Although the PS3 launch hasn't been the mad scramble we saw when Wii was released, retailers in central London are reporting steady sales on the first day of the console's availability in Europe, with some anticipating a sell out over the weekend.
Maybe I'm just missing all of the PS3 adverts but I seem to remember there being a hell of a lot more adverts on TV for the PS2 in UK when it was first released "Welcome to the 3rd place" and all that.
I suppose they're relying more on the brand to sell itself this time they're assuming that most people will already be aware of the PS3 and its release date.
Sadly enough they expected them to sell out on launch day, so saying they expect them to sell out by the end of the week isn't really saying anything much.
I bet if singstar was a launch title this would have been a completely different story.
The games are coming we know, but man its all taking too long.
IMHO i think Sony should wait till fall and roll out on all cylinders.
Don't release any of their premium titles until then, Have Rumble, Home, Heavenly Sword, Little Big Planet, Kill zone 2, Sing Star all drop like a tonne of bricks at the same time. Then followed my MGS4 FFXIII.
For summer Lair, Warhawk and the Multi platform games should hold us over.
simply because I couldn't afford all of those at once. lol
UK got the same number of units USA got on launch day. Uk has 1/6th the population, WTF did you expect.
you all need to wrap you brains around the fact thet if PS3 launched in the US with the same number of units per person, it woud have launched with 1.32 milllion on day one!
you're very wrong.
Didn't Sony specifically say that their goal was to ensure enough consoles for the launch? How do you accomplish that AND sell out at the same time? Idiotic.
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Ive call alot game store and they said the still have PS3 in stock, sadley im not getting mines till end of 2007 when good games or on the console, ps3 asn,t got much games as yet.
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i wonder if people could be waiting for them to add the rumble back. since its sure to come out soon, i would've...........maybe
The change with regards to BC as well as the 360 getting a new "version" might have people wanting to wait a bit until the "final" version comes out. - Which may very well have rumble.
I will buy when and if rumble hits and GT# but not till then.
About 3 people in my year are getting one even though about 70% of the year own PS2s.
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