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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by Remonster View Post
Last time around Sony had a year head start and when all was said and done they'd sold about 100 Million PS2s, they also sold about 100 Million PS1s before that console reached EOL, bearing this in mind Xbox360 isn't that far ahead, I guess a lot of people were waiting for PS3 only to be sorely disappointed.

At launch there were only 400,000 PS3s available in the US if anyone was wondering.

EDIT: I'm seeing conflicting reports, some say every one of the 400,000 has pretty much been spoken for, but this site says less than 300,000 have been sold, I guess some stores still have stock left.
They want to say they shipped 400,000 but Japan got 82,000 and the US was to get around 200,000. The site shows 294,000, so with second shipments and possible stock left. I believe only 200,000 made it here for launch.

I would check after Christmas to accurately see how many have been sold
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post #12 of 22
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Hell yes. And Give sony a year, youll see, you would be surprised how many sony fans are in this country.
Yes, all the fanboys will buy one. That's a given. But the gamers that don't slavishly suckle at Sony's teat and actually use their brain before they swipe their credit card are probably not going to bite at this ridiculous price point. And the Wal-Mart moms buying these things for their kids...fuggeddabout it.
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post #13 of 22
Nothing can be said about the 360 VS PS3 war until game developers can actually code to the hardware. Game developers are notoriously attuned to the manufacturers API's. So, unless the manufacturer increases API efficiency...no speed will be gained. Microsoft has an entire year ahead of Sony's API. That's going to be a tough nut to crack.

Hold on, on second thought...let's think this through. I BET Microsoft SOLD Sony the kernel and API. I bet M$ is making money on every PS3 sold. That would be Bill Gate's modus operandi.
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i say ps3 ftw cause the wii controllers are FTL
    
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i say ps3 ftw cause the wii controllers are FTL
the wii controls rock! I just got mine today and have been playing all afternoon
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i want a wii so bad
cant complain..
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post #17 of 22
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i want a wii so bad
ebay... or depending on how bad u want one I might consider selling mine... I can wait
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post #18 of 22
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Im hoping to score a Wii at the local Mall next weekend
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post #19 of 22
I work at Micro Center (retail store) and we had xbox360s for $100 off after rebate which puts the premium systems at $300 USD. They were going like crazy today... Microsoft seems to be doing quite well for itself in terms of the Xbox360.
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post #20 of 22
No ****, they are cheaper.
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