PS4 has Sold Through Over 1 Million Units Within 24 Hours of the Launch in North America

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  1. EvilMakiPR
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    The electronics giant launched the PS4 on Friday (November 15) in the US and Canada, the first region to receive the product.
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  2. GameWinner

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    Crash is back!? That is the biggest shocker here!!
     
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    It pays to play-station.
     
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    Agreed so hard.

    And Naughty Dog will be working on it, so you know it's gonna be fucking great.
     
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  5. Nathan Drake

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    Well, that certainly trumps the launch sales of the Wii U. Let's see if the PS4 train can keep on rolling through, or if hardware issues are ultimately going to hold the system back.

    Edit: By the way, reading the Crash Bandicoot article, that should be labelled as nothing more than a rumor. Some anonymous source for a no name website manages to procure information that nobody else could? "Oh, but they guessed Uncharted 4 correctly!" Because it would have been so difficult to guess that Naughty Dog might want to take a next gen go at the adventures of Nathan Drake. I would take that news with a shaker of salt until you actually get an announcement from a reputable website, and not just another rumor.
     
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  6. RchUncleSkeleton

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    Damn, people actually went out and bought the PS4? I guess I was wrong to assume everyone understood it is an overpriced underpowered PC.
     
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    There has been a lot of reports of system defects and even rumours of poor workmanship and even sabotage in certain factories.
    This has been an unparamounted system launch, a million sales in America alone in 24 hours, to actually satisfy that demand successfully may've meant a lot of strain on the production process, resulting in rushed products. Usually when a system launches you are lucky if you are able to get a hold of a system.
     
  8. BlackWizzard17

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    can i buy a pc that runs specs better then the ps4 for only 400 dollars, if so please point me in the direction to where i can find one.
     
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  9. Zeliga

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    Crash is coming on the PS4! Damn, I need money Naow!!
     
  10. trumpet-205

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    When will people learn to stop comparing PC to console? You cannot compare apple to orange. Console does not need to be as powerful as a gaming PC.
     
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    Maybe they did because it isn't? The used architecture doesn't automatically make it a PC. :)
     
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    The only problem is that there are no exact numbers. In all likelihood, it's higher than the estimated 4000 Sony would have expected to have hardware defects out of 1 million, but it's likely not a substantial number either. The bad just tends to be louder than the good so that, say it was only 1% of all PS4's that came with hardware issues during launch: those 10,000 people would have a much bigger impact on how we see the number of faulty systems (ie: we would likely perceive the number as much higher than that 10k) than the 990,000 that have systems that work perfectly fine.

    I should mention though that I agree that the push to have enough systems ready likely meant that there were some corners cut in production at certain facilities to meet demand. It's not unlikely that Sony overestimated how well they would be able to handle launch demand.
     
  13. emmanu888

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    Crash Bandicoot on PS4 ? A million time yes, that could be the killer app right there, a next-gen reboot of a classic franchise !
     
  14. raulpica

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    Wait, then the iPhone and the Nexus 5 aren't both smartphones? The architecture is the same, they do the same things, and they're both smartphones.

    The PS4/XBONE have the same architecture, do the same things (surf the internets, play da gaems, watch da movies)... so they're both PCs :creep:
     
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    I have two and I'm going to return them both on Tuesday. There's nothing exciting about this console. Those who are excited about it, that is cool though. I think the games I want to play are already out and PC is better. I have a gtx 670 and afaik it will outdo the ps4 (for those who want to know how much memory is in it, it is the 4 gig version and I'm only using a 1080p monitor screen anyway).

    I just got a game on xbox 360 yesterday. current gen still has a lot of life left in it but they are probalby going to pull the plug on them shortly to sell the newest stuff. who has time to play all this anyway not me :)
     
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    That's like saying that a lawnmower is a car because it has a petrol engine. :tpi:
     
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  17. trumpet-205

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    Hush..... Don't give them any idea.....
     
  18. emigre

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    Playstation 4 - 24hr - over 1 million console sold
    PS2 took 3 days to ship 1 million units,
    Wii U - 1 week(168hr) - 400 000 console sold
    Wii - 8 days(192hr) - 600 000 console sold
    Playstation 3 - 2 months - 1 million console sold
    Xbox 360 - 2 weeks - 326,000 console sold

    Figures which I have shamelessly stolen from elsewhere.
     
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    Isn't that essentially what a Honda Civic is? I'm amazed ricers still today are so into those buckets. That stuff was hyped up in the early to mid 90s along with wearing pants around your ankles like you're about to take a crap. I guess things go hand in hand though. Kid across the street has one with modified exhaust, sounds like someone taking a poo when he goes back and forth back and forth to park it close to the curb.
     
  20. Hop2089

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    Crash is definitely what the doctor ordered, I miss him.