1. Boesy

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    As long as it's not the nightmarish PS3 price then they're okay. $499.99 is a reasonable price for launch, and then the price eventually drops.

    That's the thing, if you buy early, you pay more, but you also play sooner than most (if that's your thing).
     
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    Ok, this is a pretty unfair comparisson, you shouldn't include a monitor or headphone and speakers the same as you don't include the TV cost in the console price. Any PC today can connect to a TV just as easily as a console, and wireless mouse and keyboard are dirt cheap. As for cooling, unless you overclock most PC components work great out of the box without need of additional cooling solutions.
    Of course a game console at $500 is still cheaper than a gaming PC, at first glance. So leaving aside all the other stuff you can do with a computer, suppose you only use the computer for gaming. I wonder how much cheaper it is on the long run. Games are more expensive on console as a general rule, and you can only buy compatible or original accesories, wich are also more expensive. You have to pay for multiplayer too.
    Also, you have emulation and almost complete backward compatibility on PC. As a plus on the console side you have the software tailor made for the system (on PC you sometimes have to deal with shoddy ports), the exclusives and the convenience of a dedicated gaming device.
    For me, even if it's more expensive at first, in the value for money department the PC always wins. I still have a 4 year old GTX 970 that runs quite well at 1080p with console-like quality.
     
  3. MasterJ360

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    Even so we all know there will be a better model of the said console. So might aswell just wait and see how things play out.
    PS4 support aint going away anytime soon either.
     
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    Folks like you act like a high-end PC has no other use other than to play games. I compose music on mine using very large instruments (NI Kontakt) in real time. I can also edit and process 4K video. And I get to do all those other PC things stunningly fast. What else can you do with a PS4/PS5?

    The answer is nothing. It's a game machine/media center. If you do nothing but button mash your whole life, and judging by your grammar I'd say there's a pretty good chance of that, then stick to a simple to use little console. The rest of us have no trouble justifying a far more powerful PC that is capable of running far better - and far more - games.
     
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    We wasn't talking about about other uses -and people like you need growing up mate not me - criticising ones grammar is pathetic lol this is the internet not a fkin English exam and I'm sure you understood what I wrote-and I hav nothing against pcs I'm just saying thers not much difference in gameplay or looks from a ps4 pro to a £800 pc
     
  8. Rahkeesh

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    Microsoft already is doing this. Between that and Lockheart, that is the company to follow if you want lower prices. They are the ones trying to get in there and fill that void Sony is leaving.
     
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    Numbers=/= quality.
    I go wandering around game shops fairly often and see not even a fraction of what made the 360, and PS3 when it stopped failing, as enjoyable as they were. I am pretty sure you could skip this entire generation and not have missed out on much of anything.
     
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    I got work tomorrow so no time to debate this and I don't particularly want to debate it lol thers games out ther just look a bit mor plus you got realise it's mor digital now than ever before
     
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    Download games or not I have similarly not seen anything floating around online or on the PS store either, nor would anything of that amazing quality remain download only.

    To that end I am back to there essentially being nothing out there worth upgrading from PS360 for if you do not need the absolute shiniest graphics and wish to sacrifice gameplay to do it, much less enough to warrant dropping big boy money on something.
     
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    This won't be popular but I don't care. I'm not talking to any one person btw but it's cool if you love PC gaming, but do you need to bring it up in every thread about a console ever? This thread has nothing to do with PC gaming, it is about PS5. If you aren't interested in a PS5, then go game on your PC you don't belong in this thread. You are not going to convince anyone that wants a PS5 not to buy one so it's kind of pointless. Millions and millions of people will buy PS5 just like they did every other Playstation console.If there was a thread about some new high tech PC coming out some of you might find it kind of annoying if people were in it saying PS5 is better and in that situation they'd be wrong to do that in your thread about PC.
     
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    remember the ps3 launch price? that was a nightmare and the scalping on ebay for months i seen them sell as high as 1k+ on ebay
     
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    Yeah I'm not surprised. They were smoking crack if they thought they could keep the price of an 8K-capable console modest. It's going to cost at least $500 and it still won't deliver on everything they've promised.
     
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    That’s only if you get the family pack that comes with one extra controller and a remake of sonic and tails.
     
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    Damn guess all i need now is the family to play it with :rofl: and shit this isnt no portinto we get triple A releases with the big dogs. Seriously though nintendo needs to bring the damn mario and shit wtf. Last mario was a make your own and was still higher $ than a AAA Title. Wheres my mother fuckin money nintendo. Want me to work for ya need to pay my ass :wacko:
     
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  17. Boesy

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    "PS5 Pro" but you're going to have to wait a few years.
     
  18. Bladexdsl

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    they were 1k AUD at launch here no BS

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    lol don't make me laugh 8K my ass what at 15fps ultra LOW settings?! :rofl:
     
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  19. Xzi

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    Hey, it'll definitely do 8K!

    In games like Minesweeper.
     
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    the ps3 launch price was what it was becuase it was the cheapest bluray player on release, as well as it contained the ps2 processor for backwards compatibility. the latter was later removed. Sony wanted to push the bluray spec with the ps3, and it worked.
     
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