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Well I was thinking about getting a 360 Elite. You know, for 1080P. Then I realized, that the PS3 was only 30 bucks more *60gb version dont know if they all sold out yet*. And that got me thinking, Xbox 360 elite is like $ 470 then $100 for the wireless adapter, some more money for a contoller charger and some other stuff and its more than $600. So thats a PS3 basicly. But PS3 Has HMDI, can surf web, can have linux, can hook up mouse/keyboard/ wireless built in/ BLUE RAY! and other stuff. So isnt PS3 a better deal? And i just watched Metal Gear solid 4 game play and GT5 and OMG it looks good. I used to be a total 360 fanboy *i dont have one* but now im actually starting to consider getting a PS3. What do you guys think?
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Get it, and fold for 37726
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Go with the PS3.
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I bought a PS3 over an XBOX360 elite, and I think I made a great purchase. Blu-ray, wireless internet, Gran Turismo 5, and folding made me change my mind and get a PS3.
BTW, the PS3s aren't sold out for the most part, yet. Call the local CC and see if they have any in stock. You can also check online.
 
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PS3 ftw
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Not to mention its also much quieter.
 
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Well I changed from a Xbox 360 kind of person into a PS3 person I suppose lol. And MGS4 did impress me a lot. There are plenty of 60GB PS3 @ $500 (+5 FREE Blu-Ray Movies). Basically you are correct about the X360 issue. Elite X360: $480, Wireless Adapter: $100, Charge Kit: $30 (You can still spend money on plenty of batteries though ) , and Xbox Live: $50 (12 months +1 month FREE), And the add on HD-DVD Player: $200... The 3 Red Light Issue: Priceless
As is with the PS3 you can get many goodies: Wireless Adapter, Free Online Service, Charge Kit, Blu-Ray Player, and the PS3 is very mod'able via Software. Overall the Ps3 is a good deal compared to the X360.

Also: I'm on my 3rd Xbox 360*, My 1st one broke in 1month and got replaced by the 2nd console and got the ROD in 7 months.

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But the games! There is no good ones........
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But the games! There is no good ones........
Theres no good games on the 360 either..
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Theres no good games on the 360 either..
Besides: Halo 3, Mass Effect, Gears of War, etc.
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