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Is it weird to have be an original xbox player and want a ps3 for christmas instead of a 360?

I have had an xbox pretty much since it came out. I've loved it ever since. Is it weird to want a ps3 for christmas instead of a 360? I love halo and gears and left for dead (from playing them at friends houses) but the ps3 has way better online and more features. I just think it's a little weird to like switch from being an xbox player to getting a ps3 instead of the 360

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  1. Not at all. I used to be a Nintendo/Sony guy, but this gen, I've been all Sony for the most part. Nothing against the other consoles, but I like what Sony offers.

  2. It's not weird at all. It's probably a good, you're widening your horizon and will be exposed to more games.

  3. Nah, the ps3 is a great system. The 360 is a lot like the ps3, but the ps3 beats the 360 in a lot of aspects (especially the the hassle of the red ring of death). The ps3 also has free Internet which is a huge plus. Its not weird to want a ps3 instead of a 360, its just natural ; )

  4. xbox 360 has way better online

    but it isnt weird

  5. PS3 is better when it comes to graphics and both seem to have an edge when it comes to games. However, the PS3 can store tons of videos and music, etc. It is better as an entertainment for solo gameplay. The X-Box is better for multiplayer. Much better. However, if you are willing to spend a good bit more to get a PS3, then go ahead.

  6. I own about 30 systems. To think its weird to like one and then go with another one is a bit short sighted. You play games for the games and not the system. You buy what you want and damn anyone who says otherwise. Dont worry about a products name or logo. There is no such thing as a xbox player or a ps3 player, anyone who says they are are just fanboys. When someone asks me what I play, I tell them I play games.

    This message is coming from a guy who owns and plays both systems as well as 27 other ones and been playing for 30 years. I am a fanboy of no system so I’m telling you straight because I play games for the games themselves, I don’t play because of a name on the system itself.

    Sony recently dropped the ps3 price to 299. I will compare it to a 360 elite since its microsofts highest end 360 system and is priced the same as the ps3.

    Ps3 has built in included wifi connection for wireless internet, the 360 does not. It will cost you another 100 bucks to buy an addon for the 360 to get wifi. (do note ps3 also includes ethernet for a wired internet connection also so you get both).

    Ps3 has bluetooth and usb ports for flash drives, keyboard, mice, microphones, headsets, earpieces and so on, the 360 has neither nor can you add them on.

    Ps3 has 100% free online gaming, the 360 charges you a annual fee to play any game online or even have a friends list. Ps3 also has something called Home which is 100% free and optional to use where you make a character and run through a virtual world with other people, chat, check out themed areas like a resident evil 5 area with mini games, trailers playing on big screens, an apartment you get to own and decorate and its constantly being added onto. Think of Home as kind of like The Sims only it a city about games only it has alot of other people in it also with you. I also prefer to ps3 community, 90% of the time I get on xbox live all I hear are a bunch of immature brats cursing and yelling.

    Ps3 can play blu ray high def movies and has a really good upconvert on dvds, 360 can only play normal dvds and doesnt improve their picture any. Its also kind of cool I can take a movie I download on my pc, stick it on a usb flash drive, plug it into my ps3 and watch it on my bigger tv right off the flash drive. Can pause, fast forward, frame rate change, zoom in and out and use other options like you can on a dvd from the ps3 video menu.

    Not to mention the ps3 runs dead quiet vs a 360 which is quite loud. And ps3 is known for being a pretty problem free machine while 360 even to this day still suffers from hardware problems, hell gamestop stopped taking extended warranties on them (don’t know if they do again now or not) because so many people were bringing them back with problems.

    Far as games go both systems have 90% of the exact same games. All big names games like megaman 9, wolfenstein, bioshock 1 & 2, dead rising 2, beatles rock band, ghostbusters, bayonetta, call of duty 4, fallout 3, rock band 5, grand theft auto 4, modern warfare 2, brutal legend, marvel vs capcom 2, batman arkahm asylum, madden 10, assassins creed 2 and so on are on both systems and will continue to be on both.

    Each year the list of exclusive games gets smaller. But personally the games on the ps3 that are exclusive I like better and have more of a variety to them. Killzone 2, MAG, final fantasy 13 versus, demons souls, uncharted 1 and 2, little big planet, flower, god of war 3, gran turismo 5, super stardust hd, metal gear solid 4, resistance 1 and 2, ratchet and clank a crack in time and tools of destruction, infamous, heavy rain among another dozen titles coming out in the next year that are ps3 only I like better. If you like MMO type games ps3 is only system to announce ones coming out for it, the two being DC universe online and Final Fantasy 14 online. But all big name big production games will be on both systems.

    And well, I personally like the ps3 controllers better. They feel more comfortable in my hands, the D-Pad is more precise because the 360 d-pad is just a disc and sometimes pushing up registers as left or right, and the batteries are rechargeable in it I that like so when it gets low I just plug in a usb to mini-usb cable in the front of the ps3 and it charges while I play so I don’t have to buy batteries for it, after 2 years of use my controller still holds its charge like it did new.

    I’m not anti 360, I just prefer my ps3 more, and more or less just get games for my 360 when it’s a exclusive for the 360.

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