You just can't make this stuff up.

When asked about what the 1/4 of the country without broadband should do about the Xbone's phone-home requirement, Xbox chief Don Mattrick said "Fortunately we have a product for people who aren't able to get some form of connectivity. It's called Xbox 360."

Suggesting people use their almost obsolete console is a bold marketing move, to be sure.

hardeyez wrote on 06/12/2013 at 06:18pm

At least he didn't say to get a PS4 :) Even though that's what it means if you want the new releases. Developers stop supporting the old generation quickly... But that could change and specific cases in the past have shown that. E.g. kids games on the PS1 kept coming out (probably because they ps1 was moved from the living room to the kids room when they upgraded)...

Tungsten wrote on 06/12/2013 at 06:25pm
Blue_Element wrote on 06/12/2013 at 07:11pm

Good job, Microsoft. Good job.

scrypt   Supporter wrote on 06/13/2013 at 01:04am

Yeah, they're in trouble. I love how Jeff was holding his composure during this interview. I bet in the XBone version of Watchdogs, you'll actually play as a corporate henchman, rather than the resistance. "See guys! This isn't so bad!"

Travis   Admin   Post Author wrote on 06/13/2013 at 03:41am

I feel like I've been hard on Microsoft lately and think that maybe I should be less biased, but then I see things like this.

Tungsten wrote on 06/13/2013 at 07:26pm

I'm a bit of an MS fanboy (that's right, I have owned multiple Zunes), and I really have to hand it to Sony: they are making a game machine that I am more likely to buy that Microsoft. This little bit of arrogance is just icing on the cake.

Travis   Admin   Post Author wrote on 06/13/2013 at 07:28pm

The Zunes were truly awesome devices. I wish they'd stuck around.

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