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Xbox 360 users unite

By yangly18
Nov 25, 2009
  1. Ok, so I'm new here, as you can see. I'm sorry if a topic like this has already been made, but I didnt feel like scrolling through the 100+ pages of topics.

    So question is, anyone here a hardcore 360 user like myself?
     
  2. Islay85

    Islay85 TS Rookie

    Aye - just got mine about 3 weeks ago (having never been into gaming before) and I'm absolutely loving it - I thought long and hard about which console to get and I'm so happy with my choice! :)
     
  3. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    That's why there's a Search Function.
     
  4. joey299

    joey299 TS Rookie

    Definitely hardcore. I love it.
     
  5. davimous

    davimous TS Rookie Posts: 55   +9

    <3 my box... until it breaks.
     
  6. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    nope, but i do own a ps3 and 360 controller for PC... too scared to buy a 360 console because i know it will rrod on me.
     
  7. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    360 Player here, not hardcore just mainly for exclusives like Halo (been a fan since 99 :D ) and a few other titles that I feel better playing with a controller then K/M.

    This is true for the older ones but pretty much all the new ones you buy don't typically have these issues and you get a nice 3yr warranty for rrod in case it ever dies. But if your not into 360 exclusives there really isn't a big intensive imo to own both unless you really like certain multiplatform games that look better on the 360.
     
  8. Aolish

    Aolish TS Enthusiast Posts: 171

    I'm not sure about the Jasper models but the Falcon revisions are still prone to RROD problems. Unfortunately the only way for defects to occur is to extensively use it. The 3 yr warranty will be useless if the player doesn't use his 360 often. And there are plenty of ppl that don't game as much as others. I only use my 360 about 1-2 hrs a day. Sometimes I go through DAYS without even touching it and i'm sure there are others that probably go through weeks or maybe even months without using it. So a 3 yr warranty on ppl that don't use there 360s often is useless.
     
  9. Relic

    Relic TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,379   +16

    True, I know one guy who didn't fall under the warranty and that's mainly cause he got it used from a friend and it just RROD (original one from 05). So ya, there will be people who fall out of the 3yr warranty I'm sure especially those who don't use it much. But I'd assume most who get RROD will be covered under the extension.
     
  10. vectorsigma32

    vectorsigma32 TS Rookie Posts: 154

    lol i dont know how people RROD there xbox i got mine in 2008 and it used for about 4 - 6 hours a day 4 halo XD ps mine a falcon
     
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