5 Years On: Remembering My First 360.
"And with fellow GamerZines colleague Jon telling me only yesterday that his brand new slim started displaying something that looked like it had come straight out of the Matrix, something tells me these won't be the last." The whole point of this article was that last sentence. Keep spreading that FUD.
just for the record. My launch ps3 still kicking and alive 4 years and 5000 hours l8tr
I bought all consoles on launch, and they are fine, except the Wii ironically was the only one to have disc reading problems that I had to get repaired.
my 12th 360 just RRODed awhile ago.
You never owned a 360 troll, now back under your bridge with you, Shoo!
My launch 360 still works but I don't play it much. Last game was gears 2. I do wanna play me2 and alan wake though. My 60 gb ps3 also is working really well but im playing that every other day or so.
my 360 died a few months ago and I got it repaired for free. i didn't feel the need to write an article about it.
A few months ago compared to five years ago when the three year warranty was nonexistent. Nice damage control though. On topic: Mine died back in August. I didn't care to pay $60 Live when the PS3 does the same thing for free. I don't miss it a bit.
FLIAMBAIT, now that GT5 storm is over and its not perfect as it was made out to be. PS3 fanboys return to bashing Xbox. What a suprise.
Saying that your 360 got RROD constitutes being a PS3 fanboy?
well if i say ANYTHING ps3 critical everyone assumes that i own a 360 and love gears of war even thoough i have a ps3 and pc and thats it
talking about your xbox 360 from 5 fucking years ago? and posting it on a fanboy site? and implying that the problem continues with the Slim models? yeah.
Saying that your 360 got the RRoD doesn't make you a PS3 fanboy. I guess it's an easy mistake to make because smart people often buy a better console when their 360 dies.
actually .. now that the Gt5 trolling articles storm is almost over Now 360fanboys go back to their caves and wait for the next ps3 esclusive to come out.... its so calm again that we actually have the chance to see articles like this... they used to be overrun by the GT5 is crap articles u know
@Matthew94 , you do realize your comment history is EASILY checked...right? Please stop lying.
LOL WAT! DAMN! I guess those millions of ppl with rrod 360s love Sony. DUMBEST COMMENT THIS WEEK!
I never got the red ring, I got the E74 once though which got refurbished for free, but that one was a replacement of another replacement, i've had 3 360's now and the one i have right now is a refurbished model...
Honestly i don't even know anymore, criticize either of the 3 consoles makes you a fanboy these days apparently. Infact you aren't even allowed to say that your console broke. Things break and that the way they're meant to be ya know?
"Saying that your 360 got RROD constitutes being a PS3 fanboy?" Of course; 20-50% of all 360 owners are PS3 fanboys. Didn't you know?
the pint is kaveti6616 is what percentage of the slim died compared to 360 RROD guess you already know the answer
RROD = shoddy hardware
JUST died. Took 5 years. Had a good run with it. :-(
If 5 years is a "good run", then I guess all of my 6th generation and before systems surviving 10+ years is a freaking miracle? No. No, 5 years is NOT a "good run"
Wow, even the new ones break?
I never knew of the Red dot of death...I thought they fixed it ^ oh well.
We don't know yet since they typically take 12-18 months to fail. Though it's unlikely a redesigned console would have the same problems.
Yeah if you don't like the 360 automatic Ps3 fanboy I love the logic here :)
This is news?
Got a new slim but the one i gave to my sisters bf is still going strong.
I'm pretty lucky man, my 360 hasn't died on me yet. I have an old model. I actually had the red ring for about 40 mins, kicked it a few times(I'm serious), and it came back on. Cheap piece of hardware, and sorry 360 fanboys, but there is hardly a such thing as ps3 fanboys. I'm full of shit you say xD? Not true lol ps3 fans have legit reasons to hate the 360....just think about it Rrod, the rings the system that used to put around disk that made games unplayable, on cnn an old model exploded and burnt down someones house, they charge you guys to play games online xbox when every other console this gen is free. They increase the price of xbox live for no reason xD lol. the system has the highest failure rate of all time, lol and on top of everything majority of you 360 fanboys are on your 2nd or 3rd xbox at least. Don't get me wrong I have nothing against you guys, its just, at the begining of this gen...you guys were dumb as hell for supporting the 360 xD.
5 years ain't so bad
Re-read the title and think about when the 360 was released.
lol well i didn't get my first rrod til i think around june 06. i couldn't find a 360 til like feb 06, so i bought an arcade then, and bought a hard drive that same night along with cod 2. thing is though a couple months later i bought a pro, and it rrod before my first one, and then prolly like a week later it went too. it was a major inconvenience to me, as i had them both replaced because i had the gamestop warranty. so the lesson that i learned is when a new console releases, or when buying a new one, it's worth the extra penny and piece of mind to buy a warranty. my ps3 still is til april 2011, and my 360 now is a jasper elite, with only the factory 3 yr. but no problems so far, and i not play it as much as i used too anyways.
the xbox is known to be faulty ok, let's move on....