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post #11 of 23
160k units... You do know there's about that many people in 1 big city. LA county alone has about 9.9 million people... I doubt there's that much of a shortage. 2176 Wal-Mart supercenters in the US, Best buy gets min. 20 per store, circut city gets a bunch... I think I smell something fishy here. Basically your numbers don't even come close to the real world there dude. Maybe for just your state is how many your boss was told? Not sure though.
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post #12 of 23
This is spam and you dont know what your talking about. Nuff said.
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post #13 of 23
Without a reliable source for you to quote, this is just a nonsensical rumor.

And I mean a news source, not your boss. We probably know more about what is going on in the video game industry than your boss does, if he actually told you this claptrap.
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post #14 of 23
I've heard from some sources that Best Buy is getting roughly 14~15% of the PS3 Launch Units and at 26 per store, they have roughly 740 Stores in the US and supposedly every story will have the minimum of 26.

So about 20,000 PS3's for Best Buy, now if that is 14.7% of the Total like I heard, then total launch is 136,000 Units....HOWEVER thats wrong, because from what I've heard Gamestop/EBGames are recieving a larger allotment then usual something in the area of 20%, and walmart is trying to carry a decent amount 10~ish at every store.

I'd say they're going to launch with at least 250K units, but more then likely they'll hit they're 400k mark, I don't see how they can afford to hit less then that since they plan on having a few milliion out by March or what not?
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post #15 of 23
is walmart receiving any?
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post #16 of 23
To be honest 26 per store isn't a lot... How many did they get at the PS2 launch?
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post #17 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dockery View Post
To be honest 26 per store isn't a lot... How many did they get at the PS2 launch?
Same. The PS2 launch was about as bad as this. 1mil consoles expected, 400k at launch.
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post #18 of 23
your wrong, before you post a thread you should know that you are posting something from a reliable source, here is an example.


"OMG EVERYONE I just heard from my cousin's friend's dog that the new Dx10 cards are actually 6200s and will cost $10,000!!!!"

This is an example of a bad news source.


Here is an example of a good news source. http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...e-receive.html
slade posted a link! quoted something from the base of the article and even posted a nice picture. This is how news threads should be, yours is spam.
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post #19 of 23
Easy, easy, I think he gets the point.

So, what about Wiis? Have we heard about tose launch numbers?
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post #20 of 23
Wii is supposed to have 4 million available at launch, or something like that. No idea how many for North America.
     
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