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#8401 Donken   President & CEO CAGiversary!   4415 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 03:45 PM



#8402 jimbobvaquero  

jimbobvaquero

Posted 22 June 2020 - 04:06 PM

Which make and model of SSD did you use?

Crucial MX500 2TB



#8403 wormycoolness  

wormycoolness

Posted 22 June 2020 - 06:09 PM

Crucial MX500 2TB

Neat! Those instructions remind me of the time when I upgraded my Xbox 360 hard drive to a 500 gig. Was anything wrong with your Xbox One's hard drive or you just wanted to try it out? The recent guest on the major nelson podcast said that his prototype xbox series X doesn't even show "loading" screens for older back compat titles. I suspect this is because of the high end SSD inside the xbox series X. Did you notice any speediness from the original xbox games? 



#8404 jimbobvaquero  

jimbobvaquero

Posted 22 June 2020 - 06:23 PM

Neat! Those instructions remind me of the time when I upgraded my Xbox 360 hard drive to a 500 gig. Was anything wrong with your Xbox One's hard drive or you just wanted to try it out? The recent guest on the major nelson podcast said that his prototype xbox series X doesn't even show "loading" screens for older back compat titles. I suspect this is because of the high end SSD inside the xbox series X. Did you notice any speediness from the original xbox games? 

Nothing wrong with the Xbox's original hard drive. I got it Holidays of 2018. Still pretty new. I upgraded because I got a new 4TB SSD for my computer and would therefore have a "leftover" 2TB laying around otherwise unused. (Chicken and egg situation there) I didn't try any Xbox games, but I should probably see how long the Mass Effect elevator ride takes.



#8405 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   14939 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 22 June 2020 - 06:32 PM

 

Well, that's 5 less bonus points on the XBox Rewards app that I'll be getting...

 

And where will all the Sea of Thieves and Smite crap go now?? Side note, still don't know what the Fuck Smite is.



#8406 jonathansmith369   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   176 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

jonathansmith369

Posted 22 June 2020 - 06:51 PM

https://twitter.com/...134494446665728

Well, that's 5 less bonus points on the XBox Rewards app that I'll be getting...

And where will all the Sea of Thieves and Smite crap go now?? Side note, still don't know what the Fuck Smite is.


They should have had a mixer stream to announce mixer closing and they could have given away one last batch of sea of thieves stuff during it.

#8407 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   3192 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

gamegirlpocket

Posted 22 June 2020 - 06:51 PM

Didn't they pay some famous streamers A LOT of money to be exclusive on those channels? What happens to those contracts?

 

EDIT - NVM should have read first. Facebook Gaming. Barf.



#8408 RiPPn  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 06:54 PM

Didn't they pay some famous streamers A LOT of money to be exclusive on those channels? What happens to those contracts?

They likely get out of the contract with little to no strings attached and get to keep the money.  They then get to go sign new contracts with another service.  Anyone who took Mixer money is on cloud nine today.



#8409 HektiK   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   357 Posts   Joined 13.0 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:08 PM

According to the article they are free to go where ever. I have no interest in seeing anything Facebook on my Xbox. Really hoping it doesn’t get baked into the dash.

#8410 Donken   President & CEO CAGiversary!   4415 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:14 PM

I think it was only two streamers, right? Ninja and Shroud. Prob be back on Twitch after that I bet. I wonder what they could have done differently to grow the service. I usually defaulted to Twitch because I watch quite a bit of Super Nintendo stuff and Mixer doesn’t have as many of those games being streamed.

I’m glad they are cutting off mixer now before dumping more money in. Use that Mixer budget and buy WBGames and bring Batman and Suicide Squad exclusive to Xbox and PC.

#8411 Donken   President & CEO CAGiversary!   4415 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:23 PM



#8412 escapism  

escapism

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:24 PM

Partnering with facecrook?! Hasn't that show been going downhill for a while now?



#8413 Freeze Time  

Freeze Time

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:34 PM

You have to download up until it says Ready to Start, then start the game and you can select and deselect what you want or don't want to download.

Okay then I will do that thanks.



#8414 kdiddy1989   I make average CAGs look rich. CAGiversary!   2186 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:36 PM

Well I'm bummed, but at least Mixer served its purpose in my life and made me a fan of streaming entirely.  On Twitch, I'd only watch pro Halo events when they were on and thought watching a person gaming was pointless, but now I think I tuned in for at least 20-30 minutes a day for the past year or so and watched a stream.  It's become a bit of a daily activity now.  I jumped on as a Mixer Pro early on to support the platform and subbed to a couple streamers (Xbox legend Stallion83 being one of them).

 

I never thought I'd be the type who PAYS to watch people play video games, but Mixer changed that for me. It's so exciting to see what a streamer and their community bring on a daily basis so I'm not sure exactly where at the moment, but I'll be continuing to support streamers where/when I can.



#8415 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   14939 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:42 PM

 

Look all I'm saying is if Microsoft can throw that kinda bull shit money around for Ninja and another streamer I've never watched, then there's no reason the Series X can't be $400 at launch...



#8416 chnandler_bong   Unofficial CAG Headless Mad Comber of Comb Mountain CAGiversary!   11253 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

chnandler_bong

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:45 PM

 

Look all I'm saying is if Microsoft can throw that kinda bull shit money around for Ninja and another streamer I've never watched, then there's no reason the Series X can't be $400 at launch...

I couldn't IMAGINE being a multi-millionaire just for playing games.  I also can't imagine the amount of entitlement all these mega-streamers have...



#8417 gospelman   Irreducibly Complex CAGiversary!   2812 Posts   Joined 11.1 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:54 PM

To be fair, they not just playing games.  They're entertainers.   These people aren't any more overpaid than Tom Brady or Beyonce.

 

That said, I don't have enough time to play my own game library as much as I'd like.  No desire to ever spend time watching someone else playing a game.  But clearly I'm not in the target market.  Lots of people in the fortnite demographic clearly do. 



#8418 p0rn0saur   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3084 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

p0rn0saur

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:58 PM

Maybe they are shoring some things up to write that $4 billion dollar check to AT&T.... The rumors out today about what RockSteady is working on have me a bit hyped. 



#8419 entexman  

entexman

Posted 22 June 2020 - 07:59 PM

I was surprised when Microsoft purchased Minecraft for billions of dollars.  That is one of their strategies though. Buy into a market. Buying game streamers was not a smart move IMO. The whole game streaming market does not interest me though.



#8420 bardockkun   Porn, Kitsch And Firearms CAGiversary!   14939 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

bardockkun

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:01 PM

To be fair, they not just playing games.  They're entertainers.   These people aren't any more overpaid than Tom Brady or Beyonce.

 

That said, I don't have enough time to play my own game library as much as I'd like.  No desire to ever spend time watching someone else playing a game.  But clearly I'm not in the target market.  Lots of people in the fortnite demographic clearly do. 

Beyonce you see her goddamn sweat and give all the effort while providing trying to provide a positive message. Tom Brady is out there scoring touching down's or whatever and kissing his son on the lips. All I'm saying in a terrible round about way is if they're entertaining me that I don't want to see a sad reflection of a hunched over nerd playing video games, I can get a mirror for that! So in short...

 



#8421 aircobra   Banned Banned   3802 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:44 PM

To be fair, they not just playing games. They're entertainers. These people aren't any more overpaid than Tom Brady or Beyonce.

That said, I don't have enough time to play my own game library as much as I'd like. No desire to ever spend time watching someone else playing a game. But clearly I'm not in the target market. Lots of people in the fortnite demographic clearly do.


Did you really just compare people that stream themselves playing video games to Tom Brady and Beyoncé? Both of whom have actual talent and bust their asses off in their respective fields. Yikes. That’s a bad take.

#8422 Blade   This is the way CAGiversary!   14970 Posts   Joined 15.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:45 PM

Reposting cuz of streamer entitlement. It's all about where they come from. I don't think Ninja can do Fuck-all besides beat kids at a video game.

 



#8423 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1127 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

darthfracas

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:45 PM

You’re al using words that mean nothing to me.

What’s a Ninja Shroud?

#8424 Blade   This is the way CAGiversary!   14970 Posts   Joined 15.3 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:48 PM

You’re al using words that mean nothing to me.

What’s a Ninja Shroud?

It's someone who grew up watching too much Naruto, whose only skill is to win at Fortnite against 12-year-olds and is considered an athlete.



#8425 gamegirlpocket   hope rides alone CAGiversary!   3192 Posts   Joined 4.7 Years Ago  

gamegirlpocket

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:51 PM

You’re al using words that mean nothing to me.

What’s a Ninja Shroud?

It's kinda like Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, except it helps make criticism invisible  :-$

 

For the record, hadn't seen anything on that subject until today so I have no idea what has transpired, but apparently quite a few streamers were very upset with the people running Mixer over alleged discrimination within the company operations. A lot of speculation that shutting down Mixer is related but who knows. 

 

And before anyone tries to start an argument, Mixer responded on Twitter acknowledging they effed up.



#8426 adonfraz   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   558 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:52 PM

Did you really just compare people that stream themselves playing video games to Tom Brady and Beyoncé? Both of whom have actual talent and bust their asses off in their respective fields. Yikes. That’s a bad take.

 

...And streamers don't?

 

That's an even worst take.

 

I don't watch streamers but a lot of people try and fail to make a career out of being a streamer/content creator.

 

Since not everyone can succeed at it that shows that it does require some talent.



#8427 darthfracas   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1127 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

darthfracas

Posted 22 June 2020 - 08:58 PM

It's kinda like Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, except it helps make criticism invisible :-$

I think Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak has more relevance to me since my kids just caught the HP bug.

Honestly though, I’m surprised by this, given how the Xbox team integrated Mixer into the system.

And this is making the Forza Horizon series an MS product graveyard. First it was Music in FH3, now Mixer in 4.

#8428 p0rn0saur   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3084 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

p0rn0saur

Posted 22 June 2020 - 09:02 PM

It's kinda like Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, except it helps make criticism invisible  :-$

 

For the record, hadn't seen anything on that subject until today so I have no idea what has transpired, but apparently quite a few streamers were very upset with the people running Mixer over alleged discrimination within the company operations. A lot of speculation that shutting down Mixer is related but who knows. 

 

And before anyone tries to start an argument, Mixer responded on Twitter acknowledging they effed up.

Yeah that was yesterday and I think Phil himself responded that he was looking into it.... next day Mixer is gone. Haha don't Fuck around with Phil. (joking yes things like this don't happen overnight, been in the works for awhile I'm sure)



#8429 aircobra   Banned Banned   3802 Posts   Joined 12.4 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 09:41 PM

...And streamers don't?

 

That's an even worst take.

 

I don't watch streamers but a lot of people try and fail to make a career out of being a streamer/content creator.

 

Since not everyone can succeed at it that shows that it does require some talent.

Stop. You're not making the argument any better. Comparing someone that sits on their ass playing video games in front of a camera to someone that plays a sport is just a shitty take. They aren't comparable. Why do you think so many people even try to stream? Because it doesn't take any effort. So, yes, someone that sits in front of a computer screen and made 30 million dollars is indeed overpaid. And most of them are entitled twats that can't do anything else in life but play video games.



#8430 Donken   President & CEO CAGiversary!   4415 Posts   Joined 14.2 Years Ago  

Posted 22 June 2020 - 09:52 PM

Stop. You're not making the argument any better. Comparing someone that sits on their ass playing video games in front of a camera to someone that plays a sport is just a shitty take. They aren't comparable. Why do you think so many people even try to stream? Because it doesn't take any effort. So, yes, someone that sits in front of a computer screen and made 30 million dollars is indeed overpaid. And most of them are entitled twats that can't do anything else in life but play video games.

You are clueless. The best streamers spend hours and hours editing video, marketing, making connections and figuring out how to grow the channel. My buddy is helping his daughter grow her twitch channel and YouTube page, and she puts in insane amounts of time and setting up background sets and playing with lighting. It’s like trying to produce a show with no crew except yourself. If you want to make it as a steamer it’s an insane amount of work. Not to mention with YouTube you have to know how to play the algorithm with length of video vs expected clicks to try to get in the front page of a search term that people might actually use.

I’ve listened to some of them talk about trying to increase sub count on Twitch, and they talk about how you have to be willing to stream for 10+ hours a day including weekends and holidays so that your subs feel like they got there $5 worth. It’s a tough business to make it in.

Calling it “sitting on your ass playing a video game” makes you look like a super out of touch old man.