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Didn't the PS3 cost $600 release day, back in '06?

Depends on where you were. In some countries it was as much as 900 dollars & in some cases even more.Yes, this is the 60GB version.
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I don't mind if they charge $600 so as long as they scarp the mobile parts for more beefier ones. Anyhowe $400 is very fair price, people here are crazy if they think there going to get day a Day 1 console for Under $300.
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I'm going to make a guess at 450$ for the basic unit, and 550$ for a storage driven unit. I made a good call when i guessed the WiiU's price ages ago, lets see if i can do it again.
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$400 means it will be little more than a media hub. Won't be buying one.
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Originally Posted by Antistatic12 View Post

For those saying they would buy a GFX card or PC parts for the cost of the PS4, you are missing the point of consoles.
Some people want simple, easy things in life. Buy a PS4, set it up, put in game, Done.
Because mandatory installations and online pass codes are "simple".

Hate to break it to ya, but modern console makers seem to be obsessed with becoming "PCs-in-a-box", regardless of whether this is good or bad for the marketplace; historically the simpler consoles have sold better, whether it's the controller (PS1 vs N64), the system's general ability to just "turn on and play" (DS vs PSP), or a combination of both (Wii vs PS360).
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Why are people complaining about the price? 400 bucks for a console that could potentially last you 5+ years isn't a big investment to make. In addition, I'd rather they price it over 400 and really give it as good hardware as possible to make next-gen games as good as possible than sacrifice components to get it below 300. Just my thoughts.
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If they block used games, not only will I NOT buy it, but I will make sure everyone I know knows the same and try to persuade them to not buy it as well.

Not until Sony makes used games okay.
We will see though. Lots to be determined before definitive decisions are made.

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post #28 of 407
im gonna buy the next playstation console on release like I always do. it's funny to see these so-called "gamers" invest so much on their gaming pc but can't even spend 400 bucks on a console that also has a lot of great games. everyone needs to get off their high horse.
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im gonna buy the next playstation console on release like I always do. it's funny to see these so-called "gamers" invest so much on their gaming pc but can't even spend 400 bucks on a console that also has a lot of great games. everyone needs to get off their high horse.

I think you should get off of yours, a PC is more than just a gaming device, thus the premium. I'm not saying I won't get a PS4, but high prices are what screwed them over on the PSP, PS3, and PSVITA. That said I think $400 as the maximum price is much more reasonable than the $600 they demanded for the 60gb ps3.
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not being able to sell games i beat and no longer wish to play to help fund the next game i want is really unacceptable to any gamer...
will definitely pass on any future console that blocks the resale of games.

Also what if i want to take my game to a friends house to play, i gotta bring my console now to? seems like an all around bad idea.

The price however sounds decent.
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