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Are we ready for March 14th ?

Discussion in 'General Video Gaming Chat' started by monkeyleader, Mar 8, 2003.

  1. monkeyleader

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    So the date is fast approaching - the offical launch of XBOX live. Im going to make sure Im online that evening - there are gonna be a lot of fresh-meat ready for the picking - err I mean newbies looking for help .. bring it on !!! :devil:
     
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    I was thinking about this the other day....

    Now I'm sure there will be a few more signing up but don't you think that most of the people who want Xbox Live will already have it?

    So the kit will be on the shelves of most games shops which will be advertising in itself but will that be enough. I wonder if MS will start to advertise this a little more?
    One negative for many that frequent the likes of Game etc will surely be the need for a credit card in order to sign up let alone the need for Broadband.

    Personally I hope it does succeed.
    Time will tell....
    :)
     
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    Whats the monthly subscription for the service?
     
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    From March 14th you can buy the starter kit off the shelves at £39.99.
    This gives you a years online gaming.
    It's worth it for Moto GP and Ghost Recon alone IMO.

    :)
     
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    Yes it is worth it to play them & get a 1 year subscription.
    But the thing that worries me is, there has been nothing said about what it's going to cost after the 1 year is up.
    If it's the same as now then fine, but i hope they don't try it on & charge something daft.
     
  6. Geezer

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    Is it really worth getting Xbox live? im tempted but not sure how much id use it.
     
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    I would say a very big yes:smashin: it's awsome & i'm sure there is a few on here would agree with me that once you play online you'll never look back.
    The key is to find the right people to play with, once you've done that it's great.
    Go you know you want it, what live game are you intrested in?
    What size BB connection have you got?
     
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    GAME etc are going to have to start selling Xbox live compatible modems, because on my last trip to PC World I couldn't find a DSL modem with an ethernet out - they were all USB. I'm sure you can find them online, but most people would just pop down to PC World/Game etc.
     
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    Havent got BB yet well except at work :laugh: but it just another reason to get myself BB
     
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    got it friday 14th and so far I am well impressed. Moto GP is superb, mech assault was a laugh and whacked was weird to say the least. Also downloaded the new splinter cell level.
     
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    Glad you like it:)
    How much did the splinter cell level cost?
     
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    The Splinter Cell level is free, so are the MechAssault updates. ;-)

    Xbox live is like Pringles, you can't stop once you've started, it's a real laugh.
     
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    Free people were saying it would cost us to get it:confused:
    As for live yes you right, i've had it since dec & am on most nights i love it man :clap:
     
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    So how come you, and a load of others have had ''live'' a while, but its only just come out.

    I've not really looked into this ''live'' thing as i can't get BB were i live:( :rolleyes:
     
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    On the M$ site the were selling the kits back in dec so i just got one. the best thing i've ever done, shame you can't get BB as this really is awsome:)
     
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    I know, i've always loved multiplayer games, especially DOOM on the PS1 linked up with two TV's in a dark room back to back, class. Thats going back some years now!!

    Cheers Manunited.

    :laugh:
     
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    Thats the last reply you get from me:mad: ;)

    I play alot of Ghost recon on live, and it really doesn't get any better than this.
    Before recon i played moto gp & that is great fun as well.
    But now i'm hooked on Recon big time.
    So if you do get BB in your area are you going to get live?
     
  18. ytgti

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    Oh i would get live, the thought of the price puts me off. I'm using my dads internet at the moment, but when i get my lap top on Wednesday the thought off paying £15 a month internet peas me off!! but then some BB's are around that price i think. Well i would definatley look into it anyway.

    I bought Ghost Recon for PC yesterday, but couldn't get on with it, i mean i love Rainbow 6 but i took it back and got SW Jedi knight 2, which i love.
     
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    Funny you should say that, when i first got recon i took it back as i didn't like it one bit.
    But a few of the guys i play live with got it & said it was ace on live so i got it again & have never looked back.
    Getting 4 or 5 guys together playing missions or firefight you can't beat the feeling mate.
    It's going to take some game to pull me away from this on live.

    Also i pay £25 a month with ntl for 600k & it's worth every penny.
    128k is not very good for live too much lag.
    So 600k & above is your best bet mate, hope you can get hooked up soon:)
     

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