THESE guys say something quite different: Ubisoft, French gaming giant, have provided us with a diagram of when each console will launch. The info is from their current financial report. It shows a timeline split into territories, US and Europe are mentioned.
* PlayStation3 is listed as launching Q3 2006 in the US, but is not listed for Europe (meaning Europe will see the PS3 sometime 2007).
* Revolution is listed as launching Q4 2006 in Europe, but is not listed for the US.
If Ubisoft´s information is correct, the PS3 would be first in the US. But Revolution would be first in Europe. I never really thought anyone would consider launching in Europe before launching in the States. Ubisoft is an extremely credible source. But that would imply Gamestop got it all wrong. Very wrong. I had sent sent them an email about the alleged launch date. No reply so far, though.
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