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I can't believe there are console fanboys on OCN who thinks that you need $1500 for a gaming pc rolleyes.gif I thought the PC Master Race rules these servers.

Please don't invalidate my $1300 SLI 780s with logic. That would be rude. tongue.gif
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Still cheaper than Xbox one overall
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If this means they provide a better online service, then I'm all for it.

Agreed. I would not mind if the overall service was better. The benefits of PS+ alone are not bad though.
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We all should have seen this coming. On the upside though if this leads to PSN becoming better than Xbox Live im all for it.
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Yes but aren't those two reasons the determining factor for going one way or another?

 

DRM

Online requirement

Region locking

Anti Used/Rented/Loaned Games Policy

Kinect always on (unless you switch off the entire system).

 

All of these the XB1 has and the PS4 does not.

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By paying Xbox Live people believed its far superior service then PS.
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If it still has the whole several games a month free and stuff, then I don't mind. But if on the PS4 it no longer has that? Then deal breaker.

Does anyone really know if you will still get free stuff for being a PS+ subscriber on the PS4?
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I can't believe there are console fanboys on OCN who thinks that you need $1500 for a gaming pc rolleyes.gif I thought the PC Master Race rules these servers..

to see the glorious PC in action , you DO need more than 1300$ , specially that you need to play it safe for the future , so you need the best to start with ... if you buy the cheap stuff now ... it wont last long (computational power)

AND be sure to have more than 60 fps


... so yeah , think before you type ... i dont like consoles but i do know the pro and cons of one , the same as PC ( they dont have games , i can count them , and a great computer = expensive )

... and dont come off with the "with a computer you do more than just gaming" ... because we are talking about the gaming aspect , not how much porn you can watch and download at the same time lol
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How little do people think it costs to run servers 24/7? Sony had been loosing money on server costs and with how little the PS4 costs how does people think that they can keep increasing server numbers with no loss?
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If it still has the whole several games a month free and stuff, then I don't mind. But if on the PS4 it no longer has that? Then deal breaker.

Does anyone really know if you will still get free stuff for being a PS+ subscriber on the PS4?

Yeah. During their conference you immediately get one free game first day of PS4 launch if you're a PS+ subscriber. Then you'll get another 3 free games in the weeks afterwards.

Also if you were PS+ member on PS3, that membership carries over to the PS4. So PS+ applies to everything you have, PS3, PS4 and Vita.
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