Is Xbox Live rubbish?

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#1 Edited by Hawken (7 posts) -

Is Xbox live rubbish? I subscribed to play Xbox 360 games online back then but it appears that this can be a waste of time.

A long time ago we were given Battlestations Pacific for free and I couldn't wait to play it online, but no one was playing it then and no one is playing it now. I could wait a half hour or longer for a game and no one plays it. I know its not that long but I've got things to do. Am I doing something wrong here? This would't happen with PC and Internet even old games have people playing them. I'm glad I didn't spend money on games like this as its not worth it.

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#2 Posted by Sevenizz (3176 posts) -

Huh? It’s an older game. With these games to play online you need to A) have friends and plan a session or B) go to the Xbox forums and request a session.

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#3 Posted by Shantmaster_K (1339 posts) -

It's not Xbox Live, it's the game that came out almost a decade ago.

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#4 Edited by The-A-Baum (1323 posts) -

You're still playing a 360? It's almost 2019! That gen ended in 2014 and next gen is starting in 2020!

No one is playing 360 anymore, not an Xbox xlive issue. That my friend is a You Problem!

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#5 Edited by I_P_Daily (10752 posts) -

@Sevenizz said:

Huh? It’s an older game. With these games to play online you need to A) have friends and plan a session or B) go to the Xbox forums and request a session.

It surprises me that only 400,000 Xbox gamers are a member of trueachievements where you can do all kinds of sessions.

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#6 Posted by Hawken (7 posts) -

This is not a me problem I just used this game as an example I did say no one was playing it then. This never happens on PC some one is always playing even old games.

if you buy Titanfall 2 today in 2 years no one will be playing it. Its not that i'm still playing Xbox 360 i see nothing worthwhile in new Gen

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#7 Posted by I_P_Daily (10752 posts) -

@hawken said:

This is not a me problem I just used this game as an example I did say no one was playing it then. This never happens on PC some one is always playing even old games.

if you buy Titanfall 2 today in 2 years no one will be playing it. Its not that i'm still playing Xbox 360 i see nothing worthwhile in new Gen

I hate to break it too you but gamers mostly move on from one game to another once they get bored, its a problem for every platform, either move with the games or be stuck waiting forever for people to join your lobby.

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#8 Edited by qx0d (308 posts) -

Xbox Live has many millions of players. People are always playing it. It is a great service. I play Left 4 Dead on Xbox Live and people are always playing it. It's just the game you played had no one playing at the time. I don't think Battlestations: Pacific is a particularly popular game. If you play a popular game like the newest Battlefield or Call of Duty, it's full of players.

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#9 Posted by Hawken (7 posts) -

Yep I agree gamers move on once their bored but there has to be a community to even try a game. I play CS:GO for number of years now it is still going strong but was never anything on Xbox. That's a better answer though qx0d I'm glad you are still enjoying this game. They didn't introduce back compatabilty for nothing. Then if you guys are saying buy the latest that's fine.

I'm going to try Battlefield 1 I hear its better than Battlefield V and its also the older game.

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#10 Posted by Sevenizz (3176 posts) -

BF1 has a huge community still.