Xbone touting a 2014 "Product of the Year" win http://j.mp/OGRkgS I guess TV was a bigger innovation than I thought, who knew

Comment by StarBound on February 27, 2014 at 11:55am
I think I am shocked and surprised. But not really, that was the way they were going. Gaming isn't as big as watching TV.
Comment by Marcos on February 27, 2014 at 1:02pm
All while the PS4 has sold 4.2 million units...
Comment by Cillian O Connell on February 27, 2014 at 2:52pm
@ Marcos 5.8 million actually, it just overtook the WiiU, which a little frightening
Comment by Cillian O Connell on February 27, 2014 at 2:53pm
Comment by Johnny Blaze on February 27, 2014 at 2:54pm

Haha, microsoft wishes. Smells like padded numbers to me

Comment by KyussRyn on February 27, 2014 at 7:28pm

THis is from a survey of 45,000 people right,  I think all in America and would be your typical cross section of society.  So for the Wii buyers, quite possible that the XBox One is attractive.  Unlike the Wii though, the XBox One is being sold at a lost, so unless there is regular software sold on top then could end up being bad for MSFT.  Same for SONY as well.  More importantly is where are the gamers going.

Then again maybe I am just full of it and have no idea. Actually I think the later is true.

Comment by Rowan - AzureCantabile on February 27, 2014 at 9:45pm

The size of the sample doesn't matter nearly as much as your selection criteria, which is simply just parade magazine readership. 

On the issue of number though, microsoft has only talked about shipped to retail numbers in an attempt to pad it up, an even THOSE numbers are over a million behind PS4's sold to consumers numbers.

Comment by Aussie Legend on February 27, 2014 at 11:35pm
How can you have a 2014 product of the year 2 months in :/
Comment by KyussRyn on February 28, 2014 at 1:11am

I guess you gotta take your wins where you can find them Aussie.  But with out re-reading the Article, it could be anticipated or the product you are most wanting to buy in 2014.

Comment by Esteban Manriquez on February 28, 2014 at 9:43am
What should be concerning is that the console has been suffering by crippling inconsistency where Kinect is concerned and that it's missing functionality that was advertised close to a year ago still. But again it's a weak award from Parade magazine it's like getting your gaming news from the Wall Street Journal.

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