There are pros to the consoles, though. Most console players like to kick back and relax while gaming on the couch, and the console is more conducive to that (unless you have your gaming PC hooked up directly to the TV, as some folks do.) Other people are more comfortable using the controller for a long period of time.
Sure that some guys are good with Controller to, But if you would dirct Compare a PC and a PS3 or XBox360 Player that uses the Controller i bet everytime the PC Player will whin. Why? more shortcuts, faster reaction Tme, faster and more easier Chatting (i guess everyone knows what i mean^^) and if you play a shooter the Precise aiming goes far more easier and faster (unless you are a pro with the controller) than with any controller.
Also you can do on pc multible things in the background witch on Consoloe alone wouldnt be possible (listen music, downloading, TS3 or Skype with friends while gaming). Or if you play something like Rift or WoW you can also use multiple Community Addons for your game witch enhance your game Xperience or make it easier for or gives you more information(like an DPS Tool, Threat meter, Better Maps, AH Tool and so on) (depends on what you want)
So for me there is realy no Point in Playing an MMO on console ever. Consoles are good for Racing-, Sport-, RPG Games (like FF and so on, but not for Skyrim and co.) or Actiongames like GTA (even if i would prefer it on PC for better Graphics).
Btw. I belive there is no real need for Consoles anymore today except moneymaking, you can developt every Game also for PC and if you own a Controller and link your Screen to your TV you cant get and even Better Xperience than playing the same Game from and Xbox or PS because you can get mutch better Graphics (if the Game Supports it). And a good mid lvl gaming pc today dont costs so mutch anymore. I build 2 months ago for around 500€ a Gaming PC with self choosed Hardware for my Friend whitch can play every Game and Maximum without performance Issues and still have lot of Capacity unsed.
Maybe a Console is cheeper on First look, but in compare to that what you can to do and get from a PC (use him also for work), the PC should allways been the first choice. (My Opinion^^)