Forbes announced there list of the top 200 Most Reputable Companies. Nintendo led the gaming community with the number 6 position. Microsoft was ranked number 30, and Sony ranked number 126 out of 200. Make of it what you will.
it must mean something else now
Well done Nintendo at number 6. They deserve it for their excellent customer service.
I want to make a really good name for myself...so I'm gonna create a console that has more problems than its worth and constantly gives this red ring light that shows I'm bricked....Then I'm gonna say it's not a problem and doesn't exist. That will make me cool and reputible right??!?!!
And then to top it off...I'll make an operating system for a PC that sucks ballz and has tons of security leaks and incompatibility issues with every day devices...yeahhhhh!!!
but rather the overall company.
i looked up the word just to be sure i was thinking about the right word and um WOW microsft is at number 30 seriously WOW please someone tell me im thinking of a different word reputible means trust worthy and respected right?
Let's see... company replaces millions of broken 360's at great expense to themselves, subsidizing the hardware costs two, three, four times over on average. Sounds like pretty awesome customer service to me. Your distrust of Microsoft is clouding your judgement. I think people should be more appreciative that Microsoft proactively replaced these consoles without having a court tell them to do it. That's the free market at its best.
lets see sounds like you have never actually dealt with their customer service if you ask me how could you consider them trustworthy if they were they would have never had to do any of those big money loses and their have been multiple courts that have like the disc scratching thing did they wanna do something about that no? and don't get me started on the zunes that were failing not just these things there have been more products before
They did what they were forced to do, not by law, but by the damage the RROD thing would and has done to the image of Microsoft's gaming division, hell it took them a year a and a half to even get around to doing that. I say this because it took them so long to even offer an extended warenty, and they knew there was a problem from the day it was released. Some reports saying they new the problems were there before release. The best thing they could have done is fix the problem early on. Even though it might happen a little less frequently than before it is still a problem now, more than three years after its release. After three years it should not have such a high rate of failure. They have had plenty of time to make the Xbox 360 a stable gaming system. I have an Xbox 360 and I enjoy the games I play on it, but I am not going to give them credit for something they wouldn't even have to do if they didn't make systems that are faulty.
They should add Forbes to the list
I'm sorry... O_O Microsoft, the 30th most respected, and trustworthy company in the world? Really? The company that has received a dearth of anti-trust cases, has repeatedly been put into doubt on the legality of a number of their practices and is over-all, consistently releasing products of a poor quality, is trustworthy? What on earth...
my thoughts exactly rich =/= reputable
Ahem... The anti-trust cases are a sham... a circus rather than justice in court. If anyone cared to actually look into what a monopoly is, they would realize that you can't just go around calling companies you don't like monopolies.
Be careful, I got banned for a week for making a similar comment about Microsoft's business practices.
Thats what you get Sony for making defective, unreliable products all these years!!! You better start following the foot steps of microsoft! (show me the money!)
Yup, the PS1 and PS2 were absolute garbage. DRE and all that. Reports of up to 70% failure rate. Disgraceful. Oh wait you were trying to be sarcastic and funny? sorry...
70% failure rate for the ps1 & ps2?! damn, must of been to busy playing games to notice... if your "reports" are true, then I must of got incredibly lucky since I still have my very old ps2 for 8 years now and its still running fine, but as for the ps1, it lasted me about 5-6 yrs. before it died... maybe due to the modifications, I don't know.. anyhow, its still way better than your 360 crashing on you in less than a year! Lol! Now thats funny!
Well my 360's fine but two PS2's broke on me, the laser on my original PS2 and my Slimline PS2(or whatever they were called) overheated after only 3 months. My point isn't that MS is better than Sony though, it's that they've both made crap hardware.
I'm still amazed how people treat Microsoft. No matter what, they can't please some people. * They make a console; they are an affront to the true crown princes of gaming. * They make a defective console; they get ridiculed, as they should. * They replace millions of consoles like they should; they get no credit for doing the right thing.
How long do you play/ leave your ps2 on in order for it to overheat? damn... I used my ps1/ps2 for an average of 4-6 hrs. and no overheating issue at all so far. So my opinion stands when I have to disagree with you that Sony's products are not that bad to the point where they rank 126!? okay, maybe there mini stereo systems suck, but thats about it. Nintendo, I agree where they stand, since they do make very reliable hardware. But microsoft being more reliable then sony's products, Hell No! @edgeofblade "They replace millions of consoles like they should; they get no credit for doing the right thing." Would you buy a 360 if you heard about the failure rate along with a policy that they will Not Replace your console?! point is... microsoft didn't have a choice. Otherwise they would have been extremely [email protected]
It was the slimline that overheated, they were notorious for it. Luckily I was able to get a new one for free but that shouldn't have happened.
Sony sucks my balls... TWO TIMES!
Sony rips your balls off like a paper towel.
This is based more on the products and services each company provides not just on consoles. It is on the overall company not one division.
How come nobody spell-checks titles? Forget about the whole article, at least check the title! Do you people know the difference between "there" and "their"?
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