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Yahoo Finance: The Worst Product Flops of 2012 - Vita comes in at Number...


 Yahoo Finance: The Worst Product Flops of 2012 - Vita comes in at Number...
topic by Da Ill One - 12-28-2012, 07:16 PM - Boxden > BX GameSpot


8. PlayStation Vita



AP Photo/Koji Sasahara
Company: Sony

Released first in Japan in December 2011 and then globally in February 2012, initial sales of the PlayStation Vita were encouraging. By the end of February, the company announced it had sold approximately 1.2 million units, followed by an additional 2 million units of software for the handheld game console. Yet sales quickly declined. From its release date to June 30, just 2.2 million PlayStation Vita units were sold, far less than the 3.6 million units Nintendo 3DS sold in just its first month. Recently, Sony has clumped sales of the Vita and its predecessor, the PSP, together to avoid highlighting embarrassing sales figures. Frequent complaints about the Vita were that the $300 price tag was too expensive and that its game lineup was both weak and small, especially given the availability of cheaper gaming through smartphones and tablets.

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69 comments for "Yahoo Finance: The Worst Product Flops of 2012 - Vita comes in at Number..."


 12-28-2012, 07:25 PMaway - #2
Jesszman 2105 heat pts2105

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Troll bait.
 12-28-2012, 07:42 PMaway - #3
Da Ill One|M 3305 heat pts3305

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Originally Posted by Jesszman
Troll bait.
News Worthy...
 12-28-2012, 07:56 PMaway - #4
King Jackson 67 heat pts67

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Originally Posted by Jesszman
Troll bait.
How ironic..
 12-28-2012, 07:59 PMaway - #5
Black Yeezus II 194 heat pts194

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havent even read it yet but


 12-28-2012, 09:27 PMaway - #6
Krazie 83 heat pts83

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Only number 8?!

Sony won.
 12-28-2012, 09:36 PMonline - #7
LicensedLegend 10 heat pts10

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I still plan on buying one, but that is not a good look. It makes me nervous. I hate buying handhelds that cost over $150. Once Sony hits that price point I will get it in a heart beat.
 12-28-2012, 09:48 PMaway - #8
Tiko377 785 heat pts785

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Two products by Sony on the list smh
 12-29-2012, 01:21 AMaway - #9
YoungRay20 138 heat pts138

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Originally Posted by Krazie
Only number 8?!

Sony won.
This....
 12-29-2012, 06:54 AMaway - #10
WCIB 93 heat pts93

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Wow @ number 3.... Disney lost for even a$suming they'd make that money back with no true star power... If you're gonna spend 350 mill on something, get a !!ing movie star.

As for he Vita, it's whatever. Take the loss and move on Sony.
 12-29-2012, 12:14 PMaway - #11
Nothavingit 45 heat pts45

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number 8?!?!?!?!?



Sony won











THEY WON
 12-29-2012, 12:17 PMaway - #12
Games Addict 13 heat pts13

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^^^ you're late and to top it off you stole the joke from someone else so you fail... !! you

The PS Vita >>>>

If sales = quality then Justin Bieber must be the greatest singer of all time...
 12-29-2012, 12:32 PMaway - #13
Nothavingit 45 heat pts45

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Originally Posted by Games Addict
^^^ you're late and to top it off you stole the joke from someone else so you fail... !! you

The PS Vita >>>>

If sales = quality then Justin Bieber must be the greatest singer of all time...
i was agreeing with the above statement !! !! every second of your life and I hope you die 1000 [rip]s !!.
 12-29-2012, 12:40 PMaway - #14
Games Addict 13 heat pts13

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no you were stealing a joke... you're a thief. !! you you unoriginal joke thief...
 12-29-2012, 12:47 PMaway - #15
Jesszman 2105 heat pts2105

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Originally Posted by Nothavingit
i was agreeing with the above statement !! !! every second of your life and I hope you die 1000 [rip]s !!.
you need help...
 12-29-2012, 12:52 PMaway - #16
VictoryThagr8 4 heat pts

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How sony won when 2 of their products are on the list
 12-29-2012, 12:53 PMaway - #17
Jesszman 2105 heat pts2105

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Because 2 is better than none.
 12-29-2012, 12:53 PMaway - #18
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Originally Posted by IeatDatAzz04
Poor sony fans just let it die
This^^

And I have a Vita thats a paperweight 90% of the time.
 12-29-2012, 12:56 PMaway - #19
Games Addict 13 heat pts13

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Vita had an original AAA game day 1 + many others great games....

3DS didn't get an AAA game until... the end of its first year unless you count the ports...

The reason 3DS skyrocketed is because of price and a reliance on IPs from the 80s...

edit*

I'd take a clone of a Nintendo game over the actual Nintendo game because then I'd actually have new characters to play as. IMO...

Modnation >>> Mario Kart...

LBP >>>> Mario

LBPKarting >>>> Mario Kart

Last edited by Games Addict; 12-29-2012 at 01:02 PM..
 12-29-2012, 01:06 PMaway - #20
Jesszman 2105 heat pts2105

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This nicca is relying on old IPs

3DS doesn't even let you use your kart saves on your digital games. If you decide to go digital with Mario Kart, you have to start over from scratch

Last edited by Jesszman; 12-29-2012 at 01:11 PM..
 
 


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