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I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


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I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 

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I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 


An 8gb card is enough for anyone buying physical is my point. It leaves space for one or two digital games as well (I used this for Plus games)


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bob-maul wrote:

I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 


An 8gb card is enough for anyone buying physical is my point. It leaves space for one or two digital games as well (I used this for Plus games)


Good point. But it's not enough room for digital games in general. So for anyone who likes to go that route or for people who are interested in building a good digital game collection, it's a bit of a deterrent.

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bob-maul wrote:

Box9Missingo wrote:

bob-maul wrote:

I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 


An 8gb card is enough for anyone buying physical is my point. It leaves space for one or two digital games as well (I used this for Plus games)


Good point. But it's not enough room for digital games in general. So for anyone who likes to go that route or for people who are interested in building a good digital game collection, it's a bit of a deterrent.


You typically pay $5 less for digital. If you buy enough, the savings cover the memory card.


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compared to how much memory someone gets on ps3 or ps4 when they buy it ps vita memory is expensive


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Re: when is the price of memory cards for the ps vita dropping.

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bob-maul wrote:

Box9Missingo wrote:

bob-maul wrote:

I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 


An 8gb card is enough for anyone buying physical is my point. It leaves space for one or two digital games as well (I used this for Plus games)


But what if you're buying physical, and you have instances like Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD. You CANNOT get X-2 HD physically, it is ONLY included in X as a download voucher. Lucky Japan gets a cartridge for that one, we don't. Speaking of Japan, they do bundles so much better. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BhX_YRjCcAAxAq9.jpg:large

 

Then there are some games that are released digitally-only because they just would not sell well enough physically to justify the costs. Also then there's buying PS1 games for on the go. I own PS1 games physically, but I can't exactly play those on the go, unless you expect me to drag a TV, generator, and console everywhere.

 

8GB just can't be enough at times.

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bob-maul wrote:

Box9Missingo wrote:

bob-maul wrote:

I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 


An 8gb card is enough for anyone buying physical is my point. It leaves space for one or two digital games as well (I used this for Plus games)


But what if you're buying physical, and you have instances like Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD. You CANNOT get X-2 HD physically, it is ONLY included in X as a download voucher. Lucky Japan gets a cartridge for that one, we don't. Speaking of Japan, they do bundles so much better. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BhX_YRjCcAAxAq9.jpg:large

 

Then there are some games that are released digitally-only because they just would not sell well enough physically to justify the costs. Also then there's buying PS1 games for on the go. I own PS1 games physically, but I can't exactly play those on the go, unless you expect me to drag a TV, generator, and console everywhere.

 

8GB just can't be enough at times.


I do not see the problem. There is enough space for a game or two. Just delete the games you are done playing and redownload them from your download list when you want to play them again. I assume you will beat FFX-2 and be done with it for awhile. Delete it and play another game. 

 

8gb will be enough for anyone going physical. If you want to go digital, pay $15 more and buy the 16gb.


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bob-maul wrote:

Videogameaddict2 wrote:

bob-maul wrote:

Box9Missingo wrote:

bob-maul wrote:

I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 


An 8gb card is enough for anyone buying physical is my point. It leaves space for one or two digital games as well (I used this for Plus games)


But what if you're buying physical, and you have instances like Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD. You CANNOT get X-2 HD physically, it is ONLY included in X as a download voucher. Lucky Japan gets a cartridge for that one, we don't. Speaking of Japan, they do bundles so much better. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BhX_YRjCcAAxAq9.jpg:large

 

Then there are some games that are released digitally-only because they just would not sell well enough physically to justify the costs. Also then there's buying PS1 games for on the go. I own PS1 games physically, but I can't exactly play those on the go, unless you expect me to drag a TV, generator, and console everywhere.

 

8GB just can't be enough at times.


I do not see the problem. There is enough space for a game or two. Just delete the games you are done playing and redownload them from your download list when you want to play them again. I assume you will beat FFX-2 and be done with it for awhile. Delete it and play another game. 

 

8gb will be enough for anyone going physical. If you want to go digital, pay $15 more and buy the 16gb.


People are lazy. They don't want to deal with deleting/re-downloading.

 

That's the real reason. People want ALL their games with them at all times. And they want it digital.

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bob-maul wrote:

Videogameaddict2 wrote:

bob-maul wrote:

Box9Missingo wrote:

bob-maul wrote:

I fail to see how so many people are willing to shell out $200 for a device and then not able to pay $25 for a decent memory card. Is $25 worth waiting 6 months (or however long)?


That's only for the 8gb card. It's around $20 for one. The 16gb one is around $40. It's worth waiting for the prices to come down via a sale. I was willing to get the system, because I was interested and the games seemed to be good for it. 


An 8gb card is enough for anyone buying physical is my point. It leaves space for one or two digital games as well (I used this for Plus games)


But what if you're buying physical, and you have instances like Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD. You CANNOT get X-2 HD physically, it is ONLY included in X as a download voucher. Lucky Japan gets a cartridge for that one, we don't. Speaking of Japan, they do bundles so much better. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BhX_YRjCcAAxAq9.jpg:large

 

Then there are some games that are released digitally-only because they just would not sell well enough physically to justify the costs. Also then there's buying PS1 games for on the go. I own PS1 games physically, but I can't exactly play those on the go, unless you expect me to drag a TV, generator, and console everywhere.

 

8GB just can't be enough at times.


I do not see the problem. There is enough space for a game or two. Just delete the games you are done playing and redownload them from your download list when you want to play them again. I assume you will beat FFX-2 and be done with it for awhile. Delete it and play another game. 

 

8gb will be enough for anyone going physical. If you want to go digital, pay $15 more and buy the 16gb.


People are lazy. They don't want to deal with deleting/re-downloading.

 

That's the real reason. People want ALL their games with them at all times. And they want it digital.


Then that laziness deserves a premium.


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