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Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
And this is why I never post - the amount of fanboyism on here is pathetic!

Its a prediction - learn to respect that whether you agree or disagree FFS

 

It's not fanboyism. It's just that your prediction assumes that the PS3 will suddenly start outselling the 360 by 800,000 a month starting.... NOW. Considering it's not even selling 800,000 a month, period... outselling by that much seems rather... fanboyish.

 

He thought you were joking because making a Q4 2009 prediction for PS3 to overtake the 360 is like predicting the Detroit Lions to go undefeated this year. Some predictions are valid, and some are validly laughable...

Well my prediction is not completely off - doing so simple calculations:

 

PS3 is selling roughly 130K a week >> 520K a month ish. Now thats without any huge game releases, any amount of a price cut, no holiday season etc.

 

So when it does get its big hitters like FF13 in Japan (which is guarenteed to be big), Killzone 2 just around the corner (we'll see how this does) and Yakuza 3 in just a couple of days too, we should see some improvement. Also take into account that there are the Biohazard 5 and Yakuza 3 bundles which should do well in Japan. And if God of War 3 comes out this year - it'll likely be near christmas and will likely getting its own bundle too. Look at the Advent Children PS3 bundle - it sold out almost immediately. Wait for the FF13 bundle.

 

All this + a price cut no matter how big, the PS3 begin to outsell 360. It may not be on my prediction, but it certainly wont be long after.

 

These were the same arguments being used last year for when a price cut + MGS4 and other releases would be the demise of the Xbox. Since then, the 360 has padded its lead by 2 million. PS3's "big hitters" have created small bumps at best, and these predictions seem to assume that Microsoft is going to say "ho-hum, Sony's catching up. Lets sit on our hands an watch... and not release any games."

And even with a major ($100) price cut, even if the PS3 starts outsetting the 360 right away, it WILL be long after. even if the PS3 tripled it's current sales, and the 360 stayed flat, it would take almost 3 years to catch up.

 

And the reason for all this was because the 360 got a price cut. If it hadnt, PS3 may only be about 3 million behind the 360 right now. So if Sony starts getting close again, maybe we can expect another one



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AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
And this is why I never post - the amount of fanboyism on here is pathetic!

Its a prediction - learn to respect that whether you agree or disagree FFS

 

It's not fanboyism. It's just that your prediction assumes that the PS3 will suddenly start outselling the 360 by 800,000 a month starting.... NOW. Considering it's not even selling 800,000 a month, period... outselling by that much seems rather... fanboyish.

 

He thought you were joking because making a Q4 2009 prediction for PS3 to overtake the 360 is like predicting the Detroit Lions to go undefeated this year. Some predictions are valid, and some are validly laughable...

Well my prediction is not completely off - doing so simple calculations:

 

PS3 is selling roughly 130K a week >> 520K a month ish. Now thats without any huge game releases, any amount of a price cut, no holiday season etc.

 

So when it does get its big hitters like FF13 in Japan (which is guarenteed to be big), Killzone 2 just around the corner (we'll see how this does) and Yakuza 3 in just a couple of days too, we should see some improvement. Also take into account that there are the Biohazard 5 and Yakuza 3 bundles which should do well in Japan. And if God of War 3 comes out this year - it'll likely be near christmas and will likely getting its own bundle too. Look at the Advent Children PS3 bundle - it sold out almost immediately. Wait for the FF13 bundle.

 

All this + a price cut no matter how big, the PS3 begin to outsell 360. It may not be on my prediction, but it certainly wont be long after.

 

These were the same arguments being used last year for when a price cut + MGS4 and other releases would be the demise of the Xbox. Since then, the 360 has padded its lead by 2 million. PS3's "big hitters" have created small bumps at best, and these predictions seem to assume that Microsoft is going to say "ho-hum, Sony's catching up. Lets sit on our hands an watch... and not release any games."

And even with a major ($100) price cut, even if the PS3 starts outsetting the 360 right away, it WILL be long after. even if the PS3 tripled it's current sales, and the 360 stayed flat, it would take almost 3 years to catch up.

 

And the reason for all this was because the 360 got a price cut. If it hadnt, PS3 may only be about 3 million behind the 360 right now. So if Sony starts getting close again, maybe we can expect another one

Sigh I really hoped you were joking

 



SleepWaking said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
And this is why I never post - the amount of fanboyism on here is pathetic!

Its a prediction - learn to respect that whether you agree or disagree FFS

 

It's not fanboyism. It's just that your prediction assumes that the PS3 will suddenly start outselling the 360 by 800,000 a month starting.... NOW. Considering it's not even selling 800,000 a month, period... outselling by that much seems rather... fanboyish.

 

He thought you were joking because making a Q4 2009 prediction for PS3 to overtake the 360 is like predicting the Detroit Lions to go undefeated this year. Some predictions are valid, and some are validly laughable...

Well my prediction is not completely off - doing so simple calculations:

 

PS3 is selling roughly 130K a week >> 520K a month ish. Now thats without any huge game releases, any amount of a price cut, no holiday season etc.

 

So when it does get its big hitters like FF13 in Japan (which is guarenteed to be big), Killzone 2 just around the corner (we'll see how this does) and Yakuza 3 in just a couple of days too, we should see some improvement. Also take into account that there are the Biohazard 5 and Yakuza 3 bundles which should do well in Japan. And if God of War 3 comes out this year - it'll likely be near christmas and will likely getting its own bundle too. Look at the Advent Children PS3 bundle - it sold out almost immediately. Wait for the FF13 bundle.

 

All this + a price cut no matter how big, the PS3 begin to outsell 360. It may not be on my prediction, but it certainly wont be long after.

 

These were the same arguments being used last year for when a price cut + MGS4 and other releases would be the demise of the Xbox. Since then, the 360 has padded its lead by 2 million. PS3's "big hitters" have created small bumps at best, and these predictions seem to assume that Microsoft is going to say "ho-hum, Sony's catching up. Lets sit on our hands an watch... and not release any games."

And even with a major ($100) price cut, even if the PS3 starts outsetting the 360 right away, it WILL be long after. even if the PS3 tripled it's current sales, and the 360 stayed flat, it would take almost 3 years to catch up.

 

And the reason for all this was because the 360 got a price cut. If it hadnt, PS3 may only be about 3 million behind the 360 right now. So if Sony starts getting close again, maybe we can expect another one

Sigh I really hoped you were joking

 

 

And I really hope you're not as stupid as you are being on here



AaronSOLDIER said:
SleepWaking said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:

 

 

 

 

 

 

And I really hope you're not as stupid as you are being on here

Even though it was wrong for him to laugh at your prediction, he's not wrong about it being crazy..

Just do the math.. use a little logic, you'll see that Q4 for 2009 is close to impossible. 

Also stop reinforcing the stereotype that PS3 fanboys insult when the truth smacks them in the head.



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gebx said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
SleepWaking said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:

 

 

 

 

 

 

And I really hope you're not as stupid as you are being on here

Even though it was wrong for him to laugh at your prediction, he's not wrong about it being crazy..

Just do the math.. use a little logic, you'll see that Q4 for 2009 is close to impossible. 

Also stop reinforcing the stereotype that PS3 fanboys insult when the truth smacks them in the head.

 

I wasn't laughing at his prediction. I just hoped he would have some sense of reality.



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considering actual situation i guess most of us were mistaken. either it will never happen or it will be between 2012 and 2013, but then we should see xbox 3 so it will be over already.



waron said:
considering actual situation i guess most of us were mistaken. either it will never happen or it will be between 2012 and 2013, but then we should see xbox 3 so it will be over already.

Exactly, agree.  I believe the PS4 will be out when the PS3 passes the 360.  Where Microsoft will have closed the production line to save money for the Xbox (3) division of the company.

Sony will keep the PS3 production lines open just so they can pass the 360 in total life time sales.  Heck they might keep the PS2 lines open.  Nah, they will close those once the Wii passes the PS2 in 2011.

 



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gebx said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
SleepWaking said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:
Jereel Hunter said:
AaronSOLDIER said:

 

 

 

 

 

 

And I really hope you're not as stupid as you are being on here

Even though it was wrong for him to laugh at your prediction, he's not wrong about it being crazy..

Just do the math.. use a little logic, you'll see that Q4 for 2009 is close to impossible. 

Also stop reinforcing the stereotype that PS3 fanboys insult when the truth smacks them in the head.

 

Well Said



I say never, because I can.



I think the next price cut will give PS3 sales a boost, which results in more confidence in PS3 from 3rd parties. That´s why may guess is Q3 2010.