Microsoft also backtracked on a similarly controversial requirement for the Kinect sensor to be plugged into Xbox One at all times for it to function. Privacy advocates argued that Kinect sensor data could be used for , and to perform unauthorized on users. In response to these claims, Microsoft reiterated that Kinect voice recognition and motion tracking can be disabled by users, Kinect data cannot be used for advertising per its , and that the console would not redistribute user-generated content without permission. In response to these pre-launch changes and a belief that Microsoft's decisions for the systems were in poor judgement, journalists and consumers jokingly gave Xbox One nicknames such as "Xbox 180", in reference to the Xbox 360 and Microsoft's decision to reverse its controversial decisions, and "Xbone", suggesting that the company was "" to consumers by making these changes.
We've also included some pre-order links for PS4 Pro, which will retail for £349/$399 when it launches on November 10. PS4 Ultimate Player 1TB Edition – Black/White PS4 console (500GB) – | PS4 Bundles - | PS4 Pro Pre-order: | PS4 Slim: Xbox One 1TB Console – Xbox One console (500GB) – Xbox One S - Prices correct at the time of writing We could go into the ins and out of the differences between the designs of the PS4 and Xbox One, but if you're the type of person that loves a snazzy looking piece of kit on your shelf, here's what you need to know: