These two aren’t the only guys infected with PS2 madness. According to an article in the Washington Post, some people are selling ‘expert advice’ on how to acquire a PS2 for the easy price of $79.00, a mere pittance when compared to the price of a PS2 on ebay. On a full page of listings for the PS2, prices range from $400 to $1,000.00.
There are long lines to get into Best Buy or Electronic Boutique. The lines started at 5am today. My colleague that wants the down payment on his truck will be camping out next Friday. The problem is that Sony only released 500,000 units and can only produce 100,000 per week after that. Christmas being right around the corner bumps up the demand even more. Sony only initially expected the demand to be 1.3 – 1.4 million units. However some analysts expect the demand to be as much as 4 million. Can you say Tickle Me Elmo? I knew you could.