GameStop Likes the PS4 More Than the Xbox One?

The shareholders of GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multi-channel retailer of video games, are happy with Sony’s (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation 4 (PS4). While GameStop has started taking pre-orders on Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) next generation entertainment system, the Xbox One, it is the PS4’s strategy which has no new restrictions on pre-owned titles that relieves GameStop shareholders’ concerns for now.

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Mikelarry1643d ago

Guessed as much, i mean if someone is trying to block you from making money.

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miyamoto1643d ago (Edited 1643d ago )

not only Gamestop but the gamers too

UNGR1642d ago

False, GameStop wouldn't have a preference, if they did they'd lose all Microsoft support, and no good business would be stupid enough to turn them away. Only the gamers prefer the PS4.

MysticStrummer1642d ago

"Only the gamers prefer the PS4."

Well... gamers are GameStop's bread and butter, right? My local GameStop was a MS pusher this whole generation, but I don't believe for a second that they wouldn't start to favor Sony if they saw MS's policies cost them sales in any way.

DEEBO1643d ago

60 ps4 to 24 xbox1 at my store.we can't preorder the xbox1 anymore but we can go up to 100 ps4 before we have to stop.

MonChiChi1642d ago (Edited 1642d ago )

Still have not preordered mine, was planing to do so this weekend and was stressing they all might be out. Hopefully stores around me are like your store.

SonyPS41642d ago

GameStop won't like a system that is designed around anti-used games technology. Used games are their bread and butter.

WorldGamer1642d ago (Edited 1642d ago )

Seems about correct to me, given "The Unpleasantness".

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