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PS 3 or X BOX

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Mochahooligan, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Mochahooligan

    Mochahooligan

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    OK guys I am looking to get a new game console. I have a WII for my kids in the living room,but I have a PS2 in the basement for me. I am just wondering what the GTr's are liking and if you play online or just hang here all day and night?!?!?!?!

    I thank any and all responses
     
  2. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    If you have games that will work in a PS 3, get the 3, otherwise get an Xbox.

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  3. nmstew

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    Had an XBOX but friends only wanted to play HALO, then not at all. Everything on it worked WELL. Hulu, Netflix, Jessica Chobot:whistling: etc. Hated spending $60/year just to get online:steamed:

    Traded XBOX for a PS3 because it has a BR player.:upeyes:
    Even the newest games tend not to be in 1080, the online access is subpar, constant updates, nothing works smoothly unless you go in and tweek settings and update like crazy. Supposedly it will work as a 3d BR player, but I don't have the TV, nor do I actually watch BRs,

    so

    wishing I just kept the XBOX. I hope the next one will do BRs as well. Even if they have to pay Sony, they will kill them.
     
  4. elliotb33

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    Wait a yr for the new Xbox
     
  5. JJohnson

    JJohnson Call me Jeff

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    Pick up a used xbox on craigslist for $100 then get the new one in a year.
     
  6. IndyGunFreak

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    I just bought a new 360 for $199 (and free shipping) from The Microsoft Store. I had a regular Xbox for years. Just decided recently I wanted to get some new games, etc. I had pretty much the same debate, but all my friends, relatives, their kids, etc.. said the 360 was way better than the PS3.

    I play sports games almost exclusively, so I probably could have gotten either system and been happy.

    Dang.. Looks like I got lucky. I got the 250gig Console(everyone said to get the 250gig, not the 4gig model) and two games, Halo and some Racing game, for $199. Looks like I caught some holiday sale, because I just checked their website and it's gone.

    IGF
     
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  7. TK-421

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    I have both a 360 and a PS3, my 360 gets way more play time. Yes you pay for online play, and online play is free for the PS3, but, just like most things in life, you get what you pay for. The number one complaint I hear from people about the PS3 is that the online is down during major releases. Black Ops 2 came out? Xbox friends were playing it and having a blast. PS3 friends were complaining that PSN was having issues, lag, downtime, stuff like that. Don't know if that's true or not, I don't play online on my PS3, but it's what they told me.

    I also prefer the 360 controller over the PS3. It's bigger, heavier, fits my hands better, feels more solid, I like it. Only issue is that my rechargeable batteries died recently, so I've since switched back to AAs for the time being. Nice thing about that? With my 360 controllers, I replace the dead rechargeable batteries with AAs and keep playing. With my PS3 controller, I'd have to wait for a new PS3 controller.
     
  8. txglocker23

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    I had ps3 but traded it in for Xbox and use the apps on it more
     
  9. truetopath

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    I love my Xbox 360. The $60 a year sucks but I enjoy all the features.


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  10. DreamWeaver88

    DreamWeaver88 ...............

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    Definitely the Xbox. Skip the Blu-Ray Station.
     
  11. SGT HATRED

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    From someone with both; Well if you're a gamer I think x box has a better community. But free online gaming with playstation is a plus. Playstation also has the blueray which is awesome. Xbox does have the better games imho halo comes to mind. So to me if you're a casual player PS3 if you're hardcore xbox.
     
  12. M24C

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    I have both and for the exclusive games I enjoy the the Xbox games more than the PS3. For online gaming xbox live is better though you do have to pay for it. I believe next year both will be coming out with new boxes.

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  13. jpa

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    buy the xbox. I have both. The only thing my PS3 gets used for is blu ray movies and guitar hero.
     
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    Go with the Xbox. I love mine, better online community, better online, period. Like someone stated earlier, you get what you pay for. My friend also has both and only uses the PS3 for movies these days.
     
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    - The 360 has much better online services, but it costs money. Not that the better services they provide are paying for that improvement: The better online interface the 360 has and and the fact that Xbox Live costs money are unrelated.
    - The controllers are a big deal for many. I think the 360 controller is better... except for anything requiring the directiononal pad, in which case the 360 controller is complete garbage.
    - If you don't have a Blu-Ray player, the PS3 is great at that.

    What it comes down to is a) which online services your friends use and b) which exclusive games each console has that you care about. If you have a PC capable of playing games, the PS3 makes much more sense in most cases, as the amount of cross-platform games available on the PC makes up much of the gap.
     
  16. LSUAdman

    LSUAdman Pew Pew

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    We have all three in the house. Both the PS3 and the 360 died within their first year and were replaced at no cost. MS took about two months to replace; the PS3 took maybe 12 days total.

    We play all of them off and on - each has it's own strenghts. If you want first person shooter games, Xbox is probably your thing. Great prices on used ones also. Online costs extra.

    If you want to use your system as a media system, then look at PS3. PS3 has some great games, a good backwards compatibility plus runs Blu-ray and stream from your desktop. Online is also free.

    Let us know what you choose!
     
  17. Tango 1Zero

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    PS3 Never had issues with connecting to play online, and its free to play online. XBOX you pay to play.
     
  18. Ruble Noon

    Ruble Noon "Cracker"

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    Downloads/updates with X Box are significantly faster than PS 3. On the other side, my son is on his 3rd X Box and has gone through numerous controllers while his original PS 3, PS 2 and PS 1 are still kicking.
     
  19. M&P15T

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    Been a PS3 user for years, never used an Xbox.

    I love the Blue Ray player.
    The graphics are slightly better with the PS3, proven by screen shots.
    No cost for the PSN, which is rarely down. But when it is it's a frustration.
    I love FPS games, and all the major titles are available on both.
     
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