Question for the PS3 owners getting a PS4 at launch?

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#1 Edited by xxyetixx (2898 posts) -

WHY?? You already have a PS3, PS4 isn't launching with anything that great, mostly multiplats you can play on PS3 online for free....So why get the PS4 so you can play the same game and pay to play it online??? Ps4 is truly the just wait console of next gen.

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#3 Posted by Chutebox (43465 posts) -

Because I want to play kz4 and MP games on better hardware

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#4 Posted by always_explicit (3379 posts) -

I guess its just because this generation has been so long, people want something new. The question should be what does the PS4 offer besides a hardware bump....thats the question I cant answer and the reason im not purchasing one.

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#5 Edited by KarateeeChop (4666 posts) -

i agree, as a ps3 owner i see no reason to pick up a ps4 at all.

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#6 Edited by Newhopes (4756 posts) -

I never pick up new consoles at launch it's just a waste of money.

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#7 Posted by Heil68 (57942 posts) -

@Chutebox said:

Because I want to play kz4 and MP games on better hardware

Yup, not to mention I have never bought a console at launch before. Just going to the midnight launch is going to be #magical.

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#8 Edited by Telekill (7592 posts) -

The answer is simple. I want a PS4 so I'm getting one.

You could ask the same question of 360 owners getting an X1 at launch.

WHY?? You already have a 360, Xbox One isn't launching with anything that great, mostly multiplats you can play on 360 online for your same if not cheaper fee....So why get the Xbox One so you can play the same game and pay possibly more to play it online??? Xbox One is truly the just wait console of next gen.

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#9 Edited by xxyetixx (2898 posts) -

I agree with it just really being a hardware bump, I won't get next gen till probably March, tax time of course :) so there should be some goods and bads out on both systems. Plus I'm waiting for my Live subscription to run out, not sure if it just transfers n picks up where it left off. I also be able to see what most of my friends will be getting and make a better decision. I just know if I had a PS3 i couldn't justify spending $400 to buy a system that I can play the same games online for free on the PS3. But I do understand the this generation has just gone on too long and I want something new feeling too!!!!

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#10 Posted by Xaero_Gravity (9792 posts) -

I'm really interested in Killzone: Shadow Fall and with inFAMOUS: Second Son releasing in February, I might as well get one now. Plus, my buddies are picking up BF4 on it so I'm forced to get that one rather than the PC version. >:[

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#11 Edited by xxyetixx (2898 posts) -

@Telekill: Ha ok, I'll buy that but you still have KI, and Dead Rising coming out which look amazing, KI alone cause I can get the original Ki game with the new one. Regardless of the opinion of which system has the better launch line up there is still the fact of 360 owners have always paid to play online, therefore getting an X1 isn't gonna be a difference. Paying to play games you can play online for free on another system is important especially since PS3 owners have been touting that "ownage" for what 8 years. Graphic bump or not there isn't any logic. Killzone is a decent series and worth a play but it's no GeOW or Halo system seller.

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#12 Posted by Basinboy (13365 posts) -

For KZ:SF mostly and a handful of indie games. But the promise of its exclusives is alluring enough to warrant a purchase.

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#13 Posted by AdobeArtist (24784 posts) -

Generally it is a good principle to get a system after the games you want arrive, so you can make the most use of of the machine once you take it out of the box. But with how long the last generation lasted (7th gen), being so much longer than any gen before it, even multiplats have a greater appeal to play on more current hardware than the now outdated machines that can only offer a diminished experience of the same games.

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#14 Posted by Bigboi500 (35550 posts) -

No. Still so many PS3 games I need to buy and play before I get a PS4.

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#15 Posted by joel_c17 (3206 posts) -

Whats it with Lems trying to get people to not buy a ps4? seems like some fanboys are trying to justify their purchase. I just hope you guys know a good chiropractor - because your going to spend another gen being bent over by MS and taking it up the whazooo

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#16 Edited by Couth_ (10369 posts) -

Killzone is going to be HYPE. Though I will say most anticipated is Dark Souls 2 which I will grab on PS3. But once it's on PC I will double dip and be full PC XB0NE PS4 MASTER RACE

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#17 Edited by WitIsWisdom (4784 posts) -

My PS4 is paid off and ready to be picked up at the midnight launch. Why? I am excited about the PS4 something I can not really say about the PS3. Will I be wrong that the better hardware will have faster load times, less lag, and better intefaces? No. That is all.

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#18 Edited by finalstar2007 (27940 posts) -

I've got both the PS3 and Vita at launch so i want to do that with the PS4 too and get it at launch besides all my friends are getting a ps4 at launch so if i dont get one i'll be left out not to mention everyone are getting a CoD Ghosts on the PS4 so again getting the PS3 version would do me no good as i cant join any of my friends so PS4 day 1 is a must.

will keep my ps3 next to the upcoming PS4 of course as the PS3 has a lot of games coming for it next year.

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#19 Posted by Kats_RK (2080 posts) -

Why not?

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#20 Posted by DanteSuikoden (3427 posts) -

As much as people here try to downplay it, Killzone has a big fanbase and it's a system seller.

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#21 Edited by Nonstop-Madness (9869 posts) -

Because I've been gaming on the PS3 since 2007. I just want a next gen console. Not to mention I'm already a PSN+ subscriber. It's not like I'm losing anything. I rather just buy the console now then wait a few years.

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#22 Posted by Doom_HellKnight (12217 posts) -

I want one, so I'm buying one. I'm sure you'll get over it.

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#23 Edited by xxyetixx (2898 posts) -

@joel_c17: I'm not trying to get people to not get anything, nor am I justifying my purchase. I won't be getting a next gen system till March when I can make a just comparison and see what both have to offer. I know this gen has been a long gen, but getting something just for a graphic jump doesn't make sense. Especially when you can play those multiplats online for free on the PS3.

I know KZ has a big fan base but it is not a huge system seller, the community doesn't last like other online communities. Also has the release date been set for KZ on PS4???

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#24 Edited by I_can_haz (6511 posts) -

Because of KZSF and BF4. I'm a huge Killzone fan and KZSF looks great. I also refuse to play BF4 with crappy graphics on PS3 (none of my friends play BF on PC) and I'm sick and tired of current gen consoles. I want a new shiny system now and whether I get it now or next year makes no difference because none of the next gen consoles will be having price drops anytime soon.

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#25 Posted by I_can_haz (6511 posts) -

@xxyetixx: KZ's release date is the same as the PS4. In fact, the devs for Killzone just announced that they've gone gold today so the game is already ready for release.

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#26 Edited by Newhopes (4756 posts) -

@DanteSuikoden said:

As much as people here try to downplay it, Killzone has a big fanbase and it's a system seller.

Killzone is definitely not a system seller and the series sales have tanked.

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#27 Posted by campzor (34932 posts) -

@xxyetixx said:

WHY?? You already have a PS3, PS4 isn't launching with anything that great, mostly multiplats you can play on PS3 online for free....So why get the PS4 so you can play the same game and pay to play it online??? Ps4 is truly the just wait console of next gen.

I already have ps+, so i wont be paying for online. And i am really looking forward to killzone and playing bf4 with 64players with 60fps.

+ all those other ps+ games and just overall system features and upgrade.

I dont need a 'killer' app to buy a console, just the fact that its leaps and bounds better than the last generation from a technical and feature point of view.

Hell i bought the ps3 in 08 with gta4 and cod4, both multiplats.

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#28 Edited by blackace (23576 posts) -

@kingoflife9 said:

I mostly play multiplats and I want the next gen graphics already. Not interested in ruse trash and choppy dead rising.

Rushed Ryse? Choppy Dead Rising. LMAO!! Come back from the E3 already. Both of these games area already playing on XB1 tour and Ryse is playing great and looking 10x's better then what was at the E3. Dead Rising is locked at 30fps and smooth as butter. If you mostly play multiplats you don't even need a game console.

I'm getting the PS4 and XB1 because they have a couple games that I really want to play. There are more better games coming out before the end of the year.

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@DanteSuikoden said:

As much as people here try to downplay it, Killzone has a big fanbase and it's a system seller.

Of course it is. It's the only game on the PS4 at launch that's worth getting. That's the main reason it has such a high pre-order count. Drive Club is delayed. Infamous doesn't come out until next year. Knack isn't a system seller. No one is killing themselves to try the new Indie IP's that will end up multiplat when they don't sell well on the PS4.

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#29 Edited by XxR3m1xInHDn3D (2365 posts) -

I just bought a PS3 last year to catch up on all the single player games which are now very cheap to buy so I will wait years before getting the PS4 as all the best Playstation games are always single player so you can experience them at any time and not feel like you missed out.

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#30 Edited by bezza2011 (2729 posts) -

Why???? because it's the next console, you know the one's what were going to be playing on for the next 6-7 years, the fact remains all the major games coming out are on ps3/ps4 so i may aswel buy a ps4 now, and get them games and then i can save up for other games, i see no reason holding out, as then there will be to many games to buy for the system so i'll get the lump sum out the way first and then buy as i go along plus i can afford to, plus ps4 nor is xbox one going to get a price cut for awhile, at least not for another year or so, maybe xbox one.

Why wait what am i waiting for??? am i waiting for the games i want and then have to spend even bigger money when i have to buy this game that game, and that other game, for money reasons it makes sense to get it at launch and gradually build up a game library, i'm in no rush to get all the games at once. my plan this time around is to buy every single exclusive there is, i'm mature enough and old enough now to spend that kind of money when i want.

Every time a new console comes out with have this debate, and yet within a year or 2 all of the people moaning about getting the console will have the console and all the forums will get rid of the ps3/ps4 forum the 360/xboxone forum and it will just be the ps4 forum and the xbox one forum, like it always has been time after time.

and on a final note, all this ps3.5 or xbox 360.5 rubbish people keep throwing around, get with it, these are the consoles were playing for the next 7 years, no matter what this is the future of consoles, like it or not it ain't going to change.

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#31 Edited by aroxx_ab (13236 posts) -

Want play multiplats on better hardware and loadingtimes will be much shorter, harddrive is faster than disc-drive.

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#32 Edited by Sweenix (5957 posts) -

I want to play infamous second son, and i'm afraid there might not be any ps4's available when the game is out D:

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#33 Edited by XxR3m1xInHDn3D (2365 posts) -

@Sweenix said:

I want to play infamous second son, and i'm afraid there might not be any ps4's available when the game is out D:

You can still pick up PS4s right now so don't believe the fanboys

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#34 Posted by The_Rick_14 (9945 posts) -

Simply because it will offer the better experience between the console's features and gameplay. My PS3 isn't going anywhere because of Gran Turismo 6, but I am excited to play what I believe will be a much smoother Battlefield game than what BF3 was on my PS3 and with more players Conquest should be more fun.

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#35 Posted by DanteSuikoden (3427 posts) -

@Newhopes said:

@DanteSuikoden said:

As much as people here try to downplay it, Killzone has a big fanbase and it's a system seller.

Killzone is definitely not a system seller and the series sales have tanked.

Prime example right here. Just cause you hope that doesn't make it true. I, on the other hand, have pre-order numbers to back up my claim.

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#36 Posted by lundy86_4 (48880 posts) -

I'm getting one as soon as i'm able to. I didn't bother to pre-order either of the consoles. I want KZ:SF/AC4 at launch.

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#37 Edited by blamix99 (2685 posts) -

can't wait to play killzoneSF, AC4, Battlefield, InfamousSS, and Watchdogs on my ps4

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#38 Edited by Mozelleple112 (6969 posts) -

@xxyetixx said:

WHY?? You already have a PS3, PS4 isn't launching with anything that great, mostly multiplats you can play on PS3 online for free....So why get the PS4 so you can play the same game and pay to play it online??? Ps4 is truly the just wait console of next gen.

Your logic is bad and you should feel bad. Tell me why would you want to play multiplats in sub-HD resolution with no AA, in Dx9 (equivalent) when you play it in glorious 1080p resolution with higher AA, and Dx11 equivalent? Seems stupid to me. Graphics are one of the reasons why I never buy multiplats on console when my PC runs the same game at TWICE the resolution, 4-8 times MORE AA as well all the DirectX shadow, lighting and tessellation effects. PS4 will bring that (at least some) to the console table.

To answer your stupid-ass question:

I plan on getting Killzone 4: Shadowfall as it looks incredible and I have full faith in a AA-AAA developer.

Knack - I'll wait for a review on this one. It could be a 6/10 game, but who knows, it might be 8+/10.

COD: Ghosts - I've boycotted COD on PC since MW2. (COD4/WAW on PC master race) + I have 50-100 friends who play COD on PS3, and only 1 or 2 who play on PC. Now I get to play with friends AND good graphics.

Those alone will give me dozens, if not hundreds of game hours which in my current status equates to about half a years worth of gaming. By then titles such as the new Infamous, The Order 1886, Final Fantasy XV, Metal Gear Solid V, Destiny, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed IV and so on come out soon.

Meanwhile, how does the One launch look like?

Dead Rising - mediocre.

Forza - eww racing games

Halo 5 - post-bungie mediocrity.

Titanfall - will get on PC.

Ryse - 5/10 game at best.

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#39 Posted by gamerdude970 (367 posts) -

I'm buying it for killzone shadowfal matter fact its the only ps4 game I'm buying this year.

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#40 Edited by GTSaiyanjin2 (6018 posts) -

better question is why not... its not like the PS4 is over priced or anything like that. There is still lots of life left in the PS3, but this gen has lasted far too long.

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#41 Posted by Douevenlift_bro (6803 posts) -

Why? Cuz I love KZ.

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#42 Edited by deactivated-58c8ef5f8044e (546 posts) -

Now I'm not into Assassin's Creed, Battlefield, Call of Duty, and Need for Speed, but those are also on PS3, which leaves Killzone and Knack.