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People are probably buying because they want to get a 3.55 console before Sony sells consoles with 3.6+ fw.
Consumers don't care or even know about the different firmwares. As long as they can do what they do, it doesn't affect the majority of the users.
    
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I still don't get why people think of psn as bad. For the core online gameplay, i can still connect with whomever i'd like and play without lag happily.
I assume he means the outage part made it bad. The service is otherwise identical in performance.
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The fine folks at OCN were forced to endure ten articles a day about the PSN hacks, where as your average consumer probably had little to no idea that it even happened. I imagine quite a few folks picked up a PlayStation 3 and were at a loss as to why they couldn't sign in.

To be honest, even if I knew I doubt it would stop me from buying the console.
Yes, because the average consumer, ones in the millions of PSN owners, did not speak a word about the console during those 3 long weeks of no PSN. No, pretty sure the average joe knew about the problem, especially when retailers who sell these consoles are also gamers themselves.

PC elitists. Ugh.
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Yeah I sold mine!
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Yes, because the average consumer, ones in the millions of PSN owners, did not speak a word about the console during those 3 long weeks of no PSN. No, pretty sure the average joe knew about the problem, especially when retailers who sell these consoles are also gamers themselves.

PC elitists. Ugh.
Those "gamer" retailers wouldn't have a problem lying to your face and tell people PSN was fine, or not even mention it. They are salesmen.

PS3 may be but, it's still lagging behind the dying Wii and getting spanked by the 360.
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Those "gamer" retailers wouldn't have a problem lying to your face and tell people PSN was fine, or not even mention it. They are salesmen.

PS3 may be but, it's still lagging behind the dying Wii and getting spanked by the 360.
lol getting spanked by 3 millions....

3 millions with a year more in the market...half price for yearssss....da godly xboxlive...and 3 millions ??

and that with the lots of people that were forced to buy 2 or 3 consoles because of the rrod

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post #37 of 39
I want to buy a PS3 just for Gran Turismo and Ratchet and Clank!
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Isn't this because of the crazy deals past these months?

Target 100 GC w/ PS3 Purchase
BestBuy
Amazon
Gamestop?

They all just had recent deals with the PS3 50-160 Gift Cards/price off..
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Oh man i ma ever ready for gaming..
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