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People Destroying Brand New PS4s With Bats, Guns

Several videos of people busting brand-new Playstation 4s to pieces are going viral.
Posted at 3:01 PM, Nov 18, 2013

Stores in the U.S. and Canada are sold out of Playstation 4's, with 1 million systems sold in 24 hours. But some new owners seem to be taking their Playstation possessions for granted.

Why not take a bat to the PS4 you've waited forever for?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcP-mt73Xes

Or the more primitive version of a bat...a stick?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv4zOoNFuPU#t=118

This YouTube channel went full weapons grade.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dvWGY2bAd0

And another YouTube user — explosive. He microwaved his PS4.

(44-46)

"Also want to make sure it's turned on while it's being microwaved."

(02:45-02:50)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3_7NsjmNLE

But perhaps the most awful annihilation — taking a PS4 out in front of the hardcore gamers who have been waiting for it in line.

If this video is to be believed — a new owner of a new PS4 smashed it to bits in front of a line full of fans looking to get their hands on the system. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1ZdrNOaOWE

Tech site Tom's Hardware is confused by the trend —

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/ps4-smash-launch-playstation-4-destroyed-video,25098.html 

But it's making headlines. And yes, the big question is — why?

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/ps4-watch-man-smash-brand-2795375

FLASH

http://www.break.com/video/guy-deystroys-ps4-on-launch-night-2539610

Ultimately, it's unclear — are these rabid XBox fans? Are they pranks? 

Is this just about taking milk gallon smashing to the next level?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzfQqt5q0Ak

We may never know — but if you're looking to get your hands on a PS4 — for smashing purposes or not, you can get them on ebay.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sony-Playstation-PS4-Console-Launch-day-Edition-UPS-Shipping-/161153751991

Just make sure it's all in one piece.