Of course it isn't a bad thing, look at the sales ffs. Sony gets more consoles in households and the consumer gets good games. I fail to see any problem with this?
He's talking about SW sales. He's saying that they're losing money on the games that are bundled. The question is, ultimately, do you agree with that, and if so, do the systems sell more games to make up for the lost opportunity?
That's what you need to discuss.
EDIT: Use numbers and do research if possible.
Ok guys, here's how you do it with numbers.
Non-bundled sales figures (worst-case):
Below you'll find the total SW sales figures.
Let's assume for the sake of argument (to put the point in OP's favor as much as possible and prove him wrong anyways), that each PS3 was a bundle. With that, the bundles breakdown comes down to:
For a total non-bundled sw sales (Worst-case) of
Assuming that all games are 3rd party games (again to put OP at an advantage), here are the royalties made by Sony, for 7$ per game, the revenue would be:
This is a best case scenario for OP.