Electronic Arts, one of world’s biggest publishers, has released its Q1 financial results, which shows that PC games were a bigger revenue generator for the Redmond-based company than PS3.
Because PS3 owners are more interested than mindless FPS
Some of PS3's most popular and top selling games are FPS. You are remarkably fast with your damage control comments. I wouldn't call EA's battlefield 3 mindless considering It's the most strategic and thought inducing games in the industry. FPS's are Sony fans favorite games Edit Konabro Let me get this right. You call me out because I like the Green Lantern? What the heck are you talking about? What does your comment have to do with what dathreats said and my reply to him? LoL
Trying to call anyone else out when your name is greenpowerz. In any case, why wouldn't PC sales be higher? Many people on PC bought Battlefield 3 Premium so it would only make sense.
You have no idea what you're talking about. PS3's number one title is COD, which outsells all PS3 exclusives COMBINED (but then again, that's not that hard, as PS3 exclusives sell really bad - God of War's best-selling title sold less in its lifetime than Gears of War 3 sold in ONE MONTH).
Let's not turn this into a console war, please. This place has enough of that already. There is truth in your words though. The Playstation does not shy away from its shooters. DaThreat's post is pretty idiotic, considering. That isn't to say there aren't other popular genres on the platform, because there obviously are. But to act like 'da mindless shooters' don't reign supreme on all platforms, Playstation included, well, that's just not true.
Modern Warfare 3 sold 12 million on PS3. Gran Turismo 5 sold 7.5 million copies as of December 2011 (Official numbers). And Uncharted 3 sold around 4.5 million. Those 2 games right there equal MW3's numbers so your response is wrong for saying one games outsells all ps3 exclusives.
He is probably talking about all cods not that specific one.
@Ryo-Hazuki: Don't you see a problem with that? A single CoD release that year beat out two major and I mean *major* exclusives combined? The CoD franchise alone likely outsells all other PS3 exclusives combined. So yes, PS3 gamers aren't really that different from Xbox 360 gamers contrary to belief here.
Your trolling level s -35. Last kratos sold 5.2 million, and gears about 5.5 LIFETIME. U do realise ps3 has highest software ratio of all consoles, 9.3???? Why do u even post garbage, selfownage or what
Well that isn't such a surprise with Origin and BF being released with a subscription service
Yeah you would have thought PC would have topped the 360 as well ;)
EA makes games that cater to both 360, ps3, and pc. users will decide which EA games they want to play and which to skip. overall EA has make over 800 million in sales from all 3 combined.
Guys on average a PS3 exclusive sells 2 mill worldwide....(Do the research) . Its highest grossing exclusives are Gran Turismo (7-8 mill), Uncharted 2 (5.66 mill) ,Uncharted 3 (4.46 mill) , Metal Gear Solid 4 (5.65 mill) , God of War 3 (4.42 mill) and LittleBigPlanet (4.94 mill). Please stop saying Sony's exclusives don't sell. Most of these games reached millions of households without a budget of marketing that Microsoft spends. Also GTA4 sold 9.71 on 360 worldwide and 9.21 on PS3 worldwide. Call of Duty on average sells about 2 million more on 360 than PS3, but then again it is advertised for the 360. I wish people would stop acting like software doesn't sell on PS3.....ok Im done. lol
Hahaha facts, lame, disagree /s.
1. This is a Duplicate article from the Original one I posted
2. Now before PS3 Fanboys go all crazy defending their Fav Console, keep in Mind EA does make a bunch of PC Exclusive titles like MMO's which brought in the majority of that money.
ALSO EA has a whole slew of Free 2 Play PC titles which make a ton of cash on the PC through Micro-Transactions.
If I owned a PS3 I would buy more PS3 Exclusives than EA games and this chart shows that to be true.
3. EA's console ports on PC don't make a lot of money. The only multiplat title that made EA a lot of cash on the PC was Battlefield 3 and that was a PC game first that got ported down.
4. EA does need to improve their Game catalog with PC and PS3 Gamers cause those numbers will be even lower next year. Not because PC and PS3 gamers don't buy games but because EA doesn't make games that PC and PS3 gamers like.
Example SWTOR got so much hype but now it is losing subscribers faster than any game ever in the history of MMo's cuase it is just NOT worth it.
Does EA have a game that can compete with God of War or Uncharted? NO! Hence PS3 having lower EA numbers cause PS3 Exclusives are a better purchase.
5. Microsoft's business plan for the X360 was to make it the choice system for Multi-plats and that business plan has worked out just GREAT for MS and publishers like EA and Activision.
6. last but not least the numbers of all 3 platforms are really close so no need to create a flaim war out of this. It's just EA, never argue over numbers from EA!!
The chart just confirms the business plans, and differences of gamers amongst the 3 platforms.
X360 = Choice platform for Multiplats
PS3 = PS3 Exclusive > EA Games
PC = EA's MMO's and F2P titles made most of that cash for EA as EA's console ports Do Not impress PC Gamers.
360 exclusives Dont Sell!!! Look up sales for Alan wake,metro 2033,rare studio games,spliter cell,crackdown 2...... And a few more 360 exclusivs that arent named gears or halo lol.
Alan Wake - Own it. One of my favorite games of this generation. A solid million isn't too bad for a new ip. The game has only gotten more popular since release. Could and should have the game sold more? Definitely. The game is very much quality. Aside from what I listed above, however, they also made the mistake of releasing it around Red Dead Redemption, a Rockstar game with a lot of backing at that point. Metro 2033 - Own it. This actually did well, considering it is a new ip, was developed by a new studio based out of the UK, was a rather hardcore shooter, and had little professional marketing backing the game. This game actually exceeded expectations of the developer and publisher. Expect Last Light, now that the series is getting coverage, to find some pretty nice sales. Splinter Cell: Conviction hit around 2 million in sales on the 360, putting it in line with the other popular releases, despite only being sold on one console. The only release in the series that did amazingly was the original, with Double Agent largely being the worst selling. As far as Rare goes . . . fuck Rare. The heads of the company scared off all of their long-term employees long ago, losing all of the developer's creativity in the process. I love that their games don't sell. And Crackdown 2, well, yeah. That game didn't deserve to sell either. It was a worse sequel from a new developer. I wasn't expecting much from that game to begin with. You have to view releases and sales on a title to title basis. There are plenty of PS3 releases you can do the same thing to, and, in turn, have their own potential reasons for not garnering amazing sales. How about we leave it at both systems have their quality games, as well as their not so quality games. Both have their titles that sell, both have their titles that don't sell. And that sales aren't always reflective of the quality of the game. Low sales of good games is never a good thing, even when it occurs on your less favored console.
PS3 has Tons of exclusoves and just about all of them sell 2million or more. little big planet 1&2,god of war3,metal gear4,GT5(7million),resistance 1&2,infamous,ratchet and clank,each uncharted,Heavy rain(would've sold terribly like alan wake on 360),motorstorm,Killzone2& 3. And many more PS3 exclusives have sold more then 2million. Also to add to that The PS3 has Alot more retail exclusive games to choose from then the 360. And yet still the only exclusives that really sell on the 360 is gears and Halo.
@Black91 Well, if all you are going to take from my post is total sales and nothing else, then it seems my responding to you is pointless. You choose to look at things one way, taking nothing else I've said into consideration. You just want to glorify the pros of your favored platform. The Playstation is obviously better in terms of how many exclusives it has. It is no secret that 360, aside from its small number of exclusives, is the system for 3rd party gaming. Thus, PS3 will have more high selling, first-party titles. It also, however, has more lesser selling titles. It goes both ways. You fail to mention that Motorstorm only got great sales with the first game. All other sequels combined didn't match the original's sales. Resistance 3 didn't do what YOU consider well either, and even the second only sold about half of what the first game sold, the first being a release title - games that tend to do well no matter what. But you are only going to list the games that did well because you aren't interested in looking at things from both sides. You just post that which supports the points you are trying to get across. For every one of the heavy-hitters that you listed, there were one, or even two Playstation exclusives that sold nowhere near as close and are barely remembered anymore. It comes with the territory. Not every game is going to be a mega-hit. But saying a new ip, exclusive to one console, selling a million or more is a failure is just not true.
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