Sony: High PS3 price won't affect sales

Posted on Tuesday, June 27 2006 @ 01:27:44 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sony still firmly believes the high PlayStation 3 price won't affect sales:
"The price of the PS3 is high... But you're paying for potential. Obviously, it's a higher-risk strategy as all new inventions are. But if the PS3 lives up to its total potential, then I don't think anyone will be worried about Nintendo or Xbox's cheaper price," said Stringer. Considering that consumers consider a console purchase to be a long-term investment, Stringer feels that the PlayStation 3 is more future-proof which will allow potential customers to justify the price tag.
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Re: Sony: High PS3 price won't affect sales
by Anonymous on Tuesday, June 27 2006 @ 04:55:06 CEST
Yep and icebergs can't possibly hurt an unsinkable ship. Honestly is anyone actually even still interested in the PS3 if it doesn't come with a blue ray drive?

Isn't nearly anything you'd bother playing on or coming for the X360?