Sony confirms PS3 2nd shipment next week

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  1. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    just a heads up for those who weren't able to snag one up on launch....as for being able to pre-order, you might want to call up your local game store to see.

    and with this news, i see the ebays getting what they deserve (being screwed :D )

    quarter of the units that were at launch....let the lines begin again.

    and seems like Sony was holding out, acting as though they were super short....
     
  2. Mike

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    Ebay:
    that's what they did with the PS2, did they not?
     
  3. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    dont really know seeing i got my PS2 on launch so i never cared after that :D 
     
  4. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Of course. That was to be expected.
     
  5. QuantumShock

    QuantumShock Stay for brunch ?

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    They look to see people groaning first, don't they ?
     
  6. Valkysas

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    This is actually the rest of the launch units. only around 250,000 PS3s were made available on launch day. the rest were somehow "absent".
     
  7. fschuler

    fschuler Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    Matt the Man Le-vi-taaaaaaaan!

    I scoped out Ebay out of curiosity yesterday and there were PS3s going for $1,500+ with bids in the teens and twenties. Maybe the early bird Ebay scalpers will make more dough than the ones that get in late (I recall that being the case with the 360s as well).
     
  8. Shipwreck

    Shipwreck Will smack your bitch

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    I don't see how a lot of people will make money selling them on ebay when that is the majority of peoples game plans. I'm sure the first ones up there will but the rest will just be forced to use their ps3
     
  9. Atomsplitter

    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    The demand is far higher then the supply, and they'll probably keep going for over 1k until next year.
     
  10. Cruellock

    Cruellock Disney Villain

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    Didn't I already say that before the launch? This is Sony, it should be expected. You want more "predictions"? A few months from now almost all the launch consoles will be dead or need repairs. Gotta learn from Sony's past.

    And a quater of their original shipments!! OH BOY!! Let's see, the local Walmart got 8 on launch day, so... yeah. Sony is super generous.
     
  11. Sokar

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    That way they can keep the hype going for the system by keeping it extremely hard to get one.
     
  12. ChldsPlay

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    Yep, so with 4 or 5 of these quarter shipments, Sony will be at about 400,000-500,000 at the end of the year. Wow, way to relieve the shortage. Of course if they say a quarter, it'll probably be an eigth, so they'll be lucky to match their launch number of 400,000.
     
  13. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    man, sony sucks. I have not been happy with my PS2 since i am on my THIRD one. 1st one i got on launch was defective. Got another when they were more plentiful and same thing, defective out of the box. Third one worked though. LOL.

    IF i get a next gen console, it will be the Wii.
     
  14. Cheetatron

    Cheetatron Eh

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    Chansu!!!!!! Yes daddy needs him a new car man if I can get myself a ps3 it will make my birthday and christmas of course getting one for scalping purposes will be hard as hell.
     
  15. flamepanther

    flamepanther Interested, but not really

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    Will the real system shortage please stand up?
     
  16. Menasor

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    I probably would've picked one up next week if I hadnt just bought a Wii today. I'm sure they will be plentiful once I get one early next year
     
  17. misterd

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    The ebayers won't get screwed, at least not the scalpers (they buyers are morons who deserve to be screwed). Worst they'll do is break even. More likely they'll make a slightly less than hoped for profit. But even the new shipment won't quite meet demand, and the people who convince themselves they need it NOW will still overpay rather than risk missing it again next week.
     
  18. Chaos Incarnate

    Chaos Incarnate Not just a name.

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    *Nintendo sits down*
     

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