Afc Editorial Replies: Xbox 720-Upgrade or Save Your Money?


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Hello and greetings fellow otaku,

Well it has been eight years since the Xbox 360 was released here in the U.S. Now the next generation of the Xbox Gaming Console will be coming later on this year. So the question is, should you trade in your old 360 for the 720 or just save your money and get a PS4? Well here is the skinny of what is to come (supposedly) with the new Xbox.

1) Graphics– The new Xbox is going to have less graphics power than the PS4 in which might not be a good thing for hard core gamers. The CPU will have a 1.6 Ghz processing speed in which will be the same as the PS4 but the 8gb’s of memory may be a tough sell for hard core gamers.

2) Blu-Ray: There are also rumors that the new Xbox will contain a Blu-Ray drive but it may not include one at all. Now keep in mind that when the 360 was released back in 2005, they adopted the HD-DVD standard and you all how how well that turned out. So including a Blu-Ray drive might be a smart move for Microsoft to do to compete with Sony which had Blu-Ray in the PS3 from the get go.

And now the downer that might just turn people away,

3) No Support For Used Games: Now this rumor has been going on since the rumors of the 720 have been going around. For those of you who don’t know, if you decide to go sell your used games at your local GameStop for new games, you will not be able to play them with the new system. I feel that this is going to be the hardest sell for those who want to upgrade but they don’t want to shell out 50 to 60 bucks for new games in which might just make the loyal Xbox faithful switch over to the PS4 and hurt the used game industry as a whole.

Now keep in mind that I only covered a few pieces of information about the new Xbox, but these are mostly rumors so these things may or may not appear in the final product when it is released for the 2013 holiday shopping season. So stay with AFC for more info on the Xbox 720 as it develops. So until next time, remember that there is a ton of great anime and manga out there. All you have to do is find it. Ltrs.

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2 Responses to Afc Editorial Replies: Xbox 720-Upgrade or Save Your Money?

  1. bluedrakon says:

    We got a Wii many years ago and my son is loving it along with his Dsi.

    I am getting a upgraded system for him, but going with the Wii U so he can continue to play his games. He is also getting a 3Ds XL for his birthday since his current Dsi side buttons are flaking out again. I fixed this once, but not sure I can work my magic a second time :^(

    • Andrew B says:

      That’s pretty cool. The Wii has to be one of the best consoles out there. Granted there are critics out there who don’t like it because of the game selection but it’s still a best seller. Overall you did well fixing the Dsi so I don’t blame ya for upgrading.

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