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Alterego-X said:

BHR-3 said:


Sony usually keeps their console on the market for 10yrs ...  I believe that what really slowed down the PS2 sales was the fact that this gen started in 2005 which i believe slowed down the PS2 sales considerably resulting in only really 5 good solid years of sales...

...I dont see new consoles releasing till atleast 2013 or 2014 or even later so that will mean that the PS3 will have about 3-4 more years...

You are totally mixing cause and effect. 

Hardware sells because there is demand for it, not because Sony wants it to sell. The previous generation had to end because there was no longer sufficient demand for the PS2. 


Also, there were only two earlier Sony consoles, and they also happened to be the two best selling home consoles ever in the history of gaming. 

What do you think, what made them sell for such a long time? The magical "Sony" logo on their casing?  Or the exceptional demand (which the PS3 lacks)?


Obviously, if it would be a matter of wanting really hard, every company would keep their consoles on the market for ten years,   or more, too bad it is useless if people don't buy it.

Exactly WHAT will make people buy the PS3 for another 3-4 years, considering that even more successful consoles than it, lost momentum after a lot shorter time?


that i think is the big problem, this is not the same as the previous generation's:

do you think the companies are in a big hurry to release whole new  system's when the current one's are still selling great!

and before you say that the other two are selling great and that the PS3 is not

the Wii is released in 38 countries world wide

the PS3 is released in 36 countries world wide

the xbox360 is released in 21 countries world wide.

as for demand that the PS3 lack's, new's for you that has been said since this whole generation started, and the demand is still as strong if not stronger now than ever before , the PS3's getting just as much support as the xbox360 from 3rd party, and yet they have not up and quit supporting the PS3. the PRICE is just now $299.00

it's not even at the lowest price it can go, and there is shortages for the PS3 right now . so there is

(Or the exceptional demand (which the PS3 lacks)?

I think many see the exact opposite. not to mention were in a recession

the companies are in no hurry to start where as these system's are still selling.


100% lover "nothing else matter's" after that...


Proud psOne/2/3/p owner.  I survived Aplcalyps3 and all I got was this lousy Signature.