Auctions to secure a pre-order for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One fetched more than $500 on eBay post reveal of the new console.
Can't wait to see how much the Next-Gen consoles sell for off Ebay, especially if they're hard to get at launch I remember people paying almost $2000 for PS3's back in 2006 off eEbay
I am willing to pay $499 for the PS4. No more than $399 for X1
I know its crazy what people pay for stuff off Ebay sometimes, especially if it's hard to get
I don't like this practice. It's unfair to people who really want the console at their original price and to enjoy the launch, only to be stymied by capitalist fools who are just out for a profit. Nothing wrong with that either, I guess, but it just irks me and yanks my chain the the most violent way.
Buying at launch is a sucker's game anyway, with initial failure rates and such. I'll be taking two days off of work to camp out for a new system and make 2 grand in one sitting, I tell you what. Easy money. Perfectly fair, mah boy. Demand drives price and there's a lot of demand at launch. Since the big three don't take advantage of how much they could sell them for the first week or so, other people buy them and do so.
To anyone that thinks that it's exploitative, think of it like this; it's a service. Party 1 really wants a very limited product. They cannot wait. They don't have time or else patience to get one themselves though the necessary means. Party 2 has the time and means to get the product and deliver it to that person. They take the lengthy and wearisome process of waiting outside of a store for one. Party 2 is paid for his time and the system.
I can get a VHS that looks like xbone for $5 at value village
oh you saw that blue light special too??? *high-five*
thats too high i got a george foreman grill that looked like the ps3 for 4 bucks at a yard sale.
Never thought I'd see another person who shops at VV on N4G.
How much is my original copy of Nightmare on Elmstreet to you? VHS format of course. Lol. Comes with original box too. :P
lol....this gives me an idea. i wonder if i can away with it. (logs in to ebay account)
Pretty poor, shows how ther is limited demand for Xbox One. Gamers don't want a pay walled cable box.
Or completely moronic. Paying 500$ half a year before launch for a console that's expected to cost about 400$ at launch is just absurd.
More fraudulent claims by another trolling author of another trolling website. To be clear... Amazon has X1 at the "most wanted #1 slot" because on amazon the x1 is being released in 2013 while the ps4 is being released in 2020. Simple math really but what I find most interesting is that Amazon knowing the ps4 is being released in 2013 refuse to adjust the numbers? Could it be that for some unknown reason they are trying to build hype for the x1 machine?
Ps4 is being released in 2020 on Amazon lol I bet this was made o purpose...
there's a sucker born every minute...
I'm way more interested in what happens after the first 2 million or so fanatics buy in. You won't be able to sell them at sub retail price on ebay. This next generation will be a struggle for all 3 companies.
I don't get why people are so stupid...why not just pre-order it yourself through a real retailer?
That guy must be a real sucker. Damn lollipop.
Folks this shows you how popular the xbox one iwill be over its competition.
It rather shows at what audience it will be popular. And I for one don't want to be part of an audience that preorders a console on eBay for more than it'll cost at a normal retailer.
Well it shows the intelligence level of the purchasers more than anything. And your one of them. LOL
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