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3 years ago#1
I have one on pre order, but I'm either gonna sell it or drop the preorder. I'm planning on buying a pc. Should I drop the preorder or buy it and sell it? Do you think I'll make a profit on it? Thanks!
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3 years ago#2
That's up to you. Does the XBone have any games you absolutely must have? Also I doubt you'll sell it at a high profit considering that even PS4 resellers are barely breaking even on eBay right now with pre-sales.
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3 years ago#3
Yeah, I would cancel the preorder. If you decide not to, don't even bother trying to sell it right away. If it's the day one edition, leave it completely sealed and then some day down the road that thing will be worth a lot more money (hopefully). If you can't afford to buy both a PC and an XBO, just get the PC.
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3 years ago#4
IronSasquatch posted...
Yeah, I would cancel the preorder. If you decide not to, don't even bother trying to sell it right away. If it's the day one edition, leave it completely sealed and then some day down the road that thing will be worth a lot more money (hopefully). If you can't afford to buy both a PC and an XBO, just get the PC.


That advice could backfire if the console has a high failure rate similar to RRoD on 360.
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3 years ago#5
Cancel; kill your console.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUhdL-ITG-M

If you can't afford a PC, then get a PS4, it's the lesser of the two evils.
3 years ago#6
To me, both Nintendo's and Microsoft's marketing are just making it easier for console buyers to go with PS4.

Though I do want some of those Nintendo exclusives.
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3 years ago#7
After what happened with the 360 I wouldn't touch a launch Xbox ever again. The >50% failure rate does not inspire confidence
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3 years ago#8
If I was buying, I would probably get a PC and an xbone, since the xbone with kinect will probably have the most unique games. Games where I might not care about how crummy the graphics are.
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3 years ago#9
keep it
and when you get it, destroy it and post the video on youtube
people still do this, right
you're gonna be a youtube star
3 years ago#10
qeoijlijw posted...
keep it
and when you get it, destroy it and post the video on youtube
people still do this, right
you're gonna be a youtube star


Yes, he'll probably make like $5,000 off that video also.
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