Published on 25th October 2006 by
Originally Posted by CthippoYou enjoy pain, don't you Brett?
Also, wii don't need to give all our money to M$, there is another company out there the name of which escapes me.
Are you really ready to hand Microsoft all of your money? How's that for a parting shot?
Put simply, does the additional profit Sony makes from contlling the launch and being able to screw customers on their own schedule exceed the losses from gamers who have finally had enough of their BS?
Originally Posted by ozstrikeThought it was a good article. While I don't agree with the closure, it's good to see that some people actually understand where Sony was coming from. :)
Originally Posted by Da Dego...but the point of this article is to look past the rabid fanboy/anti- stances and get down to the business of whether exports and imports really are as innocent and benign as we think they are.
Originally Posted by aggies11Or was it just the principal of the matter.
Originally Posted by WilHarrishttp://www.bit-tech.net/columns/2006/10/25/a_porting_shot/1.html
If the I/E offered any longer of a warranty, there's a good chance it would eat the cost. And with the potential failure rate for electronics, believe me if they start offering prices to account for losses due to defects, youd rather wait until you can just buy it from Scan.
Originally Posted by Sim0nNice bit of name dropping for Scan there, any reason why it wasnt termed "you'd rather wait until you can just buy it from a uk retailer" ?
I also disagree with the reasoning that the reason Britain is overly priced is because of warranty and like someone else has said, I've barely ever seen this so called "2 year minimum warranty" that you talk about.
Originally Posted by BioSniperAre you sure its 2 years? Last time I checked it was only a mandatory 1 year on generic electrical goods and 5 years on white goods (fridge, washing machine etc) ?
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