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#1 DVD had already been for several years
#2 The PS2 launched at $300 (I remember cause I got one the Christmas it came out)

So it had a drive for a proven format and it was half the price of the PS3. Compared to the PS2 the PS3 is rediculously overpriced.
It could have been $300. Might have been the Xbox that went for $400.

Either way the PS2 had a lot to do with popularizing DVD in general. It's influence is undeniable. If nothing else, give Sony credit for taking a risk on an unproven format.
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#1 DVD had already been out for several years
#2 The PS2 launched at $300 (I remember cause I got one the Christmas after it came out)

So it had a drive for a proven format and it was half the price of the PS3. Compared to the PS2 the PS3 is rediculously overpriced.
The smoke has cleared and Sony has a unbeatable lead in the HD format war outselling HD DVD 5:1. A regular Blu-Ray player is still about 700+. How is the PS3 overpriced?
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The smoke has cleared and Sony has a unbeatable lead in the HD format war outselling HD DVD 5:1. A regular Blu-Ray player is still about 700+. How is the PS3 overpriced?
The Blu Ray player is overpriced...the PS3 is overpriced...though just not as much.
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The Blu Ray player is overpriced...the PS3 is overpriced...though just not as much.
Either way he is right, bluray is selling better than HD-DVD, which is also real expensive. As to whether or not its overpriced, who's really to say that? All new technology when it comes out is expensive. DVD players used to cost as much. Hell my first CD burner cost over $200 back in the day, and that was a 4x low end model. The PS3 as a bluray player is actually CHEAP.
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360 Elite /w HDMI + HD-DVD attachment is more then the PS3...

Sony loses alot of money on each PS3 sold, so if anything it is underpriced.
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Again how is it overpriced? Do you consider the cost to develop and manufactor the product?If you add the price of the new Xbox 360 and a HD DVD player addon you pay more than for a PS3. Basically you pay for what you get. PS3 is not overpriced. For what it offers the price is more than fair.
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how can you guys say that the PS2 beat the Xbox? The Xbox had better graphics, games and specs.

It was not adopted right off the bat....but the Xbox WAS much better than the PS2...like it or not.
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how can you guys say that the PS2 beat the Xbox? The Xbox had better graphics, games and specs.

It was not adopted right off the bat....but the Xbox WAS much better than the PS2...like it or not.
Better games? Seriously pass whatever you re smoking this way. 90% os Xbox games were FPS. Xbox does not even come close to PS2 sale totals. Yes i own a xbox also.
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how can you guys say that the PS2 beat the Xbox? The Xbox had better graphics, games and specs.

It was not adopted right off the bat....but the Xbox WAS much better than the PS2...like it or not.
Umm because the PS2 outsold the xbox by numbers I can't even fathom. I've said my piece, I'm gone like tuesday.
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i look at my PC and wonder...why bother with a console!

(had plenty of consoles in the past...NES, megadrive, PS1, PS2) but just cba with them now. a nice rig, decent net connection, keyboard and mouse is where its at.
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