As far as backwards compatibility I'm not disappointed. It would have been too difficult to make it backwards compatible and include all of the new tech they wanted to add including the switch to blu-ray. I'll just keep my 360 for those purposes. And they announced there would be a way to trade games over Xbox live so maybe you could just trade a game with your friend to play it at their house then trade back when you go home.
For a guy who is steadily running out of space to fit all my old school consoles and the newer ones, it would be a hell of a lot more compact for my purposes, but I see what you mean by just keeping the 360. I’m still skeptical about the online trading thing, and I just have a bad feeling there’s going to be a bunch of ridiculous catches to the whole process, but like I said, we don’t know enough yet anyway. -Lawrence
How do you feel about the Xbox One?
Extremely disappointed. The two main things I was concerned about coming into yesterday’s reveal were the system not being backwards compatible with 360 games and Arcade titles, and this pre owned games fee not being true. And both of those were proven true yesterday, and I’m sorry, that’s just a total deal breaker for me when I can’t even bring a game over a friend’s house or let them borrow a game without paying another fee. Hopefully we learn more about these fees and whatnot soon so it’s a little more clear. For me, all the bells and whistles they’re offering with the One aren’t vastly important to me, I just want some great titles and the ability to play my 360 games on there. Call me old fashioned I guess. -Lawrence