Ps3 vs Xbox 360

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Justin Fitchett Compare and Contrast Essay November 21, 2011 Instructor: C. Neal PS3 Slim PS3 Slim Xbox 360 Slim Xbox 360 Slim VS VS Do you like playing video games? Do you think that playing video games is a waste of time? For me personally, I think video games are not a waste of time but it something to do on your spare time. Video games are very popular, competitive, and fun for everyone. In the world of high tech gaming, Microsoft Company and Sony Company product very popular but different video game console. Microsoft markets the Xbox 360 Slim and Sony markets the PlayStation 3 Slim (PS3). Both are the most played game systems ever made for this generation, but they have different similarities and differences. The full similarities and differences are their online play, console features, and value. Both the Xbox 360 and PS3 have different online play, which allow gamers from across the world to play with and against each other through the internet. Sony’s PlayStation’s online service is called the “PlayStation Network” and Microsoft’s Xbox 360’s online service is called “Xbox Live”. Both will allow you to play online, but Xbox Live lets you do so much more than just play online. You can open a party that lets you to converse with friends while playing with each other as well as open a private chat. You can also video chat with others with Microsoft’s newest motion sensor device called the Kinect. With Xbox Live, you can use Facebook and Twitter and as well as access Xbox Live Marketplace; which lets you buy and rent movies, music, videos, and game add-ons. Even though Xbox Live has all of these nice features, you have to get a subscription fee whereas PlayStation has a free online ability. PlayStation has a PlayStation Store that lets you buy games, movies, game add-ons, and videos. You can either use your credit card or a gift card to buy

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