Microsoft Executive Marc Whitten
It’s safe to say the Xbox One, Microsoft’s long-awaited follow-up to the Xbox 360, didn't get off on the right foot. After largely ignoring gamers during the system’s initial debut in May, the company was undermined at E3 by rival Sony, who took Microsoft to task for the Xbox One’s controversial required internet connection and approach to used games.
In short, it’s been a mess. And Microsoft is finally ready to admit it.
Marc Whitten, VP of Microsoft’s Xbox division, fessed up to IGN
that they haven’t done a very good job explaining why anyone should want their console.
“We've got to just talk more, get people understanding what our system is – the thing that’s really gratifying is that people are excited about the types of features that are possible, and it’s sort of shame on us that we haven’t done as good of a job as we can to make people feel like that’s where we’re headed,” he said.
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