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post #31 of 68
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
I think what a lot of people are missing is that the ps3 WAS the deciding factor in the high-def race.
Not really, the deciding factor was all the back room wheeling and dealing that was done to get more movies on Blu-Ray than HD-DVD. More movies available = more reason to buy product A over product B. HD-DVD tried to play the exclusivity game too, but they started too too late.
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post #32 of 68
I was asked for proof that sony sold PS3 at a break even MONTHS ago.


LOSS PROFIT

source= http://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/data...s3_sale_e.html
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post #33 of 68
All I know is I bought a PS3 in March mainly because Bluray and two of my friends bought PS3 last month, just for Bluray features.

This trend will continue.
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I wonder how much it costs to make a PS3 now? I know when they first started making them it cost around $831 for the 60GB, the kids at school called me a moron for saying that. I love how people don't have a clue of how corporations work... You have to spend money to make money. They aren't doing that!

(Reason they are selling big now is because of Metal Gear, nothing more, if you look on VGchartz.com, the Wii holds spots 2-5, with Metal Gear Solid 4 in first. Once they get tired of it, the Wii will likely be back in second in total monthly sales. :x)
Edited by onexero - 6/24/08 at 8:11pm
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How long did MS take to sell XBox 360 at cost? (Minus the RROD costs)
About May 2007 last year the same time they started development of the future Xbox console.
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and that Sony had had to invest heavily in elements such as semiconductors used in the PS3 as part of this process
O RLY?

Its...its a series of tubes!!


..and SemiConductors.................................... .
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O RLY?

Its...its a series of tubes!!


..and SemiConductors.................................... .
MICROSCOPIC CARBON NANOTUBES?

lol
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MICROSCOPIC CARBON NANOTUBES?

lol
Yes, yes...

And theres electricity in them!
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yeah I still want to go buy a PS3
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yeah I still want to go buy a PS3
Big silly goose
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