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Us Ps3 Sales Disappointing

Discussion in 'Playstation Consoles' started by Think_Tank, Dec 8, 2006.

  1. Think_Tank

    Think_Tank Reppin' the big N in GR.

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    This just in (article from Greek economic newspaper- i will translate and provide links)

    Sony is reported to have sold only 197.000 PS3s in November, making only half of the target sales (according to NPD Group Inc.), due to problems of unit production and sales.

    In contrast, the Wii sold 476.000 consoles, and the XBOX 360, introduced last year in markets, sold 511.000 consoles.

    Sony announced an increase in exports to the US to satisfy request, and replaced Ken Kutaragi (creator of Playstation) with Karz Hirai to lead its game development teams.

    Analysts predicted that, had Nintendo imported more Wiis in the US, they would have achieved even better sales, and Nintendo itself announced the export of 2 million wiis in the US to satisfy request.

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    well i went to my local super walmart and was looking for some accessories for my wii, and found like 5 PS3's still in the glass cases. Nobody is buying these things for some reaon, what could it be. i thought the PS3 was the system to die for, obviously not, but ive asked people who are looking for a PS3 why they arent selling that much and they say the PS3's are having problems
     
  3. Think_Tank

    Think_Tank Reppin' the big N in GR.

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    Well... if they start having unsold ps3s even before new shipments come in, Sony is bound to have problems as well :p
     
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    vlad Nintendo player for life

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    simple.
    for that price, might as well get a new PC. :frown2: :D
     
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    bill gates has a 500 acre piece of land with warehouses to store all the xbox360's he himself bought.
     
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    One time Vin Diesel was walking down Broadway and got a boner.... no one survived..

    Anyway, the reason i think the PS3s aren't selling is just because look at its predecessor PS2. Remember all those problems they had? I think that shied people away from purchasing this console. Plus they did have all those bugs w/ the Blu Ray
     
  7. BrandonMcAuslan

    BrandonMcAuslan Special Olympics Medalist

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    One time chuck norris was walking through the forest - trying to find hippies to use as firewood. When a boar crossed his path. Big mistake. Chuck Norris lifted the boar into the air with his mind, and digested the boar telekenetically. And Chuck Norris wasn't even hungry.
    (- or something like that)

    No-one's gonna buy a 500$ console that has no good games - only second rate fps's and ridge racer.

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    By no-one I mean "only idiots"
    and by "only idiots" I mean complete f*cking retards who think the concept of brand loyalty is a good thing...
     
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    Build me a PC for $600... please do it right now and I want to see the specs. PM them to me or post back here... let's see.
     
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    BrandonMcAuslan Special Olympics Medalist

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    Im pretty psyched that nintendo will soon be making a profit and its been taking xbox over a year to earn a profit...
     
  11. fanaticalmoose

    fanaticalmoose The one and only moo$e

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    i think we got a sony fanboy... just jking...

    but for the last post, its taken a year for hte 360 to make a profit because the system cost a lot to make, in the beggining MS was losing about $150 per console, now they have finally started to make money on each sold... and as for hte ps3 they are loosing about $200 per each console... but lets see in a year how each are doing...
     
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    yes i do beleive MS started profiting maybe $30 per sale in the middle of this summer
     
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    That sucks for Sony. Oh well they should've made their consoles better.
     
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    Hehe, yeah. That or upgrade the crap out of the one I built 2 years ago.
     
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    2 years ago I built mine for under or right at $600

    2-150GB WD Ultra ATA HDD's
    1GB PC-133 DRAM
    Asus Mobo
    P3 3.0ghz 800mhz FSB w/HT
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    Not top of the line by today's standard, but certainly close when it was built.

    I've also priced out putting together a Media Center, and it also came out close to $600, and that would be a dedicated media machine 9games, movies, audio, etc.), so, other than the Blu Ray (which I have NO desire to have), it would run circles around a PS3.
     
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    Wolvey Wii like to play together

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    The boar kept back in the bushes and watched in horror as his brother was eaten by Chuck Norris, he left unnoticed. Left on a quest to learn how to fight Chuck, so that one day. He'll get his revenge!

    The problem with Sony is they suck...Now calm down you Sony whores and listen. Back in the day when things mattered, casettes held games and it was alright to have long hair as a boy and still look cool without being an emo...There lived two legends Nintendo and Sega, I'm sticking to consoles so forget the spectrum/Amstrad/Acorn...not legends (Although thousands would disagree with me). Now these guys ruled, often one would take the lead as a new game or concept was released but always something new and ORIGINAL came out. They knew how to make games and they still do. Along came Sony, the very word sounds dirty to me...hehe. Anyway they came along with their big fat wallets...stinking of grease and cigar smoke and said, "Hey guys we can do that!" But they can't...so they buy out all the third party companies, chain them to the walls and shout, "Now you work for us, you get no food, no water, you work. You make games for us, Copy games, copy ideas. I don't care what games they are, just make them!"

    Don't get me wrong there are some great games only the systems...made by third parties...Capcom, Rare (Xbox360) to name err only two. Okay what was I on about. The death of Sony...Ha haa haaaaa!

    Whispers..."Long live Nintendo!"
     
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    Hmmm... sounds a lot like MicroSoft.

    I won't own a PlayStaion because I'm still pissed at Sony for killing the DreamCast with an inferior system. Sure, Sega made such blunders as SegaCD, 32X, and Saturn, but the DC was (and is) a great system.

    That's why i own 3 of them.
     
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    Sigh...all the nintendo fanboys bash sony. Yea sony must really suck, its not like they're a 95 billion dollar company or anything?! lol, get real people. Its not like they make sound systems, video cameras, tv's or dvd players. Sony must rlly suck if theyr a 95 billion dollar company, and nitnendo must be amazing in every way if they're a 20 billion dollar company.
     
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    sony messed up with the ps3 pricing it so damn high they thing we all make easy money ...i dont care about fing blue ray im doin fine with regular dvds they shoudlve made 3 damn version one $250 unit no blue ray that wouldve been the hott seller but that wouldnt work cause there games are on blue ray disks lol sonys ganna lose big time on this one
     

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