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I think one of the major reasons people are going out and buying PS3's instead of 360s is because naturally people want the most bang for their buck and you can get that with the PS3. Who cares if they use it for gaming or not.. they're still buying it and thats what matters. I'm not totally sure why people praise Xbox Live so much.. Whats better about it in actuality? Or what justifies paying for it versus not paying for it?
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I'm not totally sure why people praise Xbox Live so much.. Whats better about it in actuality? Or what justifies paying for it versus not paying for it?
I've asked that question for a long, long time. And I've used XBL for the free month I got when I initially had my 360.

XBL does have more downloadable content...anyone will tell you that. But much of it you have to pay for with micro-transactions. So you really pay $50 a year overall, then even more money for then content.

As far as actual online gaming, both XBL and the PSN are the same. So I don't see how any one is superior over the other in that regard.
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I won't consider getting a PS3 at least until Blu-ray 2.0 comes out
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I won't consider getting a PS3 at least until Blu-ray 2.0 comes out
It's already out and the PS3 is the only blu ray player to have it atm. 2.0 came with the last firmware update for the PS3.
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lol. Mighty tall talk from the system that has sold the least games and systems. I say bring up your position before you talk smack about your competition.
Actually, if the 360 wasn't released a year before the PS3, the PS3 would be winning right now, it only seems like the 360 is, because it has an extra years worth of sales.
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Actually, if the 360 wasn't released a year before the PS3, the PS3 would be winning right now, it only seems like the 360 is, because it has an extra years worth of sales.
The 360 also had no competition in terms of next gen consoles for that year. The PS3 was released the same month as the Wii. With 2 new consoles to compete with, the PS3 still outsold the 360 for the same time frame.
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I have to agree with this,plus PS3 has free online gaming.
and it should be free, cause it sucks. Yet I will agree PS3 has a better rendering setup and BluRay FTW.
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