What would happen if 10 million of us boycotted the NX console?

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  1. romeoondaline
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    Now i know this is close to impossible to take place, but bare with me on this one.
    Based on some news, a video game industry analyst named Michael Pachter expects the LoZ:BotW to sell "at least 10 million consoles pretty quickly". Now nowhere in the history of all the Zelda games, has 1 title sold past 8 million copies on one console. So my question is how or why would you expect this game to sell past 10 million, or let alone sell the 10 million NX consoles (assuming the release would be a bundle with LoZ). I know the new LoZ game looks amazing, but what if the new console is a major disappointment like it's predecessor the WiiU, especially after hearing the last comment Reggie had to offer about the NX. Are we all going to dish out $350+ just to play this one amazing game and maybe a few other good/okay titles? I guess this must be what it feels like to put 'all your eggs in one basket', which brings me the topic question. What would happen to Nintendo if a large number of us fans, chose to boycott their new NX console. Whether it's because of all the disappointments and broken promises they had given us in the past or simply because a huge number of us don't want anything to do with the new NX(considering the console is a disappointment). What would happen to Nintendo, would they fall apart completely? Would they finally get their heads out of cloud 9 and listen to what the fans want?
    My last question is, if this new NX isn't that big of an improvement from the WiiU, would you just play this game on your dusty WiiU? And if that were to happen wouldn't the WiiU hurt Nintendo even more?
     
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    100% confirmed that if the NX blows spec-wise, I'm going to play this LoZ on my LITERALLY dusty WiiU! Also LOL @ that broken promises video, publish date 2 years ago!
     
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    Oh god, another Pachter thread...

    Edit:
    You'll never boycott on that large of a scale.
    Good luck, I'm getting an NX just to spite this~
     
  4. zoogie

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    I'm going to start an anti-boycott movement. We will all buy 2 NXs to counter your hate. :angry:
     
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    Sorry, but I stopped reading there.
     
  6. omegasoul6

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    lol Michael Pachter.
     
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    The OP used Pachter's name once to prove some numbers AGAINST him?? The OP also linked the devs of LoZ, but OH HEY ANOTHER PACTHER thread!
    And spite what? they never said 'hey ya'll let's all go and boycott the NX', all they did was bring up some good questions

    lol....what hate???

    I love how a lot of the people on here read the first sentence and disregard everything else said, and brand it with "HATE", no one has actually answered the OPs questions, lol that includes me
     
  8. jefffisher

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    the ten million people boycotting would probably be ten million people who wouldn't buy them anyways so it wont make a difference.
    i wont be buying the nx til a game i want comes out and it wont be zelda since i have a wii u for that.
    i'll probably even try to hold out for a limited edition unless they release something spectacular early on.
     
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    Don't take me literally, I was just mocking the idea of a boycott. They seem silly to me and always get nowhere.
    Slacktivism at it's worst.
     
  10. GalladeGuy

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    No matter how much the NX sucks, everyone is going to pressure me into buying it... And am I the only one who thinks that the new Zelda game looks like shit? It's not even TLOZ at this point.
     
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    Fuck you guys... I'm going to buy 8.
     
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    What really should happen is 10 million boycotts for the ps4neo and xbox1 slim... What does that console do differently than the ones out right now???
    YOU STILL HAVE TO BUY THE VR UNITS FOR ANOTHER $400
     
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    Nintendo would die LOL.
    I mean the answer seems obviously.

    ORRR

    Nintendo fans will be hunting down games, until the edge of earth for any value.
    Seems like the best answer for most people :creep:
     
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    I'd boycott it if I were disappointed with Nintendo lately. But overall, I love Nintendo's latest systems, the N3DS and the Wii U are fantastic and fun systems. If I wanted high end specs, I'd play games on the PC. Nintendo makes brilliant systems that make for fun and unique experiences, if you don't like that, then don't support them, but don't boycott them, they aren't doing anything wrong in regard to what they're setting out to do, you're just mad they aren't adhering to how you think they should function.
     
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    it would never happen cuz 10 million people dont play nintendo And who is "US"
     
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    50 millions 3ds sold... Gbatemp is mostly 3ds users... Thats nintendo
     
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    Is Michael Pachter ever right about gaming? Didn't he say the PSP was going to destroy the NDS and then said the Vita was going to destroy the 3DS?
     
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    well of course 3ds is god like wii u is like boku no pico level reggie said its not about the hard ware ========wii u====boku no pico====shit/trash
     
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    dont have time to watch i am shit posting rn
     
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