Originally Posted by maximumzero
The whole flipping thing is a massive gamble. Folks trying to due it with the PS3 at its launch got burned terribly.
Personally there's not enough profit in it to go through all the hassle, in my humble opinion.
I would love to be able to pre-order one to actually play the damn thing though, but I missed that boat.
I remembered the PS3 launch to be very different. People were paying $1,000 in the secondary market for them at first. The shortage was not as long as the Wii though of course.