PS3 News: Gates: "People Would Buy Sony Bricks" - PS3 News

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

Gates: "People Would Buy Sony Bricks"

Now that the PS3 and Wii are on the market, the battle can officially begin. But as far as Bill Gates is concerned, he's not all that interested in this year's holiday contest; it's 2007 that will tell the tale of the tape.

"You know, Sony can make 80,000 bricks, and people would buy them," Gates said. "So the real competition -- you're going to see the impact of our innovation and all the momentum we have in Christmas 2007. This Christmas, the story is: Xbox 360 is going to sell super-well, and they'll sell the rounding error amounts they can make."

Apparently, there are enough mindless devoted Sony followers out there to buy 80,000 bricks, but if that's the case, wouldn't this mean that Microsoft is fighting a losing battle...? No, probably not, because that's not really the case. In fact, we're relatively certain there are plenty of mindless Microsoft followers (especially here in the U.S.) that would buy MS-branded bricks.

Next holiday season will a massive three-way clash, as there is the possibility of seeing three system-sellers for Christmas 2007- Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots for the PS3, Halo 3 for the Xbox 360, and the new Smash Bros. for the Wii. Looks like it'll be a lot of fun, from both a business and gamer perspective.

11/24/2006 Ben Dutka

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous

Comments (0 posts)

There are no comments to display.

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Our Poll

So, how's Far Cry 4?
Terrific, one of the best in 2014!
Good game but not amazing.
Okay; nothing special.
Eh, I'm disappointed.

Previous Poll Results