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Originally Posted by flyingsaucers View Post

Sony is always late to the party in the console wars. That's just how they do.

yup, just ignore PS1 (beat Nintendo to market and only trailed Sega by a few weeks to a few months depending on region, dominated 1st place) and PS2 (beat Nintendo and Microsoft to market, dominated 1st place) and that holds true

coming in last suddenly doesn't bode so well when we consider that Sony was last to market this generation, and is currently in last place after their pure dominance the previous two generations...
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post #22 of 47
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I own both ps3 and xbox, and in no way is ps3 better. personally i prefer the xbox live layout thumb.gif, either way on screen you can't tell the difference

Actually the hardware of the PS3 is way beyond that of the XBox 360.... Blu-ray, Dolby Digital True HD, DTS MA bit streaming, full DLNA compliance, ability to use large hard drives as external or internal storage, Netflix in 1080p/DD 5.1, HDMI 1.3 & 3D... The PS3 was marketed right from the start as a full entertainment device and not just for gaming. Software may be nicer on XBox but hardware wise... The PS3 is the most advanced console ever sold and in a lot of ways will still be more advanced than the Wii U when it comes out....
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post #23 of 47
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...and native 4k support wouldn't be a bad idea.

That's the one reason I hope they do wait a little longer than everyone else. If they have mandatory 4K support I'll pay whatever they want at launch, and I don't even like Sony.
post #24 of 47
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Actually the hardware of the PS3 is way beyond that of the XBox 360.... Blu-ray, Dolby Digital True HD, DTS MA bit streaming, full DLNA compliance, ability to use large hard drives as external or internal storage, Netflix in 1080p/DD 5.1, HDMI 1.3 & 3D... The PS3 was marketed right from the start as a full entertainment device and not just for gaming. Software may be nicer on XBox but hardware wise... The PS3 is the most advanced console ever sold and in a lot of ways will still be more advanced than the Wii U when it comes out....

Most of those things don't matter much to a console gamer, but yes it has a lot of nice features as an entertainment device. I prefer my Xbox 360 to my PS3, as a gamer the most important thing to me about the PS3 is the blu-ray, it's nice not having to keep around 2-3 discs for some games and have to get up and switch them at times. But the 360 has the better dashboard and live community IMO, and I love the Xbox controller. The controller is probably the biggest deal for me, consider you have to use a controller every moment you're playing, it's important to have a control that is comfortable.
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post #25 of 47
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post

But the 360 has the better dashboard and live community IMO.

I would argue that it "had" the better dashboard. Microsoft really screwed the pooch with the new layout. It's now pretty damn close to PS3. I would also expect a paid subscription service to deliver a better experience than a free one.
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post #26 of 47
The 720s replacement will be in Dec '15 tongue.gif
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PS1 was released after the Saturn. PS2 was release after the Dreamcast.
And they smashed both. biggrin.gif
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post #27 of 47
At the end of the day, the PS3 and 360 might as well be the same console. They both offer the same sort of content, just in a different way, and have a few exclusive titles here and there. So the first one out of the gate will enjoy the greatest success. Sony isn't in the greatest financial shape to endure another bleeding console device. Good luck Sony, this could be your last go round.
 
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post #28 of 47
Soyn has always been late to releasing their consoles.

Owning all consoles out atm I can say the Wii doesn't compete with the xbox or playstation.

the average gamer is over 14.

So in Sony's eyes, Microsoft is the only one they need to worry about.
post #29 of 47
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Most of those things don't matter much to a console gamer, but yes it has a lot of nice features as an entertainment device. I prefer my Xbox 360 to my PS3, as a gamer the most important thing to me about the PS3 is the blu-ray, it's nice not having to keep around 2-3 discs for some games and have to get up and switch them at times. But the 360 has the better dashboard and live community IMO, and I love the Xbox controller. The controller is probably the biggest deal for me, consider you have to use a controller every moment you're playing, it's important to have a control that is comfortable.

In what way does the dashboard make it a better gaming system? Put a disk in it and play.... biggrin.gif

Naahh i guess its everybody's own preferences.
    
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