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post #11 of 22
I thought they were making money.

Guess not?
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post #12 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by justarealguy View Post
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Yeah. His top bar is probably full of them.

And interesting that they still are losing this much money. The not so successful success of Blu-ray probably has something to do with it.
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post #13 of 22
Doesn't surprise me at all.

Microsoft never made a single penny of profit off the original Xbox.

Also all the new hardware in a PS3 is still new and expensive.
    
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post #14 of 22
I really don't beleive that $260. Maybe $100, but 260 seems like a LOT to be loosing.
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post #15 of 22
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Originally Posted by cgrado View Post
Yeah. His top bar is probably full of them.

And interesting that they still are losing this much money. The not so successful success of Blu-ray probably has something to do with it.
Not really. (and latest headlines is BBC)



Edited by Marin - 5/15/08 at 7:48pm
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post #16 of 22
I don't think they are losing that much per console. On average yes, thats a fair assumption, but I think the blame lies on the discontinuation of the 20gb, 60gb, and 80gb versions of the console. It costs money in the way of factory costs to keep rehashing their lineup like this. Honestly if they just stuck with the 60gb they would have been fine, but it was the emotion engine that really put them over budget and I guess adding extra useless gigabytes was more important than actually being better than the 360 at something...
    
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Not really. (and latest headlines is BBC)


Nice choice in third and forth tabs by the way Marin.
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post #18 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Not really. (and latest headlines is BBC)


hey I'm in your screenshot!

sorry I'm OT.
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post #19 of 22
shopping for a new 24" are we?

I didn't think sony was still losing so much money
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post #20 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
I dont want to hear how overpriced the PS3 is anymore. If sony's taking a loss, clearly the PS3 is underpriced.
Yeah it's cheaper than some blu ray players

Too bad the PS3 isn't that great of a "video game system" but is more like a "media center"
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