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Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 10:57 am, Thu Nov 14, 2013.

LOS ANGELES — Like a stubborn family member or insubordinate employee, Xbox One owners might need to tell their fancy new console what to do more than once.

In flashy commercials that began airing this month to promote Microsoft’s upcoming video game system, an array of users verbally command their Xbox Ones to do stuff like answer a Skype call, fire up a “Titanfall” match or play the latest “Star Trek” film. The ads leave out one detail: They probably had to repeat themselves a couple of times for it to work.

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