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New Xbox Avatar Details

iiicon

Member
Oct 25, 2017
778
Canada
This will be totally lost on my avatar, clothed in Johnny Gat's cartoonishly large head and John Marston's suit, but cool nonetheless.
 

JINX

Member
Oct 25, 2017
3,371
They look good! Damn a lot of work has gone into these, there is a whole dedicated team for avatars now.
 
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Gowans

Member
Oct 27, 2017
3,076
North East, UK
Looks a lot closer to the target trailer they showed after the conference at e3 last year.

Some of the early leaked unit model characters looked really ropey.
 

Deadass

Member
Oct 27, 2017
712
Wow, they look good.
I was concerned that those screenshots where they didnt match the trailer would be how they ended up looking.

Now if they can make games using our avatars that’d be dope
 
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Gowans

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Oct 27, 2017
3,076
North East, UK
They have to be hitting Preview soon, there was some news end of last year.

The exisiting Avatar app just got updated to be called Original 360 Avatar App last week I think.
 

Raide

Member
Oct 31, 2017
8,344
I wonder if any games are in the works that will support them. The Xbox 360 had a fair amount.
Hoping for a MS version of Nintendoland but actually good. They could have a home style hub and split off into a Kart Racing area, a 1v100 quiz area, a pilot wings style zone etc. Also an arcade to play classic games.
 

Vire

Member
Oct 27, 2017
3,999
These look really good, definitely better than anything else I’ve seen before.
 

ForgedByGeeks

Member
Dec 1, 2017
522
Woodinville, WA
I hope this is hitting Xbox Alpha soon. Can't wait to try it out.

I hope even more that they give us something to use Avatars with again. While Kinect had its problems, I loved being able to use my avatar in the games. Same with a bunch of old XBLIG content.
 

Spasm

Member
Nov 16, 2017
348
I'm thinking that Sea of Thieves' Infinite Pirate Generator [tm] has no customization options cause it was supposed to allow you to use New Avatars as your player character.
 

MrBS

Member
Oct 27, 2017
1,520
Play your xbox avatar in the next Assassin's Creed or something similar would be neat for a E3 stage reveal. We'll see.

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I'm thinking that Sea of Thieves' Infinite Pirate Generator [tm] has no customization options cause it was supposed to allow you to use New Avatars as your player character.
lol I forgot that game exists, that makes even more sense.
 

Windu

Member
Oct 25, 2017
5,393
I wonder if they will bother to recreate all of the objects and clothes from the old avatars. Probably not. But here's hoping.
 
Oct 25, 2017
1,780
They have to be hitting Preview soon, there was some news end of last year.

The exisiting Avatar app just got updated to be called Original 360 Avatar App last week I think.
Marvel just released a bunch of Infinity War avatar outfits for free. I can't imagine that they would have done that unless the Xbox One avatars were ready to go sometime soon around the movie's launch.
 

THEVOID

Member
Oct 27, 2017
9,160
These look great. My kids are gonna go Gaga for this shit. Looks better than I imagined.
 

Solid

Member
Oct 27, 2017
7,237
I mean, sure, it's neat, but there's still not enough granularity. If I can't change minute details like how big the nose I've chosen is or how spaced apart my eyes are, shit like that, then I still won't be able to make a character that doesn't just look like a bad approximation of myself.
 

Qwark

Member
Oct 27, 2017
3,073
Hoping for a MS version of Nintendoland but actually good. They could have a home style hub and split off into a Kart Racing area, a 1v100 quiz area, a pilot wings style zone etc. Also an arcade to play classic games.
Nintendoland was a lot of fun though. I would be down if Microsoft can come up with something as fun as Find Mii and Animal Crossing: Sweet Day.
 

Keldroc

Member
Oct 27, 2017
5,489
I have no idea how to see other people's avatars on Xbone. Weird that they're still updating these when they've buried them so far in the OS they're basically a non-entity to most users.
 

inguef

The Fallen
Oct 28, 2017
12,165
These look fantastic.

I have no idea how to see other people's avatars on Xbone. Weird that they're still updating these when they've buried them so far in the OS they're basically a non-entity to most users.
I assume they are putting in all this effort to actually be able to use it front and center.
 

EvilBoris

HDTVtest
Verified
Oct 29, 2017
6,499
I have no idea how to see other people's avatars on Xbone. Weird that they're still updating these when they've buried them so far in the OS they're basically a non-entity to most users.
They are on the Profile page if the user has set to display it. Otherwise you just see the gamerpic
 

MrConbon210

Member
Oct 31, 2017
4,331
Wonder why PlayStation never got into the avatar crazy. Nintendo has their Miis and Xbox has this. PlayStation did have PlayStation Home but that never really tied into your general account.
 

Anti

Member
Nov 22, 2017
2,042
Australia
So instead of first party titles or new quality ips, xbox owners will get avatars.

This is the reason I changed from Xbox to ps.