Originally Posted by WVUTampaAlum
I wouldn't call it a ripoff. A ripoff is paying $100 + a month for cell phone bill.... then paying home phone. In Xbox world anyone can talk text msg and video phone any length of time. Did MS try to force people into HD DVD? This new coming generation of gaming will not be so good for Sony. Even long time Sony fans are becoming tired of them. Would you feel safe if they had your user and Credit card info?
I'd call it a ripoff. I pay for PS+ with a smile, and I pay for XBL with a frown.
On XBL, I'm paying $60 a year for features that are free everywhere else, and on top of that, ads are shoved in my face.
On PSN, I can get most of that for free, with few ads. And I can pay less than a yearly sub to XBL to get access to a ton of *good* games and discounts.
Honestly, the only reason I still pay for Xbox live is purely because so many of my friends are on it. If I was able to organize a mass defection, I'd love to just drop the sub altogether. Until then, all I can really do is just stop buying games for my 360 other than exclusive MP games.