Being an early adopter of any electronic device, from smartphones to game consoles, means that you get both bragging rights and sacrifices. A lack of available games and technical problems that the real testers didn’t find are inevitable. The price falls precipitously a year later? For sure. Worst of all, you might pick the loser in the console wars, and end up stuck with crappy support and game selection. It happens.
That’s why YouTube animator brentalfloss put out this warning. It’s in the format of our culture’s highest form of expression: the “Schoolhouse Rock” video.