Xbox 360 Thinking of buying a Xbox360

Discussion in 'Video Games' started by ErnestK, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. ErnestK

    ErnestK New Member

    Should I buy and Xbox 360 or a ps3?

  2. Twitch

    Twitch Registered Member

    Xbox 360 has a larger gaming community, but you have to pay for online.

    Unless there are a bunch of people you know that have PS3s, I'd get a 360.
  3. Midget

    Midget Registered Member

    It's really a personal choice. I love my 360. Regardless of all tho problems associated with them, PS3 has them as well.

    You may have to pay for XBL, but you get what you pay for. The marketplace is amazing. The interface is great. The controller is great. There are endless games for it. Backwards compatibility for the most part. The PS3 has nothing as far as I am concerned. Little Big Planet and Meta Gear Solid 4 were the only reason I was going to get it. The Blue Ray is no big deal. It's great for movies, horrible for games.

    The XBL marketplace is enough to usually grab anybody. Besides, XBL is only $50 a year. What do WoW players spend? $120? And the game library alone is better then the PS3's.

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  4. ErnestK

    ErnestK New Member

    Thanks for the replaies. I'm leaning towards the xbox 360 because of the online game play.
  5. Prophet_Of_Rage

    Prophet_Of_Rage Registered Member

    Im a 360 owner and to be honest, if your looking for a long term console, go with the ps3. Just better value for money in the long run ;)
  6. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    Xbox Live is 360's biggest advantage and Blu Ray is PS3's biggest advantage. Ultimately you should choose the one with the most games that interest you, unless superior online play or Blu Ray is a must-have for you.
  7. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    Xbox 360 has the advantage in terms of gaming library, online services, and price. PS3 has Blu Ray . . and that's about it. It's technically more powerful than the 360, but no games have really abused that yet. At the moment, 360 is the clear choice over the PS3.
  8. Konshentz

    Konshentz Konshentz

    I am finally getting around to getting the 360. My friend has a PS3 and I wasn't all that impressed, surely not enough to go out and buy one. I'll save a little money and get the system that has more games that I'll enjoy.
  9. Rubedo

    Rubedo Registered Member

    Ehh, as much of a Sony loyalist that I am I was very disappointed in the PS3.

    You can't dispute the fact that the PS3 is better than the 360, but how long did it take Sony to jack it up? And the price is just not worth it. It's like pitting the PS2 against the Dreamcast. If the price went down, or if the PS3 had a larger community I'd be all for it.

    Remember, it's up to you, but at the moment the 360 is still in vogue.
  10. Mihael_langley

    Mihael_langley Formerly "Maikeru"

    The Ps3 cant really lower the price now. Production cost still is very high.

    Plus in a long run they have a bigger margin to call for new costumers, specially now with the new ps3 "Wii controller" chuckle, with improved sensor.

    I still bought my ps2 for 500€ (663.35 U.S. dollars)
    Last edited: May 2, 2009

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