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Will there be enough PS4's

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Do you think there will be enough PS4s on day one to fill all pre orders, or do you think there will be a shortage? I remember what happened at wii and wii u launch, and even though I preordered I was still waiting. I dont do midnight launches anymore because I have a daughter now, but would be more than upset if i go in on the 15th and theyre all gone. what do you think?

 

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Re: Will there be enough PS4's

Oct 8, 2013

They said they was going to have some in stock but not to sure... Lets just wait and find out.. Good luck though

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Oct 8, 2013

I would assume so.

 

They're probably only creating the "belief" that there will be a shortage, in order to increase demand.

 

More than likely, they have more PS4s than Pre-orders, but are purposely holding back so that higher demand can result in better total holiday sales by restocking before Christmas.

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Oct 8, 2013

right. Just dont want to wait even longer even with pre ordering the console. Just hope they wait for all pre orders to be filled before they sell them to others without pre ordering.

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Oct 8, 2013

of course not. There are never enough consoles - that's all part of the fun of the launches.

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There has never been enough consoles as far back as ps2. I pre-ordered mine from sears at the time and it came in 4 months after launch. I pre-oreder from ebgames now. Ps3 I got on day one. Where did you pre-order from?

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VizorX wrote:

There has never been enough consoles as far back as ps2. I pre-ordered mine from sears at the time and it came in 4 months after launch. I pre-oreder from ebgames now. Ps3 I got on day one. Where did you pre-order from?


I pre ordered from Gamestop in my town. From what I have read, productions are good and there should be enough to fill pre orders and have a few on the shelves, but have seen nothing from an extremely trust worthy source.

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greenlantern027 wrote:

VizorX wrote:

There has never been enough consoles as far back as ps2. I pre-ordered mine from sears at the time and it came in 4 months after launch. I pre-oreder from ebgames now. Ps3 I got on day one. Where did you pre-order from?


I pre ordered from Gamestop in my town. From what I have read, productions are good and there should be enough to fill pre orders and have a few on the shelves, but have seen nothing from an extremely trust worthy source.


I pre orderd mine on day one of pre orders 6/11/13 at 11:30AM EST online at gamestop.com with the fastest shipping, and I called GameStop.com last week to make sure my system was coming on launch day because I wanted to pre order 2 more games at a GameStop store if so. So they told me that I orderd it in time and that I'm getting my PS4 for sure on launch day and there is nothing to be worried about. So in my opinion if you pre orderd it on day one of pre orders or with in a few days after that I would not be worried about getting it late, even at a GameStop store.

 

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Oct 8, 2013

Matsudaira wrote:

of course not. There are never enough consoles - that's all part of the fun of the launches.


yeah its also a (questionable) business tactic to artificially inflate demand.   (not that the demand for PS4 isn't there), but intenionally launching with a shortage, adds a frenzy to it, and people will want it more because it is not readily available.

 

That said, I'm feeling less hype around the launch for PS4 then I did when PS3 launched.    But maybe i've just not been as into it, or perhaps its just me personally.

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Oct 8, 2013

Could be a tactic or simply the truth hehe but in my area they stoped taking pre orders like two months ago (Gamestop) and there are like 12 gamestop's near my house.

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