Anger, love, laughter, and snobbery . These are the coping mechanisms of the new console war.
A series of unpopular decisions by Microsoft—daily connectivity requirements, huge restrictions on used games, and a focus on multimedia over games—has unleashed a wave of gamer hatred unseen since the dark days of the console wars.
Yet lost in the din are a few lonely voices, supporters of the console the internet loves to hate. Yes, there are Xbox One fans holed up in subreddits and fan forums, and they have devised a few strategies for dealing with the scorn of the web.
"Thank You r/xboxone
Afters days of dealing with my friends and the internet trash the X1 you gives me faith. I now believe even with the jumpers we will have a great console generation. A community of great players just like in the hay day of halo 2. I'm looking forward to it. If you are in inclined to add me my gamertag is Mariusthemigty Thanks again"
The "Gallows Humorist"