Street Fighter IV and what console for a Aussie.

Yet again I'm stuck with this dilemma. A fantastic multiplatform Beat 'em' up and me having both consoles. I'm sure that the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 versions will be identical. 

I personally don't give 2 hoots about the Trophy system. The Achievements for the 360 are well more established and respected. Trophies for me at the moment feel like a rip-off... So I would put that as a pro for the 360, but then again I don't care too much about Achievements so we are back to square 1.  

Since I’m from Australia and the Madcatz Arcade stick isn't being released here AND the controllers are coming well after release I'm stuck with the generic 360 controller. For the most part I am not the biggest fan of it. I've got UMK3/SSF2HDRemix and it can really frustrate me at times when I'm trying to perform a move and totally fail at it. It's probably because I'm pretty average but when it comes to myself playing Soul Calibur 4, Mortal Kombat 2 and Tekken 5 on the PS3 I can perform the moves fine.

 

Is the online going to be OK on the PS3? It has been very suspect for me with Tekken 5 and MK2 at times, but that may have been because I was using WIFI and not Cat5, now I'm using Cat5 for both 360 and PS3 will it make a huge difference? Will I be able to Play against other Aussie/NZ'rs without lag? The controller for the PS3 seems good and the fact that I have these other fighting games on the PS3 might make me actually USE the PS3 as a gaming console and not an overpriced Bluray player.

This very second I'm leaning towards PS3 just because I got Soul Calibur 4 on PS3 and the controller is so much better for fighting games...

I never play the PS3 so this might actually help me justify the price I payed for a black box to just get dusty next to my 360. It could get me back into the Sony console! But on the flip side I've met a lot of gamers who are playing HD Remix and are close and not laggy. Do I alienate those new friends to go play on another console?

 

My fellow gamers what console are you getting SF4 on?

Are you going to get it on 360 for the Achievements?

Perhaps pick the PS3 for the Controller? 

What other reasons would help your decision?


If any of you are in or near Australia and want to have a game please Add me to PSN - myzzmang or want to have a few games of HDRemix on 360 GT - myzz 
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Posted by nat

Yet again I'm stuck with this dilemma. A fantastic multiplatform Beat 'em' up and me having both consoles. I'm sure that the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 versions will be identical. 

I personally don't give 2 hoots about the Trophy system. The Achievements for the 360 are well more established and respected. Trophies for me at the moment feel like a rip-off... So I would put that as a pro for the 360, but then again I don't care too much about Achievements so we are back to square 1.  

Since I’m from Australia and the Madcatz Arcade stick isn't being released here AND the controllers are coming well after release I'm stuck with the generic 360 controller. For the most part I am not the biggest fan of it. I've got UMK3/SSF2HDRemix and it can really frustrate me at times when I'm trying to perform a move and totally fail at it. It's probably because I'm pretty average but when it comes to myself playing Soul Calibur 4, Mortal Kombat 2 and Tekken 5 on the PS3 I can perform the moves fine.

 

Is the online going to be OK on the PS3? It has been very suspect for me with Tekken 5 and MK2 at times, but that may have been because I was using WIFI and not Cat5, now I'm using Cat5 for both 360 and PS3 will it make a huge difference? Will I be able to Play against other Aussie/NZ'rs without lag? The controller for the PS3 seems good and the fact that I have these other fighting games on the PS3 might make me actually USE the PS3 as a gaming console and not an overpriced Bluray player.

This very second I'm leaning towards PS3 just because I got Soul Calibur 4 on PS3 and the controller is so much better for fighting games...

I never play the PS3 so this might actually help me justify the price I payed for a black box to just get dusty next to my 360. It could get me back into the Sony console! But on the flip side I've met a lot of gamers who are playing HD Remix and are close and not laggy. Do I alienate those new friends to go play on another console?

 

My fellow gamers what console are you getting SF4 on?

Are you going to get it on 360 for the Achievements?

Perhaps pick the PS3 for the Controller? 

What other reasons would help your decision?


If any of you are in or near Australia and want to have a game please Add me to PSN - myzzmang or want to have a few games of HDRemix on 360 GT - myzz 
Posted by serbsta

Neither, im getting it on the PC, more features and will look better, simple as that.

Posted by lordofultima

360 if you want to be in the tourney I'm running, and play with more people. Just sayin'.

Edited by Manachild

actually i find that the ps3 has better territorial matching in pal regions than the 360 (of course this doesnt apply if your playing with friends). I have a easier time getting into lag free matches on ps3 games than 360 cause i always get matched with americans. Intercountry matches of anything multiplayer have more chance of being laggy. 

Posted by rivalbro

My preference is PS3, becuz I simply have one. Multiplayer is free of charge compared to XBL, so that's a good pointer. I think both versions will be the same, PS3 comes with more prestige though, like a Rolls Royce, whereas the 360 is like a mad dog, like a Caterham. your wish really.

Posted by xionpunk

I  only have a PS3 so that kind of narrows it down for me.  Can't wait!

Edited by chronicsmoke

if you cant get ahold of the arcade stick or the controllers I would go with the PS3 version cause as we all know the 360 d-pad sucks for fighting games

Posted by TeflonBilly

As with SSF2THD, I want it on the PS3 for the superior d-pad, but the fact that all my friends are on XBL and achievements sway me in the 360's direction.
I've gotten used to the 360 pad actually, but I'm seriously considering getting an arcade stick, so it probably won't bother me in the near future.

Posted by lordofultima

Making your own stick is actually an interesting endeavor, and it's not nearly as costly or difficult as people think.