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koganstyle

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I just noticed these annoying advertisements on the Xbox 360

 

Since when did gaming consoles become a marketing platform ?

 

Then I came across this,

http://www.techradar...ts-mind-1164251

 

eeeeew I don't want ads in my face and a Kinect sensor spying on me for companies, how Intrusive and gross...


Edited by koganstyle, 14 October 2014 - 08:28 PM.

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Well, just to put things in perspective, news in July 2013 may not represent "news" anymore a year and a half later.

 

Current reality may be even worse :ph34r:, JFYI:

http://advertising.m...oft.com/en/xbox

http://advertising.m...paigns?TagID=87

 

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Since when did gaming consoles become a marketing platform ?


Well... since they got hooked up to the internet.
Is there similar things happening with the PS3 and PS4 dashboards?
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Its not news as i've seen the ad's before for legit relevant content, but now I see ads for the army and other gross stuff

 

Can anyone suggest wether this is happening on PS4, if it isn't ill switch platforms ?


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Its not news as i've seen the ad's before for legit relevant content, but now I see ads for the army and other gross stuff

Do you mean that the army (of which country?) is not legit or that it is "gross stuff"? :unsure: :w00t:

 

Actually if I had to find a number of kids willing to use weapons/combat I would be likely to place ads on a gaming platform, on specific games, like on Call of duty or other FPS's , more than I would on the Wii and on Guitar Hero or on a smartphone on Candy Crush Saga.

 

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I doubt switching would make a difference. It would only be a matter of time before you see ads on all the internet connected consoles.
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