price tag for the Xbox One, the E3 audience gasped and fell silent.

    Hours later, Sony took the stage. Executives presented their new console, the PlayStation 4, as the balm to Xbox's burn. It didn't need an internet connection to function, used games would play just fine, and titles wouldn't be tied to online accounts, making sharing easy with physical discs. PlayStation boss Jack Tretton announced the PS4's price of $400 and cheers exploded throughout the stadium.

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  • Emiel333 Official
    Emiel333 Official  3 hours back

    Xcloud for me

    • nIgnasn
      nIgnasn  7 hours back

      You haven’t mentioned a good streaming service GoforceNOW. It runs most of steam games. And Beta is free to play. If you register and get beta access. It is also free if you have NVIDIA shield purchased.

      • joe joy
        joe joy  8 hours back

        Xbox fan girl

        • joe joy
          joe joy  8 hours back

          Sony Playstation now it's a streaming

          • Grim Grimxv
            Grim Grimxv  11 hours back

            Those "biggest game of this gen" also avaiable on pc no? I would rather own a pc and a ps4 rather than having xbox.

            • John Schwab
              John Schwab  12 hours back

              It is crazy to look back and realize that MS did everything they talked about, but the consumers were not ready for it in 2013. I think in 2020, they will be.

              • abvmoose87
                abvmoose87  19 hours back

                Whats with all these Xcloud news mentioning onLive then completly ignoring nvidia Geforce now

                • vexboy
                  vexboy  20 hours back

                  Yeah no duh PlayStation is way better

                  • lucas traub
                    lucas traub  21 hours back

                    Xbox 3 ps4 2. Game

                    • youtube dee
                      youtube dee  21 hours back

                      I want that google is going to kill xbox and xbox will do games for nintendo systems

                      • Paul Valentine
                        Paul Valentine  1 days back

                        don't bet on google... they will let you down

                        • Harsh Shrivastava
                          Harsh Shrivastava  1 days back

                          Great analysis, let's see how Stadia turns up to be.

                          • snoopyfix2
                            snoopyfix2  1 days back

                            Microsoft might be the leader in the streaming sector right now, but Sony basically pioneered it. PS Now launched long before Gamepass. Even though it sucked, largely what we get right now on PS Now is because of the bases for what it was when it released. Gaikai has made things a lot better, though. I will say it was smart for Sony to team up with Microsoft on the steaming front. Likewise for Microsoft to do the same. PlayStation has build an impeccable library over the years and if I were Microsoft, I would want a slice of that giant pie too.

                            • BRue WaVster
                              BRue WaVster  1 days back

                              Playstation is untouchable

                              • khir iskandar shah
                                khir iskandar shah  1 days back

                                I like to play offline

                                • I'm stuart Little
                                  I'm stuart Little  2 days back

                                  So why is it bad for the xbox one to launch needing to be online but the stadia is doing fine???

                                  • AtomPrime
                                    AtomPrime  2 days back

                                    GeForce Now is better than all

                                    • Kenny Peres
                                      Kenny Peres  2 days back

                                      This is the reason why Playstation will probably win the next console war again. Just think about regular online games, which are not even streamed, and the amount of server-related issues that frequently occur. Now people are trying to make believe that this thing will run smoothly and without any issues? Come on guys.

                                      • PythonPlusPlus
                                        PythonPlusPlus  2 days back

                                        Microsoft isn’t looking for #1 it’s fighting to keep #2

                                        • CrazyKing lV
                                          CrazyKing lV  2 days back

                                          I dont think anyone cares about google

                                          • SPS 11
                                            SPS 11  2 days back

                                            X box is dead. PS is the king. Sorry for x box owners but it's true and you know that too.
                                            Many great games are not available for x box like death stranding , last of us , god of war series, uncharted series and many more.

                                            • Odiescope
                                              Odiescope  2 days back

                                              😂 why would a gamer by stadia instead of just buying new computer hardware🤦🏾‍♂️

                                              • Dr Mongous
                                                Dr Mongous  2 days back

                                                Nintendo vs PS4

                                                • OurTube
                                                  OurTube  3 days back

                                                  Physical copy of the game is alot better

                                                  • Juan Diaz
                                                    Juan Diaz  3 days back

                                                    I just dont understand why would Microsoft be worried about Google when us gamers are not even worried about Google.. we are not even spending our money on google.

                                                    • Cherry Stone
                                                      Cherry Stone  3 days back

                                                      Dam she sexy

                                                      • DSingh23
                                                        DSingh23  3 days back

                                                        Never make a deal with sony.. ever

                                                        • Official WEJI
                                                          Official WEJI  4 days back

                                                          Playstation doesn't have the balls to fight Google

                                                          • DJWelltton Siqueira
                                                            DJWelltton Siqueira  4 days back

                                                            *The right would be to say: Stadia, Xbox and Nintendo Vs Playstation*
                                                            *_Only the countless more than 100 million units sold send hugs to all the companies of the world Consoles. Details, Xbox sold more than the Playstation 4, a single week in the USA and just there because it was always Sony selling countless times more._*

                                                            *It is also worth remembering that we are not talking about the other Playstation products like VR cameras, accessories, games and ETC...*

                                                            *Playstation is the best entertainment platform and games that exist on the face of the earth with the best games and fun Studios because the world numbers do not lie! Admit!*

                                                            • RadiantLobster
                                                              RadiantLobster  4 days back

                                                              I dont get that people are like “you need wifi for stadia” yeah you also need wifi for consoles and plus games are on a cloud so you can play them on everything

                                                              • Wavves ツ
                                                                Wavves ツ  4 days back

                                                                why can’t we just all be friends?

                                                                • Daniel Botteicher
                                                                  Daniel Botteicher  4 days back

                                                                  The biggest games this year are all playstation exclusives! Microsoft first party studios haven't released anything of substance this entire generation, other than maybe gears five, look at the PS4 line up. Games as a service are going to destroy the quality of our games it will be quantity over quality.

                                                                  • Josiah Tuali
                                                                    Josiah Tuali  4 days back

                                                                    Time to invest in Xbox 🎮🎮🎮

                                                                    • Tresicre Tatum
                                                                      Tresicre Tatum  5 days back

                                                                      “Sometimes Xbox wins and sometimes PlayStation wins”.

                                                                      😆, Xbox never won shit. PlayStation 1-4 sold more than any generation of xbox!

                                                                      • Isaac Campos
                                                                        Isaac Campos  5 days back

                                                                        Xbox is doing what's best for gamers. Sony is doing what's best for them.

                                                                        • Stadia UK
                                                                          Stadia UK  5 days back

                                                                          A well thought out and well researched report. We agree the future is streaming and digital content. We believe Stadia is the future

                                                                          • Jameszeboss
                                                                            Jameszeboss  5 days back

                                                                            What no they’re not. Xbox is fighting play station. Bruh xcloud is far better than stadia

                                                                            • EVIL PICKLE
                                                                              EVIL PICKLE  5 days back

                                                                              Fuck Google just imagine playing on there device in a major boss fight then all of a sudden a window pops up saying "your game will resume after a few words from our sponsors" nope no thank you I'll stick to xbox.

                                                                              • Muhammad A.
                                                                                Muhammad A.  5 days back

                                                                                Still can't take people with tattoo seriously

                                                                                • Miguel Rivera
                                                                                  Miguel Rivera  3 days back

                                                                                  Well then stop living in the past and join us in 2019

                                                                              • ahmedsafaa1000
                                                                                ahmedsafaa1000  6 days back

                                                                                3:14 that’s just straight up impossible. In order to play 1080 you would need at least 100 MB in order for it not to lag. The future is with stadia but the internet infrastructure around the globe isn’t ready for it even Europeans and Americans don’t have the money to spend that much on internet

                                                                                • ACE
                                                                                  ACE  6 days back

                                                                                  Its like a lag free PC for console fans

                                                                                  • ACE
                                                                                    ACE  6 days back

                                                                                    I can’t believe that Stadia is taking over it has better performance and all you need is buy the game no console no subscription its a great fucking deal!

                                                                                    • ROME RUSH
                                                                                      ROME RUSH  6 days back

                                                                                      No thanks

                                                                                      • CUBE BREAKER
                                                                                        CUBE BREAKER  6 days back

                                                                                        You can work together for a good thinks in the future

                                                                                        • Sathish MJ YT
                                                                                          Sathish MJ YT  6 days back

                                                                                          As long as sony gives best exclusives PlayStation can bet everyone....

                                                                                          • Audio Fella
                                                                                            Audio Fella  6 days back

                                                                                            wait so why is it hard to get 35mbs+ connection i have a pretty standard comcast plan at around 75-90 mbs not sure why you would need fiber then?? I stream 4k all the time as well. Im in the bay area

                                                                                            • Johannes Olk
                                                                                              Johannes Olk  6 days back

                                                                                              Good content! Good thaughts. And I really dig your style !

                                                                                              • Ryan Tahlilkar
                                                                                                Ryan Tahlilkar  6 days back

                                                                                                Xbox is doing this streaming stuff because they lost horribly in console war. Streaming will become the new thing but after 3-4 years. Many countries don’t have good internet and usa itself doesn’t have good internet in 60% of the states . Even in famous states the high internet providers are only in big cities and places nearby them.