Need any more proof that Sony is a copycat?

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3 years ago#1
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/01/21/ps4-sony-will-let-microsoft-make-first-move

"Why go first, when your competitors can look at your specifications and come up with something better?"

Let's see.....Sony made the Move only after the Wii with Wiimotes became successful, then there's news about Sony going with a controller with a touch screen on it for their console....and now this? Sounds like Kazuo Hirai has some past experience with "looking at the competition" after the fact.

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3 years ago#2
You'd need at least a year to implement new hardware... It's not as if they can take the hardware for a few days and change the entirety of their new system for a launch a month later.
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3 years ago#3
Why would Sony be in a hurry? They've moved more consoles than MS in a years less time and they have the specs and developers to compete with Nintendo and MS still.
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3 years ago#4
I wouldn't say "copycat" so much as "follower" or "coward."
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3 years ago#5
TheBonfini posted...
Why would Sony be in a hurry? They've moved more consoles than MS in a years less time and they have the specs and developers to compete with Nintendo and MS still.


They are still hurting for money
3 years ago#6
Im confused, where is this 'proof' that Sony is a copycat? He clearly is saying that he doesn't want to announce first as he's afraid MS will copy and improve off of them.
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3 years ago#7
Its one of the possible game controllers. Its not set in stone.
3 years ago#8
Need any more proof that Sony is a copycat?

Not really lol.
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3 years ago#9
Posting in a dumb topic.
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3 years ago#10
It's PR bull, Sony isn't going to announce the next gen because they want to delay it as long as possible since ps3 is doing good right now and they want to reduce the cost of mass production of ps4 something which time will do.
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