PS3 vs Xbox 360 Documentary: The Video Game Battle of the 21st Century

17 des 2018
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Some say the greatest console war was Nintendo vs Sega, but today a new generation grows up remembering a different console war. The first truly internet connected, HD consoles. PS3 vs Xbox 360 was a long and arduous battle and it's time we take a look back at what made it so fascinating.
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  • Hey everyone! Hope you enjoy this video. I had a great time making this one. Hope you all dig it and thank you so much for all the support. You’re the best.

    MysticMystic2 árum síðan
    • I learn something about ps and Xbox that they both have there ups and downs so no console wins all about personal preference I like both

      YeezyYeezy3 dögum síðan

    • @DefinitionOfDizy we now have ps5

      whoopiewhoopie2 mánuðum síðan
    • This needs more views and likes. Excellent video

      psychozeratul92psychozeratul922 mánuðum síðan
    • @Accordion TV W

      Kien PhongKien Phong2 mánuðum síðan
  • I clicked on this because I tought it was a Scott the Woz video lol

    Caio BeckerCaio Becker5 klukkustundum síðan
  • PS2 was life, but I skipped PS3 for Xbox360 . Sony def dropped the ball on PS3 . But then I think Microsoft dropped the ball on the X . I just got a PS five but as there’s not really any next GEN games it’s hard to tell how much I really like it yet

    Sapiens StrengthSapiens Strength16 klukkustundum síðan
  • Takes me back to senior year of highschool

    Vanessa TrottierVanessa Trottier20 klukkustundum síðan
  • for me I like xbox 360 more but the playsation 3 was great as well.

    Gd Juju 2Gd Juju 2Degi Síðan síðan
  • Summer of 2000 I was at a thing at Mt snow in vt and was able to try out the new og Xbox and had no clue no one believed that Microsoft was or had made a console yeah it was pretty crazy

    jojohill27jojohill27Degi Síðan síðan
  • And days after the XBox 360 was released, most of them had died to the red ring death (literally 60% failed in their first year)!

    intruder313intruder313Degi Síðan síðan
  • 12:18 Good lord that ad is nightmare fuel if I've seen it lol

    KidGhostlyKidGhostlyDegi Síðan síðan
  • Only time it was a “console war” was back when the ps3 and xbox360 weren’t the current gen, other than that it’s not even debatable.

    Yung DaniYung Dani2 dögum síðan
  • The Ps3 and Xbox one are relatable.

    Jgoldie318Jgoldie3182 dögum síðan
  • Definitely a Xbox fan boi who made this

    lilbeezy 502lilbeezy 5023 dögum síðan
    • Did you watch the whole thing? Towards the end this is very pro PS3.

      Legionari3Legionari32 dögum síðan
  • Great video

    The ProtagonistThe Protagonist3 dögum síðan
  • Going back and play something like Killzone 2 or some other games that got really close in bringing out the full PS3's architecture, and it's amazing. Killzone 2 even on a PS3 as opposed to emulator still holds up really well. At the time in 2009 when I got that game it really felt like you were playing a game from the future.

    Just a TomatoJust a Tomato3 dögum síðan
  • There are some things in this that can be disputed... Sony always knew Microsoft was a huge threat. They've got deep pockets. Jack Trenton has stated this before in a public interview. Also, Kaz Hirai pushed Mark Cerny to make the PS3's cell architecture what it was. Banking on the idea that developers would take the massive undertaking to understand it, because it's estimated once you do that you can get about 1 TFLOP out of it. Mark Cerny didn't agree with that and urged him to reconsider, and ultimately Sony's decision hurt them more than helped them. Mark Cerny has come out in numerous interviews and lectures about that since. So as far as "Sony doing whatever they wanted" Ehh, that's just not true. They banked on some ideas that fucked them. There was definitely some conscious awareness with the risks.

    Just a TomatoJust a Tomato3 dögum síðan
  • 🔴 ❕ ⚃ 🔴 🔴

    Soy gilipollas perdidoSoy gilipollas perdido3 dögum síðan
  • I guess game companies always have trouble with their 3rd console

    Henry LindholmHenry Lindholm3 dögum síðan
  • If you decide to get a PS3 don't buy the super slim, I have one and the cooling system is horrible. The cooling vent sucks up dust which makes the fan stop working this frying the motherboard

    Truer words have never been spoken, My Princess!Truer words have never been spoken, My Princess!3 dögum síðan
  • I didn't like most 7th gen games , but the fully loaded back compat PS3 model gave gamers the best console value ever. You got PS1 , + PS2 , + PS3 , + Blu Ray , + *free* online , + an overengineered amount of multimedia connectivity. And for what It's worth at least the hardware was truly a unique design approach , unlike 8th and 9th gen design.

    Fawkk YuTuuFawkk YuTuu3 dögum síðan
  • Yoo watching this brings back so many memories wish I had them back

    snoz628snoz6283 dögum síðan
    • If you don't want to track down the old hardware... series X has 700 or so 360 games backcompat and upscaled to 4K? For PS3 you can either do Sony's PS Now... or you can get a decent gaming PC... PS3 emulation has come a long way.

      Just a TomatoJust a Tomato3 dögum síðan
  • i like the ps3 better

    Slime With HowardSlime With Howard4 dögum síðan

    GALEX OfficialGALEX Official4 dögum síðan
  • I hate Xbox

    Chris castilloChris castillo4 dögum síðan
  • Im proud to be part of this console war. I was lucky enough to own both ps3 and x360. For me both console are equally good. Nobody won until ps4 came and took a solid lead then never look back.

    Daniel HaryantoDaniel Haryanto5 dögum síðan
  • we dont care about xbox!

    TheReaper GamingTheReaper Gaming5 dögum síðan
  • Grand theft auto is bad

    ’6 dögum síðan
  • U sound like Dillon the hacker

    Strongrock124Strongrock1246 dögum síðan
  • I’m in 2021 that means I know what that ps5 looks like

    Johan claps TTV_prince13Johan claps TTV_prince136 dögum síðan
  • 360 miss it

    brody wattsbrody watts6 dögum síðan
  • She said xbox 360 weird

    Twixy PixieTwixy Pixie7 dögum síðan
  • God. Damn. Every time I hear or see Halo 3 I get chills. Without a doubt the best game of that generation to me.

    Sir DominicSir Dominic7 dögum síðan
  • Everyone forgets that Sony killed sega

    Nark of MexicoNark of Mexico8 dögum síðan
  • its funny how console war started with PlayStation and Xbox

    pikachu098pikachu0989 dögum síðan
  • while the rrod was a real set back for Microsoft. they really stepped up, sure it took them a bit to own up. but when they did they were very classy about it. replacing your console with a new one completely. i am not excusing Microsoft for what they did, it was kind of scummy that they didn't properly test the 360 with stress. and honestly i kinda miss the blade theme, i liked the look and feel of it. as for the kinect, well my nieces and nephews loved it, they played kinectamles like all the time, even got into bowling.

    demonpride1975demonpride19759 dögum síðan
  • After the 360 the Xbox took a nosedive

    SpeedFireTheNoCasualSpeedFireTheNoCasual9 dögum síðan
  • 30:35 And I still play Portal 2 to this day on my super slim PS3.

    mrk107mrk10710 dögum síðan
  • 12:40 that baby was creepy. what was Sony smoking when they came up with that

    Blissfit89Blissfit8910 dögum síðan
  • You may not see this but I really needed something great to watch to take my mind of something personal in my life. The effort is appreciated! You really distracted me from my own bs at times there. Also brought back some memories as i used to be a heavy gamer, both literally and figuratively.

    Clueless BlamerClueless Blamer10 dögum síðan
  • I was depressed after my account got hacked, took the intervention of my uncle, he helped me hire a professional recovery hacker on Instagram called Dreyhacks_. He asked for my old login details and after a while he got me access back to my hacked account, I see people talking about hacked account and I wish they knew of people like this who are out there helping....

    Timmy VeeTimmy Vee10 dögum síðan
  • I have both but I like Xbox more

    Niall MulliganNiall Mulligan10 dögum síðan
  • The heck is that boomerang controller? Im glad they went Dualshock 3. It's a wireless PS2 controller with slight tweaks, but at least it isn't buttugly like THAT.

    SteveCrafts2kSteveCrafts2k10 dögum síðan
    • the boomerang controller would've felt more comfortable tho

      nobodynobody7 dögum síðan
  • So many better PS games didn't make the list, disappointing tbh.

    Tek85Tek8510 dögum síðan
  • Real ones transitioned from 360 to ps4 then ps5

    Lamar GarciaLamar Garcia10 dögum síðan
  • This has got to be the most legendary rivalry in gaming ever, and this will never be forgotten

    St OnksSt Onks11 dögum síðan
  • dang i remembered that psn hacker breach thing. It was pretty sad and freaky as a kid.

    Jorge TarioJorge Tario11 dögum síðan
  • I’ve always been team Xbox it’s a special console to me. I had a ps4 it was nice but definitely something I won’t buy again. Uncharted was an amazing glad I gave it a try

    Anakin SkywalkerAnakin Skywalker11 dögum síðan
  • People think that rag tag ps3 was better than that red ring o-death garbage disposal? They both were good now they ass.

    Halo HaloHalo Halo12 dögum síðan
  • the xbox 360 sold more in america than the ps3 did

    Buster WiseBuster Wise12 dögum síðan
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      Buster WiseBuster Wise12 dögum síðan
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      Buster WiseBuster Wise12 dögum síðan

    • Lol what? Mystic was one of the first channels on YT that focused on PlayStation without official backing from Sony. I've been on PlayStation since 1997, Mystic is team PlayStation, but a gaming fan as opposed to a fanboy.

      mutalixmutalix10 dögum síðan


    • I agree, the world of gaming would be quite different without PlayStation.

      mutalixmutalix10 dögum síðan
  • WARNING: If you set the comments to, "Newest first", you will find a cesspool of bickering fanboys. YOU. HAVE. BEEN. ADVISED.

    Vanillalem0nVanillalem0n12 dögum síðan
  • This sums up what went wrong for xbox 1 and a problem for series x. They took the ps3 approach, all about power and not a bout fun

    Sullustan Rebel92Sullustan Rebel9212 dögum síðan
  • Who won

    MarvelKam517MarvelKam51712 dögum síðan
  • Imagine paying the price of a ps5 for a ps3.

    KekszKeksz12 dögum síðan
    • Pretty much like 20 PS3 consoles

      UserUser7 dögum síðan
    • Yeah, to think that we got much more capable console for the same price as base PS3 (and don't forget to calculate inflation!) is insane to think about it

      Rizal HilmanRizal Hilman11 dögum síðan
  • Playstation offcourse :-) Ps2 the best sold console ever and every consoles sells better from Sony... :-) the games are better btw also

    pascal Nederlandpascal Nederland12 dögum síðan
  • No ones talking about the fact that the ps3 had 20 gb of space. That’s like being able to only download rocket league

    XGN PepaXGN Pepa13 dögum síðan
  • 2000s equavilent of snes vs genesis.

    black and silver diamondblack and silver diamond13 dögum síðan
  • 7:50 of the video is him going on about how they partnered with rockstar now sony and rockstar are partnered together for the ps5 and gta5

    Delusional NovaDelusional Nova14 dögum síðan
  • Ive had both consoles and tho the ps3 was very pricey but ive had problem, after problem , after problem with my xbox and ive had such ease with the PS3 therefore it's no contest, the PS3 was just simply better

    Raider FanRaider Fan14 dögum síðan
  • Why did ps3 need 3 ethernet ports?

    Redskinsfan1932Redskinsfan193214 dögum síðan
  • I think ps3 beat xbox 360 hands down.

    Norman GeorgeNorman George14 dögum síðan
  • Shit

    Arnav NigamArnav Nigam15 dögum síðan
  • SO Team PS or Team Xbox

    Leo_seesu_YTTTV Leo_seesu_YTTTVLeo_seesu_YTTTV Leo_seesu_YTTTV15 dögum síðan
  • This brings memories

    Chase NChase N15 dögum síðan
  • Xbox 360 was good but almost a disaster. PS3 was developed but the price was too great

    Niko BellicNiko Bellic16 dögum síðan
  • Playstation all the way✌✌✌✌

    The GhostThe Ghost16 dögum síðan
  • I'm xbox fan and i believe xbox came on the right time for to beat the arrogance of Sony's and make them realize of what they need to focus to stay on the market.

    Quazi Waliur RahmanQuazi Waliur Rahman17 dögum síðan
  • This is like a milestone. The way that this company battled with one another and head to head and focus on one thing which is on game.

    Quazi Waliur RahmanQuazi Waliur Rahman17 dögum síðan
  • The 360 took a shit on the ps3..I was always a Playstation fan before then..I skipped the ps3 and ps4 in favor of the 360 and the one..I have a series x now..but I will be getting a ps5 also because its looking good and I can play all the ps4 games I've never played on it also

    James BrownJames Brown17 dögum síðan
  • ♥️♥️

    Ken BrownKen Brown18 dögum síðan
  • Who else Remembers when we thought cod black ops had amazing graphics?😂😂

    thelast gamblerthelast gambler18 dögum síðan
  • I remember being in prison watching tv and this came across the news channel and like 50 of use was standing in front of the TV.

    Caleb GrayCaleb Gray18 dögum síðan
  • Console differences aside, let's focus on the main technological contribution that these consoles gave us: high-definition. I'd also like to make a statement: I feel like the best way to experience original high-definition is with a CRT TV, not a digital LCD TV. Think about it: HD was originally designed around 1080i, not 1080p. I personally made the mistake of using my 7th-gen console (an Xbox 360 S) with a digital TV at 1080p. Only later, when I tried using it at 720p (which is still HD-ready, since it still uses the same 75 MHz digital bandwidth as 1080i) on a smaller 720p TV, did I realize how much I missed out on. The overall quality of games looked better, not worse when used in the proper HD-ready video format. Also, both consoles were capable of a component video connection. This connection is designed for HD-ready video, not just 480p. So the best way to use a 7th-gen console is with a 1080i capable CRT over a component connection.

    MrUnknownuser164MrUnknownuser16419 dögum síðan
  • 4:00 My girlfriend went over to her boss's house to try out some games on his PS3...that's strange...the PS3...has no games!

    WildChild1984WildChild198419 dögum síðan
  • Play stations garbage

    Luca PezLuca Pez19 dögum síðan
  • Am I the only one that likes both playstation and Xbox?

    George TheoGeorge Theo19 dögum síðan
  • Got a 360, and loved playing halo reach and minecraft (still do) I grew up on Nintendo 64. It makes me sad that people don't play multiplayer games on 360 anymore.

    Grá lóiséasGrá lóiséas19 dögum síðan
    • @Grá lóiséas I think there are still people on mw2 mw3 was dead last time but gohsts still a good 500 people daily online

      arron batchvarovarron batchvarov18 dögum síðan
    • @arron batchvarov I don't got ghosts i have halo reach/3 and MW1,2,3

      Grá lóiséasGrá lóiséas18 dögum síðan
    • I'm playing cod gohsts on 360 atm Derpy Hooves 0o gamer tag if you wanna play let's do it

      arron batchvarovarron batchvarov18 dögum síðan
  • Just wanted to let all of you no the Xbox 360 didn't come out in 2017 it came out in 2010 and also PS3 came out in 2007

    Minecraft greatest 10 205Minecraft greatest 10 20520 dögum síðan
  • The PS4 vs Xbox 1 video will be simple. Sony makes and sells PS4s like cold drinks on a hot day. I think Microsoft has something too, I heard someone briefly mentioning it once.

    Adam AdamAdam Adam20 dögum síðan
  • In my opinion xbox boot ups looked way more interesting than playstaytions except the ps5 boot up that looks more interesting than the series x

    FanFanBoy GamingFanFanBoy Gaming20 dögum síðan
  • 0:45 that was 2001 not 2000

    PlayerGamer 3547PlayerGamer 354720 dögum síðan
  • I would say the PS3 is better, but we all play on what we want, neither will make us bad.

    Falcon - PlayzFalcon - Playz20 dögum síðan
  • Ah good time, people really hated each other back then

    ValkonValkon21 degi síðan síðan
  • People who got a series for Christmas 👇

    White CrewmateWhite Crewmate22 dögum síðan
  • The ps4

    Cuwap cxmCuwap cxm22 dögum síðan
  • playstation is trash

    Jonny_S_Jonny_S_23 dögum síðan
  • I always. Thought the red ring. Of death was when a girl got some nasty vaginal virus

    Bob BobBob Bob23 dögum síðan
  • Ah, I miss getting those Xbox Live Voicemails “I’m gonna kill you!” “You should die!” Ah the Halo 3 days

    JSD Jade 810JSD Jade 81023 dögum síðan
    • Me too mate

      Jason RyanJason Ryan22 dögum síðan
  • The little kids try to carry this "war" on but its been over for a long time. Let our wounded heal and our fallen rest. 😇

    Looney ClipzLooney Clipz23 dögum síðan
  • I sat and watched this all in one go, nice vid

    mpforeverunlimitedmpforeverunlimited23 dögum síðan
  • I remember that for some reason in my school was that most people had ps3 instead of Xbox 360

    Lol LolLol Lol23 dögum síðan
  • I spent the whole summer of 2008 mowing my parents lawn and saving up to buy a 20gb hard drive 😂😂😂 Now Terabytes are apparently a thing

    The KnightThe Knight23 dögum síðan
  • This Doc is so bias and lacking Playstation has always owned Xsht get out of here

    Xcraig12tera-popsXcraig12tera-pops24 dögum síðan
  • At school if you had a play station you were the rich kid and if you had an Xbox you were a hardcore gamer

    Synixx GamingSynixx Gaming24 dögum síðan
  • I’m casually watching this while playing my 3ds

    Synixx GamingSynixx Gaming24 dögum síðan
  • Well Nintendo won so......

    the jjdm11the jjdm1124 dögum síðan
  • At least Xbox is made in America

    Silas BeaslandSilas Beasland25 dögum síðan
  • But PlayStation is the kind of company to get out in front and say they won

    CosmicSquidlyCosmicSquidly25 dögum síðan
  • The die-hard PlayStation fanatics would *constantly* highlight the cost of Xbox LIVE as a negative in spite of any and all objective reasoning presented. When Sony started charging for PlayStation Plus, those same fanatics were dead silent.

    redslate32redslate3226 dögum síðan
  • At 9:05 can anyone tell me the name of the beat or the name of a video the beat is on

    C####r MusicC####r Music27 dögum síðan