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Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:22 am
by DrBaldwin
I skipped Xbone, but I am starting to like what I am seeing on Youtube regarding the Xbox Series X. I love the xbox series S small form factor, but being the kiasu me, I would want the optical drive and powerful processor.

I also missed out on the xbox game pass thing, and it is just like netflix for games.. looks good to me.

Shall think think about this. :)

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:11 am
by arcana75
DrBaldwin wrote:I skipped Xbone, but I am starting to like what I am seeing on Youtube regarding the Xbox Series X. I love the xbox series S small form factor, but being the kiasu me, I would want the optical drive and powerful processor.

I also missed out on the xbox game pass thing, and it is just like netflix for games.. looks good to me.

Shall think think about this. :)

Once people find out it can play fortnite maxed 60fps locked, it'll sell even more.

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:41 pm
by DrBaldwin
Current DBS/POSB everyday card deal - less $25 off the SRP, pay interest free over 12-24 months, plus get one more Game Pass Ult free. Almost pulled the trigger. Thinking hard. :)

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:38 am
by arcana75
Don't just don't lol

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 1:38 pm
by DrBaldwin
Preordered... LOL

Batch 3, so unlikely I would be playing it this holiday season, but just happy to place an order and wait for it early next year. Then pair it with Game Pass Ult.

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:36 am
by arcana75
Was listening to Kinda Funny podcast they did a quick review of XSX, one interesting feature is the quick resume of multiple games feature: u can play game A, switch to game B, and both gamestates are saved and can be freely switched between the 2, even after shutdown.

Not sure how useful it will be, but it sounds like a pretty interesting feature.

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:33 pm
by DrBaldwin
I am having a blast playing xbox one titles which I missed (gears 5, forza Horizon 4 etc) , and revisiting skyrim with strong mod support (all those nice nice armor, uncapped 60fps etc) as I dont play on PC.

While there are no Xbox exclusives (unless you can call Cyberpunk 2077 an xbox console digital exclusive, lol), Game Pass is excellent value as there is surely something for everyone to play.

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:20 am
by arcana75
XBox Gamepass for PC at $1 for 3 months is insane value I totally agree. Earlier this year the $1 for 1 month was already incredible value played 3 amazing games (State of Decay 2, Slay the Spire, Metro Exodus).

I bought the $1 for 3 months pass but yet to utilise it cuz of Cyberpunk 2077.

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:22 am
by DrBaldwin
This may be obvious to some, but i find that some sales prices are better on US store as compared to SG store. For example, there was a recent sale on Lego games, of which the Lego Marvel Collection (comprising Lego Marvels Super Heros 1 & 2 and Marvel Avengers) was discounted to SGD39.95, but on the US Store, the same collection was going for USD11.99 (approx SGD15). The tricky part is making sure you are redeeming the xbox gift card on the US store. Worth it to compare the 2 stores (货比三家):D

Just to share what I posted in another forum:

https://www.xbox.com/en-SG/games/all-games?xr=shellnav link to the SG store
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/b/xboxgames link to the US store

US store does not accept SG-based credit card or paypal. So can buy xbox gift card from Amazon.com (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00F4CEHNK/re ... doi_0?th=1)

Just make sure that you redeem your gift card in the US store, you will know this when you are asked to enter the 25-character code to add X value to your account under youremail.com (united states).

Once added, the rest is standard checkout procedures. Oh yea, for first timers, good to have a portland oregon address as MS will ask you for it (for tax purposes, but no digital sale tax for portland :) ). You can just use your comgateway or vpostUSA address.

Once purchased, the digital title will reflect as "Owned" on the store, be it US or SG.

Re: Xbox Series X | S

PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:58 pm
by DrBaldwin
Xbox game sales on SG / US store. Bought the following:

ACE COMBAT™ 7: SKIES UNKNOWN Deluxe Edition
( BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. )
Quantity 1
SG$32.35

Assassin's Creed® Origins - GOLD EDITION
( Ubisoft )
Quantity 1
SG$23.80

Far Cry® New Dawn Deluxe Edition
( Ubisoft )
Quantity 1
SG$17.92

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Wildlands Ultimate Edition
( Ubisoft )
Quantity 1
SG$32.78

FAR CRY 4 SEASON PASS
Quantity 1
SG$7.46

Far Cry® 4
( Ubisoft Entertainment )
Quantity 1
SG$6.71

XCOM® 2 Collection
( 2K )
Quantity 1
SG$25.03

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
( CAPCOM U.S.A., INC )
Quantity 1
$14.99

METAL GEAR SOLID V: THE PHANTOM PAIN
( Konami Digital Entertainment )
Quantity 1
$5.99