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1. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 01:59 BST
Well, getting XBL was easier than I thought. I just plugged it into an ethernet cable and signed up. I downloaded all the freebies for PGR3, PGR4, and Forza 2. Couldn't update PGR2, though. Oh well. I also updated the dashboard. Looks nice. In a couple weeks I'll be picking up a 1600 points card for four more updates.
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2. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 02:02 BST
Yup, I do have Live. Gold Membership if anyone wants to know.
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3. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 02:30 BST
Be sure and check out XBLA! Lots of gems there.
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4. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 02:38 BST
I tried out the demo for TMNT Arcade. Hasn't aged well at all. I'll take the GC game. Next time I'm downloading, I'll have a look around the arcade titles. For now, I'll just save up for a couple 1600 points cards so I can update PGR3, PGR4, and Forza 2. I especially wanted XBL so I could update Forza 3 when I get it, since the DLC will be free to anyone who buys it new.
Edited on Sun 18th October, 2009 @ 02:38 by The_Ink_Pit_Ox
5. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 05:36 BST
remember you can check out the Marketplace from Xbox.com and queue whatever you want from the to download the next time you sign in on your console... also, you don't have to leave you Xbox on while download it, unless you deactivated the Background download, it will continue downloading after it¡'s been turned off, very handy for downloading big stuff.
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6. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 05:42 BST
Nah, I find the 360 inferior to the PS3. I have a PS3 and a Wii (yet I play my Wii more than the PS3), and I used to have a 360 but got sick and bored of it, even then I had all the "must haves" for the darn system and it grew to be an eyesore when i would always played my Wii, so I traded it in to my local third party retailer and bought a DSi.
7. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 06:14 BST
I have to plug my 360 into our router, which is next to my dad's computer, so it's a tad inconvenient. Therefore, I'm only going online when I download my updates. I'll look into the free arcade games.
I like having the Cadillac V-Series on PGR3. Can't wait til I get points cards for more downloads. I could look for the Forza 2 platinum edition but I'd rather just pay the 2000 points so I don't have to sell my original.
Edited on Sun 18th October, 2009 @ 06:15 by The_Ink_Pit_Ox
8. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 06:24 BST
I don't have XBL, as I still need to get one of those wireless adapters. God, Microsoft are idiots for not putting built-in wireless in their consoles...
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9. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 14:01 BST
Yeah when I bought the Xbox 360 Arcade edition it told me I'm getting full console experience for the cheapest price,Hmm I had to buy a wireless adapters just to go online & be able to purchase Arcade titles,Then once I got that;most of the games I wanted on the Arcade i couldn't get because the Games Needed too a lot of memory space,so I needed a Hard Drive,Cheapest one was the 60GB Bundle.So you add that up & you get.$179.00 Xbox 360 Console$100.00 Wireless Adapter$100.00 60GB Hardrive Bundle,Headset & Three month Gold CardTax here is .07 % Total=$406
Edited on Sun 18th October, 2009 @ 14:01 by VGM
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10. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 15:38 BST
@ VGP - Inform yourself before you purchase anything.
@ Everyone elese - Using a direct connection ethernet cable is much better then using a wireless signal for online gaming, just move your damn modem to around your TV you lazy bums!
In other news check out Braid and Shadow Complex great games which you can download on the 360.
11. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 19:34 BST
Thank you Pawtrick.
12. Posted: Sun 18th Oct 2009 22:14 BST
Good Advice.Or nick a f****n' long cable from work like I did!!
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