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Soulja Boy made headlines final week for being an unintentional racist, and now he’s catching some critical slander for one thing he’s fairly happy with. Last night time the rapper introduced his new line of gaming consoles a comply with as much as his line of SouljaWatches he sells on his web site. Twitter, after all, sees the jig early.
The “Crank That” rapper introduced his SouljaGame console and SouljaGame Handheld final night time and was very excited as he needs to be. In a sequence of Tweets, he expressed he had shed tears of pleasure when the primary console was offered in addition to making $250,000 in gross sales in lower than 24 hours.
While there’s loads to be pleased about together with his newest enterprise, there’s something that simply doesn’t scent proper relating to the console and handheld unit. Both are emulators marked up at $199.99 and at present on “sale” for $149.99 and $99.99 proper on time for the vacations. Polygon factors out each fashions are “poorly constructed” and are made by Anbernic and are being offered on AliExpress with out his identify on it for $105.99 and $72.99.
As far as video games are involved, the SouljaGame “plug-n-play” console has 800 built-in whereas the hand held boasts three,000 video games with titles starting from PlayStation, NeoGeo, PC, SEGA, Game Boy Advance, and NES video games. The console seems to be like a knockoff Xbox One and incorporates a generic trying PS Dualshock controller.
While Soulja is at present celebrating, there a whole lot of people giving him the side-eye for making an attempt to push knockoff electronics on them. We right here at Hip-Hop Wired like to assist Black companies, however on the similar time, we don’t co-sign promoting marked-up suspect electronics both. We advocate you give this some critical thought, do your analysis earlier than you hit buy on any of those electronics. Hit the gallery beneath to see the sprinkle of assist and slander for Soulja’s new online game consoles.
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