Games & gear forum: PS3 vs PS4 questions

by: calabashman November 23, 2013 7:28 AM PST

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PS3 vs PS4 questions

by calabashman - 11/23/13 7:28 AM

I'm of the older generation (70+ but very active) and as yet have not purchased a gaming system. I've chosen to play games on my XPS 360 Dell pc. Now my eyes aren't as good as they were and I'd like to move over to use my 55" HDTV. I've read a lot of the entries here regarding PS4 etc. and I know a little about the latest PS3 system. I'm not interested in backward compatibility (right now) but who knows going forward. What I feel I am hearing about the PS4 is. Ultimately it will be a great, strong, capable system sometime in the unknown future, but for right now there are to many unanswered questions about potential serious issues to pay the price. My tendency is to always buy the latest and greatest version of the product I'm interested in but, that doesn't seem to hold true for gaming systems. (?) My interests lie in games like grand theft auto, Call of duty, battlefield, car racing and hopefully a flying war game of some type. I'm thinking I should buy the PS3 but don't know: What size hard drive I'll need? Will I need to buy the camera? Will the latest ps4 controllers work on the ps3? Is it likely that the ps3 price will drop between now and Xmas? Don't know what else I should know before purchase. Sorry this is so long but I don't want to make a mistake here. Thanks

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