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Pachter Predicts: Xbox One outsold PS4 in September (dance, you puppets)

KefkaPalazzo

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Thats a bold prediction. If they did, MS would've shouted about it already.

Ehh...I really doubt that. If anything, they would currently have their PR people working on the greatest and most elaborate statement regarding the NPD sales in its history for the moment the numbers are released.
 
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Well, I hope he's right.... Just because I want to see the media bandwagon and glory articles of this happening. It will last for the next two months even after Sony (may) beat it the month after.

Generally, there is always a different tone when Microsoft wins something versus Sony winning something.
 

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Super_Cobra

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If a $399 titanfall bundle didnt do it, why would something else will? Sony said that it was their biggest week since Christmas. The only reason xbone outsold ps4 was due to supply constrain. Pachter can you send me some of that you are smoking?
 

Duxxy3

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Pachter isnt wrong, he's dead wrong.

Watch the ps4 outsell xbox by 50k.

Only by 50k would be one of the closest prediction in the prediction thread. Not gonna look over the entire thread, but so many people predicted 100k or over for a difference.
 

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I just can't see this as being even remotely close to being true.n especially not with the white ps4 bundle. Even though I can see his reasoning I just don't see it.

Prepare for global GAF meltdown if true though.
 

C.Dark.DN

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Everyday on twitch lirik gets about 20-30k viewers watching dayz, arma 3 life RP, and battle royale. There's a lot of people wanting a variety of open world survival games that aren't bugged to shit. RP makes things really fun.

MS could use their money to bring versions of that. I'm not expecting much from dayz and h1z1 on ps4.
 

Hawk269

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Thats a bold prediction. If they did, MS would've shouted about it already.

Until NPD numbers are out, MS aint going to say anything. If they did outsell the PS4, they will link the NPD numbers to show they did it. And of course bring it up at every opportunity they can.
 

Hindle

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Only by 50k would be one of the closest prediction in the prediction thread. Not gonna look over the entire thread, but so many people predicted 100k or over for a difference.

I see people posting predictions that have the PS4 like 300k ahead of the X1 lol, despite all the deals and free games MS handed out. The PS4 will win, but by 50-80k units or so, that's it.
 

JayEH

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Haha really pachter? The month Destiny launched? The game that has a bunch of exclusive content with PS4? The game that has a bundle with PS4? The game that was hyped to oblivion with PS4 logos at the end? ok
 

riskVSreward

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Oh, Pachter has more hilarious and contrarian predictions for us... no need to justify anything Pach, just preach.
 

Aquamarine

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I wish a thread wouldn't get made every time Pachter makes a stupid prediction.

He's unreliable...we shouldn't be paying attention to what he says.
 
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Well, that is certainly a bold claim by Patcher. Of all the months the X1 outsells the PS4, it's the month that the biggest multiform game releases with marketing for the PS4 version. Thursday will be interesting to say the least.
 

Biker19

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This is the guy that thought that the xbone had a clear advantage in the form of the killer app skype.

The guy who thought that people would buy xbox ones to chat with their grandmas using kinnect.

Yeah, whatever the number, he's opinions are irrelevant at this point.

I wish a thread wouldn't get made every time Pachter makes a stupid prediction.

He's unreliable...we shouldn't be paying attention to what he says.

I definitely agree. But everyone for some reason just eats up whatever he says like candy.
 
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Would only be good for us all. Hope Ms does well this Christmas.

Case in point pack in games are normally free incentives to buy a system. On PS4 they charge you $10 less than buying same game and system.
 

The Shogun

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Why?

I would assume the general sales pattern would be roughly the same across all stores - except for those that run store specific promotions.

Because Amazon is frankly a very very small part of the marketshare. Companies like Wal Mart / GameStop destroy their market share.

That being said I'm not claiming Xbox One won anything. Just simply that it has been seeing healthy sales the past 2 months.
 

Louis Cyphre

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Ehh...I really doubt that. If anything, they would currently have their PR people working on the greatest and most elaborate statement regarding the NPD sales in its history for the moment the numbers are released.

Until NPD numbers are out, MS aint going to say anything. If they did outsell the PS4, they will link the NPD numbers to show they did it. And of course bring it up at every opportunity they can.

Add that they already made outlandish comments in reference of these months don't matter.

How much money did they spend exactly?

I think Destiny sold over 2 million copies on the PS4, I hardly consider it a waste.
 

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Are you honestly of the belief that online shopping for consoles is anywhere near the percentage of console retail sales? Because they arent.....

Are you honestly in the belief that people who purchase Playstation 4s are more likely to use an online retailer? Because even if they are only a "small part", the whole ratio doesn't go out the window because of it.
 

Poimandres

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I could see the Xbone outselling the PS4 in November, maybe, but September is a pipe dream!

I sort of want to see it happen though just for a spicy NPD thread.
 

Nightengale

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It reflects the market. PS4 > XB1 > Wii U

It has so far reflected the positioning.

But not the best benchmark in assuming a large gap in position = large volume gap.

This is probably where their small market share can be misleading.
 

Duxxy3

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Would only be good for us all. Hope Ms does well this Christmas.

Case in point pack in games are normally free incentives to buy a system. On PS4 they charge you $10 less than buying same game and system.

I hope Microsoft loses in September so they have to try even harder in November and December.