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Poll Results: Which one will you pre-order?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 23% of voters (102)
    PS4
  • 5% of voters (24)
    XBOX ONE
  • 9% of voters (42)
    Both
  • 67% of voters (299)
    LOL, consoles? no no no...PC all the way.
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post #61 of 220
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Originally Posted by icehotshot View Post

That isn't really an argument. The PC has plenty of exclusives as well. You would have to buy both the xbox and ps to even play all the games you just mentioned.

Enlighten me on how you plan to play WoW, Starcraft, Civilization, Sim City, Planetside 2, Red Orchestra/2/Rising Storm, Arma/II/III, Company of heroes 2, Total War Series, DayZ, Dota 2/LoL, The Elder Scrolls Online, Hawken, Battlefield 1942/2/2142, Counterstrike 1.6, Half-Life, Age of Empires, The Witcher, Unreal, Quake, and almost every other MMO and f2p game you can think of on a console. And I bet I've forgotten plenty others.

Also many people forget that Call of Duty and Call of Duty:UO were PC exclusives....many forget since the series has been tainted by consoles.

I didn't say the PC doesn't have exclusives as well. I was merely stating that what you said "the pc can do anything a console can and more" is just not true. Many people buy consoles so they can play games they otherwise can't on the PC. I don't see that as a waste of money.
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If I buy a console, it will probably be the PS4. The PC master race meme is funny for a bit until I realize some of you are serious.
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I didn't say the PC doesn't have exclusives as well. I was merely stating that what you said "the pc can do anything a console can and more" is just not true. Many people buy consoles so they can play games they otherwise can't on the PC. I don't see that as a waste of money.

Both play games but the pc can do more....is that better?

Every system has it's own exclusives, but buying a specific platform JUST for a single game sounds ridiculous.

I don't know how you can see spending $620 just to play a single game not a waste of money. $500 (xbox one) + $60 (live fees) + $60 (game price)

I think most people would see it as a waste of money. Unless you are going to play the majority of your games on a specific system (i.e. pc/xbox/ps) it is a waste of money to buy an entire platform to play one or two games unless you have tons of cash to burn which most people don't.

I'd rather spend my money on a PC where I can do far more than just play a game or watch a movie.
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maybe add a choice for undecided, that's where Im at in terms of where i would invest 500 bucks.
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post #65 of 220
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That isn't really an argument. The PC has plenty of exclusives as well. You would have to buy both the xbox and ps to even play all the games you just mentioned.

Enlighten me on how you plan to play WoW, Starcraft, Civilization, Sim City, Planetside 2, Red Orchestra/2/Rising Storm, Arma/II/III, Company of heroes 2, Total War Series, DayZ, Dota 2/LoL, The Elder Scrolls Online, Hawken, Battlefield 1942/2/2142, Counterstrike 1.6, Half-Life, Age of Empires, The Witcher, Unreal, Quake, and almost every other MMO and f2p game you can think of on a console. And I bet I've forgotten plenty others.

Also many people forget that Call of Duty and Call of Duty:UO were PC exclusives....many forget since the series has been tainted by consoles.

Almost each and every household has a computer or laptop. No problems there granted you can't play it on higher graphics settings. If people don't have a console, they will most likely have a computer or laptop.

Half the games you listed are fps, then the rest is MMO/DOTA/MOBA/Strategy. When I hear PC exclusives, most of what I hear is either FPS / MMO / DOTA. And that's what I have my PC for, to play those types of games. When I hear consoles games, I hear all these different new IPs and innovative gameplay. And that's what I have a console for.

But really, it is a silly question to ask on this type of forum when we all know people will choose PC over console.
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post #66 of 220
with the prices shown in this link

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/xbox-playstation-lock-horns-console-war-041906993.html?vp=1#kVcABMT

i will just buy a new gpu and rome 2 that should keep me going until survarium is released and world off warships to go with my world off tanks
    
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post #67 of 220
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Both play games but the pc can do more....is that better?

Every system has it's own exclusives, but buying a specific platform JUST for a single game sounds ridiculous.

I don't know how you can see spending $620 just to play a single game not a waste of money. $500 (xbox one) + $60 (live fees) + $60 (game price)

I think most people would see it as a waste of money. Unless you are going to play the majority of your games on a specific system (i.e. pc/xbox/ps) it is a waste of money to buy an entire platform to play one or two games unless you have tons of cash to burn which most people don't.

I'd rather spend my money on a PC where I can do far more than just play a game or watch a movie.

If everyone went by that rule consoles would be obsolete. But they aren't.
I don't see anything wrong in owning a console just for its exclusives (there are douzens of them, not just one or two), because some of them are really worth buying a console for. For instance, the sole reason a majority of people own a Wii is for Zelda/Mario games, because they aren't available anywhere else. If I'm a God of War fan I'm not just gonna not buy a playstation because a PC can do more things.

A console is more than enough for a lot of people, even; it can play games, music, videos, movies/tv shows, chat, browse the web, send and receive emails... for the rest, they probably already have a laptop.
It's just a matter of preference and necessity.

Also, if you're not really interested in any console exclusives, but all of your friends have xbox/playstation then you're probably going to choose the same system so you can play with them. Unless everyone suddenly moves to PC gaming, consoles are gonna keep selling.
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Put my Preorder for the PS4 in @ Amazon. Really don't like playing games on PC- I use it more for productivity than games.
 
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PC I shall stay. But I might pick up a PS4 early next year....we'll see
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