Theres still a large 360 playerbase, although it shrinks significantly each year as the cost of the new gen consoles drops. On your One you can get the Bedrock version of minecraft which is different from legacy console edition. It has realms and servers, and if multiplayer is your type of gaming then this is what you want. If your style of play is more single player focused then either version has what you want.
One thing that legacy console edition has over bedrock (imo) is the redstone system. Bedrock redstone is simplified and while it is easier to understand it has less features for technical players. So if you wanna build zerotick tree farms and other advanced redstone contraptions then stick with legacy console.
Thanks Tom, I didn't know that about the redstone system being simpler on the 360. I've never played Minecraft on anything other than the 360, so it came as a surprise to me when I learned that most MC players on other systems have to lay out their components manually on a 3x3 grid on the crafting table to craft stuff, haha.
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Hi, I'm Augur and I'm from New Zealand (NZ). Just call me "Augur". I'm an older person playing Minecraft Xbox 360 Legacy Console Edition without Xbox Gold (no online gaming, sorry), so please don't hate on the old. 😄
I should have clarified that a little more, the redstone system on Better Together/Bedrock Edition (the new version on the X-One and soon the Switch) is simpler. There is no quasi-connectivity and pistons work very different (from a technical standpoint). Quasi-connectivity is what allows things like zerotick pulses and some bud switches. The piston mechanics are also simplified, so a piston has a 1.5 redstone tick (3 gametick) retraction, instead of instant retraction (like java/legacy console). This means that you cannot loose a block off a sticky piston. For new players this actually makes redstone a little easier to understand, because pistons don't recieve phantom power from an adjacent block that technically shouldn't power it (quasi-connectivity), or loose the block off a sticky piston with a short pulse. But these quirks in the java and legacy console editions have led to the development of some really cool technology that allows superfast piston contraptions, instant wire, super compact t-flip-flops, and many other contraptions. There are workarounds for most of the differences to get working tree farms, flying machines, etc in Better Together/Bedrock Edition, but the workarounds generally make things slower and/or more complicated, at least at this point. Bedrock is still a "new" game and the redstone tech will advance in time, just like it did for the Java/original console version.
The first time I looked at the wiki, when I first started playing, I had the same realization about crafting!
I used to be a big time player of the 360, but I saw the player base die off over the years (from having a queue if people wanting to play my and others' maps to getting maybe one person in a week), and as such, I've died off, too. I assume that there is some base in the mini games, but I'll be darned if I'm spending $10 to get Gold and find out.