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How often do you guys touch your Xbox?

Mine have been sitting there for the past year collecting dust. Eversince i build my pc i've got all the games i wanted to play on xbox via Steam for cheap. Only a few exceptions are fighting games and gears of war. Why is there a need for xbox if your pc can do everything better?

Rumors are saying that new xbox will be announce in the near future and i'm thinking, what do i need it for?

Does anyone feel the same?
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Having kids, I use my XBOX more than my PC. The XBOX is in the living room while the PC is down in the basement office. Its a matter of convenience to use the XBOX as I can keep eyes on the little ones.
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Fighters and Netflix/Hulu is what my console gets used for. Everything else gets played on my PC.

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My xbox is right where my PC is, but outside of quickly playing a game, I rarely play on the xbox, anymore (though I don't play much on the PC). Though until I got a xbox360 wireless controller PC USB transciever, I regretted getting Assassin's Creed revelations (first time playing any game in the series).
Edited by ablearcher - 2/29/12 at 9:52am
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I actually play my Xbox much more than my PC these days. I only game socially on my PC one or two times a week. I'll almost always use free time on my Xbox rather than my PC. If I had more money to upgrade and stuff maybe I'd use it more, but probably not. Convenience is key here, it's a lot easier for me to play the xbox games I've already got for Xbox rather than go get them for PC.

There are certain things I love playing on PC. Civ games, some RPGs and some FPS games.
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post #6 of 28
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Fighters and Netflix/Hulu is what my console gets used for. Everything else gets played on my PC.
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lol i love that set up you have. I had it the same except that i use 23" dell monitor and my 42" tv for my xbox. With Steam selling games for so cheap now and amazon start doing it too why buy xbox games anymore.

I guess my thing here is that i just bought War Hammer 40K Space Marines and The Heist: Payday for $20 and i can play on PC or my laptop anywhere via Steam. Just FYI i have an M11x Alienware that's so freakin portable it makes games on the go so easy.

If the next xbox is just streaming digital content and not have the actually disc i might consider buying.
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post #7 of 28
I watch movies and play sports games on my 360 not very much unless i get in the mood to play some sport on it and spend a few hrs on it.
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post #8 of 28
I have phases where I won't touch my 360 in months, but then suddenly go to using it almost exclusively for gaming. I'm always using it for Netflix though.
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All i use mine for is for movies!
    
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My Xbox exists only for netflix, which is why I sold it and am shipping it to Ohio tomorrow
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