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Originally Posted by Cheezman View Post

Seriously.

$400 does buy a pretty nice video card. thumb.gif

apples to orange, this is like saying "prius is too expensive so i'll just buy a turbo charger for my ferrari"
in short, you don't make any sense.
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apples to orange, this is like saying "prius is too expensive so i'll just buy a turbo charger for my ferrari"
in short, you don't make any sense.
I like how to said that.
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So does this mean that if you have a couple who each have their own profile that they would each have to own a copy to play? Will the game be limited to the console or the account profile?

On a PS3 currently the drm is for each console so if I download a game on my account I can then make a new account on the console and play it all the way through again. The ps3 drm isn't particularly restrictive and very few games have online codes unless they're from ubisoft or EA. And you can nearly always play without them. I think F1 was the first game to require one.

As soon as people here about online codes and drm they assume the worst. Companies are alot more flexible than people fear them to be. Backwards compatibility is likely to be supported in one way or another otherwise the PSN content and PSN downloads on people's accounts would be useless.

Playstation have been making very good moves recently with the exception of games releases. They really need to focus more on high quality games than trying to sell consoles on PSN games and minis. I'd much rather play an unpolished PS3 game than a tight casual PSN game. But I don't really care for casual games except tetris. They seem like a waste of everyones time and money.
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eeek, $400 and no used game's.... if those are true you can count me out. I would rather just invest that+ cost of new game's for it into my PC.
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It did.
And they had horrible sales until the price lowered.

If this is true, looks like Sony learned from their mistakes.

Sony only mistake was putting a premium on a console... As a PSX owner and someone that skipped PS2, the most expensive version of the console allowed me to play some playstation strict games that i skipped in the ps2 since it had hardware built into it to play them properly while the cheaper ones could do it but they but it would be thro software emulation.
The new PS3 cant play PS2 games, or so I was told...

I still prefer the looksof the 06 PS3 vs the slim and the new super slim.
I find the price on the PS4 adequate and don't expect Steambox or Xbox720 going for less than 300.
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i dont even care if they block used games. ill buy both consoles anyways. 65.00 for a game is not that expensive unless your jobless or just poor. Plus gamestop is trash good riddance

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apples to orange, this is like saying "prius is too expensive so i'll just buy a turbo charger for my ferrari"
in short, you don't make any sense.

Okay... how do you figure?

I was simply agreeing with MoMann, and saying I would rather spend that money on a video card (as he said he might spend $400 on PC upgrades rather than a console).

But, no, it is not apples to oranges. Both a GPU and a game console are capable of rendering games. Therefore, you could compare them based on value.
 
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Don't know why anyone is shocked re the price or how this even made 12 pages.
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The days of the $299 "high end" console are long guy folks....have been for many many years.

I just hope they offer a more expensive version of the PS4 that has a SSD in it, that would be super nice to have.
    
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Okay... how do you figure?

I was simply agreeing with MoMann, and saying I would rather spend that money on a video card (as he said he might spend $400 on PC upgrades rather than a console).

But, no, it is not apples to oranges. Both a GPU and a game console are capable of rendering games. Therefore, you could compare them based on value.

a console can games, a gpu alone can not. a 400 dollar console can run next gen games, a 400 dollar pc can not.
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