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So The Xbox One Reveal Screwed With Some People's Kinects

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In preparing the big reveal for the next Xbox, it seems Microsoft forgot all about how the current one works, because reports from Twitter show that a lot of people ran into problems today when they tried to watch the show on their Xbox 360.

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It seems that for some folks, every time an executive said something like "Xbox" or "Xbox Live", those with a Kinect experienced issues like having the stream paused or being kicked out of it altogether, because they're the same terms the peripheral uses for its voice commands.

Some examples:

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Xbox 360’s Kinect causes trouble for users during next-gen livestream reveal [Polygon]

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brennanwhitmore
Thoraxifistian

It's like Microsoft yanked off it's pants, laid down between the sheets, spread it's ass cheeks and just shit the bed.