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Poll Results: Xbox 360 or PS3?

 
  • 68% (37)
    Xbox 360 (Core) - $100
  • 31% (17)
    PS3 (20 GB) - $???
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post #1 of 30
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I'm thinking... should I get a Xbox 360 over the holiday season or wait till we see a price drop in a PS3 (in 2007)? Note if I buy it it will be a core system. Also I will be buying the Xbox for $100 (yes, $100)
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post #2 of 30
Get the 360, it has Gears of War
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post #3 of 30
for a hundred bucks.. the core system is worth it even after you buy the HD.. so i guess that it won the vote for best deal or something.. it will be a long time befor ya see a price drop on the ps3
    
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post #4 of 30
The PS3 price won't drop in the next year. 360 still hasn't dropped, and the PS3 is losing over $200 per unit anyway. (it costs $800 somethin to produce, seeling for 600)

The 360 is good. I liked mine, and with an HDTV it'll be way better. Plus, it's more proven, and has some great games out for it already. I'm getting that and the Wii... no PS3 for me.
    
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post #6 of 30
This is a no-brainer, if you can get an X360 for $100, then do it. That's 1/3 the price of the Core system's normal retail. The PS3 will never be that cheap. The PS2 isn't that cheap!!!
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post #7 of 30
If you get the core system for $100, you can get the 20GB HD for another $100 and a wireless controller (if you want one) for $50. Which all adds up to $250, still cheaper than what the core system normally is and definetly cheaper than the premium system, which is what youll have for $150 less. And half the price of the PS3, should you chose to upgrade it. Otherwise you have a console for 1/5 the price of the PS3.

Either way, its a no-brainer. Go for the 360.
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post #8 of 30
you realize to even save games on the core system you gotta buy a 50$ memory card, which only puts you at 50$ less than the other system. (Well unless you do that 100$ deal)

If you do that buy the hard drive for another 100$ and pop it in...

Either get the normal 360 (or core for 100$ and the HD), or the 20gig PS3.

The PS3 seems to be alot better than the 360. I have both.
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
you realize to even save games on the core system you gotta buy a 50$ memory card, which only puts you at 50$ less than the other system.

On top of that I dont believe you can patch your games or download any trailers or anything from XBOX LIVE (which is free for most downloads)

Either get the normal 360, or the 20gig PS3.

The PS3 seems to be alot better than the 360. I have both.
Dude you got every thing/
    
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you realize to even save games on the core system you gotta buy a 50$ memory card, which only puts you at 50$ less than the other system.

On top of that I dont believe you can patch your games or download any trailers or anything from XBOX LIVE (which is free for most downloads)

Either get the normal 360, or the 20gig PS3.

The PS3 seems to be alot better than the 360. I have both.
Did you read the part where he can get the 360 for $100?
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