Limited Edition Hardware Worth It?
There was the Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One Bundle, the Limited Edition Uncharted 4 PS4 Bundle, and now there are many “limited” versions of the Nintendo 3DS that require a longer post. All three of the major hardware manufacturers have jumped on the bandwagon, producing limited edition copies of their systems for collectors to go ga-ga over.
A couple of scenarios to consider…if you’re a gamer that already has all of these systems, would you ever consider buying another one if a super cool custom bundle were to be released? Or, if you don’t own a particular system yet, and an attractive bundle were released for it, would it make you consider picking it up?
Is it a pure money-grubbing move on the part of the Big 3? Well duh. Everything is done to make some cash. But what I’m curious about is how the market supports this type of special release. Who buys them and why? New poll question for you then:
Would you ever buy a second copy of hardware, just for a limited edition design?