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post #1 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-18-2007, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
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More PS3 price cuts

About time, considering the lack of games/online support:

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complain about the "lack of games" all you want, but i love the ps3 lineup personally.

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complain about the "lack of games" all you want, but i love the ps3 lineup personally.
ur quoting the "fact" that there are a Lack of Games? the lower priced systems are all stripped down... way to save money

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I have had a ps3 since launch and have still had the same complaint. Online isn't near as good as the 360. With that being said, I do like the PS3. However, this thread wasn't with any other intention other than to alert those in the market, or those who just bought one.
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how much are they going for now?

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how much are they going for now?
40 gb 399 (not backward compatible and a few bells and whistles missing
80 gb 499 "limited" backward compatible either

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About 90 percent of PS2 consoles were sold after prices fell to $199 or less, Pachter said. The PlayStation 2, priced at about $129, still outsells PlayStation 3. In August, consumers purchased 202,000 of the consoles, compared with 130,600 PlayStation 3s, according to NPD.


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they arent backwards compatable?? wtf is that

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they arent backwards compatable?? wtf is that
meaning they will work with older games, PS2 to be exact, not too sure about PS1.

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no i know what it means.. im saying its bull shit that its NOT backwards compatable

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The game lineup is getting much better... they just released tooo soon. But the game developers really seem to be moving in the right direction creating games for the PS3 not just porting them over.
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no i know what it means.. im saying its bull shit that its NOT backwards compatable
More technology = $$

You want cheap, you get basic.
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You want cheap, you get basic.
still cheaper to buy a 1st gen PS3 instead of getting a 2nd gen PS3 and a $129 PS2 to play if you wana use those games...

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still cheaper to buy a 1st gen PS3 instead of getting a 2nd gen PS3 and a $129 PS2 to play if you wana use those games...
That is true, but I assumed we're talking about new off the shelf units.

<--- 1st Gen / Talladega Nights unit.
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That is true, but I assumed we're talking about new off the shelf units.

<--- 1st Gen / Talladega Nights unit.
New backwards compatible PS3 - $599

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New backwards compatible PS3 - $599

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New in box PS2 - $129
Yep. I wasn't disagree with you.
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Anyone think it will go down again before Christmas?? Im getting one for my son, but im waiting till the last minute in case of the price dropping.
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Anyone think it will go down again before Christmas?? Im getting one for my son, but im waiting till the last minute in case of the price dropping.
No. Then again, I wasn't expecting this second price cut.
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New backwards compatible PS3 - $599

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I am sorry but what does backwards mean???

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Anyone think it will go down again before Christmas?? Im getting one for my son, but im waiting till the last minute in case of the price dropping.
Actually, yes. There is already more speculation of them dropping it more in the next month, to really compete with the Wii/360 over Christmas.
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ive got a gen one as well with the talladega nights disc. But yet still i have only one game for the damn thing. picked up a 360 few months back and coundnt be happier. I am a die hard sony fan and once the games start rolling out that are worth a shit i might actually play it. But hell i baught it for the gran turismo games. But i also like fps as long as it isnt all futuristic crap.

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I am sorry but what does backwards mean???
you're sorry? or are you just trying a little too hard to be a smartass?

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ive got a gen one as well with the talladega nights disc. But yet still i have only one game for the damn thing. picked up a 360 few months back and coundnt be happier. I am a die hard sony fan and once the games start rolling out that are worth a shit i might actually play it. But hell i baught it for the gran turismo games. But i also like fps as long as it isnt all futuristic crap.
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are we keeping water behind a wall now? did i DAM you up or something? thanks for playing

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are we keeping water behind a wall now? did i DAM you up or something? thanks for playing

wow just wow your to good for me

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i hate to break your little chain, but why would it be more cost effective to cut the backwards compatability? isn't that just a software issue? that software is already developed and sitting on their drives somewhere, it would take them about 5 minutes extra per box to put it on there, how is that cutting cost that much? other than that isn't it only minus 2 usb ports? Sony needs to think long and hard about what they're doing. the hard drive cut is the only thing that justifies the price cut. if the usb ports and the software are really that big of a deal then why not cut the price MORE? just my .02 but im sure someone will prove me wrong.
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ive got a gen one as well with the talladega nights disc. But yet still i have only one game for the damn thing. picked up a 360 few months back and coundnt be happier. I am a die hard sony fan and once the games start rolling out that are worth a shit i might actually play it. But hell i baught it for the gran turismo games. But i also like fps as long as it isnt all futuristic crap.
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I sold my 360 last summer and bought a Wii. I honestly liked the Wii's controller concept and had a lot of fun with Wii sports. However all the games I wanted were not available so I sold it on Craigslist and got all my money back.

Now my wife and I are finally going to get a HDTV after I finish installing the tile floors (talk about an incentive) I thought about buying a PS3 for the blue ray player but a gaming console has to have the fuckin' games. IMO the PS3 simply doesn't have them. So next month, when the new HDTV comes to the house, I'm going to Wally World and getting a new 360 Elite.
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i hate to break your little chain, but why would it be more cost effective to cut the backwards compatability? isn't that just a software issue? that software is already developed and sitting on their drives somewhere, it would take them about 5 minutes extra per box to put it on there, how is that cutting cost that much? other than that isn't it only minus 2 usb ports? Sony needs to think long and hard about what they're doing. the hard drive cut is the only thing that justifies the price cut. if the usb ports and the software are really that big of a deal then why not cut the price MORE? just my .02 but im sure someone will prove me wrong.
they admit that there's not much cost savings in eliminating backwards compatibility. They say it's an attempt to get people to buy ps3 games.

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I think it's stupid to eliminate a great feature of the PS3. The backwards compatibility is going to get more people to buy the system, so they can play their own games, until the new games come out. It just doesn't seem like good business.
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