The Xbox One gets booed as representatives from Double Helix and Mad Catz walked out on stage at EVO2K13 last weekend and were surprised. The night started off rough when Double Helix showed off Killer Instinct to mixed reactions. It all went downhill from there when Markman from Mad Catz walked out on stage with the company’s branded controllers around his neck and Filthy Rich from Double Helix’s mic not working. The two were forced to share one mic when the Mad Catz rep mentioned the partnership with Double Helix, a new Killer Instinct branded fighting controller, and that Killer Instinct is an Xbox One exclusive. The crowd immediately lost it, booing the news and presumably the Xbox One for 30 seconds straight.
It’s not everyday that the Xbox One gets booed. It’s clear that gamers still aren’t happy with Microsoft even though they reversed their decision on the the Xbox One’s DRM policies. It’s unfortunate to hear that the Xbox One got booed Evo 2013, but the responsibility falls on Microsoft to deliver an adequate message to the consumer and they didn’t. I’m not the biggest Xbox fan at the moment and I’m not planning on getting the Xbox One so to hear Microsoft getting booed isn’t that surprising.