I think we're reaching a turning point in the battle between PS2 and XBOX.
I'm not saying XBOX is going to sell more units than PS2 next week. I do
think it's dawning on people (even on PS2 fanboys who will never admit it)
that XBOX has taken a permanent lead in quality of gameplay. It will only
be downhill for Sony now.
Sony will continue to struggle valiantly, of course. They aren't going to
close up shop or (ever) admit defeat. But gradually and relentlessly MS is
holding on and outlasting them.
The pace of releases for XBOX is quickening and in six months the selection
of grade A titles will be impressive. In a year to 18 months it will be
I know that competition is good for the consumer. However, I will be glad
to see Sony hurt, as it has survived on hype and lies instead of on
providing a good product. I own an XBOX and may someday get a GameCube, but
I'll never touch a PS2.