$845 for a PS3!!! Hold on to your Euros

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$845 for a PS3!!! Hold on to your Euros

Postby Phategod1 » Thu Jan 25, 2007 6:43 pm

The PS3 is coming to Europe and the only one there getting is the 60 gig version, for SRP of $845.00 Damn what where they saying about it being the cheapest way to get a blu-ray player. my connotation tell my feelings but what do you think?
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Postby TheMuffin » Fri Jan 26, 2007 12:25 am

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I think it would be cheaper for them to get a US system and have someone import it for them. Lord knows theres plenty of them sitting on the shelves around here.
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Postby Spoon » Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:50 am

lol @ sony

As if...
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dam im so glad I bought a 360 I would never be able to afford a ps3
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Re: $845 for a PS3!!! Hold on to your Euros

Postby MysteriousDewd » Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:27 pm

Phategod1 wrote:The PS3 is coming to Europe and the only one there getting is the 60 gig version, for SRP of $845.00 Damn what where they saying about it being the cheapest way to get a blu-ray player. my connotation tell my feelings but what do you think?
Blu-ray is sony trying to do the same thing they did to betamax and VHS, HD-DVD are better quality cheaper and hold more data so what does that show about Blu-ray?
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Re: $845 for a PS3!!! Hold on to your Euros

Postby TheMuffin » Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:32 pm

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Kextor wrote:
Phategod1 wrote:The PS3 is coming to Europe and the only one there getting is the 60 gig version, for SRP of $845.00 Damn what where they saying about it being the cheapest way to get a blu-ray player. my connotation tell my feelings but what do you think?
Blu-ray is sony trying to do the same thing they did to betamax and VHS, HD-DVD are better quality cheaper and hold more data so what does that show about Blu-ray?


Actually Blu-ray has HD-DVD on capacity. But you're right about the other points.
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Re: $845 for a PS3!!! Hold on to your Euros

Postby Air Commander Starscream » Wed Feb 07, 2007 1:37 am

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Zuko wrote:
Kextor wrote:
Phategod1 wrote:The PS3 is coming to Europe and the only one there getting is the 60 gig version, for SRP of $845.00 Damn what where they saying about it being the cheapest way to get a blu-ray player. my connotation tell my feelings but what do you think?
Blu-ray is sony trying to do the same thing they did to betamax and VHS, HD-DVD are better quality cheaper and hold more data so what does that show about Blu-ray?


Actually Blu-ray has HD-DVD on capacity. But you're right about the other points.


I believe that the HD-DVD will probably win out over Blu-ray.
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Postby Fang Wolf » Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:08 am

I agree, but I doubt HDDVD will be common use outside of Games and Data, normal DVDs seem to be perfectly fine.
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Re: $845 for a PS3!!! Hold on to your Euros

Postby MysteriousDewd » Wed Feb 07, 2007 4:07 pm

Zuko wrote:
Kextor wrote:
Phategod1 wrote:The PS3 is coming to Europe and the only one there getting is the 60 gig version, for SRP of $845.00 Damn what where they saying about it being the cheapest way to get a blu-ray player. my connotation tell my feelings but what do you think?
Blu-ray is sony trying to do the same thing they did to betamax and VHS, HD-DVD are better quality cheaper and hold more data so what does that show about Blu-ray?


Actually Blu-ray has HD-DVD on capacity. But you're right about the other points.
Wow Widescreen review said that HD DVD held more but you're right Blu-Ray holds more, strange that Widescreen would make a mistake like that but it happens :P
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Postby tequila stu » Sat Feb 10, 2007 6:38 am

its £450 in britain...

current exchange rates

£1 = eur $1.49840 = $674.28 (direct conversion of price)
£1 = usd $1.94934 = $877.203 (direct conversion of price)
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Postby Gameovermus Prime » Sat Feb 10, 2007 10:26 am

Ha. Sony's idea of a direct conversion is to change the symbol before the number.
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