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Old 05 August 2003, 00:17   #31
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Originally posted by 7-Zark-7
Just wanted to add a "well done" to From Within's succinct "inside viewpoint", on the Sega/Nintendo vs Sony.

And I think he made an excellent,underplayed point regarding the PS2,with its PS1 backwards compatibility-for once your old collection of classics weren't rendered useless. Alongside the DVD playback,& a general expectation that it wasn't a matter of if, but when Sega would fail,(as far as the gaming media were concerned), always made the PS2 the obvious choice.
I dont think being backward compatible is much of a selling point. If you had a psx1 with games you either kept them all or sold them all. I dont know anybody who sold a psx and kept the games.
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