Anybody else preordered the new Playstation Vita yet?

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Anybody else preordered the new Playstation Vita yet?

Post by c0nfu53d » Sat Jun 18, 2011 8:16 am

I only went into Game to buy Dead Or Alive Paradise (PSP). I don't know what happened but I somehow got talked into putting a £10 deposit on this :shock: I only have until november to get the remaining £220 or whatever. I hope it gets delayed to give me a bit more time.

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Re: Anybody else preordered the new Playstation Vita yet?

Post by sscott » Sat Jun 18, 2011 8:23 am

??? not sure why you did that ???

Pre-orders make no sense to me. Every launch for every console ever I've been able to walk into the store and buy it on day 1.
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Post by c0nfu53d » Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:48 am

Sometimes you get money off coupons for an early pre order or extra reward points etc. I generally don't preorder consoles unless it's an import release as you can sometimes end up with the console early ie I had my GBA 2 weeks before the Japanese release.

This is the first console preorder I have made since the Dreamcast.

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Post by DPrinny » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:09 am

Id be tempted if I had the money.

TBH I am not arsed about the 3DS

But yet again we are getting ripped off over the cost of it.

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Post by speedlolita » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:17 am

DPrinny wrote:But yet again we are getting ripped off over the cost of it.
Why? Because it's not £5 in a Cash Converters?

With all the tech I'd consider the machine to be cheap. Like a 3DS, but not naff.
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Post by Lorfarius » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:46 am

sscott wrote:??? not sure why you did that ???

Pre-orders make no sense to me. Every launch for every console ever I've been able to walk into the store and buy it on day 1.
Not always. I remember several people I know, including myself, having problems getting a 360, Dreamcast and Gamecube on launch day. With the Wii for example I was glad I pre-ordered as it was months before they were in the shops due to shortages. Always worth pre-ordering as you never know if there will be a shortage.

Same for games. Back in Christmas 98 Ocarina of Time was like gold dust, actually had a guy come up to me after leaving the game shop I'd just bought my copy from and ask to buy it. Offered me a good £30 more than it cost but was a present from my gran so had to turn him down :lol:
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Post by DPrinny » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:58 am

speedlolita wrote:
DPrinny wrote:But yet again we are getting ripped off over the cost of it.
Why? Because it's not £5 in a Cash Converters?

With all the tech I'd consider the machine to be cheap. Like a 3DS, but not naff.
Playstation fan boy?

There doing the whole lets just put a pound sign in front thing

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Post by speedlolita » Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:09 pm

Well, yeah.

I'm paying US price.. then import fees. *grumble*

Still £30 cheaper. I might look into a JP one, see how much that would work out at.
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Post by DPrinny » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:07 pm

Or if they have gotten a region lock out on it

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Post by speedlolita » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:24 pm

They do if you're buying from Japan already, of course, some retailers don't care. :D
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Post by thevulture » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:32 pm

As current gen.PSP owner:Taking a wait and see policy. I'll see what Sony do with support, let any hardware issues get resolved (Dead Pixels, knowing Sony bound to be a firmware update that renders some games unplayable or bricks the machine.. :wink: ), waiting for the Vita 5000 slim n lite 3D model...

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Post by DPrinny » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:50 pm

I like the idea of a touch pad on the underside.
Lets hope they dont get silly with it

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Re: Anybody else preordered the new Playstation Vita yet?

Post by Space_turnip » Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:09 pm

I'll be getting it on Launch from Argos, we always tend to have quite a few consoles on launch in the stockroom.
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Post by speedlolita » Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:23 pm

thevulture wrote:waiting for the Vita 5000 slim n lite 3D model...
Funny, the original PSP is still the best. Don't care what anyone says. :lol:
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Re: Anybody else preordered the new Playstation Vita yet?

Post by snowkatt » Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:58 pm

im going to wait and see
the original psp makes me motion sick so before i throw down my money for the vita i first want to see if i need air sickness bags with it or not
hey wait ! i got a new complaint !

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