I guarantee this conversation comes up all the time:

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User Info: thundercat2600

thundercat2600
5 years ago#1
Every Best Buy & Gamestop clerk has probably had this exact same conversation multiple times per week:

Clerk: "So here's the 3DS."

<customer tries it out>

Customer: "I really don't like the 3D effect at all."

Clerk: "That's okay, you can turn the 3D off, see?"

Customer: "Uh, why would I buy a 3DS if I'm not even going to use the 3D?"

Clerk: "Um.. . . well. . . uhh. . . you like Pilotwings?"



This proves my point. It makes so much sense to release a non-3D 3DS. Not just for the cost savings, but to avoid confusing Nintendo's consumers.

User Info: D Nyce

D Nyce
5 years ago#2
That makes no sense from a sales point of view I hope you realize. You don't use features to sell the product, you match customer needs to benefits.

ex. "I need a portable gaming machine for long trips that can access the internet. I like to play first person shooters."

"Well, the Nintendo 3DS does have motion sensing technology to give more depth to your first person gaming, as well as options to use other methods for aiming."

That's if the 3DS HAD a FPS.

User Info: MarkMilton

MarkMilton
5 years ago#3
D Nyce posted...
That makes no sense from a sales point of view I hope you realize. You don't use features to sell the product, you match customer needs to benefits.

ex. "I need a portable gaming machine for long trips that can access the internet. I like to play first person shooters."

"Well, the Nintendo 3DS does have motion sensing technology to give more depth to your first person gaming, as well as options to use other methods for aiming."

That's if the 3DS HAD a FPS.




what system are you playing?
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User Info: OmegaZero633

OmegaZero633
5 years ago#4
thundercat2600 posted...
Every Best Buy & Gamestop clerk has probably had this exact same conversation multiple times per week: ect...

I'm not seeing any guarantees here. :/
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User Info: eragonman9

eragonman9
5 years ago#5
MarkMilton posted...
D Nyce posted...
That makes no sense from a sales point of view I hope you realize. You don't use features to sell the product, you match customer needs to benefits.

ex. "I need a portable gaming machine for long trips that can access the internet. I like to play first person shooters."

"Well, the Nintendo 3DS does have motion sensing technology to give more depth to your first person gaming, as well as options to use other methods for aiming."

That's if the 3DS HAD a FPS.



what system are you playing?


What trips are you going on that's five hours?
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User Info: Nyyark

Nyyark
5 years ago#6
Its called being a salesman, he highlighted the one feature of the 3DS that might meet one of the customers needs.

I'm glad I don't work in sales anymore.

User Info: DeathSoul2000

DeathSoul2000
5 years ago#7
situation number 2:

Clerk: "So here's the 3DS."

<customer tries it out>

Customer: "i like the system and games but I really don't like the 3D effect at all."

Clerk: "That's okay, you can turn the 3D off, see?"

Customer: "Uh, why would I buy a 3DS if I'm not even going to use the 3D?"

Clerk: "so you like the system and games yet you're not going to buy it because of a feature which you can turn off, but never using that feature somehow invalidates the whole purchase... i don't know, why don't you tell me?"
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User Info: keyblader1985

keyblader1985
5 years ago#8
Super Nintendo Defender system

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User Info: Nekoakuma

Nekoakuma
5 years ago#9
eragonman9 posted...


What trips are you going on that's five hours?



Interstate drives take me 8-10 hours. (Usually once or twice every month)

Overseas flights/business trips - ~14hours max every 4 months.
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User Info: LemonKweenstaaa

LemonKweenstaaa
5 years ago#10
So do you actually have an account of this type of conversation ever happening? Even if it has, are enough people affected by this to justify the release of an entirely new model?
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