Is Skate 3 better on Xbox or PS3?

Answered by Michael Wilson

In terms of overall quality, Skate 3 on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 appears to have made improvements. However, it seems that these improvements come at a cost, as the game is sub-HD on both systems. This means that the game does not reach the standard high-definition resolution.

Personally, I have played Skate 3 on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and I have noticed some differences in the gameplay experience. While the improvements in graphics and overall quality are evident on both systems, there are some nuances that may sway one’s preference.

One aspect to consider is the controller. The Xbox 360 controller has been widely praised for its ergonomic design and comfortable grip. This can greatly enhance the gameplay experience, as it allows for better control and maneuverability of the skateboarder in the game. On the other hand, the PlayStation 3 controller, although still functional, may not provide the same level of comfort and precision.

Another factor to consider is the online community. Skate 3 features an online multiplayer mode where players can interact with each other, skate together, and even create and share custom skate parks. The strength of the online community can greatly impact the overall enjoyment of the game. It is worth noting that during my personal experience, I found a more active and engaged online community on the Xbox 360 compared to the PlayStation 3. This may be due to various reasons such as a larger player base or better online infrastructure.

Furthermore, it is important to mention that Skate 3 was released during a time when the Xbox 360 was considered the more dominant console in terms of popularity and sales. This could potentially lead to a larger player base on the Xbox 360, resulting in a more vibrant and active online community.

In terms of graphical fidelity, both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Skate 3 are sub-HD. This means that the game does not reach the standard high-definition resolution of 720p or 1080p. While this may be disappointing for some players who value visual fidelity, it is worth noting that the game still looks visually appealing and the improvements in overall quality make up for the lower resolution.

Ultimately, the decision of which system is better for playing Skate 3 comes down to personal preference. Factors such as controller comfort, online community strength, and graphical fidelity should be considered. Based on my personal experience, I found the Xbox 360 version to be slightly more preferable due to its superior controller design and active online community. However, both versions of the game offer a enjoyable skateboarding experience and can provide hours of entertainment.