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both have there drawbacks just be like me and get both i use my PS3 for Bluray and both for games i like the Ps3 titles more tho and no online fees <3
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We didn't start the fire...

From my experience I can safely say that my PS3 has not eaten itself... four times in a row. Yea, I no longer own both consoles because all of my Xbox's hated me and killed themselves whenever I talked to them, or gave them a glare.

I also find that all of the Xbox games that I want are on the PC... which are... uh... Yea. Well theres Mass Effect, oh yea... Oh! L4D2 which is also on PC and better... yea.
I just find that my PS3 is just better, online is free, PSN is has good as Xbox Marketplace. PS3 has more exclusives, and more diverse exclusives that aren't just shooters.
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Depends on what you want to play. I feel in general Xbox360 has better exclusives, but I chose PS3 for GT5.
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Which one is more future proof?
Is this terminology even possible in the console genre? Unlike the PC, you are at the total mercy of developers and their desire to produce compatible games for the current console generation. Granted both the PS3 and Xbox have endured the longest shelf life of consoles before a new generation has been exposed in the history of consoles. Still.....IMO, I personally don't think there is such a thing as future proof consoles. No upgrading there.

Any way....I say get them both.
But if I had to choose, I would take the x360 any day of the week for gaming and social interaction. For my media entertainment, media organization, folding, PSN arcade gaming (I'm an arcade junkie), and God of war series, I'd take PS3.

That's just me.

But as it's already been stated. Research the games you will be interested in and decide from there.
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Take it from a guy thats had 4 360s get a PS3.
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post #56 of 65
This is what you are looking at. Both consoles have bad rates of death.

Xbox 360 = RROD
Happens on 2005 to 2008. Past the mfg date of 2008 is when the RROD rate when really down

Playstation 3 = YLOD + Bluray drive Failure.
- YYOD is smaller than Bluray drive failure, from all FAT versions.
- Infact my 60GB FAT PS3 is getting a failure on the eye. It takes longer to load


Besides the failing hardware on both consoles. It comes down to the games, each company offers different types of Racing, Shooting & etc. I suggest you youtube and compare each console/game to fit what you want.
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Nothing between them yet as far as graphics are concerned. Both have features and draw backs. XBOX online fee's although I do find them a lot better, apparently the new xbox doesn't have RROD but probably rumours. PS3 has the feature of Blu-Ray which is why I like it. Having a blu-ray player as well as a console is pretty awesome. I own both, prefer xbox for gaming. In all honesty go with the PS3, get more (Blu-Ray, the games in the future will be a lot better.)
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I've gone through 6 Xbox's (yes 6) and still have had no problems with my (2) PS3's. I use the PS3 for streaming movies more because it has better scaling, a better Netflix interface and a better online movie rental store. Also, it has Blu Rays... I usually play most of my console games on my Xbox's but that's just because I have more "friends" on that system. If you are starting new, I would go with the PS3... it also has a wider option for peripherals.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Unknownm View Post
This is what you are looking at. Both consoles have bad rates of death.

Xbox 360 = RROD
Happens on 2005 to 2008. Past the mfg date of 2008 is when the RROD rate when really down

Playstation 3 = YLOD + Bluray drive Failure.
- YYOD is smaller than Bluray drive failure, from all FAT versions.
- Infact my 60GB FAT PS3 is getting a failure on the eye. It takes longer to load


Besides the failing hardware on both consoles. It comes down to the games, each company offers different types of Racing, Shooting & etc. I suggest you youtube and compare each console/game to fit what you want.
Sorry but not true. They are not even close my GF works for Xbox support the are well over 40% failure rate, Sony is under 10% I have to original fats that get used daily never had a problem ever. Fats get hot and if u dont clean the vents you will have problems.
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post #60 of 65
There are three factors to consider.
  1. Which controller do you prefer?
  2. Which list of exclusives most interests you?
  3. Is paying for network access a concern?

Only you can answer which one you want.

As for people saying one network is better than the other, that's a load of garbage. It's just a bunch of fanboy-ism. They both work exceedingly well.

I personally prefer the exclusives and OS of the PS3. As for the controller, I'll use either. I'm not a hardcore extremist toward either side on that one. Not having to pay for Live is a nice bonus too. I look at it as a free game a year at the very cheapest rate plan - or more than one if you don't buy game right when they're released.

I don't own an Xbox, but I have quite of bit of experience with them. I've played through three Halo titles coop on the hardest difficulty with a friend (hardcore is it?), as well as played other titles.

Neither Kinect, nor Move, are worth worrying about.. unless some nights you just need to dance.. and don't have friends to club with.
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