New reports show the PS3 is the top connected device.
Hey, who would have guessed that NOT waiting 5 year before including wifi and having a free online service would boost the number of people connected on your console...\s
i know couple friends who has xbox without gold sub. and all the servers are the same as XBL, and its free.. not to mention hulu plus, better netflix and MLB tv channel that XBL dont have...
Here is the report file (PDF): http://www.millennialmedia.... Top 4 connected devices (from page 4): 1. iPod touch 2. iPad 3. PSP 4. PS3 Xbox and Wii/DS is not on the list.
DS/Wii isn't on the list because devs actually make proper DS/Wii games that aren't broken upon release and need patches within the first 24 hours.
"PS3 does have a lot more players" Playing online? Hell no. More online connected users playing OFFline and ONline, yeah sure. wifi+ethernet in the box + free access ftw.
"DS/Wii isn't on the list because devs actually make proper DS/Wii games that aren't broken upon release and need patches within the first 24 hours." They do have bugs. Nintendo's online is SO bad, that Nintendo asked gamers to snail-mail them an SD card if they want to recieve Metroid: Other M patch. http://www.joystiq.com/2010...
PSP is more connected than the PS3? O_o Can you imagine if the PSP2 had 3G? ;D
Well the PSP does have 20 million more units in existence than the PS3 so its not that hard to get your head around.
Stop lying you have no friends, ImpartialMan.
It would mean something if they said where the 360 was in regards to that list.
what exactly this article is about.
That's the reason
I remember how much MS used to bang on about being the number 1 connected console after the ps3 had only been out 1 year.. They shut up after that.. Thats because people don't like paying for online gaming whichever way you spin it but the are forced to with xbox.
if you have both xbl/psn you will spend more time on one service guaranteed, its like night and day.
PSN is nice, but Xbox Live almost always have more gamers in the lobby. It's not about having an account or registered users, but active accounts that play on a regular basis and for that I don't think anyone can touch Xbox Live. If you pay, you play!
Bullshit. There are games that came out people just don't play anymore. Besides that, the only game I have on my shelf that hardly has people online any more is WKC(PS3). Other than that no matter which console you have, if the game is popular enough there's always some jerk in the lobby playin. I got online with that Smackdown vs Raw on the PS2...guess the fuck what? There were 2 people online. I think that was last year sometime. So you have a moot point. Paying for online service doesn't suddenly make more people appear, paying for online service means you have no other choice if you want to get on. And, if PS3 users have two or three lists of 100 players on them, Somebody gotta be playin some games. People with PS3s don't just get turn it on and leave it there to be tallied on a list you dumb ass. Else, the XBOX would have made this list, but apparently there are more people playing games online on the PS3.
While it's true that more 360's have been transferred into customer hands at retail than PS3s, there are more 360s per user than any other console in history. If you disect the data, it becomes clear that a significant number of 360's "sold" at retail are simply replacements from retailers like Best Buy through paid replacement plans. Unlike replacements under the manufacturer's warranty, replacement via a replacement plan (such as that offered by Best Buy and others) is counted as a retail sale. This is because it comes out of store stock. Best Buy or other replacement plan vendors do not get reimbursed from Microsoft for these. Having said that, this "study" is misleading. I'm willing to bet that 360 owners who can afford (or simply use their parent's credit cards) to pay the extra amount for it's online features do buy more new release games than PS3 or Wii owners and are more likely to actually play against each other online. I'm also willing to bet that a reasonable number of PS3 owners are simply people who bought it for it's unmatched Blu-Ray playback and other internet features rather than gaming.
If only some of those people weren't just connected and actually used said connection for gaming on a regular basis.
Not paying to play online is the greatest thing on consoles since the PC had it
I look forward to the console superiority flamewars that this thread will produce.
Yeah, that makes sense. PSN is all access out of the box. No pay-to-play, no hidden fees, no "auto renewal" BS. Nope, it`s just simple, streamlined and free. It makes sense that PS3 owners are the most connected.
Actually so it the 360, you can still connect to Online withe Xbox Free(formally Silver) you just cant play online multiplayer with it.
sounds like it doesn't do you any good.
I got 10 disagrees, soooo am I wrong?
Some people can't handle facts it seems.
de fact that it nearly useless to have xbox live without on-line multi player doesnt help
I think people can handle the fact,they are just disagreeing with promoting Xbox Silver as an online component when in reality its only function is to let Microsoft know you are online - and ban you if need be.
because all PS3s have wifi, 99% of 360s dont except new models. Its not a big deal, if you have a router your ps3 is online thats it
The launch 20gb PS3's do not have wifi and are the only models to not have wifi. Therefore, not all PS3's have wifi. *The more you know!* =)
those where phased out real fast! XD People with the old 20gb probably already upgraded them XD
Thinking about it, this isn't really a surprise, I remember the day I got mine. I had Google on the screen within 5 minutes. Very easy to get connected.
Every intelectual person owns a ps3 right ? ....yes
If they were 'intelectual' you would expect them to at least read past the headline to see that the numbers are just for mobile devices. Sadly, most of these 'intelectual' individuals will think it means the PS3 has more online activity than the Xbox 360.
"If they were 'intelectual' you would expect them to at least read past the headline to see that the numbers are just for mobile devices." are you suggesting the PS3 is a mobile device? really? i know we can't all be as "intellectual" (note correct spelling) as you are, but come on.
Woah tough guy. Hold your horses. You only have one bubble for a reason. *
It's just wireless. Read the PDF link in the article.
Ps3 is not a mobile device either imo... The pdf shows : TOP4 connected devices. Page 4.
Now, do the DANCE.
Hahahahahah good luck with that. Regional changes aren't new, but the Emirates needs to chill the fuck out. Though sadly, they have the money to irreparably change any game to suit their needs. Also: "It’s not censoring … it’s tailoring or customising it for the market." I don't think they know what censorship is.
lead in number of consoles starting with the letter P
LOL 98% of the comments will be people who just read the headline.
That would explain why everytime I try to play Burnout Paradise on Xbox Live I can hardly find people...while on the PSN there is
thats cause there busy playing halo and cod on the xbox. ps3= more multiplayer variety.
of course everyone with an internet connection will be registered not bad, good for building a base, now start making those people more active online!
thats because xbox over all sales are inflated(in terms of actual consoles in homes).if the main reason why people buy a xbox is for, it's(so called)better more robust online options and features and the general consensus is that it's better then the ps3 online.then why is a console that has a lesser user base and inferior online, out preforming the 360, in the very thing that attacts comsumers to there console in the first place?....yeah they sold 40million consoles,but to the same 25 to 30million people who xbox rrod.i ran through 5 xbox 360, i have a jasper now and it's been fine so far.but i think sony just has more consoles in more houses then the 360 do.i would say a good 5 to 10million of their consoles sold are replacement consoles.i know i'm going to get thumb downed, but what i say makes prefect sense if you take the fanboy shades off.
Since the service is free. Wii still leads in sales, right?
Honestly, not suprising. But it puts to rest the arguement of "how many of those PSN accounts are doubles/triples?" because the facts and figures are there. Also makes sense that an iDevice is no.1 because well... it's kinda useless without the internet (especially the iPad).
The fact that you can make as many PSN accounts as you like though just invalidates this article. The amount of active PSN accounts is probably a fraction of that 50 million.
or the people that bought a ps3 for a bluray player and dont play games.then made a psn id and never looked back. i know i have been through 4 psn id's but i still have the same GT
Possibly due to the fact that a good percentage of 360s are broken? I dunno, it's an honest hypothesis. I really do wonder what the sales would be had the RRoD never existed.
Hello mods, anyone there?
It's pretty bad when the truth about your console could be seen as trolling.
1. iPod touch 2. iPad 3. PSP 4. PS3 I take it you Sonkykids didn't catch the problem with this list? I mean the one besides the fact that the Xbox should be at least number 2. The DS should be number 1. I want too see Sony's actual active players list, not people who have an account but never use it ever, I can bet it's not 50million. I'm willing to put 50million on that bet.
are you a bit slow,.. DS? I mean really? now that is some story bro,. You joking?, are stupid? or trolling? Even to mention Nintendo and Internet connectivity in the same sentence,.. makes me chuckle ,. no disrespect to nintendo,... PSN is free, xbox live now costs 60,.. Also I doubt 360 has a bigger active base anywhere /maybe US- even that is questionable,.. because I know people that bought more than four systems,.. because of reliability ,.. and PSN is free,.. +almost all ps3s have wifi,..all (the launch day 20gig install base is small, they can still connect with wire) no shit,.. ps3 has more people on PSN,..
"because I know people that bought more than four systems" how do multiple systems equal multiple xbla accounts?
that is the whole point I was making,...
lol and to people who say that xbox live is so much a better experience,.. lol if I were paying 60 usd every year for online play,.. I would have to justify it to myself,.. would be logged in all the time,.. and defend the shit out of it,.. even though paying for it is a complete bullshit,.. and it is not that much a better experience,.. basic human psychology and behavior,.. if I am in shit,.. I want you all to be here with me,..
it connects. I use it just as much to watch movies as I do games, and I would assume that this is the same for many people. This connectivity doesn't necessarily mean PS3 gamers play games more (thought it could be the case), but what is being said. The PS3 is the #1 connected home console.
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