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PS3 owners try to upgrade to a Wii

Gigagamez scoop
Wed Dec 27 2006, 07:55
PUNTERS who queued for days to buy Sony's PS3 are frantically trying to trade them for the much cheaper Wii.

According to Gigagamez, the trend was pointed out to its hacks by Tony Conrad, CEO and Founder of Sphere and had to be seen before it was believed.

Its hacks checked out craigslist.org and looked at the cities of Austin, New York and San Francisco. In Austin there were only six people who wanted to trade their PS3 for a Wii, in New York City there were 18, and in San Francisco, there were 48.

Most of these trades are requesting a Wii plus cash difference, but some punters were prepared to take a loss just to get their hands on the latest Nintendo console.

Gigagamez.com are still wondering why this trend was happening. Surely it could not be because the expensive PS3 was not that good and few of the games it uses have attracted much interest.

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