"Other Games" are not Halo.
If anything, post-launch content is meh, if the features aren't there on launch then it needs to be critiqued and judged accordingly, either way... If the Xbox Series X isn't going to push the graphics side of the equation, then there is less of a reason to buy one, better off with a Playstation 5 instead if you want the next-gen experience.
It will be interesting to see if the platforms success takes a hit... Either way, if they aren't interested in demonstrating the console appropriately, maybe not launch the console at all until they feel the inkling to do so?
Gears 5 is old news already, don't really care for it being "Series X enhanced". - It's a cool feature, but not the reason I would like to buy a next-gen console if I can already play it on my Xbox One X.
Many other games are cross gen, so is Halo Infinite. Halo Infinite isn't a Series X exclusive. Halo isn't going to really showcase what Series X is really capable of. I think criticism is fine, but its kinda like people are pretending they have great expectations when the writing was already on the wall. Either way, hope it's good.
PS5 might feel next gen sooner. That wouldn't surprise me unless multiplats really impress early.
Halo Infinite will certainly be affected negatively for being slim in content at launch. But we now see users may come post updates in this era.
Xbox is not dependent on a single game or IP. They don't even care to give it true exclusives and every MS game is on PC. I don't know if this is a great strategy but I like it.
A Series S console could also help them thrive. Same 9th gen games on cheaper hardware could do well.
Next gen consoles aren't launching with a ton of notable content. So I guarantee last gen enhanced games will be getting attention as well. Cyberpunk is launching on 8th gen only I believe, but I imagine its still best on 9th gen.
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