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I can just see it now: some smarty pants with 20 consoles in the closet selling on eBay with a 50% markup. No one buys. New supply starts rolling into the stores, smarty pants gets nervous and drops price to par. No one still buys so the price gets dropped below par. Then they sell but smarty pants now eats shipping. The window for this resale scheme is so narrow that people will just wait.
 
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I would be shocked if you couldnt buy both consoles in stores without pre order by christmas.
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Meh Watchdogs will be on pc, and GTA 5 will be current gen, I can wait.
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You're not aware of the current state of supplies. At all. I promise I won't lose any money selling my batch of ps4s wink.gif

Ummmmmmm, have you sen the economy? People are not jumping at the opportunity to pay 1.5x the cost of a product for bragging rights at the moment. The only people with the money to buy these supposed ps4s you will have are titan owners, and good luck selling to them, oh wait they love bragging rights so much I'm sure they will buy all them, good move bro!
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Ummmmmmm, have you sen the economy? People are not jumping at the opportunity to pay 1.5x the cost of a product for bragging rights at the moment. The only people with the money to buy these supposed ps4s you will have are titan owners, and good luck selling to them, oh wait they love bragging rights so much I'm sure they will buy all them, good move bro!

You underestimate the power of fanboys.
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I can just see it now: some smarty pants with 20 consoles in the closet selling on eBay with a 50% markup. No one buys. New supply starts rolling into the stores, smarty pants gets nervous and drops price to par. No one still buys so the price gets dropped below par. Then they sell but smarty pants now eats shipping. The window for this resale scheme is so narrow that people will just wait.

You wanna bet? Heres a link to a popular site that tells you what the most popular electronics and stuff are and how many are in stock.............

Take a look Only Amazon, Bestbuy and Walmart are accepting pre orders now. Everywhere else its out of stock. Take a look:
http://www.nowinstock.net/videogaming/consoles/ps4/

If you havent bought urs yet and plan to get it when it comes out. Dont expect to walk in the store and buy one without a pre order. After that they will probably be out of stock for at least 1-2 weeks.
    
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Yes, because we all buy the system strictly for the purpose of re-selling.
I did...I got a few buddies to hold back 4 systems for me, gonna double the price and sell to the suckers on Ebay. Time to upgrade my gaming PC!!!
    
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