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Keep in mind that although having a Bluray player at the beginning may have raised costs a lot and hurt PS3 sales vs the Xbox 360. This move was also essential in helping Sony win the format war over HD-DVD and needs to be factored in from a business perspective. I doubt it will cost an extra $200 like the Playstation did last time, most likely both consoles will come with Bluray and some kind of built in memory (which were the main reasons for the higher priced PS3).

I agree with this^^

However im getting sick of the news sits creating speculation and portraying it as news...

My guess is both will announce their consoles at E3 this year, both will have similar prices, similar specs, blu ray, and none of these rumors will come to light.
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Sony will let Microsoft announce their New Xbox first and on the basis of the features and specs that it will have, Sony will then make some last minute changes to their ps4 so that their console is in no way inferior to the Xbox. also as for the launch of the new consoles is concerned am pretty damn sure that no matter when the next Xbox is going to launch , the PS4 will also launch within 6 months of it.
no way Sony can afford to give Microsoft a year on headstart again . its just not happening. but one thing is pretty much sure now. the xbox will be the console to launch first.
    
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Sony will let Microsoft announce their New Xbox first and on the basis of the features and specs that it will have, Sony will then make some last minute changes to their ps4 so that their console is in no way inferior to the Xbox. also as for the launch of the new consoles is concerned am pretty damn sure that no matter when the next Xbox is going to launch , the PS4 will also launch within 6 months of it.
no way Sony can afford to give Microsoft a year on headstart again . its just not happening. but one thing is pretty much sure now. the xbox will be the console to launch first.

There's no way they'd be able to make any hardware changes. It would just be marketing and how they present the console.
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The last go around had nothing to do with release dates....it was all about price and release titles. Sony lost on BOTH fronts. They'd better not make that mistake again, or it could be the last console they ever produce.
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Interesting.

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Last i heard, Sony was doing pretty poorly with their finances.

If MS releases a new Xbox with a strong line-up (like they did with the 360) i will buy it and probably won't get a Ps4 until the have the title exclusive dominance they have today which took the Ps3 a long time to achieve (Ps3 haz no gaemz) so Sony lose out.

All in all, i think letting the other guy get the first shot is stupid and i hope they learn the hard way.... again.
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PS3 has sold more worldwide than the 360. I agree with you through it's a mistake for Sony to wait and respond what MS does. Besides that even though the PS3 has shipped more world wide units that doesn't mean it's winning.
To be fair, I'm pretty sure a large margin of that is because of Japan.
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To be fair, I'm pretty sure a large margin of that is because of Japan.


MS has the advantage. Being an american company.

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To be fair, I'm pretty sure a large margin of that is because of Japan.
Sony has shipped more PS3s, not sold. There's a difference.
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I wonder if this is more to do with potential DRM type solutions that have been leaked already. Maybe if there is a huge outcry about not being able to use 2nd hand games Sony will have time to switch up whatever they have implemented.
Guess nothing we can do other then wait and see.
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