Playstation desperate for sales

Playstation desperate for sales. A friend bought a game for $40 directly from the Playstation store.

It was Final Fantasy 15. Without the cost of distribution or cd production it was much lower price than past versions. In the past FF cost $80 at game stop. I haven’t actually been to Game Stop for 5 years. There has been no reason to go since you can easily download the games on your PS4.

Part of the reason is that places like Game Stop were always bad experiences. They were always small, crowded and overpriced used games. It used to be that you could get a used game for half or less than the price of a new game and it would be worthwhile to do that. However since I have been playing DC Online, I have really ignored the used game marketplace. I wonder if other people have been doing the same?

Playstation desperate for salesThe Playstation or Sony of course, had many nice things that make it better than the Xbox. I think however the ability to play games anywhere is a really compelling thing. The Vita combination is a really nice way to extend the ability to play games. I have a friend who is playing FF7 on that and it is a really fun way to do retro gaming. Of course she could plug it in to a big TV but it doesn’t seem to be an issue.

Giving gamers options is fantastic. I like the fact that you can play anywhere there is an internet connection. I would have had a much different childhood if that was an option. Playing Super Mario brothers was cool but if I could have played it in school I would probably not have read all the books that I did.

In some ways having these things available means that children and others today have more discipline and self-control than we ever did. I have to admire people who have choices and yet still do what is a challenge and difficult to grow. It is a noble pursuit and use of time.

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Is the new PS4 Pro worth it?

Is the new PS4 Pro worth it? Not for me. Here is why.

You really need to have a 4K TV to make this worth upgrading. I don’t have a 4K TV and it is unlikely I will buy one for a while. As much as nicer graphics would enhance gameplay, 4K just doesn’t have the mainstream appeal to buy a set yet.

Which is amazing really with the low-cost of 4K TV’s. I can see 4K TV really becoming popular in the next year or so. Then this might be ready to go mainstream. I bought a TV six months ago and it is the best TV I have ever had. It is hard to spend more money on something that I can barely tell the difference on.

In some ways, this PS4 Pro is more for the early adopters than for its mainstream customers. While the CPU speed has doubled and the hard drive is much bigger, it doesn’t offer anything for its main customer base. I doubt that the majority of PS4 wannabe customers are buying a 4K TV just for this. The hardcore users are on PC already and they already have 4k output since they are dedicated gamers for other games. What would enhance this for more customers is if Sony offered the free PSN access or allowed it to be integrated into Windows 10/Mac OS X.

Remember that program that allowed mac users to play Playstation 1 games? That was a remarkable product. If that was built into the operating system and you could just connect to your PSN network on your PC, without needing a PS4 it would create tons of customers. People like PS games, but they can’t always afford the hardware to play them. Yes this would reduce the number of PS4 sold, but it would eliminate the need for dedicated hardware, and turn Playstation into a software company which would be ultimately more profitable.

Sony has shown that it is an inefficient manager of hardware development. They failed in the TV, computer, phone and many other hardware divisions. It isn’t the PS hardware that keeps it going, it is the software. So why not just focus on the software? Steam is successful in just being a software company, and their failure in hardware devices shows that isn’t what the market wants.

It is hard for a company that is making money to change its business model. I can understand why PS4 executives don’t want to do this. I think it is inevitable that it happens one day however.

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