Sony rewarding patient UK gamers?

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Mar 23, 2007
  1. ozzyzak
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    Heard this on the radio this morning, although according to the news reporter it was Virgin who gave them away so erm they got free publicity!
     
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    more like Uk gamers are sick of sony and not buying there products

    and sony is trying to get sales up
     
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    It's only the first 100, not everyone.

    I can just see Sony's press release:

    EVERYONE in line for a PS3 got a FREE HDTV!!!
     
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    Member ozzyzak GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yeah, I screwed up the topic. Meant to put 'rewards patient UK gamers'. It was obviously a one-off thing. Just wanted to see what people think, I'm not a Sony fanboy or anything.
     
  6. legendofphil

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    125 Gamers got a 46" Sony Bravia HDTV each worth £2,500, a total of over £310K.

    Only the first gamer in the queue got one straight away, the others will recieve theirs next week.
    After that they all got free taxi rides home.

    Thats some generous gift.
     
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    Damn it ! I should got one!
     
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    Seriously, who are they trying to kid? The reason there wasn't tons of people at the launch is because there aren't tons of people that want a PS3.
     
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    Pretty nice of Sony though if it wasn't for that I think it would have been a fairly underwhelming launch, and even so the launch didn't seem as acclaimed as the Xbox360 or Wii over here. Good to see it out over here at long last mind you, not that I plan to buy one for a few years yet lol.
     
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    same here + they need to slim it down however Free 46" HD [​IMG]
     
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    lol. i just bought a PS2. Just because its $100 and not $600. And because i have no reason to get an HD, much less a 46'' which wouldn't fit in my room.
     
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    Am I the only person that laughs at the fact that some people in that line may be selling the system and they just got a free tv as well? [​IMG]

    Still, good move Sony. Keep those gamers safe. So you can fuck them later.
     
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    well, the free telly might cheer them up from the sadness of making a loss selling the ps3 on ebay.
     
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    Haha, very true.

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