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I wonder how the xbox 1 compares.


Probably not too far off in terms of profits. They make more profit per system sold than Sony.

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I don't see 7 million sold as "relegated to meh status" and there are definitely console exclusives that I would consider worthwhile. That is up to individual preferences though, sure.

honestly I agree that the current state of next-gen consoles is "meh". BF4? Meh. Killzone? Meh. Forza 5? Meh (and a disappointing one at that). ACIV? Interested but can play it on 360. Infamous? Interested. NFS: Rivals? Not a great game, but fun enough to make me think about it (I rented it on the 360). There really isn't anything out right now (obviously since the consoles came out in November) that make me want to go out and buy a PS4 because I HAVE to have it, especially considering that almost all of the games currently out on next-gen I can already play without spending an extra $450 (console + subscription). Probably during the summer months I'll see something interesting that'll make me want a PS4, especially when The Last Of Us is re-released since I didn't have a PS3 when it came out.
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theres what a total of 14 games for each console right now...

wooo.....

and with the price increase ya no...
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theres what a total of 14 games for each console right now...

wooo.....

and with the price increase ya no...

Strange... I got 51 games plus 5 F2P games....
 
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Strange... I got 51 games plus 5 F2P games....

i should re-phrase... "decent" games

unless you really love starwars angry birds.
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Have thought about giving Dead Nation a go. Is it any good?

Not an amazing game but it has its moments. I would give it a solid 7 out of 10.
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You also have to consider the actual cost to make the PS4, which is $381. So, they're only making around $20 off of every console, which roughly equates to around $140 million of net profit so far.

You have to also consider that they sell it to retailers for 385-390, they only make half of that while retailers make the other half, with markup.

So at the end of the day sony has made 50-100M profit.

Sony is not in the business to make money off the console but the games, DLC, and content.
You cannot forget that having a ps4 is also a brand equilty value to a household to buy a sony tv, sony sound system sony anything because it becomes a household trustworthy brand.

All in all sony has not made much money, and at the end of the day that money goes towards paying for the marketing.
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honestly I agree that the current state of next-gen consoles is "meh". BF4? Meh. Killzone? Meh. Forza 5? Meh (and a disappointing one at that). ACIV? Interested but can play it on 360. Infamous? Interested. NFS: Rivals? Not a great game, but fun enough to make me think about it (I rented it on the 360). There really isn't anything out right now (obviously since the consoles came out in November) that make me want to go out and buy a PS4 because I HAVE to have it, especially considering that almost all of the games currently out on next-gen I can already play without spending an extra $450 (console + subscription). Probably during the summer months I'll see something interesting that'll make me want a PS4, especially when The Last Of Us is re-released since I didn't have a PS3 when it came out.

Personally that is not far off from how I currently feel. I was simply referring to numbers sold.
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Picked up a ps4 on release day. Still waiting for a decent driving sim to come out. All other games are just meh.
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Are people really bothered by the 2.8 billion dollars not being perfectly accurate? Lol who cares? If they grossed 2.7-3.0 billion, good for them.
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