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90% of my xbox 360 use since games are so outdated is for Netflix and playing music. I very rearly stream media from my PC to the xbox because

1. My pc is overclocked is I don't want to have it on all the time.
2. I don't download illegal music and finding/ripping CDs/DVDs stuff is too hard and time consuming.
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Mines more like 60% Netflix and 40% MK9, what else would you use your Xbox for?
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I play games more than anything on my xbox, my PS2 on the other hand has been turned into a dvd player. I'm also one of the people who grew up playing shooters on console exclusively so my mouse and keyboard shooter skills are less than spectacular. Also the crowd of people playing on PCs have a completely different play style than those who play consoles. I enjoy playing on my console, so I have no reason to switch.

I've decided I like console gaming for FPSes more than a PC. Sue me.

P.S. making fun of and enraging 12-14 year olds is by far one of the highlights of playing a game on a console, especially if you can get them to scream and crack their voice.
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post #14 of 46
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Ewww how can people stand to watch movies on their xbox? Mine sounds like a jet taking off and it can't even play .mkv files.
Are you kidding me? You can rent them straight through the market place, also with media center the XBOX as an extender can play mv's using divx on the host PC. I have 4 xbox's in my house I use as an extender and a seperate host media center PC that shares out all of my movies music and TV. Three of my four xbox's are set to boot straight into the media center app.
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post #15 of 46
over zealous moderators.
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Originally Posted by wheth4400 View Post
Are you kidding me? You can rent them straight through the market place, also with media center the XBOX as an extender can play mv's using divx on the host PC. I have 4 xbox's in my house I use as an extender and a seperate host media center PC that shares out all of my movies music and TV. Three of my four xbox's are set to boot straight into the media center app.
Four Xbox 360's? Really man?
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over zealous moderators.
Yep, pathetic. Didn't know stating my opinion was against the TOS, yet didn't even have the balls to PM me or give a reason. EDIT: nevermind, undeleted it I see.

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Because a PC resurgance with people putting HTPC machines in their living room on a mass-scale (or at least to the extent of DVD players, consoles etc) is highly likely. For your average consumer, as long as it can stream stuff, play DVD's and blue-rays, they're not going to care if it can play stuff like mkv files. Most people don't need/want stuff like that. At least, I've never heard my mate or someone say, "Yeah, its okay, but it cant play mkv files..."

Understand that most people on this site are not your average consumer with average multimedia needs.
Wrong, you can get a decent small media player for about £30-£50 that'll even upscale files to 1080i/p. Like I said before, PS3 was only good as a "media center" up to around a year after its release, there have been much better stand alone players available since then that cost a lot less and do a better job of it (a decent £100 Blu-ray player if they're your thing).
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Four Xbox 360's? Really man?
yup they make geat extenders, can also be a DVD player if needed ( for my kids) and of course using media center through out the house to control/centeralize my TV recording and viewing.
Edited by wheth4400 - 6/1/11 at 7:30am
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Any posts that were deleted in this thread violated the ToS.

I would suggest to some of you to work on your phrasing. That is a large reason why an "opinion" could get deleted. Be constructive and objective in your writing. Not destructive and subjective.
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My ps3 will play mkv files... Just use the ps3 media server to play those with.
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