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V-r0cK said:
curl-6 said:

I was going to, but unfortunately there are a lot more Nintendo hardware revisions than the 10 poll options VGC caps out at. 3DS alone has what, 4 revisions?

Very true.  I actually didn't realize how many revisions Nintendo did til reading your comment made me actually pause and count them all lol

I know right haha. I count 16, but the 3DS really muddies the waters, like are the New 3DS and the New 3DS XL two different revisions, or one revision of the existing 3DS/3DS XL lines?

And some people thought they'd never do a Switch revision...

Cerebralbore101 said:
KungKras said:
Gameboy Colour

You misspelled Gameboy Color. ;)

Not all of us live in America. :P

Cerebralbore101 said:
AngryLittleAlchemist said:

Explain. 

Regular 3DS was tiny and $250. 3DS XL was $200 and bigger. 

The OG Gameboy launched for $89 back in 89. Factoring in inflation that would be $186 in today's money.

The GBA launched for $99, which is $144 in today's money.

DS Launched for $149, which is $202 in today's money. 

3DS's $249 is $284 in today's money. 

Anyway, the original 3DS model was not priced to be successful. There's a long history of expensive handhelds failing. Even after the XL model launched, the 3DS still only managed to get PSP level sales due to its price. Had Nintendo just launched with the 2DS XL at $180, and a better launch title than OoT Remake it would have done at least PS4 lifetime sales. 

I can't see any scenario where 3DS sells on par with PS4 tbh. For all its blunders, I think the simple fact of the matter is no dedicated portable could've topped 100 million in a post-smartphone/tablet world.

3DS is going to end up selling less than the PSP lifetime, so less than the loser of last gen's portable war. 

Last edited by curl-6 - on 26 August 2019

Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.