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[–] ScreaminMime 7 points 109 points (+116|-7) ago 

Have you considered joining DA **PC MASTERACE **

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[–] ItzDaWorm 6 points 16 points (+22|-6) ago  (edited ago)

Idk why you're being down voated. PC's have a lot to offer: Numerous well developed free games, use any controller you like (including mouse keyboard), choose your level of performance, get cheap games from steam, g2a, amazon, etc during sales.

I personally think PCs are a better value, but if your friends play on console, i could see the attraction.

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[–] munk_e_man 0 points 20 points (+20|-0) ago 

Idk why you're being down voated.

Uhh... you realize there's vote counters on this site right? He's sitting at only one downvote.

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[–] ChillyHellion 1 points 5 points (+6|-1) ago  (edited ago)

Idk why you're being down voated.

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:P

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[–] Bigboned 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Look's like some assholes have found the down vote button. PC is a valid option but some games are only on console , I know not a lot of them but some,Bloodborne for one. Why I did not build a PC and went for a PS4, Have I regretted my choice... Nope and I Love my PS4. But this is my reasoning for buying it. Over the years I have built many a PC, I have even worked in games shop selling games for 4 year's. When I first built my PC's I Spent day's working out the best part's for the best price for the best performance that I could afford. But every year a new game would hit the shelf's that would tax the system to the max, Damn try a new game on a two or three yer old system and see how well it run's with out any upgrade's.
My thinking was if I buy a console it can run a new game on this console today and run a new game seven years down the track with out any hassles at all, something that can not be said about a PC without having to spend some money on updating it. I also noticed that many the 3rd person games were coming out on consoles one of my favorite game types, then there is Exclusives every platform has them this is what made my choice to go for a PS3 last season and a PS4 now. As for choice get the one that is right for you, not because your mates have it as you will be plying it. Good luck on your choice and have fun.

Top 15 Upcoming Xbox One Exclusive Games ----------- Top 15 Upcoming Exclusive Games for PlayStation 4

My pick from the list Let It Die

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[–] inzmovi 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Because at this point some people are getting tired of that meme.

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[–] ArkhamKnight 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

ok small rant.

Was hoping voat would stop with the reddit "PCMASTERRACE" jokes when people want a simple answer from a & b.

Here, the OP is trying to get an informative answer from his 2 picked choices. When people suggest an alternative, it makes his post irrelevant. The satire of PCMR in post like these are really not informative to the question.

Every time I said that on reddit I would get downvoted without anyone saying why, so if you do downvote me I encourage you to tell me why you think Im wrong.

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[–] Ambiguous_Lumberjack 2 points 4 points (+6|-2) ago 

The reason we tell people to get PC is because it helps grow our superior platform. Consoles that try to be pcs (ie xbone and ps4) are simply a waste of money. If you buy into a console, you're investing in hardware that was outdated on launch. Consoles don't have near the freedom and functionality of a PC and games much more expensive.

Pcs are highly modular, the weaker end hardware is already more powerful than the consoles hardware, and there is always room to upgrade various parts to suit your needs. The way I see it, it is just silly to even consider consoles these days. Back 5-10 years ago pcs were much harder to configure and use for gaming, but today its mostly plug and play unless you mod or overclock.

I guess to truly answer your question, people tend to lean towards consoles because the idea of building a PC is daunting. It takes encouragement from a community to tell you that you CAN do it, and that its not as difficult as some make it out to be.

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[–] BleakBaron [S] 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

Ah yes, I'm posting from my rig as we speak, sorry about the mess.

I just thought it would be fun to have something for the living room.

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[–] cml1of4 2 points 5 points (+7|-2) ago 

That's always a solid argument for a console, but consider this

I bought a cheap computer off craigslist, stuck an SSD and cheap GPU in it and instant party box. We use my and my roomates old 360 controls. I can stream games from my main rig to it and I have emulators on it (smash Bros and Mario kart). Total cost was well under $400.0 .

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[–] OldSchoolRPGs 1 points 2 points (+3|-1) ago 

Not sure if you know, but Steam lets you stream games from your PC to another computer (I just use an old crappy laptop) so you wouldn't need a second rig.

They are also releasing the Steam Link in November that will do this without needing that second computer.

Ofc if you just wanted the console for a different variety of games then just ignore my comment.

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[–] SparkyRed 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago 

What games are you going to play? Building a dirt cheap steambox with a wireless xbone controller for the living room may be an option*.

*If you play FPS games then no, but driving, most simulation, and most acarde type games will work.

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[–] ChillyHellion 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I wish I could take up PC gaming again, but when the industry went digital only I got left behind with my bandwidth cap. The unfortunate thing is that consoles are going that way too, even if you do go out and buy the disc.

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[–] ixii 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

Agree with above. Get what the majority of your friends have. In my circle of friends, PS4 reigns supreme.

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[–] TheOneAndOnlyCrumpet 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Ya, see. This is why I don't have friends. That way I can get what I WANT!........ :(

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[–] ChillyHellion 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I'm an Xbox One owner and I've got to say you can't ask for a more reasonable response than this. Go Voat!

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[–] theFizz 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Totally agree :) what friends have is a big factor, you can also let people on the PS4 try them out through your console (I haven't done it, but I think it's possible)

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[–] Netto 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Go for whichever platform has more games that appeal to you. If you prefer to play with friends most of the time, then go for the console that you would play with your friends. You can always get the Xbox controller and use it on your pc. I currently have an Xbox One because the games on it appeal to me more, but I keep an active PS+ membership to rack up all the free games for when I do eventually buy a PS4.

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[–] evil_bun_bun 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I completely agree with this.

Buy whichever you want exclusive games on. That said, PS4 is getting close to enough games that I want to play that are exclusive to it that I may add it to my collection. Last generation I owned (still own) a x360 and ps3.

For now I have an xbo and no ps4.

Games should be the driver in this decision, however XBL > PSN+ (at least so far) and psn has been hacked and leaked cc's/etc in the past. XBL costs money PSN doesn't (but psn+ does) once they iron out all their security and stability, this will be less of a factor.

That said MOST games aren't exclusive so either console will do.

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[–] thomas_jefferson 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

I was previously an xbox guy until they came out with all that weird privacy intrusion, can't share games stuff. I have a ps4 now and I have to say I like the interface etc a lot, except that it seems to be buggy. The weirdest one of which doesn't allow me to make purchases on the PlayStation network with any of my cards. You'd think thatd be a bug theyd want to work out.

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[–] 123_456 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

This does not make any decision easy, sir!

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[–] thomas_jefferson 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Haha yeah I guess that was not really advice either way. If you can look past the bugs, ps4 is pretty sweet. But yeah another big bug is that I can't put mine flat or it ejects the disk constantly. So yeah the bugs are not minor.

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[–] Closeout 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I believe this is a personal finance decision. Even if they are able to afford both, is the value per dollar of entertainment going to outweigh the initial investment? I imagine they are not die hard for either console's exclusives given the initial question, so sticking to gaming devices they would likely be better served getting either a Wii U or PC with the other $400 than having both a PS4/XBone.

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[–] BravoLeader2 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I have both and you really can't go wrong either way. That said, if I was choosing between them I would decide based on which exclusive games you prefer. The controller you will get used to either way.

Be careful about timed exclusives though. Games like Tomb Raider on Xbox and No Man's Sky on PS4 both get paraded around like exclusives, but they are only timed exclusives.

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[–] Quarks 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Both consoles are great - if I could I'd have both. I chose the ps4 because I prefer the exclusives

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[–] Shiny_Bulbasaur 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I've had both consoles, but I'm on Xbox One now. I can tell you, you can't go wrong with either. From my experience, PSN has had a little more problems than Xbox Live, but not enough to make you regret your purchase. At the end of the day it all comes down to what games you would like to play, and which network has more of your friends.

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