Are you interested in the change or state of numbers of pre-ordered next gen consoles? Well it seems like an Australian has some insights and numbers in that department.
Sony's momentum is amazing. I'm curious to see how it will translate into sales numbers once the console is out.
I can't wait for the consoles to be out so facts can take the place of the bullshit PR talk and backtracking.. no amount of PR talk will help once the consoles are torn the down and hardware is the hands of gamers.. once sites release the truth about the power of each console i can't wait to see how one company in particular tries to spin the facts.. going to be as hilarious as it will be interesting
All we want is great games and the best place to play amazing exclusives is on the PS4.
Raw power only goes so far. What developers do with it tends to be the more important factor, which is why in terms of the PS4 many have been saying for months, specs on paper don't necessarily tell the whole story. I'm not denying that PS4 isn't an impressive piece of hardware, but I think those who are already convinced that Sony has already won and MS should just throw in towel, are a little premature in their beliefs. I'm sure MS will have a few surprises of their own.
@H0RSE Yeah, Waiting for the Godot, I must say.
@H0RSE - well Sony's developers have proven they are some of the best coders on the planet. Look at Naughty Dog, GG, Santa Monica, Polyphony etc. They made amazing games on the "puzzle" of PS3, I can't imagine what they can do with the simpler PS4 architecture
@UltimateMaster What exclusives are you most looking forward to for PS4? I've got mine preordered but I've just never really cared for most Sony exclusives. Metal Gear Solid, Killzone, Gran Turismio, and Motorstorm are really the only ones I love. I feel like Microsoft's exclusives tend to get me more excited
Hey H0rse, haven't you been paying attention these last couple of years? Sony's 1st party developers are among the best. Vastly surpassing anything MS has cooked up besides Timed 3rd party 'exclusives'.. Damn son, do I need to show u a statistics chart for that too?
Instead of actually seeing what my post was about, you guys decided to take offense and see it as an attack against Sony and/or their devs. I never once implied that Sony's 1st party studios are incompetent. My post was merely stating that specs on paper without actually having any hands-on time with the console, only goes so far. Regardless of the numerous dev interviews or press pieces or how talented their devs are, until they actually start producing games and we actually get to play them, it remains assumptions and speculation, regardless if they all but a sure thing. The reason I focused on PS4, was because that's what the article focused on. I know many of you are rabid Sony defenders, stalking the comments sections, shaking with anticipation for a poster you can sink your teeth into and attack, but I assure my post was neutral. So simmer down, and look before you leap next time. Reading comprehension - high tech stuff...
The intention to purchase is high across the map. However, it is becoming very clear that the world is blue. Lets be frank though, 300k for Xbox isn't exactly bad. Also, someone needs to get serious a write up and piece on why the Wii U is doing as bad as it is.
More like MS's blunders and inability to recover, practically and constantly making things worse, has become surprising. Besides from a few quips at their competition's expense, Sony's likely done nothing that they hadn't already planned. Still, looking at what's going on between the PS3 and 360, the former seeing plenty of 1st and 3rd party titles while the latter has lost some to it's successor, that's really another story.
This makes my day.... Seeing those preorder numbers mesmerize me.... I can sleep good tonight. Praise be the console lords...... Smh....
You need a blow up doll.
Right... Me.... Sweating over pre order numbers.... Not! I happen to have a life out of here... Could not care if I was only buyer of X1... Still got a great piece of hardware, and a PS4.... Great over powered PC... Best of both worlds.. Love seeing the disagrees.... It should be called low lifes... Or losers... Edit: PS4 is great, X1 is not... Gimme my agrees now.... Low lifers... :)
Take your Mark Cerney bobble head. Shine it up real nice. Turn that sum bitch sideways, AND STICK IT STRAIGHT UP YOUR CANDY ASS!
Beaver go cry in the corner with ya dumbass.
The Whole Entire World Is PS4Nation.
Well sony has the power and the most skillful dev teams so that raw power is gonna take us very far. is anyone really surprised ? what happened with the 360 was a fluke, it was a 1 hit wonder. Sony is ready to bitch slap microsoft back into place and remind them why they only sold 24 mil with the xbox.
Australia as a very small market compaired with the two biggest N.America & Britain , though it's good news for Sony but early yet .
Some people aren't gonna like this.....
Like me? Because ever since February ive been saying 'I will pre order this week just in case it starts to sell out everywhere'. Months later I still haven't so it'll be hard to get a hand on one here in Aus :( I really want some bundles here though! !
Dick Smith has the Killzone bundle. It comes with Killzone, two controllers and the PS Eye. But it says it releases on the 24th of December.
JB Hifi and EB games are sold out. Could always try Target, Kmart or BigW, no idea what their stock is like.
oh wow things gonna be very different this gen with no 1 year headstart and the edge in price/hardware....it gonna be very very different indeed
and the crazy part is Sony even beat MS with all those disadvantages! With all their advantages turning to disadvantages a man doesn't see a pretty outcome for MS.
That 2:1 ratio seems to be everywhere if Sony can keep up the demand then that will be a reality if not the numbers maybe closer after the first 3-4 months.
PS3 sold quicker than the 360 from the moment it came out. It just took a while (a long while) to catch up a 1 year (more in Europe) head start, and that was with a higher price and savage media backlash. Now PS4 is launching the same time, launching in more countries, is cheaper, more powerful, and is a media darling cos anyone whose even walked within ten feet of it has felt its warm glowing warming glow. Its an absolute given at this point that PS4 will lead out of the gate, no one doesnt believe that. And Sonys history of heavily supporting their platforms means it will continue whatever momentum it has. Its going to be very very hard for MS to come from behind. Demon Souls hard, but we shall see soon I guess. Hard to believe the countdown that started in February is only a month from finishing. Where has all the time gone?
Is a user kidding it's taking FOREVER for November to get here!
I'm to the point now where I don't evn care about anything except getting my new console. I've made my choice, I've got it paid in full along with some games. I have 2 weeks vacation in November so the only thing keeping my from my precious is TIME. Curse you seconds!!! Move faster!!! Aaarrgghhh! The wait is killing me!!!!!!
Wasn't this story already reported on a week ago? Weird.
Aussie and xboxone for me who wants that common console any way ha ha not me that's for sure not everyone likes the same meal.
I'm glad Sony is coming back to the top. Nintendo can't keep up the amazing exclusives like Sony does.
All Australia need to make whoever keep banning violent games disappear.
this is a really cool time for sony fans.
I'm still playing exclusives on the PS3.
Next gen is here my freinds and she's f*#king beautiful.
Agreed, Xbox One is looking really sweet man.
I hate australia, no freedom....might as well be called Autralian Commonweath Ft Communist China
How dare you talk about Ameristralia like that!
sorry guys was unable to comment back due to the fact that I was in a whales belly. I would agree with you guys and say ps4 is a better system but then my nose would start growing.
I usually like character users. This makes me sad though.
a whales belly?.. ooh you mean your weight challenged surrogate mum? wanting to be birthed, another effort in you wanting to be a... real boy ;p I'm kidding you actually make me laugh
It's like if Pinocchio had an evil cousin from Tasmania.
Not enough numbers here to really show momentum, but..... Has there been even one preorder chart published anywhere showing the X1 outselling the PS4? The more of these I see in the PS4s favor, the more I think the PS4 has this launch in the bag.
We all know that the launch won't really be an indicator of how the entore generation will play out. The PS3 is a prime example of this. Only time and the games will tell from here.
Nice to know my fellow Aussies have finally found some common sense.
It'll be interesting to see how things turn out. . . just give me the games tho' ...
I ordered mine immediately after E3, I told my best mate, pre-order one straight away, these things are launching at nearly half the price PS3 did, & they are going for a near worldwide launch at the same time.. He didn't take me seriously, now he has been running rampant for the last week trying to get one.....He's trying to line up staff members he knows to do some shifty shit that means they will change pre-order numbers, so he gets someone elses pre-order....I would want to stab him in the face if I was ripped off like that...F^cking scummy, illegal shit, & I hope it doesn't happen, as I would hate someone as smart as me, that got in early to suffer because some dick was too stupid to listen to good advice & get in early. I love my best mate, like a best mate, but he don't deserve a machine, until the 2nd batch come.
The real battle is really going to be NA.
World > NA
Obviously. This gen Sony had strong competition from MS outside of NA which will not be the case come Nov. As such the only real battle is in NA where Sony lost to MS between the x360 and PS3. It will be interesting. If Sony can manage parity in NA then this console war will be over within 3 years or less.
my condolences to you aussies out there. I just heard on TMZ that crocodile dundie is getting divorced. Enough with that. Numbers don't lie ps4 is more powerful and is a better deal. If Sony worked on better exclusives and had better servers, which is being worked on now I would definitely think about also placing a ps4 on my entertainment center. One last thing, its funny when I kept trying to the the word aussie my auto spelling kept putting sissies instead. Just saying.
I was pumped for the PS4, but the crazy, almost religious fanatics on N4G put me off. Don't want to bump into any of these psychos online....
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