Xbox 720 Question??

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#1 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

okay , so when the next Xbox comes out , there is a few things i think need to be done , that is ,

  1.  i should be able to take my current 120GB hard Drive and just slot it onto my new Xbox 720
  2.  Marketplace should contain everything it already does , and should just be moved onto the new xbox 720 marketplace
  3. Gamescore should also be transffered too
  4. they should just keep expanding XBLA , and not start over , cause were not going to go and buy all those games again
if Microsoft can pull this off as well as all the new awesome graphics and design , then they will win the next Console war , in the eyes of the hardcore of course , as i imagine Nintendo will win the finacial console war next time again, but whatever ,


just wondered if any1 else agrees or disagrees , personally if the bits above dont happen , then im not sure microsoft will win the next console war
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#2 Posted by Mike (17959 posts) -

I sincerely doubt the next Xbox will be able to accept Xbox 360 hard drives.  That's just living in a dream world.

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#3 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

then i feel sorry for us then , well a transfer thing then?

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#4 Posted by Soap (3774 posts) -

Why do people assume it will be called the 720 as well? Maybe if Microsoft was retarded yeah, but otherwise I'm sure they will think of something a little less pathetic

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#5 Posted by Mike (17959 posts) -

It's not going to be called the 720.  The reason for calling this generation's Xbox the 360 was because it was meant to describe an all-encompassing entertainment device.  720 would make no sense and that is not going to be the name of the next Xbox.

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#6 Edited by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

Try posting this in the xbox720 forum. (jk)
And as for the gamerscore idea, no.
I have too many hired and crap games on my tag to want to transfer it over.

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#7 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -
gamerpigeon said:
"okay , so when the next Xbox comes out , there is a few things i think need to be done , that is ,

  1.  i should be able to take my current 120GB hard Drive and just slot it onto my new Xbox 720
  2.  Marketplace should contain everything it already does , and should just be moved onto the new xbox 720 marketplace
  3. Gamescore should also be transffered too
  4. they should just keep expanding XBLA , and not start over , cause were not going to go and buy all those games again"
1) No, because they will most likely be using a different HDD system, if not, then they are idiots, to be honest. They know the current system gets them more money (high priced HDDs), but hopefully they go with 2.5" SATA HDD's like the PS3, it's cheap and it works.

2) Of course, this is bound to happen, if not it will be sort off odd...

3) Yeah, I don't see them NOT transferring them, because people would go ape shit. Perhaps there is a new system for Live, like more layers on the system, but gamerscore will most likely remain.

4) No duh.
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#8 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

i call it the 720 so people will understand what i mean , cause if i say xbox 720 , you know im talking about the next xbox , OF COURSE THEY ARE NOT GOING TO CALL IT 720 , IM NOT A  IDIOT

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#9 Edited by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

Yet you ask us opinions about a console that hasn't been announced yet?

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#10 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -

Yeah I know what you mean..

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#11 Posted by Rowr (5861 posts) -
MB said:
"It's not going to be called the 720.  The reason for calling this generation's Xbox the 360 was because it was meant to describe an all-encompassing entertainment device.  720 would make no sense and that is not going to be the name of the next Xbox."
Also because it would look inferior to the Playstation 3 if it were called the Xbox 2.
And i wouldnt rule out some sort of harddrive transfer system. It almost has to happen.
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#12 Posted by Soap (3774 posts) -
gamerpigeon said:
"i call it the 720 so people will understand what i mean , cause if i say xbox 720 , you know im talking about the next xbox , OF COURSE THEY ARE NOT GOING TO CALL IT 720 , IM NOT A  IDIOT"
are you saying you couldn't just say "the next Xbox Console"?
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#13 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

Maybe you could just LAN the files over to the new xbox.
But i really don't see the point in caring right now.

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#14 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -
Rowr said:
"MB said:
"It's not going to be called the 720.  The reason for calling this generation's Xbox the 360 was because it was meant to describe an all-encompassing entertainment device.  720 would make no sense and that is not going to be the name of the next Xbox."
Also because it would look inferior to the Playstation 3 if it were called the Xbox 2.
And i wouldnt rule out some sort of harddrive transfer system. It almost has to happen."
The only thing I could see them doing, if they are smart enough to do away with the current hard drive system that is, is come out with an accessory that you can plug into your '720' and snap your old HDD onto the accessory, and then transfer all the stuff from the old HDD to your 720's built in one.

And many people would buy this, almost guaranteed to be, overpriced accessory.
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#15 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

that would be perfect sentry, btw awesome avatar

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#16 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

LAN would be perfect. An overpriced accessory would not be.

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#17 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

well yeah but LAN wont happen , as microsoft are money whores

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#18 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

Well, how about.
You recover your account onto "new xbox", you can re download any of your purchases to the new xbox. (themes,pics,arcade,video etc).
As for save files, maybe the new xbox will have a 360 memory card port, or maybe send the saves to a Flash drive to transfer or something.

Even though all that is possible, your most probably right. M$ will make us pay for what is already ours.

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#19 Posted by deactivated-58e52f575435f (152 posts) -

the xbox 900!....... cuz ti sounds better and then you could have Tony Hawk on the cover..... 

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#20 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -
gamerpigeon said:
"that would be perfect sentry, btw awesome avatar"
Thanks bro.

BlindEffekt said:
"Well, how about.
You recover your account onto "new xbox", you can re download any of your purchases to the new xbox. (themes,pics,arcade,video etc).
As for save files, maybe the new xbox will have a 360 memory card port, or maybe send the saves to a Flash drive to transfer or something.

Even though all that is possible, your most probably right. M$ will make us pay for what is already ours."

Well I think the point of HDDs are for other stuff like music, photos, and videos. Downloadable games and other stuff from XBLM could be retrieved, that's no problem, but everything else? Even if they could be, I don't see MS allowing you to retrieve them anyways, they will use that to get some cash in, for sure.
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#21 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -
Cesb02 said:
"the xbox 900!....... cuz ti sounds better and then you could have Tony Hawk on the cover..... "
And it could fail like project 8! yay!
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#22 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -

I feel like they mis titles the 360, I mean, what would the next Xbox be called? Xbox 3? To similar to 360, and it just doesn't fit considering the next PS will be called PS4.. 720? I mean, that doesn't make much sense either.. 360 meant a whole three hundred and sixty degrees around, a full circle, etc. 720 would mean two laps around? Lol... ?

Wonder what they would call it now..

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#23 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

I liked the idea and theme of the "360".
I'm sure they will come up with something equally inventive.
Once again I'm puzzled as to why were talking about the next gen so early

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#24 Posted by LuckyWanderDude (863 posts) -

I agree Microsoft better transfer XBLA games.

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#25 Posted by xplodedd (1379 posts) -

i think theyll allow some support of transferring stuff... but not the whole hard disk.

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#26 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

how about this for a name ...... the NextBox , sounds awesome lol

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#27 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -
BlindEffekt said:
"I liked the idea and theme of the "360".
I'm sure they will come up with something equally inventive.
Once again I'm puzzled as to why were talking about the next gen so early"
Well there is no harm in doing soo, really. Plus MS has already started with their next system, even sent out emails to big devs like EA about it. So it's coming, and probably too soon for my tastes.
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#28 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

I know there's one coming, but this could have waited until it was announced.
Ill be getting the new Xbox, i wouldn't mind seeing abit more life out of my current one however.

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#29 Posted by crunchUK (6052 posts) -
Sentry said:
"I feel like they mis titles the 360, I mean, what would the next Xbox be called? Xbox 3? To similar to 360, and it just doesn't fit considering the next PS will be called PS4.. 720? I mean, that doesn't make much sense either.. 360 meant a whole three hundred and sixty degrees around, a full circle, etc. 720 would mean two laps around? Lol... ?

Wonder what they would call it now.."
actually it was called 360 because xbox 2 would sound inferior to ps3. oh and it will probably be called the xbox *something*. or the SMES
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#30 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

im totally with you , im happy if we dont hear anything on the new one till 2011 E3 ,
i personally think there are far too many of my favourite franchises yet to see the next gen treatment yet , such as

SNK fighters
Tekken
Formula One
Capcom Fighters
Final Fantasy

I do worry tho
Because next gen development for games is taking a little too long , and that we arnt gonna see many franchises from the last generation even get a next gen appearence.

for example there were 3 Tekken's , 5 versions of GTA , 3(4) final fantasy's, Lots of King Of Fighters and Street Fighters


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#31 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

I read it was called the 360 in a nod to the 4 quarter circles that show which controls are on and off which represents a full 360 angle.
Sounds more logical to me.

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#32 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -
BlindEffekt said:
"I know there's one coming, but this could have waited until it was announced.
Ill be getting the new Xbox, i wouldn't mind seeing abit more life out of my current one however."
Well it's never too early...

crunchUK said:
"Sentry said:
"I feel like they mis titles the 360, I mean, what would the next Xbox be called? Xbox 3? To similar to 360, and it just doesn't fit considering the next PS will be called PS4.. 720? I mean, that doesn't make much sense either.. 360 meant a whole three hundred and sixty degrees around, a full circle, etc. 720 would mean two laps around? Lol... ?

Wonder what they would call it now.."
actually it was called 360 because xbox 2 would sound inferior to ps3. oh and it will probably be called the xbox *something*. or the SMES"

And Xbox 3 won't sound 'inferior' to PS4? lol

I don't think that's really a big deal anyways, but the '360' title would have fit the next Xbox more then the second Xbox (360) did.
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#33 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

Xbox Infinite, with a figure 8 as the logo.
No.. actually that would look pretty shit.

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#34 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

tbh , the more we talk about it the more 720 doesnt sound so bad , at least it will make just as much sense as ps3 to ps4 sounds .... maybe we'll get something as mad as the wii , how bout the xbox piss lol

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#35 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

*awaits pigeons death by Nintendo fans* XD

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#36 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -

Xbox 720? That just doesn't make any sense lol. The whole concept and ad scheme around 360 was it can do 360 of entertainment, or some shit like that lol. This would mean it could do... a full circle twice? Huh?

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#37 Posted by crunchUK (6052 posts) -
Sentry said:
"BlindEffekt said:
"I know there's one coming, but this could have waited until it was announced.
Ill be getting the new Xbox, i wouldn't mind seeing abit more life out of my current one however."
Well it's never too early...

crunchUK said:
"Sentry said:
"I feel like they mis titles the 360, I mean, what would the next Xbox be called? Xbox 3? To similar to 360, and it just doesn't fit considering the next PS will be called PS4.. 720? I mean, that doesn't make much sense either.. 360 meant a whole three hundred and sixty degrees around, a full circle, etc. 720 would mean two laps around? Lol... ?

Wonder what they would call it now.."
actually it was called 360 because xbox 2 would sound inferior to ps3. oh and it will probably be called the xbox *something*. or the SMES"

And Xbox 3 won't sound 'inferior' to PS4? lol

I don't think that's really a big deal anyways, but the '360' title would have fit the next Xbox more then the second Xbox (360) did."
i love the name '360'. although everyone i know just calls it plain 'xbox'. also that's my whole point i don't think they are going through numerical values
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#38 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

The theme of 360 is a circle.
Look at the circle on your console, it represents a full circle when 4 controls are synced up.
Calling it a 720 would make no fucking sense.

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#39 Posted by gamerpigeon (567 posts) -

maybe they'll go the Nintendo & Sega route then and just name each system differently , but if they can top the Dreamcast , for a name of a console i'll be very impressed

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#40 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -

Dreambox ftw

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#41 Posted by deactivated-5b3f096aee80a (4198 posts) -
BlindEffekt said:
"The theme of 360 is a circle.
Look at the circle on your console, it represents a full circle when 4 controls are synced up.
Calling it a 720 would make no fucking sense."
That's exactly what im saying.
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#42 Posted by LightYagami245 (1161 posts) -
MB said:
"I sincerely doubt the next Xbox will be able to accept Xbox 360 hard drives.  That's just living in a dream world.
"
I agree with MB. The next one might be able to play our 360 games, but not the harddrives.
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#43 Posted by BigBoss1911 (2917 posts) -

Xbox 720 lol.

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#44 Posted by BlindEffekt (920 posts) -
BigBoss1911 said:
"Xbox 720 lol."
BlindEffekt said:
"The theme of 360 is a circle.
Look at the circle on your console, it represents a full circle when 4 controls are synced up.
Calling it a 720 would make no fucking sense."
Read.
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#45 Posted by LightYagami245 (1161 posts) -
BigBoss1911 said:
"Xbox 720 lol."
What's your idea for the next Xbox system's name then?
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#46 Posted by Blu_Magic (2026 posts) -
LightYagami245 said:
"BigBoss1911 said:
"Xbox 720 lol."
What's your idea for the next Xbox system's name then?"
Not that for sure.
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#47 Edited by Riddler (1601 posts) -

the next xbox wont come out any time soon.

The market place contains EVERYTHING you have downloaded and its ATTACHED to YOUR GAMERTAG, so you can just download em. (just like how you can do it now by going to Download history) so the harddrive is not needed.

Pretty sure gamer score will be transfered.

And no ones Fucking calling it the 720 except nerds on message boards who have nothing better to do. they'll call it xbox "something" they come up with. like how sega used to do. "saturn" "mastersystem" "dreamcast" etc. Everyone doesnt have to follow sony's 1,2,3,4 format

360's theme was "circles" and you are in the "center" of entertainment, thats why it was called the 360. whatever theme they choose for the next one, the name will follow that theme/format.

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#48 Posted by Shawn (3842 posts) -

I don't see any questions there.

But yeah, I won't be buying the 720. Unless some really amazing games came out for it, GoW 3 alone isn't enough :\

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#49 Posted by Blu_Magic (2026 posts) -
Shawn said:
"I don't see any questions there.

But yeah, I won't be buying the 720. Unless some really amazing games came out for it, GoW 3 alone isn't enough :\"
Nothing has been announced yet and you've already chosen not to buy it. lol.
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#50 Edited by SG_Mahonay (108 posts) -

Seeing that it hasn't even been announced yet, the only thing you can count on is that it will still fully support Xbox Live and probably throw on features that are more robust than what we already have now.  Unless they somehow completely derive from their path of trying to make XBL the "be all, end all" of online gaming services.

My crystal ball tells me Microsoft is going to throw a substantial number of it's chips at trying to capture the casual gaming crowd.  I will be shocked if they come out with another hardcore gaming focused console, as much as I would enjoy that.

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