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Samsdad
24-11-08, 18:24
Here is an interesting discussion.

http://vgchartz.com/forum/thread.php?id=50069&page=1

A lot of financial jargon but it does raise some worrisome points.

Tombreaper
24-11-08, 18:31
For the most reliable Sony Corporation facts etc., refer to Bloomberg:

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/quote?ticker=6758%3AJP

Endow
24-11-08, 18:55
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Trigger_happy
24-11-08, 19:08
Truthfully, I think the opposite is happening: The PS3 is beginning to sell and get the praise it deserves, while games such as LBP, Killzone 2 and Resistance 2 will bring in the money. I feel that the console section of Sony will do much better this year.

Megalith
24-11-08, 19:26
http://vgchartz.com/forum/thread.php?id=50069&page=1


VGchartz:vlol:.
What's next,a random post at 360fanboy talking about the "doom" of sony?


If you really want to get your facts straight read Gamasutra.
Seriously,this crap is poisoning your mind.

toxicraider
24-11-08, 19:32
Hmm sony is such a huge corporation, i don't think it will be worse affected than any other company, there's a growing eastern market for tv's, mp3 players, and electronics, plus films and music aren't going anywhere.

Samsdad
24-11-08, 21:41
One of the most worrisome factors that i found interesting is the effect of the value of the Yen vs the Dollar or the Euro. As the value of the Yen increases, Sony is faced with the situation of having to increase the price of the products that they sell in the west just to get the same return on the product. But they are being under cut pricewise at the same time by MS, losing market share momentum, carrying a large debt load, and having a very small profit margin. Perilous times indeed.

@Megalith An ad hominem attack is when you attack the source but make no attempt to disccuss the message. If you have some information to add then please do do.

Trigger_happy
24-11-08, 22:06
But they are being under cut pricewise at the same time by MS, losing market share momentum, carrying a large debt load, and having a very small profit margin. Perilous times indeed.

I, again, would ague the opposite. The size of the PS3 userbase, along with the influx of new, PS3 exclusive games and blu-ray sales are all increasing. Sales will pick up for Sony, especially since people tend to stay in when moneys tight: they'd rather buy a game then go out for a meal or go to the cinema.

Samsdad
24-11-08, 22:17
For the most reliable Sony Corporation facts etc., refer to Bloomberg:

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/quote?ticker=6758%3AJP

Here is the report that I found interesting
http://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/IR/financial/fr/08q2_sony.pdf

particularly paragraph 1.