All purpose Sales and Sales Rumours and Anecdotes [2020 Edition]

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  1. DSoup

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    This is an interesting way of looking at it but I can get behind it. :yep2:
     
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    A lot can change. It's safe to say that the hardcore gamers are still 2:1 Sony:MS right now. That doesn't mean Grandma isn't buying little Jimmy an XSS though. :)
     
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    No different than taking any other sample. IGN has a viewership/readership base over 200 million users across all their platforms. And the numbers presented in that particular poll represents slightly above a 2:1 split... pretty much the same split we see with the current generation of consoles. Hence, my comment of a more entrenched base. And more likely because of backwards compatibility being available on both systems. The number one feature asked for (voted on) during a previous IGN poll.
     
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    Who are these grandparents buying their grandchildren $300 and above machines, when the vast majority of them can't afford their meds and next meal? I'm semi-joking with this comment... :yep2::nope::yep2:
     
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    Funny thing is that the cheaper digital consoles end up being more expensive in the end. If I was limited by money I definitely would want to have device with optical drive. Buy used games, sell them after finishing, loan games. Have console pull double duty for dvd/blu-ray/uhd movie playback in addition to gaming.

    Gamepass is still pretty expensive compared to buying(used), selling and loaning physical copies.
     
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    Sounds exhausting.

    Nobody's got time for that.
     
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    Not all grandparents are old & retired. I became a grandpa when I was 37. I'm 47 now. ;) Just had my 6th grandkid Friday. :runaway:<3:cool2:

    Tommy McClain
     
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    I am 47, no kids so no grandkids. I feel old and tired ;)
     
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    You're old as shit! j/k<3

    Naw, I'm 43 though... :runaway:
     
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    Wait. WHAT
     
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    Yeah, you think you & Shifty are geezers? I'm the O.G.(original geezer) ;) LOL

    BTW, I started late & my wife already had kids. They grew-up & had kids of their own & then we decided to foster/adopt more kids. Yes, the G in O.G. also means glutton. ;)

    Tommy McClain
     
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    That’s amazing.
     
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    TY Now you why I'm here or playing games. LOL

    Tommy McClain
     
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    I don't know if it belongs here, but have a question.
    Gamestop has a trade-in/preorder promotion that ends this monday, but I'm too busy until that day, so... being completely gamestop virgin I ask to gamestop veterans: do you think that they'll repeat this promotion or they will stick to standard values for now on?
     
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