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Default-user Elias Ruiz
"This week, Microsoft published a list of 50 titles that are in various stages of the development for the Xbox One, and 23 of those will be available on launch day. By contrast, Sony’s console has 33 titles in the works, and only 15 of those will become available during the launch window (notice that I said launch window instead of launch day for the PlayStation 4)." May I correct this. The PS4 has 180 titles in development. http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/08/23/gamescom-ps4-gets-33-games-in-2013-180-in-development?abthid=5217952031f11b410400001b
Default-user Elias Ruiz
Wii U can hardly run current gen games like Ninja Gaiden 3 that runs at 60 frames on PS3 and Xbox and only at 30 frames on the Wii U. Every Wii U exclusive runs at 720p/30fps while the PS4 and next Xbox are being designed to run Unreal Engine 4 which requires at least 1 teraflop.

and sorry for the double post but I wanted to edit it and can't....
Default-user Elias Ruiz
Wii U can hardly run current gen games like Ninja Gaiden 3 that runs at 60 frames on PS3 and Xbox and only 30 frames on the Wii U. Every Wii U PS3 exclusive runs at 30 frames while the PS4 and next Xbox are being designed to run Unreal Engine 4 which requires at least 1 teraflop.
Default-user Elias Ruiz
I'm gonna be honest here. This list is ultra crap. I'm a Sony fanboy and a COD hater but no one can deny that the most important franchise of this gen was Gears of War and then Call of Duty while Mario Galaxy, Halo (seriously?) and Assassins Creed have no place here because they didn't shape absolutely anything. They were good games alright but that's all.
Default-user Elias Ruiz
Remember that MS has spent "billions" of dollars in warranty extensions, HD-DVD and Kinect marketing on top of bribes toward movie studios, GTA4, FFXIII, DMC4, Call of Duty, etc. and timed exclusive DLC. And while the PS3 hasn't been as successful as the PS2 they still...
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practically own every market outside of the US too without spending half a billion dollars on marketing toward a single peripheral. On top of that, last year software sales surpassed those of the Xbox and since the beginning of this year Sony has been selling the most software again. And yes, that includes Call of Duty too.

Then we have the fact of 3rd party's abandoning Nintendo because their games don't sell as well on their consoles. But what all that means? It means that there are different markets. It means that Nintendo can't directly or indirectly kill the PlayStation brand, it has no way or means to do so and the same with the Xbox if it can't gain more popularity outside of the US.

And last but not least, blu-ray and Vita.

Including the blu-ray in the PS3 wasn't a foolish decision. Thank's to that they won the disc format war and its market share is still larger than streaming services and it composes a huge chunk of the company's revenue [and remember that blu-ray was made by a joint of several big companies like Panasonic, Samsung, etc. not just Sony].

And the Vita wasn't created just to make gamers happy. Sony's in here for the money and if they think they can make money out of it, even after the bumpy ride that the PsP was then it's because it can. Before launching a new system they do a lot marketing research to create a budget and how to cope with a loss if the device ultimately fails. And it's true that Sony's selling the Vita at a loss but for it to fail and be removed out of the market the device would have to sell much less than 10 millions in a span of 1.5-2 years and that's something that no one can foretell, specially when the device was just released on other regions yesterday.

Sega was pushed out of the market but you have to remember that video games was their only revenue and many of their systems were total failures (Game Gear, Saturn, Sega CD, Sega 32X) but Sony does have other means to sustain itself and they will never abandon the PS brand unless they see that there's is absolutely no way to turn a profit out of it. Between the big 3 Nintendo has the highest chances to be pushed out of the market first and that's only logical yet you failed to mention it since their products are currently successful but it wasn't long ago when they were only subsisting with what they were making out of the Gameboy Advance but you don't know what could happen when the Wii U comes out. Specially if they cut out the Wii support too quickly but Sony's planing in keeping the PS3 alive even after the PS4 comes out and since the system already turns out a profit then you know.
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