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Question about console sales:

Discussion in 'NF Archives' started by pajamas, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. pajamas

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    Do companies who sell their consoles count any systems that are refurbished/replaced as another sell?

    For example, a massive number of PS2s died, did Sony count every one they replaced as an extra one sold?

    If so, how inflated would the sales have gotten?

    Don't think this is a jab at Sony in particular, but I think that 100 million shipped thing is inflated, because every refurb is theoretically shipped. As are replacements.

    Not to mention a lot of people bought a second PS2 when the Slimline came out.

    Thoughts, opinions, flames?
     
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    Sony Gets there number from what they ship out from there factorys to retail So 100 million shipped is most likely possible sold is a diffearnt thing though.

    when PS2 slime came out yes those verisons where counted towards the 100 million shiped PS2s etc but i am not to sure about the broken ones .


    Well off to a 3 hour class i go :(
     
  4. BladeofTheChad

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    well you cant knock them for PS2 slim if Nintendo counts DS Lite sales...
     
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    They count the sales as seperate I think, or some do.

    Noone does that with the PS2 and the models it has, and pratically the slim one doesn't add anything, just take stuff away.
     
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    The slim is obviously included in the sales, and it's nothing bad with counting it.

    About replaced units, I don't know... Probably included though, why wouldn't they want their amount of sales to rise? :amuse
     
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