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[CB] PS4 Grabs 95% Of Consumer Votes After Amazon Ends Poll Early

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With nearly 95% of the vote (approximately 94.7% in favor of the PS4) Amazon has decided to end the user poll between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 early. Back on June 13th the marketplace giant ran a Facebook poll to see which one consumers were more interested in between Microsoft and Sony's consoles and it appears that gamers have spoken quite loudly with their Facebook voting.

For now, the final numbers read 38984 votes in favor of the PlayStation 4 with only 2162 votes in favor of the Xbox One. Does anyone know how many employees work at Microsoft?

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I'm not exactly sure why, but all the bad press microsoft has been getting makes me really really happy rolleyes.gif
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Pretty obvious people like to own their stuff and have control over it. The $100 lower price, region free, lack of a mandatory camera and lack of arrogance from Sony aren't hurting either wink.gif
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A sign of things to come? Maybe, but the truth is that the X1 will still sell regardless and that is sad.
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I'm glad. If MS whats to steer the console market in the digital direction and have total control over everything that is their decision, but to assume gamers would allow or go along with this vision boggles my mind. If there is enough backlash I would wager MS will remove DRM and possibly do a price reduction. MS can only blame themselves for this. In the meantime. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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I think this:

Has something to do with it.
Along with other things of course.
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Good - I hope it's replicated in actual sales figures too.
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The vote became like this because those consumers are misinformation/don't understand/blahblahblah and we can't give people a choice because some of the easiest methods are the hardest to explain and vice versa and yes people whose can't code don't understand this because those whose can code are uber genius and understand how hella awesome X1 is.

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A sign of things to come? Maybe, but the truth is that the X1 will still sell regardless and that is sad.

I don't really see how that's sad. If you don't want one don't get one.

I for one have both consoles preordered.
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Well this is all hilarious and dandy but with Win8 already being an embarrassment, what does a potential Xbone failure mean for M$?
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That is the result of only caring about money, good job Micro$soft. thumb.gif
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