Thinking About Getting A Xbox 360...

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  1. roflcopter2

    roflcopter2 Well-Known Member

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    hello,im thinking about getting a xbox 360 for my birthday,my birthday is in 2 weeks,and i was wondering i heard that 1 of every 3 xbox 360s fail and u have to return them,is this true?

    but yea i basically really want to get a xbox 360 and play halo 3 and gears of war and stuff like that. cause i like shooter games
     
  2. ~untitled~

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    i have a 360 never had any problems but there are lots of 360s that have problems just make shure you get a warrenty lol

    btw gears and halo 3 are awesome games
     
  3. Hadouken

    Hadouken Well-Known Member

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    Get a 360 elite, then you're guaranteed not to get any failures. But yeah, some do tend to get the red lights but it's still a good system nonetheless. And, you don't have to get a ps3 to play gta 4,lol.
     
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    The 33% failure rate is true.

    No one ever brings that up in a PS3 vs. 360 argument, though...
     
  5. roflcopter2

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    wait so if i buy a xbox 360 elite...it wont fail?
     
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    It's not likely, since the problem was fixed in that one.(it's a new 360 design sorta)
     
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    ya elites are pretty much gurunteed not to fail
     
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    I know someone who returned an elite. A friend of mine, actually. It stopped reading the discs. Never got three red lights, but every disc came up unreadable.

    I love mine though. I'm on #3 already. :(
     
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    IF you use it normally, it won't fail on you, and if it does you will get a new one.
     
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    I've got an elite and haven't had any problems. The only problem was when I moved the console, it scrached all the disc, but that happens with them all and it's my fault :P
     
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    Just get one. Theres always a chance something will go wrong. Just like a new car. You take chances on anything you purchase.
     
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    I don't see what the problem is with the red lights.

    They have a free fix of it so meh.

    Yeah the elites are awesome, a bit pricey but don't they look and feel cool?

    Totally go for 360. As well as gears of war and Halo 3 there is Bioshock... Bioshock = <3 ... but it sicks ass because it's one player...

    But look THREE game reasons to get a 360! Now the weights are overbalanced! =O
     
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    lol, that happend with my burnout disc, moved the console and it made a ring around the cd.
     
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    xBox 360 don't fail microsoft do :lol:
     
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    Just get a warrenty, and make sure you buy one of the new releases (not even talking 'bout Elite).
    But the older versions had a problem with the CD-Reading, or well, my grandfather (yes, he's weird:D) had a problem with it.
     

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