As the PlayStaion 3 celebrates its first birthday, Gameplayer has taken a look at the 10 key decisions Sony made that were right for the success of the console.
"By comparison, you effectively pay 'tax' to play the Xbox 360 online. Sure the roads to your destination have less potholes, but we'll take a few bumps and bruises to paying a tax! And what does it mean for multi-format games? As support for split-screen dwindles in the face of the online revolution, games are being released with incomplete feature sets. The box art for both the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Game 'A' may pimp '12 multiplayer maps' and '16 players online' and both have an RRP of $119.95, but to enjoy that feature on the Xbox 360 version you also need to pay a subscription tax to the 'Soft. Bugger that!"