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06-28-2013, 04:37 PM #1
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Xbox One doesn't come with a headset because it includes Kinect, Microsoft explains
The Xbox One doesn't come with a headset because it includes Kinect, Microsoft has explained.
While the cheaper 4GB Xbox 360 models do not come with a headset, the high-end Xbox 360 models do, which led some to wonder whether Microsoft would pack one in with each £429 Xbox One.
Microsoft isn't, the company confirmed. And, it explained to Ars Technica, that's because each Xbox One console comes with the new Kinect, which itself includes a microphone.
Originally Posted by Microsoft
The Xbox One uses a proprietary jack while the PS4 has a standard microphone jack.
The Xbox One headset, sold separately, is called the Xbox One Chat Headset. Microsoft is yet to announce a price for it.
If you don't fancy that, there are some third-party options, courtesy of Turtle Beach.
Microsoft has announced that you will be able to keep using your Xbox 360 headset with Xbox One after all - although you'll need an adaptor to do so.
The new information emerged last night via the official Xbox Support Twitter account
Originally Posted by a Microsoft spokesperson
It's been doing big rounds over the internet, but none of this would've happened if Microsoft weren't dicks and allowed all forms of headsets/headphones compatible with Ecboc One not just their owns and other companies who can afford their bs license.
06-28-2013, 05:06 PM #2
This is one complete failure of a console. I hate the sound of Kinect mics...
MICROSOFT WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU DOING?!?!
06-28-2013, 05:18 PM #3
Thats the stupidest thing ever. The kinect is the most obnoxious thing every to hear people talk through (sorry demon). And the fact that you have to BUY a fucking adapter is freaking ridiculous.
06-28-2013, 05:21 PM #4
Microsoft needs to step up their game before they get stomped on at release
06-28-2013, 05:39 PM #5
Anyone with a playstation Move as their mic instantly gets muted by me.... so this is a horrible idea
06-28-2013, 05:43 PM #6
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Lol you can barely hear people out the kinect mic
06-28-2013, 05:47 PM #7
06-28-2013, 06:08 PM #8
My god. I'm like, so done with Microsofts up and down business. PS4, here I come.
06-28-2013, 08:10 PM #9