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Playstation Officially Announces PS4

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As someone that owned both a 360 and PS3, I much, much preferred the 360. The PS4 looks good, but it has me excited to see what MS will do within the coming months. That being said, I hope that all the new hardware doesn't perpetuate the focus on having the best graphics over the best game play that seemingly plauged the industry this generation.

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Such a big mistake that M$ is now going to have to shell out royalties to Sony for putting Blu-Ray in their next gen console....

that doesn't have anything to do with the ps3.

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that doesn't have anything to do with the ps3.

Being that the PS3 is one of the main reasons Blu Ray won the format war, and will in turn lead to Sony and other companies receiving royalties for Microsoft using Blu Ray in their NG console I would say it has something to do with the PS3. Also, since when was having a larger install base worldwide deemed a huge mistake. FACT: The PS3 has surpassed the 360 in console sales. The 360 had a year head start, but every full year both consoles have been out the PS3 has outsold the 360 worldwide. That is far from a huge mistake....

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Such a big mistake that M$ is now going to have to shell out royalties to Sony for putting Blu-Ray in their next gen console....

you are missing the forest for the trees, my point was that how Sony handled the PS3 was a mistake and even Sony would say as much now, the fact that they are already launching a PS4 is all the proof I need of this. They released the ps3 too late and for too much, they messed it up so bad they almost put themselves out of business.

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Being that the PS3 is one of the main reasons Blu Ray won the format war, and will in turn lead to Sony and other companies receiving royalties for Microsoft using Blu Ray in their NG console I would say it has something to do with the PS3. Also, since when was having a larger install base worldwide deemed a huge mistake. FACT: The PS3 has surpassed the 360 in console sales. The 360 had a year head start, but every full year both consoles have been out the PS3 has outsold the 360 worldwide. That is far from a huge mistake....

fair enough... i don't think the ps3 was a mistake by any means... sony did make some mistakes initially but as you pointed out, they've recovered... That said, i'm not sure that the ps3 had as big an affect on the format war as you're saying, though i don't know and it certainly is possible.

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450 to 500 sounds right to me.. I would love to buy it but it doesn't seem like it's worth buying right away especially since PS3 still has great games coming out.

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you are missing the forest for the trees, my point was that how Sony handled the PS3 was a mistake and even Sony would say as much now, the fact that they are already launching a PS4 is all the proof I need of this. They released the ps3 too late and for too much, they messed it up so bad they almost put themselves out of business.

So they almost put themselves out of business yet sold more units then their main competition? If that sounds confusing it should, and before you call me a PS fanboy I have all three consoles and a Wii U....

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PS4 unveiling without showing the console?

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fair enough... i don't think the ps3 was a mistake by any means... sony did make some mistakes initially but as you pointed out, they've recovered... That said, i'm not sure that the ps3 had as big an affect on the format war as you're saying, though i don't know and it certainly is possible.

When it was released, it was by far the cheapest Blu Ray player on the market. It was a difference of about 400 dollars in most cases. Also, the PS3 made it possible for Blu Ray to be put in homes where it wouldn't likely be otherwise. It was a HUGE factor in the format war between Blu Ray and HD-DVD

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So they almost put themselves out of business yet sold more units then their main competition? If that sounds confusing it should, and before you call me a PS fanboy I have all three consoles and a Wii U....

no need for me to do it you went ahead and outed yourself, lol. I personally dont care about brands at all, used to be all about it when I was 15, but not anymore. been wanting to buy a PS3 for a while now, just have had better things to do with the money then video games I've only bought 2 games in the last 2 years(ME3 and Halo 4).

with all that said revisionist history is a hell of a thing

http://www.1up.com/news/sony-lost-ps3-ps2

if you want more articles then that one Just google "Sony losses PS3" there are tons of them also 1up.com is what used to be Electronic Gaming Monthly what used to be the best gaming mag out there before Game Informer partnered with Gamestop and effectively put them out of Business.

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