Best Buy Co. Inc.'s exclusive Blu-ray bundle for Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 is outselling a new bundle that includes two action titles in its online division.
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Sooo, Sony's PS3 is selling like crazy with a bundle of one game and one movie and it's other bundle of 2 games is right next to it in sales... b-u-t this is bad cause the one with a movie in it is selling PS3s :X ... uhmmm ok. lol
I am not saying that i agree, but i guess the point is that this demonstrates that lots of people buy the Playstation 3 for blue-ray to watch movies first and to play games second. again, i do not necessarily agree, but there is no denying that, if true, it is somewhat indicative of a preference. i mean can someone explain to me why a real gamer will prefer the bundle that does not include some of the top AAA sony titles for this generation? peace @below i am not hating so back off and good point.. i did not realize that the other bundle also had a game.. this certainly changes things. @Chubear you made some good points but this commment is rubbish and u know it. "The PS base has a wider variety in gaming tastes" if stand by this comment please provide any evidence in support thereoff..
Could be there are alot people buying the ps3 for there family. As Wall E is much more family friendly than Killzone 2.
Now if this was a story about how a PS3 bundle with only movies in the bundle sold more than one with games in the bundle I could probably give it to the haters but crying cause one of the bundles had the highest rated game included in the bundle with a movie is kinda daft. The PS base has a wider variety in gaming tastes so not everyone in the base wants shooters so they go with the bundle that has a platformer in it with little Big planet and they get a movie as well. Some people wanted LBP more than MGS4.. so what's the big deal? What we can get from this is, parents are seemingly buying a PS3 for their kids and not a wii as they may already have that. Remember, the 360 base supported the hell out of HD DVD ADD-ON even though it was pegged as an obvious dood likely to fail and never said anything other than pure praises about how they can watch an HD DVD via their 360 with this add-on. So now it's bad for PS3 gamers to be able to watch blu-ray movies? isn't that part of the features it has that made them buy in it the first place? Choice is great; you can have a bundle that has one of the best rated games in the PS3 line in a platformer like LBP & a movie or have a bundle with 2 spectacular shooting gaming experiences.
well for starters the vast majority of gamers which are somewhere in between casual and hardcore dont come on sites to check out gaming news, they wouldnt even know that the games on offer are first party games, and of awesome quality, thats 1 point. and lets face it by now 99% of hardcore gamers already have a console.. secondly i would say that with the knowledge that the ps3 also plays blu-ray movies, which is well known by now, people would want to test that function of the ps3 out, hense buy the bundle with the game and the blu-ray, so they get the best of both worlds. either way like someone has already said the ps3 is selling so its all good, if people bought the ps3 just for movies, why would they buy a console bundle with a game included at all? and blu-ray players are cheaper than the ps3 now anyway, so that doesnt make sense.
It has finally happened. The PS3 is being outsold... by itself.
It's lovely how the whole family is being brought into the world of PS3. It's like some kind of Wii-like effect, LBP for the kids (highly family friendly game) and a family friendly movie. It's awesome as well, how hardcore (newcomers) PS3 gamers are getting the action bundle so its sales are just right behind the family bundle. The action bundle it's a great value. Two unparalleled games for free.
If I were buying a PS3 today I would choose the Killzone 2/MGS4 bundle, but the bundle with LittleBigPlanet and Wall-E clearly has a wider appeal. LBP can be enjoyed by people of all ages, and the same goes for Wall-E.
i also agree with the guy who said that the ps3 fanbase has a wider variety in gaming tastes, its pretty well known, its the reason why creative games such as flower, and flow are viable on the ps3, sony with all the developer support do try to cater for everyone, and this is a good thing.
Sony have always done an amazing job of covering all the gaming basis and introducing fresh new IPs.
The KZ2/MGS4 bundle did not make sense to me at all. Yes, it is THE BEST bundle for gamers like us... but people like us ALREADY OWN the damn thing, so what's the point? Sony needed to offer something to appease people UNLIKE us. And these people would never have cared about MGS4 or KZ2 anyway. The LBP/Wall-E bundle was THE BEST thing they could have come up with, and I commend Sony for doing SOMETHING right for once. Now they just need the damn $299 SKU...
Eyepet and Last Guardian Family Gaming Bundle. Should help sales.
And you're point is? Wall-e is a great movies LBP is a Great and they've both been out longer than the MGS4 KZ2 bundle. On top of that, casual always outsells hardcore and that's the real comparison of the two bundles here. The LBP+Wall-e bundle definitely marketed towards "casual gamers" and it's one of the best ps3 bundles out. Either way, it's good that sony is increasing their console sales. "and blu-ray players are cheaper than the ps3 now anyway, so that doesnt make sense." This comment is GOLD It ends ALL arguments.
Sony PS3 outsells Sony PS3. Hmm, doesnt make sense, right? Neither does this one.
A bundle that has been on sale for almost double the time has sold more! I'm sure over a longer time period it will offset. There were four bundles of the MGS4 and KZ2 at the Best Buy by my house and they were gone within a week.
NO sh!t people buys ps3 just to watch blue ray.
Except the fact that the blu-ray bundle has LBP, a system-defined game.
rushing to find ps3 articles and then meaninglessly bash them make you look stupid
lol, sooo you're saying this is bad for Sony to have a bundle that has a game and a movie selling great along with their other bundle selling great with 2 games? ... there's a reason MS loves people like you.
I wonder why people don't buy an xbox 360 for HD DVD instead of a PS3 for blu ray oh wait they can't as HD DVD is finished
Most people just buy a blu-ray player for blu-ray you know since they're 180$.
I can never access punchjump...they need a bigger server
You should be thankful you can't access them. All they ever do is link to online retailers.
what about the people who picked it up in person
OMGWTFBBQ! that's it, i give up. i am trading in my PS3 immediately. the PS3 can't even outsell itself!
Yeah! You should trade in your PS3 for the better selling PS3 movie bundle! That'll show 'em!
I actually found your post really funny.
It is funny :)
Blue-Ray and MGS4/KZ2 Bundle is property of Sony. why they make lame article?
So let me get this straight, Sony's selling good amounts of both, and we are supposed to care the best buy version is doing better? Either way Sony is winning off this.
Yes, the same Future shop bundle that has the top rated PS3 game (LBP) included in it.
So the bundle includes a game and a Bluray so what is their point exactly ? The headline made it sound like people just wanted a Bluray player when in fact people obviously want to take advantage of the PS3's game/movie capabilities with a one package deal.
chubear, that reason is that there is a sucker born every minute. microsoft has a flute for them. They are kinda like R kelly in that way. "I want to piss on you". http://www.youtube.com/watc...
While nothing you just said makes sense I really wish Chappelle was still around =(
At least the PS3 still has a current HD disc based media option!
N4G at its finest.
im planning to get the LBP and Wall-E bundle for one of my brothers this weekend only because he doesnt like fps games and he loves LBP and Gran Turismo 5 Prologue but otherwise the killzone 2 and Metal Gear Solid bundle would have been my choice but hey its not for me lol
Both are terrific bundles. Either way the consumer wins. MGS4 and LBP are truly the must-haves. Killzone 2 depends on whether or not you like FPS on consoles or not.
Just got the MGS/KZ bundle. Great deal. Traded in my Uncharted 160gb for it and got over 100 in-store credit so I picked up prototype. When I went to sync my trophies, it left off 4 of em for Uncharted. Beating the game on crushing, the 2 dynomite ones and my platnium. I am freaking out.
Thats funny when I tryed to save all my game saves to a thumb drive before switching to my new 500gig beast of a hdd. It let me save all my saves except killzone 2. Now I have to beat it again. TWICE not that I'm complaining the game is awesome. I'm just glad it didn't reset my online rank. But I think I lost ALL my trophies for killzone. So it could be worse. I actually don't know if I lost all my trophies for the game or not. I'm to scared to look. Lol.
Damn! I feel for you two. Now you have to play Uncharted and Killzone 2, again. Personally I whenever I play uncharted, even now I am still blown away at how good the game is.
If you sync your trophies regularly, then no, you wouldn't lose all your trophies. I think it would of been better to use the "BackUp" features the PS3 offers. It copies Everything on the HDD and puts it in a single file, so you can restore it to another ps3 or new HDD.
Well its difficult to decide now... do i buy this combo KZ2 & MGS4 Sku or do i wait for the PS3 Slim?
I don't think the slim has even been confirmed yet.
I'd suggest you go ahead and get the bundle, it's an awesome deal. You can wait around forever for price cuts and hardware changes, but the gaming is going on right now. If you really don't feel the need to get a PS3 right this second it probably wouldn't hurt to give it a couple months, but I personally wouldn't get too bent out of shape about getting a slim system that may or may not even exist. Especially when there's nothing wrong with the current system that a slimmed down system would fix. Backwards-comp is the only feature that I can think of that might make me change my mind.
The people who bought the movie/game bundle probably tossed the game, because the PS3 sucks as a gaming machine and all their exclusives suck rocks, so this is not a surprise.
Do you have a ps3 and have you played any exclusives? If no the stfu. If yes then that's your opinon and nothing eles.
fuking fanboy. the other bundle is oh my gosh whats this!!!!!????? comes with a blu-ray movie and an exclusive PS3 fuking game geared towards FAMILYS so suk on that u c0ck suking dil weed
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