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    Quote Originally Posted by K2D View Post
    I choose to retract this statement. The amount of backlash Microsoft is getting about this is spectacular. *amazed*

    They are getting blacklash from the usual. Who is the usual?? Those that make fake ads, hate Microsoft based on it isn't Sony.




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    They are getting blacklash from the usual. Who is the usual?? Those that make fake ads, hate Microsoft based on it isn't Sony.
    Fake ads? Like this?




    Fair (economical) point there actually.

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    That come back ad is comical.
    Or you could trade in your PS3 for a PS4 and save even more money.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Admartian View Post
    While that last part is true, they are totally different businesses.

    SCE for one has been healthy, and apart from Son'y insurance division, is the only one I can think of that does any good for them.

    Difference? Many people don't watch movies/consume media (Sony pictures, music etc) the way people and business consume windows.

    Which do you think, logically, will make more money?

    I'd like to see the profits between XBox Division vs PlayStation division, rather than the companies as a whole. Which is kinda unfair to compare them anyway.
    It doesnt matter if they are totally different businesses. They still have to report revenue as a whole company. i just responded with that report because it seems he was implying that they weren't making any money on xbox, when in fact they are. According to that report, revenue for xbox actually went up.

    Quote Originally Posted by Demi_God View Post
    And it's not from Xbox One either. lol Their patents, royalties from other things, and windows OS. Certainly not from the Xbox One right now. You can debate this with me but show me right now that Microsoft is actually making that "Buttload" of money from Xbox One and Xbox 360. Show me the billions and billions they've made.
    Did you read that? Its says xbox revenue is up. I'm guessing that covers all things xbox.You were the one saying that they are taking money from other divisions with no solid proof.I just showed you that they reported revenue from xbox and as a company. Overall it was better than last.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    It doesnt matter if they are totally different businesses. They still have to report revenue as a whole company. i just responded with that report because it seems he was implying that they weren't making any money on xbox, when in fact they are. According to that report, revenue for xbox actually went up.
    It does if you're talking about gaming mate. Which we are.

    If you're talking about E-peen wars and "my dad can beat up your dad" little kid mentality, then sure, puff out your chests (general 'you' that is) and scream to the rest of the world at how your company makes money, as you need to. Heck even Mean mug like this!

    But yeah, I think it would be fairer to compare apples with apples, no? Or am I missing something here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    They are getting blacklash from the usual. Who is the usual?? Those that make fake ads, hate Microsoft based on it isn't Sony.
    Where is this being reported as fake?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Admartian View Post
    It does if you're talking about gaming mate. Which we are.

    If you're talking about E-peen wars and "my dad can beat up your dad" little kid mentality, then sure, puff out your chests (general 'you' that is) and scream to the rest of the world at how your company makes money, as you need to. Heck even Mean mug like this!

    But yeah, I think it would be fairer to compare apples with apples, no? Or am I missing something here?
    Yea, we are talking about gaming but he is the one who made it out to seem like MS is tossing money and not making any.Yes they are spending, but according to them, revenue is up not down, so xbox-one cant be doing that bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    Yea, we are talking about gaming but he is the one who made it out to seem like MS is tossing money and not making any.Yes they are spending, but according to them, revenue is up not down, so xbox-one cant be doing that bad.
    MS revenue or Xbox division revenue?




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    revenues do not equal to profits btw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Demi_God View Post
    And it's not from Xbox One either. lol Their patents, royalties from other things, and windows OS. Certainly not from the Xbox One right now. You can debate this with me but show me right now that Microsoft is actually making that "Buttload" of money from Xbox One and Xbox 360. Show me the billions and billions they've made.
    Help me understand how it's possible for you to read what he quoted but still type the words that you typed.

    Quote Originally Posted by Demi_God View Post
    And it's not from Xbox One either. lol
    1.2 billion in Xbox platform revenue.

    Obviously I have to continue to spell it out so here goes.

    That means it's from the xbox. lol

    ****s sake they divide their company into different groups to show who's making what so asinine discussions like this wouldn't take place.

    I see what a self titled god get's you.



    Quote Originally Posted by Admartian View Post
    It does if you're talking about gaming mate. Which we are.

    But yeah, I think it would be fairer to compare apples with apples, no? Or am I missing something here?
    1.2 billion in xbox revenue for Q2.

    What's the playstation earnings.


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspe...ster-revenues/

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrUe GaMeR View Post
    1.2 billion in xbox revenue for Q2.

    What's the playstation earnings.


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspe...ster-revenues/
    Wow. My issue wasn't that XB1 < PS. It was questioning how we should be comparing them.

    I suggest you calm down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serinous View Post
    MS revenue or Xbox division revenue?
    did you read it?

    Microsoft announced its earnings for Q2 FY14 on January 23. The company posted a strong 14% year-over-year growth in revenues to $24.51 billion and 3% year-over-year growth in net income to $6.55 billion, buoyed by growth in hardware sales

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrUe GaMeR View Post
    Help me understand how it's possible for you to read what he quoted but still type the words that you typed.



    1.2 billion in Xbox platform revenue.

    Obviously I have to continue to spell it out so here goes.

    That means it's from the xbox. lol

    ****s sake they divide their company into different groups to show who's making what so asinine discussions like this wouldn't take place.

    I see what a self titled god get's you.





    1.2 billion in xbox revenue for Q2.

    What's the playstation earnings.


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspe...ster-revenues/
    If you are going to post that with a snarky attitude, at least know what revenue means. o_O

    Revenue, is the money they get back from whatever sold, however, it is not profit or in other words how much they made. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrUe GaMeR View Post
    Help me understand how it's possible for you to read what he quoted but still type the words that you typed.



    1.2 billion in Xbox platform revenue.

    Obviously I have to continue to spell it out so here goes.

    That means it's from the xbox. lol

    ****s sake they divide their company into different groups to show who's making what so asinine discussions like this wouldn't take place.

    I see what a self titled god get's you.





    1.2 billion in xbox revenue for Q2.

    What's the playstation earnings.


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/greatspe...ster-revenues/
    well when i read this post, i dont see a "true gamer" here.
    ALL 3RD PARTY MULTIPLATFORM GAMES WILL BE SUPERIOR ON PS4 NOW AND IN THE FUTURE!

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    Good lord has Microsoft gotten this desperate?

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    Lol. This is just sad. How about you adjust your own 100 dollar issue before dealing with something like this. Not to mention it's a terrible deal.




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    TBF I don't think it reeks of desperation. I just think it's an attempt to get and convert some PS gamers.

    But yeah, that 'counter' (not sure if it's real or from Sony or nto) logic "advert" I posted makes just as much sense, if not more, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Admartian View Post
    TBF I don't think it reeks of desperation. I just think it's an attempt to get and convert some PS gamers.

    But yeah, that 'counter' (not sure if it's real or from Sony or nto) logic "advert" I posted makes just as much sense, if not more, though.
    I don't see it as desperate at all just kind of dumb. Mostly because of the value and the fact that if you were to trade in a Sony system for 100 bucks you would go for the Sony system that is 100 dollars cheaper.




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    Quote Originally Posted by PS4freak View Post
    I don't see it as desperate at all just kind of dumb. Mostly because of the value and the fact that if you were to trade in a Sony system for 100 bucks you would go for the Sony system that is 100 dollars cheaper.
    Nothing dumb about it... Trade a PS3 for Kinect 2!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Admartian View Post
    Fake ads? Like this?




    Fair (economical) point there actually.
    I don't care if this is fake, what a great comeback

    Microsoft lost most of their followers when they basically told anyone who wanted to play the Xbox one online to piss off and go and play with their 360! I know they changed that but it's still a kick in the face if you ask me!
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    Microsoft's Azure now run by 'recycled' PS3's.

    PS4 has little to no competition.

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    Hmmm, doesn't look fake to me. Business Insider reported the email ad and provided a screenshot:

    http://www.businessinsider.com/100-o...box-one-2014-1

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    It's fake lol. They have the same issue with actually verifying anything before posting it for hits.

    I've yet to see the actual email posted. So yeah....




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    It's fake lol. They have the same issue with actually verifying anything before posting it for hits.

    I've yet to see the actual email posted. So yeah....
    So you are saying they are lying about that being a screenshot? Also, if it IS fake then why hasn't MS come out and said so? lol

    But congrats! I googled "ditch your ps3 fake email ad" and your posts are the first results!
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