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Was the PS3 a failure or not?

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3 years ago#1
We need to settle this once and for all - Results (565 votes)
Yes
20.88% (118 votes)
118
No
79.12% (447 votes)
447
This poll is now closed.
With the PS4 looking like it will be out maybe next year it is time to evaluate the PS3. I know that it's supposed to be profitable for them now(not sure if this is true), but Sony lost A LOT of money from the PS3 over the years....something I'm not sure they will ever be able to make up
3 years ago#2
dead last in sales this gen lol

R.I.P. sony
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3 years ago#3
If the ps3 was a new system it would have been a great success. But considering it lost so much money for Sony and followed the generation dominating ps1 and ps2 I think its impossible to argue it was a success.
3 years ago#4
Of course the PS3 is not a failure. Look at the Dreamcast. Now THAT is what you'd call a failure.
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3 years ago#5
You are not going to get a straight answer, 360 fanboys will say its failed, while Sony fanboys will say it didn't, even if you own both consoles, and Nintendo fanboys more then likely will say both systems have failed compared to theres which isn't true,

I would say the ps3 is a success purely on games as well as the 360 due to games skipping the wii due to the really bad hardware. DOes this make me a Sony fanboy it doesn't.

You are not going to get a straight answer from anyone especially on Gfaqs.
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3 years ago#6
If PS3 is a sucess then so is the Xbox 1 and Sega Saturn.
3 years ago#7
agrissa posted...
Of course the PS3 is not a failure. Look at the Dreamcast. Now THAT is what you'd call a failure.


That's not a good example. You're basically saying anything that didn't do as bad as the dreamcast isn't a failure
3 years ago#8
pokemon_45_79_1 posted...
You are not going to get a straight answer, 360 fanboys will say its failed, while Sony fanboys will say it didn't, even if you own both consoles, and nintedno fanboys more then likely wil lsay both systems have failed compared to theres.

You are not going to get a straight answer from anyone especially on Gfaqs.


Business=making money. Not making money= failure.
3 years ago#9
Did it fail? No

But it by no means was it the sweeping success that the PS1 and PS2 were.
3 years ago#10
SadCubsFan posted...
agrissa posted...
Of course the PS3 is not a failure. Look at the Dreamcast. Now THAT is what you'd call a failure.


That's not a good example. You're basically saying anything that didn't do as bad as the dreamcast isn't a failure


Dreamcast is a failure, Sega gave up on it and went 3rd party.
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