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Ha ha, ive heard of people using the 360 as a dvd player, Then giving up because its dustbuster of a fan is too loud.

I can see what microsoft are trying to say, but the ps3 is a much better media player. They are just trying to keep up with it, which is foolish , they are attacking one of the strong points of the ps3 with the weak points of the 360. They should look at the advantages of the 360 (like being easyer to program for) and atack the ps3 on that front.
Edited by alltoasters - 1/18/11 at 6:09am
     
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As our Dear Leader Obama would.say.. "Put lipstick on a pig, it is still a pig"... Sorry MS all your spin won't convince me that the pig is really a woman...

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Originally Posted by alltoasters View Post
I can see what microsoft are trying to say, but the ps3 is a much better media player.
How can you make such a foolish statement after much has been listed that the 360 can do? WMC alone is why 360 > PS3 in media playback. The 360 also has Netflix and a bunch of other HD content from music videos, sports, TV shows, and movies.
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How can you make such a foolish statement after much has been listed that the 360 can do? WMC alone is why 360 > PS3 in media playback. The 360 also has Netflix and a bunch of other HD content from music videos, sports, TV shows, and movies.
i own both ps3 and 360 and htpc and gaming pc (lots of 'and's, lol)

eh? ps3 can be used as a HTPC whereas the 360 cannot.

"The 360 also has Netflix and a bunch of other blah blah blah"

http://www.netflix.com/NetflixReadyD...tails?pdid=105

my ps3 can browse the web and go to flash sites and such.

i love both my systems tho. i really dig how i get an awesome media center out of the ps3, but i do enjoy the simple gaming that comes with the 360. both have their benefits, but when comparing as a media center based system, the ps3 will win.
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PC>Majority of consoles.
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i dont care what anybody says including microsoft....the xbox 360 is a gaming system and primarily it is a gaming device...yes it can do other stuff but it was originally built as a GAMING SYSTEM

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i own both ps3 and 360 and htpc and gaming pc (lots of 'and's, lol)
So did I, I just found I didn't have time for both so I sold my PS3 away. Both consoles overlap in most areas since exclusives are not like they were in the SNES/Genesis days.
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How can you make such a foolish statement after much has been listed that the 360 can do? WMC alone is why 360 > PS3 in media playback. The 360 also has Netflix and a bunch of other HD content from music videos, sports, TV shows, and movies.
Trolling or just stupid?
PS3 doesn't have WMC, but you can connect > copy/stream music, pictures, or videos from any shared library from any computer on the same network. I live in a college dorm, so there are tons of "media servers" I just connect to and stream countless amounts of media.
PS3 not only has netflix, but it has its own content directly from the PSN. Thousands of HD/SD movies/shows. You can rent/buy, etc. There is a dedicated NHL channel, MLB channel, Dew Sports, etc. The amount of media the PS3 offers is ridiculous. While the 360 has a great collection, it can't stand to what the PS3 has to offer. Half the things the 360 tries to use as "features" are common things you could do with a simple web browser. Wait, the PS3 has one of those.
Along beside that, just off the top of my head, it offers:
Qore
The Tester
Playstation Home, while not media itself, it has tons of media in-world; such as the theatre.
Built in video editor and uploader
Qriocity
Hulu Plus
Life With Playstation
VUDU
Mubi
PlayMemories
Photo Gallery
VidZone
Catch Up TV

The only thing in media that even keeps the 360 on my list of possible media devices is the fact it has the Zune built in. I am a huge fan of the Zune. Though, the 360 isn't worth buying for its games, so I'd never pay for a 3rd one just to use the zune software. Plus, I already have it, on PC.

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So did I, I just found I didn't have time for both so I sold my PS3 away. Both consoles overlap in most areas since exclusives are not like they were in the SNES/Genesis days.
Are you kidding? Exclusives for the 360 aren't, because almost all of those "exclusives" are on and better on the PC. PS3 exclusives however, are absolutely amazing and can't be played on PC. Uncharted, Heavy Rain, MGS, Little Big Planet, Infamous, Socom, God of War... the list goes on.

You have either lied about owning a PS3 to try to hide your obnoxiously obvious fanboyism, or you owned the PS3 for about two days and never tried anything.
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ha his wife plays xbox yeah right
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<<< Likes how this is turning into another fan-boy war.
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