PS3 Price Drop Leads To Sony Q2 Losses

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  1. GameWinner
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    GameWinner Take your heart

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    http://www.gamasutra...y_Q2_Losses.php
     
  2. DiscostewSM

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    Everyone please remember, they still made a profit. It isn't a loss. It's just not as much as predicted. Basically the same scenario that Nintendo is in, so their futures in gaming are not over.
     
  3. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    So basically they made a profit but failed to meet their quota.
     
  4. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    Title slightly misleading, they aren't just counting PS3s, they are counting all the Sony products and as said in the OP, LCDs and other things are to blame too.
     
  5. KingVamp

    KingVamp Great... AETHER!

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    Yep. Well I'm such Nintendo is making a profit.
    They are doom. Only thing that can save them now is a ps4 because the psv is not going to help them. If that fails, they are done as a game company and will go 3rd party.
    /sarcasm

    See? It is not just Nintendo. Darkcloud1983 was right.
     
  6. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    So they ARE still making a profit? Cause i was pretty sure they were selling at a loss for a while... But i certainly dont want to see them go under by any means.
     
  7. qdog82

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    Nope, they reported a net loss of 27 billion yen.
     
  8. BORTZ

    BORTZ "Another stunning Van Gogh"

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    on PS3s alone?
     
  9. qdog82

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    We don't know that, but most of there losses come from the strong yen and their TV sales.
     
  10. ZAFDeltaForce

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    One thing's for sure, Sony always has a premium for their products, like their cameras and HD TVs. I actually bought a Samsung TV because the Bravia line was out of my budget -_-
     
  11. CCNaru

    CCNaru Warn-free Since 2005

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    I spent about 1k this month just on PS3 and games :3

    edit: also bought a 55" Bravia 3DTV for $1.4k (LED-LCD) too... It's even better priced than the Samsung SmartTVs. I'm Korean so I should be buying Samsung products but fuck'em... they always break up on me, and I have Sony products that are still going strong after 10+ years.
     
  12. Joe88

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    both brands are really expensive (and about the same price wise) which is why I had to look else where to buy a HDTV
    $350 later and I got a 40" toshiba 1080p lcd hdtv (on sale of course from $650) which is much better then paying almost 2.5x that amount for a samsung or sony
     
  13. Valwin

    Valwin The Neautral Gamer

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    in the local news they were talking about this this is actually pretty big as thsi is the 4th year in loses
     
  14. ojsinnerz.

    ojsinnerz. Damned

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    Disappointing, but I hope the upcoming 3D TV Monitor/TV does well. I know I'm getting mine!
     
  15. chartube12

    chartube12 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I got my 40' inch for $650 in july of 2010. Guess what it's a Sony Bravia and it wasn't a sale price. It was the cheapest TV at all the stores at the time I bought it too. Don't let a one time look at Sony TVs or Sony hate make excuses for you not wanting a sony.