CompUSA’s Shady PS3 Ad

CompUSA has a potentially misleading advertisement this week that reader Daniel has alerted us to.

It reads: “Reserve your Playstation 3 Friday November 17 when you buy any Sony HDTV 40″ Footnote: Not responsible for manufacturer delays.”

Our question: Why exactly do you need to buy a 40″ Sony HDTV just to reserve a PS3? CompUSA should know that they will not be receiving an ample supply of PS3s; are they trying to trick consumers into purchasing an expensive television in the hopes that it will get them a PS3 sooner? — MEGHANN MARCO

CompUSA’s Shady Ad [CompUSA]