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Welcome to the entitlement generation.
post #12 of 18
Just hold onto your PS3 for years and years to come, even after the PS4 is out - then, if anything REALLY compelling convinces you to get a PS4, go for it.
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Obviously allot of people didn't really read my posts. I said I understand why the ps4 isn't backwards compatible. I just won't buy ps3 games I would have if I didn't know the ps4 wasn't backwards compatible. I will just buy ps4 games instead. the point I was trying to make was that its possible that announcement will reduce ps3 games sales in q 3 and q 4.
post #14 of 18
Yes it probably will reduce sales. Also, developers will focus on taking advantage of the newer PS4 hardware rather than the older, but still decent (at least for a console), PS3 hardware.

However, there were still decent games coming out for the PS2 after PS3 release. I think the same thing could happen again so why limit yourself like this? I don't think it is a waste of money if the game is good.

I can also understand that not everyone has money to throw at games and are left to pick and choose. I am in this group so I would understand that reasoning.
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post #15 of 18
You will bow down to the "milking" by/via Gaikai Services and PS3 "HD Classics".

With the PSP Go and VITA decisions (giving a a middle finger to physical owners/backwards compatibility dilemma).. PS fans orifices should have been well lubed already for this strategy.
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post #16 of 18
I was thinking about this as well and since I use my ps3 as a bluray player its always connected to my tv so I figure I'll leave it alone and keep buying games that I want to play and when there's a compelling enough reason to buy a ps4 - likely some game releases I'll pick one up as well.
post #17 of 18
actually I feel like it's the other way around
no PS4, keep buying the good PS3 games
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post #18 of 18
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Welcome to the entitlement generation.

Haha (:


Just keep your PS3 alongside the PS4? There will be still be plenty of people playing PS3 for many years yet if your worried about online gaming?

Tbh the quality of PS4 titles is going to be so much greater than PS3 titles that once you play on the PS4 you won't want to be playing the PS3 games..
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