Which is better for online play?

Discussion in 'Video Games and Technology' started by Shizuka, Jun 11, 2010.

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Which is better for online play?

  1. Xbox

    9 vote(s)
    56.3%
  2. PS3

    1 vote(s)
    6.3%
  3. Wii

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. PC

    6 vote(s)
    37.5%
  5. Other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's scriptor

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    For example, Xbox comes in many varities, is cheaper but you have to continuously pay for multiplayer. But in addition Xbox has better features

    PS3 is more expensive but multiplayer is free. I don't know its features because I don't own one.

    Then there's Wii and PC
     
  2. ZeroMayhem

    ZeroMayhem Henshin a Go-Go Baby!

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    Why?
     
  3. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's scriptor

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    Just wondering.
     
  4. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    PC is the obvious choice, apart from putting the power in the hands of idiots, dedicated servers can only be a good thing.

    Failing that, PS3. Its free, sure you cant use things like party chat, but its free.
     
  5. Noizemaze

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    He asked which was better, not which was cheaper.
     
  6. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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    I voted for the 360.

    That being said, the PS3 is not more expensive in any regard anymore. Considering that Live is still a pay service, technically, PSN is cheaper.

    At any rate, the 360 has the most robust online community.
     
  7. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    But the OP still made a point of price in the first post. If its enough of a concern that its the first thing brought up, I cant help but feel that he may take paying for online as enough of a detriment to counter any positive points.
     
  8. Metal Soldier

    Metal Soldier The Robot

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    Had to vote for PC given its more open online play. However after that, Xbox Live most definitely.
     
  9. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good TFW2005 Supporter

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    Had to vote PS3. Even though the online is free, I have never had any problems with it.
     
  10. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    That's why I voted for 360 -because of the network of people I play with on it.
    But you're right. The PS3 is no longer more expensive, and if you counter in the cost of Live with the fact that you probably need to pay for the wireless adapter, then the Xbox is considerably more expensive.
     
  11. McBradders

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    Xbox Live. Every other service gets a hearty :lol  from me.

    Even PC.
     
  12. McBradders

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    Xbox Live. Every other service gets a hearty :lol  from me.

    Even PC.
     
  13. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    live over psn, regardless of cost. you get what you pay for i think.

    as an example, i was playing super street fighter on psn. i could see some friends in endless battle, but that's it. on live, you can see if they have a private/open room, and if its open, you can just drop in. the way the psn is set up for friends and messages/chat is terrible imo.
     
  14. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    Yeah -last night my first downloads on PSN took nearly two hours: Motorstorm and Stardust.

    At the same time I switched over to the Xbox and downloaded the War for Cybertron demo and Earthworm Jim in under 10.
     
  15. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    under 10 hours? that is damn quick son.
     
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    If i plan to play a online co-op game i go with PSN.
    If i plan to play in a party or more than 3 i go to LIVE.
    Hate PC.
    Wii is a complete joke.


    Overall LIVE is by far the best service out there but if price is an issue then PSN is #1.From Headsets,free content and PS1 GAMES.
     
  17. Noizemaze

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    This. The only thing that comes close on PC is Steam if you ignore the fact that Live is also on PC.
     
  18. lifedragon99

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    in the worlds of William Shatner:"Simple! Get World of Warcraft Dawg, you can be what ever you want."
     
  19. Smasher

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    LOL -minutes.
    :eek: 
     
  20. seeker311

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    When you add all the crap you have to buy for Xbox, it really isnt cheaper. That said 360 does a better job at getting online communities together.
     

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