1. Guild McCommunist

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    Pre-ordered Vitas ship out on February 15th, they're certainly not selling them at the moment.
     
  2. Valwin

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    so what they already have a order for them so my point stands
     
  3. Vulpes Abnocto

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    Getting tired of the trolling, Valwin.
    Knock it off.
     
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  4. Guild McCommunist

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    Your point was that they're trying desperately to get rid of their stock which is incredibly stupid when they can't even sell it (if they have it). Just because Japan sales are bad doesn't mean that US retailers are panicking over it. No reason to try and have a "fire sale" of their product when they don't even have reliable info to say it won't sell.

    You were obviously trying to troll and you did it badly.
     
  5. Valwin

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    i am not trolling

    lest me put a example

    i am a game store and i place a order for let say 50 vitas i already pay for them and i will get the 10 days before release while i wait il get some negatives news saying the device is not selling well over seas thinking i could be in a lost here cuz il get a stock of 50 vita in about a week i decided to put a offer like the one op is talking about to get rid of that future stock that ilwil have to try to get some profit


    that's what i mean when i say the sure want to get rid of that stock
     
  6. kthnxshwn

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    Holy fuck, you're dumb.
     
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  7. Guild McCommunist

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    I already said that US retailers won't panic over poor Japan sales. Sales trends in Europe and the US are quite different from Japan. If something doesn't sell well in Japan it doesn't mean it'll sell poorly in the US as well.
     
  8. EyeZ

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    You feeding the troll Guild
     
  9. Guild McCommunist

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    Yeah, I guess that's enough, I was just pointing out flaws in his statement *snip.
     
  10. Vulpes Abnocto

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    As I mentioned, this seems to simply be a case of a company expecting to make sales to people who are unsatisfied with the 3DS.
    With every console and handheld there is always a percentage that is not happy with their purchase for one reason or another and are looking to jump ship in the hopes that the other product will be preferable to their taste. (Or they only bought the one that came out first to keep them busy while they awaited the product they actually wanted.)
     
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    Good deal man. Its good for people who bought it launch and didnt really like it, I may do this if I ever get my hands on another 3DS.
     
  12. pwsincd

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    it was a pre order deal "OBVIOUSLY"
     
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    While having this option is great, I ultimately feel the additional money is a tad too high. 75 Euro seems more plausible.
     
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    had 3ds, was gettin covered with dust. bought tales of the abyss -
     
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    Unless you've never been outside you'd be aware that these offers exist for every console. Trade-ups have been around for ages....
    http://www.joystiq.com/2011/08/11/trade-up-to-a-3ds-with-gamestop-target-specials-this-weekend/

    Don't make stupid comments with no justification behind them just because you're afraid of the Vita.
     
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    Really happy with the 3DS at the moment. Might pick this up a year after when the price drops a bit.
     
  17. T-hug

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    Seems like a great deal and I am a bit pissed as I traded in my 3DS to preorder a Vita and only got £100!

    Gamestation are offering Vita for £179.99 if you trade a PSP Slim, if GAME offer the same (they should do it's the same company) I'll trade my Slim and get £50 off.
     
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    i traded my psp slim and £50 for the 3ds :) so im theory i could end up with a vita for £150 if i retraded , but im sticking with 3ds the vita wont compete with the variety the 3ds offers along with its flashcard use and up coming titles it really doesnt compare.
     
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  20. GreatZimkogway

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    Not cross-company trade-ups. Don't make stupid comments without checking the facts, first. Trade-ups have always existed, yes, but only to the next console from that company. This seems borderline shitty, and I wouldn't be surpirsed in NoE gave them the idea.
     
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    Are you kidding?

    When the DS Lite launched you could trade in your PSP and get a discount, it was advertised outside every GameStop
     
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