The Xbox One is the underdog against the PS4 in Microsoft’s new ads

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Polygon‘s Ben Kuchera just put up an interesting opinion piece pointing out that Microsoft’s new Xbox One ads tacitly admit that the PS4 is winning — but promise that the Xbox team will fight back. The first ad uses a speech from 2006’s Rocky Balboa, in which Rocky tries to pump up his son, and the second ad uses a Billy Bob Thornton speech from the Friday Night Lights film about trying your hardest. (The only thing missing is an exhortation to leave it all on the field.)

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