1. Rhody#WP's Avatar
    It looks like Microsoft is phasing out the avatar with the Xbox One. When I look at my friends, I see their gamerpics, not their avatars. Besides using the avatar to make a gamerpic, I can't see any use for it. Now they are planning on a Skype update to allow you to use the Kinect camera to take a picture for your profile picture. I don't know if this will also be your gameripic, but I don't see why they wouldn't consolidate it. They don't have any arcade games on the Xbox One, so I can't use my avatar in one of those games like I did on the Xbox 360.

    I don't see this as good or bad, but I can definitely see the end of the avatar coming very soon.
    11-26-2013 08:44 AM
  2. tk-093's Avatar
    Interesting. You might be correct. I was always hoping you could use kinect to capture your head and/or body and convert it to an avatar. That would be sweet since I'm fairly good looking.
    Rhody#WP and Dadstar0410 like this.
    11-26-2013 08:56 AM
  3. ncxcstud's Avatar
    With the first Kinect you could take your own picture for your gamerpic - it was only shown to those on your friends list if I remember correctly...
    11-26-2013 10:04 AM
  4. Polychrome's Avatar
    You can still do that. Go into the Avatar program and you'll notice you can make your own high-res gamerpic from your avatar.
    11-26-2013 02:57 PM
  5. Rhody#WP's Avatar
    That's what I said. In fact, I said that is the ONLY use for the avatar.
    11-27-2013 08:06 AM

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