Was the PS3 this infamous at launch?

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3 years ago#21
labounti posted...
The point you make is the same as mine, you do not buy new systems for launch titles.

No but maybe getting a bone tossed to you in the first two to three years would be nice.
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3 years ago#22
Five hundred and ninety-nine US dollars.
Five hundred and ninety-nine US dollars.
Five hundred and ninety-nine US dollars.

It's Ridge Racer.
Riiiiiidge Racer!

...Giant enemy crab...
...attack it's weak point for massive damage.

Yes. Yes it was.
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3 years ago#23
METALINGUS5150 posted...
I'm sure people can draw parallels to the situation.
Though I do believe you can't apply the PS3 bouncing back to the Xbox One.

True. Not only has MS reversed most of the complaints pre-launch (unlike Sony) but we're still two months away from launch so it's way too early to know if it will take several years to catch up (like Sony).
3 years ago#24
Five hundred ninety nine US dollars, giant enemy crab, RIIIIDGE RACER... Lol early PS3.
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3 years ago#25
Sony, E3 2006:


Of course, Microsoft didn't do much better this time around.

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3 years ago#26
We'll see once the xbox one hits the market. I recall Sony made the challenge where for every PS3 you can find on store shelves holiday 2007, they would give you $100. Not sure if it was an actual challenge though...
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3 years ago#27
Probably worse than this at launch tbqh. Mainly because Sony took a few direct shots at people not working hard enough to own their console, like it was something they had to earn.

MS may have taken a few stupid moves and earned a lot of heat, but I don't think I'd ever seen as much heat on a console launch as for the remark "You'll get another job to buy this system/will work two jobs to buy it."
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