C/D Vita sales would be higher if there were more limited edition models.

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User Info: filanimetor

filanimetor
3 years ago#11
mrhappyguy12345 posted...
filanimetor posted...
mrhappyguy12345 posted...
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But the thing is though that not many will buy LE and still keep their old one. Chances are they'll buy the LE, sell their old one, preventing another person from buying a brand new one. Which in turn didn't really help in sales in the end.


Sure it does as it's still a new sale, and the guy who buys the old one, increasing the user base, will buy games for it which adds even more profit.


Yes it increases the user base but not the Vita sales. As in my example above, it would be no diff than one guy buying a new regular Vita.


So you're saying that if I went out and bought a new vita that it wouldn't increase sales?

It doesn't matter who buys it, a sale is a sale.

+1 actually = +0???


Only if you sell your old one.
It would mean that LE wouldn't even matter in the first place.
Perhaps an example would suffice

Situation 1: LE was released
Guy A buy the LE and sells his old Vita. Guy B buys Guy A's Vita instead of buying brand new.
Vita sales +1
User base +1

Situation 2: No LE was released
Guy A has no reason to buy another Vita and keep his old one. Guy B buys brand new one
Vita sales +1
User base +1

As in my post in the previous page, not many will:
Situation 1: LE was released
Guy A buys the LE and keeps his old Vita. Guy B buys a new one.
Vita sales +2
User base +1

See my point?
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User Info: mrhappyguy12345

mrhappyguy12345
3 years ago#12
I see your point, but you're over thinking it a bit by saying that it doesn't count as a sale. Perhaps Guy B was waiting for a lower price and that's why he bought used. He may have never purchased a new one at all.

But the point is if new versions are released and are purchased then it does increase total sales.
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User Info: filanimetor

filanimetor
3 years ago#13
And do note I said "not many will". I did not completely say LE will not increase vita sales. All I'm saying is it does gives higher sales just to be fair but that won't be much.
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3 years ago#14
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mrhappyguy12345
3 years ago#15
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User Info: Shacky_101

Shacky_101
3 years ago#16
If it was bundled with a game that appeals to everyone (like GTA) then yes it would sell a lot. Especially if the Vita in that bundle was golden *.*
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User Info: mrhappyguy12345

mrhappyguy12345
3 years ago#17
That's why I'm a little disappointed that there isn't a LE Borderlands Vita. They seem to making a big push with this and a nice design/color scheme would grab people's attention even more.
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User Info: yomomma0919

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3 years ago#18
No it needs more games and cheaper memory cards.
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User Info: SSJ4CHRIS

SSJ4CHRIS
3 years ago#19
If there were new games to go with those LEs, then it probably would. A gussied up Vita for no reason would just be a gussied up Vita with the same games to play.
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