Originally Posted by Neo Cyrus
First point would be correct as cheaper ways are always found down the production road.
As for Greed, don't think so. It's more about cost of the product and what people are willing to buy/pay too. The PS2 is a very inexpensive console that gives those middle class and lower class families still something to play, a choice. Not to mention it is very common knowledge that Sony has or was giving away the PS3 for like the first 2 years at a loss per console to consumers.
Some from a business stand point, something has to make up for something else that's taking a hit. It's been a give or take and we, the consumer have been blessed at both ends of the situation. Sony has taken the loss for us that have either console. I for one have never had an issue just flipping the on power switch to either console if I wanted to ever play a game. Not a big deal.