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He's in Canada we're talking about USD.....
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Sony won't lose their fanbase....they have a bunch of frenzied brainwashed minions to buy their stuff lol. They could make it waaay more expensive than the 360, and their little sony slaves would buy the stuff.
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post #13 of 38
Yer so about £300 odd im still buyin it, not sure about release because i dont want no ****ty xbox360 **** ups, but GTA on release lol

Might just get one so i can sit at home for a week playin GTA lol
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EDIT, didn't realize he lives in Canada .
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I don't care how much it is. Still buying it. 1080p here I come.
     
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Yeah... For some reason seeing the resolution 1280 X 720 makes me cringe more than playing it on a normal TV... I mean.. if there is one thing I hate its jaggies and I get that everywhere when I played the 360.

At a resolution of 1920 x 1080 you dont get close to the amount of jaggies at all unless your screen is enourmously large beyond all measure. It would be rediculous for Sony to charge the retail price of an estimated bluray drive.. So I highly doubt its going ot be as exaggerated as it seems..

Im pretty sure the DVD player prices where up there when both the xbox and ps2 released so the cost of DVD players really didn't effect the prices in a way that this article suggests about the bluray causing the ps3 to be astronamically high
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post #17 of 38
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Originally Posted by NeueZiel
At a resolution of 1920 x 1080 you dont get close to the amount of jaggies at all unless your screen is enourmously large beyond all measure.
Mine is. 65 inches, baby!!!

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It would be rediculous for Sony to charge the retail price of an estimated bluray drive.. So I highly doubt its going ot be as exaggerated as it seems..

Im pretty sure the DVD player prices where up there when both the xbox and ps2 released so the cost of DVD players really didn't effect the prices in a way that this article suggests about the bluray causing the ps3 to be astronamically high
At $400, the PS2 was cheaper than a DVD player at the time. But DVD players were not retailing for $1200, I want to say more around the $500-$600 price range. I'm sure a little Google research would turn up some real numbers, if anyone cares to look (I don't.)

As I have said before, the main question that will drive what the PS3 costs is how much money is Sony willing to lose per unit sold. The manufacturing costs of a PS3 with an internal Blu-Ray will be fixed and unchangeable at launch, and will be more than any sane person would pay for a PS3. (Plenty of insane people out there of course.)
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post #18 of 38
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I think I'm just going to buy a 360...I don't know, all these bad reports about PS3 make me wona buy a 360 and ditch the ps3
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Or just buy a revolution, like I am =P
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post #20 of 38
I have a PS3 Preordered and i am assured and guaranteed that it will cost £300.
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