2. In an empty field
3. In a warzone
Why do you care? I hope you are fighting for the "freedom" and "justice" of everyone then and not just video gamers. LOL @ being on the internet non-stop to complain about being on the internet.
Install base ain't everything. Nintendo made more money on the GameCube than Sony did with the PS2. And with the mainstream appeal of the XBone, install base shouldn't be a problem anyway. Sony is notorious for having terrible, terrible business models.
What is the point in selling your hardware for cheap and taking a loss on each one sold, just so that the people who get one can play used and pirated games?