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Sorry PS5, Xbox Series X Has Unexpectedly Become My Preferred Console

Dozer831

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Sony has had their version prior to Game Pass. Nothing magical about it.





Funny Tom's Guide and Kotaku have the SAME article lol...
 

Kagey K

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Just when you think this thread has reached its peak, somebody comes in and breaks the glass ceiling
 

sainraja

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Jim Ryan said they're working on their own version of GamePass. And when it arrives the narrative about GamePass will immediately change.
PS Now is Sony's version of Game Pass. They are most likely re-working it or figuring out how to market it to people so they become aware of it. Some of you are so lost in this console warring that you lose your objective side. There is no running narrative that needs to be addressed or changed! lol

I highly doubt that Sony will put new releases from their first party line-up on the updated version of PS Now (whenever it is introduced) so don't worry you will still have that to hold over your enemies who play on the Playstation. I've seen it from both sides, yes but right now the worst is coming from the Xbox side. Stop it people!

From a value perspective and getting to try games that you otherwise don't get to try, Game Pass is an awesome feature. But it really shocks me that some of you fail to acknowledge what doesn't really work. We don't control what's added to the library or when its removed. It's only a rotation of 100 games that are pre-selected. Hopefully in a future iteration of Game Pass they allow us to redeem the 100 games (I know this is highly not likely), or a-least allow us choice of 10 (I think this has a chance?), while the rest are pre-selected.

Having first party games by MS day one is a good benefit assuming you are going to like what is on offer. The only reason most who are subscribing won't balk at it is due to the cost of access which is simply a subscription cost. Don't lose sight of what matters - you got the Xbox or Playstation to play games on it. Quality is what we want, not quantity and how we get to quality is the open question in my mind. Game Pass could very well have quality games going forward that we traditionally would buy. So far, for me anyway, the ones I have wanted to buy, haven't been on Game Pass (minus one but I owned a good portion of it before anyway.)
 
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PS Now is Sony's version of Game Pass. They are most likely re-working it or figuring out how to market it to people so they become aware of it. Some of you are so lost in this console warring that you lose your objective side. There is no running narrative that needs to be addressed or changed! lol

I highly doubt that Sony will put new releases from their first party line-up on the updated version of PS Now (whenever it is introduced) so don't worry you will still have that to hold over your enemies who play on the Playstation. I've seen it from both sides, yes but right now the worst is coming from the Xbox side. Stop it people!

From a value perspective and getting to try games that you otherwise don't get to try, Game Pass is an awesome feature. But it really shocks me that some of you fail to acknowledge what doesn't really work. We don't control what's added to the library or when its removed. It's only a rotation of 100 games that are pre-selected. Hopefully in a future iteration of Game Pass they allow us to redeem the 100 games (I know this is highly not likely), or a-least allow us choice of 10, while the rest are pre-selected.

 
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sainraja

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And if this narrative you speak of that you are expecting to change (and if I am right about what it is) then it won't change, not the way you are thinking of it anyway. The difference is still going to be content. No one I have seen has actually down played game pass for the value that it provides but it does lack choice [we don't get to pick]. If Sony does indeed change PS now (rebrands it or just starts marketing it with the benefit of downloads [it already has that btw if you don't know] and first party day and date), people are going to praise it because of Sony's content that they will be given access to (this is going to be the difference) and they've already proven that in the field, which Microsoft has yet to do (the new acquisition does bring promise, yes). If that content (Sony's content after adopting game pass model) declines in quality, then you can be sure people will blame the game pass model that Sony ended up implementing!

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What I am hoping is that they follow the Humble Bundle format where you are allowed 10 titles per month for a single subscription cost. Those included games are yours to keep (but in the case of Sony & MS, they could just be available to us for as long as we are subscribed and I fully realize that this is sounding more like an evolution of PS+ and XBL Gold now but I'd prefer having a little bit of a choice.)
 
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