Y'all really like watching commercials for PlayStation games, as Sony has again has more TV ad impressions than any other video game publisher in the U.S.
Next year xbone will be almost totally irrelevant. The Ps4 exclusives will make sure of that.
@Komododragon i still expect them to beat PS4 for the month of November with the launch of the X model but it seems it is very front loaded. I feel the same way about the Pro really. Its almost 2018 and the next console is only 2 years away so there is really no need in participating in the mid gen stop gap unless you really need more resolution and you need or have a 4K TV..
Do you actually read the article or do you see playstation and dominate and you get whipped up into a frenzy like you did when you bought The witcher 2 for your ps3? The article is telling us Sony spent the most on marketing in the one month time frame by having more commercials on then Nintendo and Microsoft.......So how does that mean xbox will become irrelevant? Please explain
@krib The title actually says this but I guess when you're playing Witcher 2 for PS3 a lot you gloss over the fine details...I meant Castlevania: Lord's of Shadows, my mistake.
Why? Will xbox games no longer work because of PS4 exclusives?
@Krib Actually it's saying that Sony had their ads seen the most. While it's potentially true that could come from Sony having a lot of marketing right now(apparently twice as much as MS, and in some spots which would be prime marketing spots which also accounts for being seen more), it's not actually a measure of how much money was spent by each company. But across the board, it's estimated that 125 million was spent.
Sounds like what people were saying last year, and the year before that.
The mighty Station, even with the might and power of the Xbox One X, will not be tamed. It roars defiantly in the face of the Xbox One X and continues to pump out glorious exclusives.
What is scary about this is that Microsoft JUST launched the x1x. Cant push hardware on exclusive games so need to depend on advertising. And they are not putting their money behind the machine like they used to.? ut oh that is scary (for xbox owners)
Very nice that Sony spent more money on TV ads? I guess, if that's your thing.
No what I like about Sony is the numerous exclusives they release and the wide ranging variety of the those exclusives plus they take more chances on new i.p compared to the other console makers.
I'd prefer they curb it and spend some of that on making more games, but it doesn't appear that their games output is decreasing because of this marketing so I'm not really fussed about it either way. Plus it seems that Sony's marketing all gen has been phenomenal, and has worked out well for them. Apparently that new marketing firm they got for this gen was money well spent for them.
Those are all very good points and i agree, but that really doesn't answer how Xinatsu feels about the situation or what this article is really about now does it...unless of course he really does love Sony spending more money on TV ads.
Well the PS4 has a lot to offer and too many exclusives are coming out next year and with PSX this 8th. Sony will spend on tv ads for mass attention. When you have something to show and create hype then why not.. Cant say the same for Xbox, since it doesn't have anything to show
They also clearly spent more money on their first party
He meant very mice. It's a trap for people who question other people feelings.
2018 is gonna be a huge year for PlayStation fans! The shear amount of games coming and the fact that they are major titles has my head spinning!
Next year, it’s going be huge for PlayStation.
It's not going to stop, the 2018 catalog and beyond looks to be even better than this year. It was the same way with PS3, it just kept getting better year after year, where the inverse seems to be true with Xbox. Nintendo is less predictable however. One thing is for sure though, Sony has won this generation by any metric, and shows no signs of stopping.
All sony has to do is nail the PS5 and keep doing what they are doing content wise to keep this train rolling
Sony spending more money on TV ads when less people are watching television.
There ads can be seen on streaming sites as well including some of the billboards where I live & work in NY/NJ .
Almost all the major networks have streaming which also shows the commercials. Even though less people are getting cable, they're are still hundreds of millions watching the networks.
Less fanboyish title, please. It's beyond childish in 2017, come on now. Gamers are happy with what they've got, those who aren't probably can't afford it. I have an Xbox, a Ps4 and now a Switch but I'm financially ok.
Me and you both. I just got a new house and my couch is so much further away from my tv....now I need a bigger tv
Same goes with you.
Financially Okay, is all? Gaming is a luxury, so to do it effectively, you should be unaffected financially. Having all the systems doesn't mean your can afford the real estate that gives them value, games. You can have all the systems with only 3 games between them all. Lol Can't afford it and not willing to afford it are two different things. Understanding the difference between them both is a grown up concept. I have an Xbox and a Switch, but neither give me any real reason to play them outside of turning them on to update. That speaks volumes, given that my collection is above the 10,000 games mark. So what does having all the systems mean to anyone outside of us that have them? Maybe people want to invest their money into something with better returns than countless hours of gaming that add little to their overall bottom line. I understand that you are proud of yourself for having all the systems, but what does that truly gain you in life to down play others that maybe can't afford it? I own two video game stores, an online store, and a consulting firm which allows me to afford what I have, but what value does that add to anyone but me? I hate the way some of you think you are elite because you've managed to figure out how to entertain yourself better. Fanboy is the new label for loyalist, allow people to cheer for their team. How is it any different than cheering for the Lakers or Patriots?
I get value out of all my systems....not sure what your point is I cheer for them all because I'm a gamer... And Lakers and patriots suck.
Its also childish to assume someone doesn't have a console because they "cant afford it", believe it or not a great many people simply make the choice not to own something they're not interested in, weird right? For example your "financially ok", so if someone said hey buy this used outhouse I have for sale, would you buy it just because you can afford it?
Good for you. I've recently updated my media setup with a high end tv and Pro. Buying xbx didn't even cross my mind because it doesn't present any value to me. None of my friends have it or plan to have it and all games I want to play are on PS. Simple. I'm getting Switch for my 4 year old though.
Good for you.
Lol the defenders are here!
PlayStation Domination 2018!!!
People still watch TV with ads?
Now we are comparing ads? Lmao. The amount of things these people go through just to make their console of choice seem more special.
Cheers for gaming ... whatever you game on but dont rubbish other systems because they are not your choice , we are lucky that we do have a choice , we and the industry are all the more better for it .
Does anyone really think that Sony is “dominating” Nintendo? This has been a great year for Nintendo. They’re not being dominated by anyone. If anything, they are doing the dominating.
To dominate means to overtake or to hold the sway of power over said industry. Nintendo has had a great year, but it's just a great year not domination if Sony is still leading the industry. Domination is more determined by momentum, much like a race. If a car was 6 laps ahead in a 10 lap race, and a car enters the race with a fast start, would it be dominating the car 6 laps ahead? Comments only become unrealistic when they are based on preference instead of numbers. I do understand that the Switch is off to a fast start, but I can also see that Sony's momentum is not slowing but growing. I could see if the release of the Switch completely killed peoples' desire to own a PS4, but the numbers clearly show that is not the case. Can it gain market share, of course? But can its momentum overtake Sony's current standings, not likely. The Switch does not have enough options, at the moment, to merit the value over a PS4 with hundreds of games at the same price point. It is more of a secondary system to complement the bigger brothers in the industry, PS4, PC, and Xbox. Your combination of which is up to you.
Someone didn't read the article. This is about TV ad time of which Sony has spent more than Nintendo hence the "domination" comment, so take a deep breath and calm down we all know Nintendo is having a good year.
Believe me most pple dont read the articles, lol
😳 There's an article?? 🤔
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