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Why did you get Xbox 360 instead of PS3?

#1vivi_donagusPosted 3/10/2013 11:15:19 AM
I would like to read actual facts about this, not just "lolol xbox ftw" or "lolol ps3 sucks"
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#2Samman123Posted 3/10/2013 11:16:32 AM
I didn't. I have all systems (Wii/U/360/PS3)
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#3zyxomma100Posted 3/10/2013 11:19:55 AM(edited)
The 360 was my first system because it was cheaper, because Oblivion was a 360 console exclusive (at the time), and because Halo 3 was coming out.
#4Silent Sniper IVPosted 3/10/2013 11:26:56 AM(edited)
Because early in the lifecycle, there were a lot more 360 exclusive-ish games I was interested in. Stuff like Mass effect, tales of vesperia, eternal sonata, lost odyssey, blue dragon, ace combat 6 all sold me easily. Since about 2009, theres really nothing I care about in terms of 360 exclusives, sadly. It was also much cheaper than a ps3 early on. I own all 3 now, but I waited till ps3 hit $200.
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#5Arucard05Posted 3/10/2013 11:22:08 AM
From: Samman123 | #002
I didn't.

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#6crucialPosted 3/10/2013 11:23:27 AM
I like Halo and the Gear's series,FPS in general and I like the live service they have and there arcade game's wipe the floor with any other console,I also have a boat load of achievements so I buy all of my 3rd party game's for Xbox.

I own a PS3 just for the Uncharted series and that's it.

But the main reason is that all of my friends that are on my list 50+ and work friends all play Xbox exclusively so if I want to play with friends I have to play Xbox360.
#7CapnStankyPosted 3/10/2013 11:23:37 AM
Didn't. Owned all 3. Ended up dumping the Wii like garbage. Ended up using 360 as my main since it's better than the PS3 in every way.
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#8dark trunksPosted 3/10/2013 11:24:49 AM
Because it came out first.

Then I bought a PS3.
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#9skiguy1981Posted 3/10/2013 11:25:11 AM
vivi_donagus posted...
I would like to read actual facts about this, not just "lolol xbox ftw" or "lolol ps3 sucks"


I have both because i'm not poor
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#10GawdDawgsPosted 3/10/2013 11:25:23 AM
Mass Effect and Halo 3 were the biggest reasons when I bought it five years ago. There were also about a dozen other games that ended up being "timed exclusives", including Mass Effect and Bioshock.

It all boiled down to the games, and back then, 360 had way more than they do now, unfortunately.
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