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"while the 360 has consistently delivered."

Yeah the 360 has delivered on one game this year. All the rest were flops.



My most anticipated games:  Whatever Hideo Kojima is going to do next, Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy Versus XIII, Gran Turismo 5, Alan Wake, Wii Sports Resort.  Cave Story Wiiware.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqqLMgbtrB8

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@Paul

Thats true, actually sony would be selling much much better at the current time if they actually advertised there heavy hitters, Resistance could have become the playstation's halo milk cow, but they didnt use what they could have done, they didnt advertise.



 

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A lot of people seem to ignore the obvious, if you hang around on audio/video sites you'd know that a LOT of people buy the PS3 just for the Blu-ray capabilites. It may not be the cheapest Blu-ray player anymore but it's still one of the best and it plays games as a bonus.

For a non-gamer a/v enthusiast you think "well, the PS3 is still one of the cheapest players, seems to have the least amount of problems with discs, it's easily upgradable to different profiles and maybe I'll even get a game or two for it". So the PS3 might be selling hardware units (and I don't think it's a coincidence that the PS3 sales spike earlier this year came after HD-DVD died) but not everyone who buys one is buying it to play games. That's why, in my opinion, PS3 has lower software numbers than the Xbox 360 despite having a lot of units sold.

I'm a perfect example, I bought my PS3 last March and I only own 2 games for it, all my gaming is on the 360. My PS3 is pretty much just used for Blu-ray.



daroamer said:
A lot of people seem to ignore the obvious, if you hang around on audio/video sites you'd know that a LOT of people buy the PS3 just for the Blu-ray capabilites. It may not be the cheapest Blu-ray player anymore but it's still one of the best and it plays games as a bonus.

For a non-gamer a/v enthusiast you think "well, the PS3 is still one of the cheapest players, seems to have the least amount of problems with discs, it's easily upgradable to different profiles and maybe I'll even get a game or two for it". So the PS3 might be selling hardware units (and I don't think it's a coincidence that the PS3 sales spike earlier this year came after HD-DVD died) but not everyone who buys one is buying it to play games. That's why, in my opinion, PS3 has lower software numbers than the Xbox 360 despite having a lot of units sold.

I'm a perfect example, I bought my PS3 last March and I only own 2 games for it, all my gaming is on the 360. My PS3 is pretty much just used for Blu-ray.

 

Yeah that... I got mine in April and I only own 1 game.  The rest of the time I play Blu-ray movies.  So I too fall into this catagory.



Consoles: Atari 5200, NES, SNES, N64, Dreamcast, PS2, Gamecube, Wii, Xbox 360, PS3

daroamer said:
A lot of people seem to ignore the obvious, if you hang around on audio/video sites you'd know that a LOT of people buy the PS3 just for the Blu-ray capabilites. It may not be the cheapest Blu-ray player anymore but it's still one of the best and it plays games as a bonus.

For a non-gamer a/v enthusiast you think "well, the PS3 is still one of the cheapest players, seems to have the least amount of problems with discs, it's easily upgradable to different profiles and maybe I'll even get a game or two for it". So the PS3 might be selling hardware units (and I don't think it's a coincidence that the PS3 sales spike earlier this year came after HD-DVD died) but not everyone who buys one is buying it to play games. That's why, in my opinion, PS3 has lower software numbers than the Xbox 360 despite having a lot of units sold.

I'm a perfect example, I bought my PS3 last March and I only own 2 games for it, all my gaming is on the 360. My PS3 is pretty much just used for Blu-ray.

But you're also a MS fanboy so that could count for a lot. Let's see which one you play more after your Xbox gets RROD- lol.

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Party Monster said:
daroamer said:
A lot of people seem to ignore the obvious, if you hang around on audio/video sites you'd know that a LOT of people buy the PS3 just for the Blu-ray capabilites. It may not be the cheapest Blu-ray player anymore but it's still one of the best and it plays games as a bonus.

For a non-gamer a/v enthusiast you think "well, the PS3 is still one of the cheapest players, seems to have the least amount of problems with discs, it's easily upgradable to different profiles and maybe I'll even get a game or two for it". So the PS3 might be selling hardware units (and I don't think it's a coincidence that the PS3 sales spike earlier this year came after HD-DVD died) but not everyone who buys one is buying it to play games. That's why, in my opinion, PS3 has lower software numbers than the Xbox 360 despite having a lot of units sold.

I'm a perfect example, I bought my PS3 last March and I only own 2 games for it, all my gaming is on the 360. My PS3 is pretty much just used for Blu-ray.

 

But you're also a MS fanboy so that could count for a lot. Let's see which one you play more after your Xbox gets RROD- lol.

 

I have a Falcon and I doubt it will ever happen.



Consoles: Atari 5200, NES, SNES, N64, Dreamcast, PS2, Gamecube, Wii, Xbox 360, PS3

"I have a Falcon and I doubt it will ever happen."

Well, then, let's see how many you play after Microsoft gives up game development for the 360 some time in early 2009 to concentrate their efforts towards the new console they have coming out next November much as they did during the switch from the original 'box to the 360.



My most anticipated games:  Whatever Hideo Kojima is going to do next, Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy Versus XIII, Gran Turismo 5, Alan Wake, Wii Sports Resort.  Cave Story Wiiware.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqqLMgbtrB8

Paul_Warren said:
"I don't think a Japan-only exclusive comes anywhere close to "take back it's JRPG crown". Expecially since the PS3 never had this crown."

Okay, I'll rephrase that. After Final Fantasy XIII is released exclusively for the PS3 in Japan (a game that will cut at least one million consoles off of the 360's worldwide lead just with its sales in that territory alone) and combined with the fact that the superior blu-ray version of Final Fantasy XIII will also be exclusively available on the Playstation 3 in America and Others (a game which will be "the version" of the game to have in comparison to the inferior dvd version which will be exclusively available on the 360 in Others and the Americas); the Playstation 3 will take back the Playstation family's JRPG crown which it has had for the last two console generations. I hope that makes things clearer for you.

 

Has the PS3 even got a game thats sold a million copies in Japan alone?  To say FFXIII will push a million consoles for the PS3 in Japan is very funny.   IMHO it will never happen and it will be lucky to sell 1million copies its first year (in Japan).  I would imagine it will push sales for the console like MGS4 did.  Which was quite a lot, but certainly not a million.

As to the fact that it will be on several dvd's instead of 1 blu-ray, it won't matter if you put the game on your harddrive.

 

This is the make or break season for PS3 (IMO).  Good luck PS3 you certainly need it.



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Afterman said:

Why the hell does XBOX360 users buy so much software?


I think the 2 biggest reasons are:

  1. Achievements - don't neglect the fact that achievements are highly addictive to the gaming crowd. If someone has both consoles, and a game comes out where all things are considered equal, which do you think the gamer would select? The one WITH achievements or without?
  2. 360 users did NOT buy a 360 for a cheap Blu Ray player. So everyone who bought a 360 bought it strictly for games.


damndl0ser said:
Paul_Warren said:
"I don't think a Japan-only exclusive comes anywhere close to "take back it's JRPG crown". Expecially since the PS3 never had this crown."

Okay, I'll rephrase that. After Final Fantasy XIII is released exclusively for the PS3 in Japan (a game that will cut at least one million consoles off of the 360's worldwide lead just with its sales in that territory alone) and combined with the fact that the superior blu-ray version of Final Fantasy XIII will also be exclusively available on the Playstation 3 in America and Others (a game which will be "the version" of the game to have in comparison to the inferior dvd version which will be exclusively available on the 360 in Others and the Americas); the Playstation 3 will take back the Playstation family's JRPG crown which it has had for the last two console generations. I hope that makes things clearer for you.

 

Has the PS3 even got a game thats sold a million copies in Japan alone?  To say FFXIII will push a million consoles for the PS3 in Japan is very funny.   IMHO it will never happen and it will be lucky to sell 1million copies its first year (in Japan).  I would imagine it will push sales for the console like MGS4 did.  Which was quite a lot, but certainly not a million.

As to the fact that it will be on several dvd's instead of 1 blu-ray, it won't matter if you put the game on your harddrive.


This is the make or break season for PS3 (IMO).  Good luck PS3 you certainly need it.

 

When your 360 sells a million consoles LTD in Japan then come back and see us, good luck in Japan 360 ,you CERTAINLY need it. That works both ways, ya know.