Sony just announced its Q3 results for PS3 hardware shipments worldwide. In the quarter, which runs from October to December 2007, Sony shipped 4.9 million PS3s to retail. That compares to 4.3 million Xbox 360s shipped worldwide during the same time frame. Nintendo shipped 6.96 million Wiis worldwide in the same quarter.
VG Chartz compares the lifetime shipment totals for the big three since all the consoles were available. All numbers are in millions, and the numbers are lifetime-to-date shipment to retail figures worldwide.