Newest GameStop Shipments Are 3.0.1 Consoles!

Discussion in 'Switch - Hacking & Homebrew' started by x0b3chn, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. Thirty3Three

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    This. There's no way they do this to new consoles. Especially none I've bought from them. Stop with the obnoxious conspiracy theories guys.
     


  2. yardie

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    What? This is the stupidest thing I've ever heard
     
  3. Frysenberg

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    Took me 5 minutes to find this.

    "For games, the estimated effect of illegal online transactions on sales is positive – implying that illegal consumption leads to increased legal consumption."


     
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  4. Cha0tic

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    It's unlikely that happens, one it's a waste of time for them when they should be selling them. But opening a new product like the switch and revising? Sounds like a major nono. If it had to be updated or its updated it came that way from Nintendo.
     
  5. alepman90

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    Yes gamestop update their stock by themselves, last year i was searching for 3.60 Vita and returned 5 (3 used & 2 new Blue slim)
    all of them were on latest update, same happened during first GW hack on 3DS
     
  6. yardie

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    Key word there is "estimated". Any one can estimate anything. That doesn't mean it's accurate
    Try again
     
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    However, it's the closest thing to actual research we have on the subject.
     
  8. Frysenberg

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    I don't have the time or crayons to explain statistics to you.
     
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  9. sergey3000

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    What about newest amazon shipments? I ordered switch from amazon 3 days ago. Actually i hope it would be on the newest firmware so i won't have the dilemma to update or not.
     
  10. linuxares

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    Well I'm pretty sure a lot of people rather have the original than a pirated copy of the game/movie/tv-series they like. I'm certainly am!
    Remember that a pirated copy isn't a lost sale. It was never a sale to begin with. With todays shovelware of crap movies, games and tv-series. For example it's a miracle that people still go to the movies, when ticket prices skyrocket and the quality of movies are subpar.
     
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  11. Frysenberg

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    Exactly this.

    I remember shareware, I can't remember how many discs my friends and I swapped just to try out new games. I like to think of piracy as an extension of that.

    Demos rarely exist today. Why would I take a gamble when I can try it for free?
     
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  12. linuxares

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    I don't know how many movies I downloaded this year and turned off midway though and just deleted. Such a massive heap load of crap today... Captain Underpants my GF liked so I had to sit through that awful dreadful movie. Thank god I didn't pay a cent for it. Only plus is Weird Al Yankovic, but that's about it.
     
  13. Frysenberg

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    There are legitimate reasons for downloading movies as well.

    Older movies can be really difficult to get once they're out of print, so then the easiest way to get it is by pirating. Truer still if the movie didn't sell that well, or isn't a cult classic. There are a lot of good shitty films out there.
     
  14. linuxares

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    This is true now for me with the Wii as well. (Man we're off-topic!) but eshop closes down 2019 so there is no way to get the games except by second hand and Nintendo and/or publisher will never see the money for second hand. So for me it's a system that it's just to pirate away on without feeling any remorse.

    If the Switch will go down the same path as the Wii will to basically be a offline console (that it probably will eventually) it's also something I say opens the door to pirate away on without feeling any remorse since it's abandonware by then.
     
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  15. yardie

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    no one even asked you to
    you decided to butt into a conversation that had nothing to do with you
     
  16. Frysenberg

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    Much like you, however I tend to further conversations instead of insulting and belittling others. You should try it sometime.

    But to get back on topic...

    Someone in the firmware by serial thread got a 3.0.1 through Amazon Canada on Sept 26th.
     
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    this is what i do the ones that are actually worth watching i will purchase them on BRD afterwards. pirating is the NEW RENTING :P
     
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    There's an inherent problem with studies in which respondents are asked to comment on illegal or socially unacceptable behavior. This problem is called Social Acceptability Bias. Respondents don't want to admit to xxxxx because its illegal or against social norms so they answer in a positive way. Its kind of like in the old day of tv set boxes to record Nielsen ratings. People with the boxes wanted the researches to think they were intelligent so they watched PBS and news programming instead of the shows they'd normally watch.

    This study was also done in the EU and I'd be curious to see how the survey results would differ in NA. Are the views on piracy different between the two "cultures"? How about in east Asia where piracy is rampant?

    Out of curiosity, what did you mean by Besides that study everyone on the PC platform already knows this is true.? I was thinking the reason I don't pirate PC games...or Android games. Viruses. After reformatting my PC a few years ago, I bought the handful of games I actually played on the PC. Same with Android.
     
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