10 reasons why PlayStation Network trumps Xbox Live

Why the PSN is better than Xbox Live

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It's free!

It's hard to argue with cold, hard cash – particularly when it could be in your wallet.

If you signed up for a Gold membership when the Xbox 360 launched in 2006, you have essentially handed over around $400 for the privilege of online gaming (make that $500 if you’re using a wireless adaptor). Either way, that’s a lot of money that could have been spent on games – or even a second console. By contrast, the PlayStation Network has been completely free from the day it launched.

In August, Microsoft announced plans to increase the price of Xbox Live Gold by up to 25 per cent, widening the gulf even further. If you care about money, get PSN.

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1. Xbox 20gig launch price was 399.00. XBL was 50.00. That's about 450 bucks. PS3 launch price for the 20 gig version was 499.00 (THIS VERSION DID NOT HAVE WI-FI AND REQUIRED AN ADAPTOR TOO. That's about 500.00 bucks (also, this unit does not even come with a headset, which must be purchased separately).. How is this first point even valid? Your facts are wrong. PSN is better because of money? 550 bucks (ps3 + headset) vs 450 (Xbox + XBL).

I troll idiots


Xbox live money adds up ya fuckin moron go smoke some more crack

Leather Rabbit


I've played on both Xbox 360 and PS3 online. In my opinion, when it comes down to it, you get what you pay for.



1. First slide compares Xbox Live Gold(disregarding the free Xbox Live Silver) with plain PSN. Winner: PSN because it's free. Then second slide compares Xbox Gold with PSN+, which you pay for. Bias much?

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