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Submitted by Rashid Sayed 602d ago | news

PS3 sales now over 70 Million, Move reaches 15 million, 595 million games sold worldwide

"Another landmark for Sony and it's six year old console. The PlayStation 3 has just reached 70 million consoles sold as November 4, 2012. This is less than six years after the console was launched. The PlayStation Move motion controller has also surpassed 15 million units, which in my opinion is pretty impressive. That's about 1 in every 4th PS3 owner has a Move." (PS3)

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aviator189  +   602d ago
Though I don't own a PS3, that's pretty great news for Sony. Congrats!
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Outside_ofthe_Box  +   602d ago
Congrats to Sony.

80+ mil is looking plausible for life time sales.
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Bathyj  +   602d ago
Plausable?
how about enevitable. if ps4 came out tomorrow it would still sell 80 million.
i still think 100 million is not out of the question it the next 5 years.
Outside_ofthe_Box  +   602d ago
There is a plus after the 80, I'm just saying...
insomnium2  +   602d ago
@bathyj

PS3 will pass 100 million easily. I've been saying this for like YEARS. There is no stopping it no matter how much hate people have for Sony. They have soon sold over 100 million consoles 3 gens in a row.

The only thing that is uncertain is that will PS3 pass Wii in it's lifetime sales but even that is beginning to look certain since Wii is really dying down in sales.

Move sold 15 million? That might be a sore spot for many haters.

Katko8 said it well below there. 120-130 mil lifetime sales and bestselling this gen console. I can see this happening.

edit @ bathyj

LOL that's good for your mum.
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Abash  +   602d ago
Great job on selling so many PS3's despite the hurdles they have gone through lowering it's price over the years, it's amazing actually.

I can see the PS3 selling for much longer than even the PS2 did in smaller countries (like the PS2 was able to till this day) because of Blu-Ray and the PlayStation Network
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Chitown71291  +   602d ago
The price still hasnt hit the sweet spot, which is $199. The 360 has been at the price point for a while now, and the PS3 is still able to keep up. If Sony was at the price, its obvious who would be the market leader. I can see them closing at 100-110 mill, by the time this race is over. Especially with some advertising and exclusive bundles next year.
Bathyj  +   602d ago
even my mum just bought a ps3 for godsakes. her first ever console im so proud of her.

and much to my amazement its not just a bluray player, shes loving the hell out of uncharted.
Dante112  +   602d ago
My reaction (0 to 5 secs)

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Congrats Sony :D, glad to see them tie in sales with the 360 (more sales in lesser time btw). Guess sales don't matter now in the gaming world since this has happened LOL, right? Woo, I wonder how certain enthusiasts on this site feel about this news? Said the Ps3 would never tie on possibly become the second best selling console ever. It's a trip ain't it? REALLY looking forward to the comments downplaying this news.

Edit: :D Have a good Thanksgiving people. Eat well, be happy.
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nukeitall  +   602d ago
@Chitown71291:

"The price still hasnt hit the sweet spot, which is $199. The 360 has been at the price point for a while now, and the PS3 is still able to keep up. If Sony was at the price, its obvious who would be the market leader."

To be fair, for only $50 more which is less than the price of a retail game you get quite a bit more than the Xbox 360. In almost all measures the PS3 provides far far better value than the Xbox 360, which is surprising how well the Xbox 360 sells.

Point being, I think all the consoles peaked in terms of sales, and from here on out it is a slow and agonizing sales for all of them until a next generation.
Clarence  +   602d ago
80 million looking plausible? 70million is 6yrs is quite fast, when you consider that it took M$ 7yrs to reach 70 mil. The PS3 will easily surpass 80mil lifetime sales. It will definitely hit 100mil+ because Sony will continue to support their consoles.

Wait until the PS3 gets below that 250 price tag it will fly of the shelves faster.

Funny wikipedia has the PS3 at 70m since Sept. Which is the same numbers wikipedia has for the 360 since Sept.

http://www.scei.co.jp/corpo...
http://www.scei.co.jp/corpo...

If you add up PS3 numbers from both of these pages Sony reached 70m back in Sept. Their fiscal year starts in April.

Now Q the Sony is doomed articles.
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Awesome_Gamer  +   602d ago
Congratulations to Sony. Long live PlayStation!
BlindGuardian  +   602d ago
facts seem to have a PS3 bias

what is important for EVERYONE to understand is that despite what you think you know the PS3 has ALWAYS outsold 360 since it came out, otherwise they wouldn't be tied now with the PS3 having one year less on the market, it's simple math
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k-dillinger  +   602d ago | Well said
Well its not tied ps3 is actually ahead by 200k atm with 70.2 and 360 at 70 crazy after all the money Ms thru around to be #1 they ended up in last place where they belong with faulty hw

http://www.microsoft.com/in...

http://www.scei.co.jp/corpo...
MikeMyers  +   602d ago
What everyone should notice is all 3 systems (PS3, Xbox 360 and the Wii) have done very well this generation. There should be no animosity, no resentment and no arguing. If you prefer one over the other that's fine and quite normal, but this endless attacks really needs to stop. We are near the end of the cycle, so ask yourself, what has all that bickering accomplished? Nothing since all 3 systems sold well.

I think it is quite possible the PS3 will hit 100 million once Sony discontinues the system. At this rate it should take upwards of 3 years or less to reach that milestone. Going by history Sony is likely to keep the PS3 in production for at least a couple of more years even if the PS4 comes out in 2013.
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Gamer1982  +   602d ago
70 million 35 days after MS announced they hit 70 million.. They were years between them in terms of sales and now only a month.
Redgehammer  +   602d ago
Congrats Sony. Now maybe you can start making some money. The gaming landscape would be diminished by your departure, and MS could become stagnant, so tighten up. Again, congrats.
pedroyamato  +   602d ago
I doubt it will reach 100mil.

Wii U will just reach the market in 1 week, xbox360 is going to release its successor in less than 2 yrs... it is just unlike that ps3 will keep its annual 13+ mil sales for much longer (like 3, 4 years)...

If they make it, that it will be just amazing since they will be the winner of the generation after a bad start and manage to keep the 100+ mil sales for the PS family.
AsimLeonheart  +   602d ago
Congratulations to Sony! I am glad PS3 has almost wiped out XBOX360 sales lead. Maybe this announcement will finally silence the doomsayers or maybe they will tout the NA sales to make themselves feel better. LOL! I have been a Playstation owner since 1999 and I am really grateful for all the great games that the platform has given me to enjoy over these 13 or so years. I was 17 when I bought my first Playstation and now I am 30, still loyal to Playstation and an avid gamer. I graduated from university, got a great job, have a lovely wife with kids and a great life. I like to think of myself as an example that gamers are not always losers. Somehow I feel like Playstation had a strong role in shaping me what I am today. I am really looking forward to PS4/Orbis announcement and hope Sony will continue to provide me with great exclusives and superior multi-platform games in the future as well. Cheers to Sony and Playstation. :-)
seem people still like games! The gaming community is divided on this..

If Sony starts out better than 2006 launch with ps4 then god help MS.

They had a one year head start you know?

This proves that sony can focus on core gamers and still sell consoles.

ps4 will own. Wish I could pre order now.
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pablo-b  +   602d ago
70mil is really great! but lets not forget that both microsoft and nintendo have managed that also this gen.

so i hope that every commentator in here is pleased the other hardware manufacturers have already achieved this?

this gen is now winding down, so i would expect the sales of the consoles to be also!

but its all good. with over 200mil consoles sold this gen, plus some amazing games on all the platforms, i have enjoyed it.

its been interesting

nintendo quadrupled what they sold last gen

microsoft will triple what they sold

sony on the other hand will not reach ps2 numbers me thinks. although that have lost considerable market share, they are still probably the company to be most afraid of if you are thier competitor..
imdaboss1  +   602d ago
are we going to see more articles about Sony is do..do doom article again? lol fanbooys gotta love them..Sony is killing their competition with all the first party games
callahan09  +   602d ago
@k-dillinger:

Those links are interesting.

It's true that as of the end of Sony's FY2012 Q2, the PS3 is at 70.2 million consoles sold, and as of the end of Microsoft's FY2013 Q1, the Xbox 360 is at 70.0 million consoles sold. However, you have to consider that there is a one month time difference there.

Microsoft's FY2013 Q1 ended September 30, 2012.
Sony's FY2012 Q2 ended October 31, 2012.

So with one more month worth of sales reported the PS3 is at 200k more consoles sold worldwide than the Xbox 360.

If you consider release dates of the consoles, that means that the PS3 has sold 70.2 month in about 72 months, or 1.025 million per month. The 360 has sold 70.2 in about 83 months, or about .845 million per month. That approximately 200k per month advantage that the PS3 has over the 360 means that when you include an extra month of sales for the Xbox 360 to get its sales figure as up to date as the PS3's, you're potentially looking at a dead heat right now with both consoles at about 70.2 million worldwide.

All anyone can guess at this point is that the PS3 and Xbox 360 are literally EVEN in sales. Which spells a win for the PS3, considering it has cost more for its entire life, and it came out a year later (nearly a year and a half later in Europe).
Temporary  +   602d ago
I've known this was going to happen for YEARS. If you look at the year-to-year momentum the PS3 had and the Xbox360 had ... you could see the PS3 was always outselling and would end up closing the 1 year head start's gap M$ had.

Congratulations to Sony though...I'm glad they kept to their principles and gave us superior hardware even if it's at a high price point and they were STILL selling at a loss. At least they're giving us quality hardware (and games).

They're driving the industry forward in regards to tech and 1st party games. Without Playstation the industry wouldnt be the same at all.
GraveLord  +   602d ago
90mil is more likely. It'll reach 80 by this time next year, and it'll keep selling for 2-3 more after that.
dafegamer  +   602d ago
also take note that ps3 will be affordable in countries like brazil and africa until then, so 100mio+ lifetime sales seems very possible
callahan09  +   602d ago
Correction to myself up above:

Thanks for the sources darktide66 and k-dillinger.

http://www.sony.net/SonyInf...

Turns out BOTH companies reporting periods are indeed through September 30, 2012. I was wrong... Not sure how I made the mistake in assumption on Sony's end date, but the facts in the end seem to be that the PS3 has officially outshipped the 360 worldwide.

Very, very interesting. Congrats, Sony.
zoks310  +   602d ago
PS3 should hit 100 million by the end of 2015. It should still be on the market by then and it will be much cheaper.
100 million is not bad considering the insane competition from MS and Nin, and the $600 price tag.
Congratz to them...
Bigpappy  +   601d ago
I am not disputing the numbers, but where are people getting the 360 numbers from to claim that 360 is no longer ahead? I would be cautious about making such claims until you have heard from both houses.
Eyeco  +   602d ago
remember guys 5 years ago the ps3 was a failure, then what on earth do you call 90% of all the consoles ever released ?
miyamoto  +   602d ago
There is an explanation on how Sony turned things around for the PS3 in spite of all the hatred and negativity from haters & gaming media.

Here: https://www.youtube.com/wat...

Happy PlayStation Gaming to All!
Eyeco  +   602d ago
@Axelstone
funny enough i was actually watching that episode last night just for nostalgia , me and my friend picked an episode on random, it reminded me of how bad Dragonball GT was, i mean SS4 was incredibly pointless and fusion SS4 was beyond ridiculous
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NastyLeftHook0  +   602d ago
PS3
IS
THE
TOP
SELLING
HD
CONSOLE.
Sheikh Yerbouti  +   602d ago
2008 Sheikh Yerbouti says hello.

Michael Pachter eat your heart out.
showtimefolks  +   602d ago
Congrats to all console makers this is the first gen I remember where all 3 sold well, and no one had to go out of business.

If people still think ps3 failed than its on them. Ps3 launched a full year after xbox360 and now it's only few 100k behind it damn if that's not an achievement than I don't know what is. Also considering ps3 launched at $599

Earlier this gen analysts predicted that ps3 will sell over 120 million systems and I believe that can be achieved. I can see ps3 and xbox369 selling well vet 100 million systems each and with wii almost there we could have have home consoles selling 100 plus million in one gen.

Haters can hate as a long time playstation fan I can say ps brand is as strong as it has ever been
Eyeco  +   602d ago
Yes according to the media hate and rabid fanboys the PS3 is a "failure" at 70 million consoles worldwide , then lets go in to detail with their logic

PS3-70 million and still selling= failure (360 can't that much of a success then)

These are consoles that have sold less than the PS3

NES 61 million must be = A Train wreck
SNES 49 million must be = Titanic sinking
N64 31 million must be = 9/11
Atari 2600 30 million = Bush's 2nd term
Genesis 29 million must be = Hiroshima 1945
Xbox 21 million must be = every single natural disaster in history times 10
Gamecube 20 million must be= Every single genocide of the last 100 years times 10
Dreamcast 10 million must be= The apocalypse

and these are the best selling consoles, I don't even know what to call other consoles released before it. Remember they called the PS3 a "failure"
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Marquis_de_Sade  +   602d ago
It depends how you measure the success, inevitable comparisons with the PS2 will be made and in that sense, Sony has lost a massive amount of market share whilst MS and Nintendo have gained considerably. However, credit is due to Sony for turning things around after a poor start.
PinkFunk  +   602d ago
@Eyeco. Thanks that gave me a good laugh. Lolz.
ThanatosDMC  +   602d ago
Does anyone still use their Move controllers? I have two inside a plastic bag that is inside a box collecting dust.

Anyway, another great news is that PS Vita is getting six free games when PS+ is integrated on the 21st.
garos82  +   602d ago
i still use my move controllers occasionally. last new game i got was uninished swan was pretty cool with move. i still play a little killzone 3 here and there with it and will most likely pick up sports champion 2 after the holidays. the move works well with the few titles that support it. now that portal 2 has move controls implemented ill probably pick that up to.
truth is i cant go back to playing fps games with dual shock anymore
Knushwood Butt  +   602d ago
Just got Okami HD, so will be doing soon.
BitbyDeath  +   602d ago
Should get Sports Champions 2, it's pretty awesome.
Moentjers  +   602d ago
I presume You don't have kids...
GraySnake  +   602d ago
yea been using it for portal 2
SoapShoes  +   602d ago
How is it collecting dust if it's in a bag. Lol fail!
badz149  +   602d ago
I still use mine occasionally too
and Epic Mickey 2 is around the corner! oh and I still have to get Portal 2 damn it!
etebitan  +   602d ago
yeah just bought sports champions 2 and okami hd... good times with the move.. i wish there would be more games available but the ones that are out there are pretty good so I dont complain.. btw cant wait for until dawn!!
Ares90  +   602d ago
The other day me and my friends were drinking. We turned the ps3 on and played Sports Champions. We had fun!! disc golf rules!!
BlackTar187  +   602d ago
yea the only game i play with a move controller is R.U.S.E
ritsuka666  +   602d ago
PS3 neck and neck with Xbox 360 at 70 million consoles sold worldwide"

Those are shipments numbers only.. Anyway, 360 still ahead 3 millions from PS3 SOLD.
majiebeast  +   602d ago
You do know they all report shipped not sold ps3 has leveled the playing field with 1 year less on the market and a higher price point.
tiffac008  +   602d ago
You got to understand that to the console makers Shipment means sales and Shipment data is more accurate than Sold data because not every console sold around the world can ever be counted.

Even NPD has a percentage they cannot cover but with Shipment data, you can clearly get a big picture about how good or bad the demand is for a particular product.
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faysal  +   602d ago
show me where it says ps3 is still behind xbox 360 by 3million SOLD? plus show where MS posted that all the xbox 360 numbers are SOLD to consumer numbers.

just to let you know.. company sell their product to the retailers, then retailers take the console and sell them how ever they like.. that is how they make the bundles and discount deals. ok?
whoyouwit04  +   602d ago
I agree there is absalutly no way they sold that many console, It just dosen't add up there are no numbers they have to prove this. I mean if they did good, But this is just to ubeleivable you mean they sold close to 2 mill and cought up to MS, BS. now if they said shipped then thats completly believable.
IAMERROR  +   602d ago
Does anyone else find it funny that the PSP still has sold more than the ps3/360?
memots  +   602d ago
Yeah and that was also called a failure L0L
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF   602d ago | Trolling | show
callahan09  +   602d ago
"That's about 1 in every 4th PS3 owner has a Move."

Probably more like 1 in every 8th PS3 owner has one or more Moves.

I have 4, personally. My brother has two. I have a friend who has just 1. Most people I know with a PS3 don't have it at all, though. I think 2 Move controllers is just about standard from folks who own any at all, with there being a couple times more people owning just 1 as there are 3 or even 4, which leads to there being still an average of about 2 for everyone who owns any. So 1 in 8 PS3 owners having Move is my best guess.
calis  +   602d ago
I love the logic where because of people they know do this, the world must do this.
geddesmond  +   602d ago
So much for the PS3 is doomed all those years ago lol.

@Outside of the box.

It will definitely reach 80 mil but I see it selling over 100mil lifetime.
greenpowerz  +   602d ago
Another pro Sony gamingbolt article ;)
PJF_Josh  +   601d ago
This information comes directly from a Press Release from Sony. It has also been posted on many other websites, what's the big deal? Do you not believe it because it's also on gamingbolt?
solidjun5  +   599d ago
you mad bro?
FamilyGuy  +   602d ago
The attach rate is up from what it use to be years back too. 595 / 70 = 8.5
8.5 games sold per ps3. I personally have about 35 games (physical disc) but whatever.

Black Friday should be huge too, a new PS3 with games for $200 is a great deal.
koston3647  +   602d ago
this is good
mac_sparrow  +   602d ago
Isn't it?

Sorry, had to finish that.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   602d ago
Huge! That's a ton of PS3 consoles.
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GribbleGrunger  +   602d ago
I'd join this conversation if that site had provided a source or at least a photo of the Email they received. The numbers do look quite specific so there is a chance this is legitimate, but I'm just waiting for more conformation. If it is true, then the PS3 has officially overtaken the 360... that's why I'm dubious though

Edit: here is the official notification: http://scei.co.jp/corporate...

Dear Lord guys, make this HOT!
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FunAndGun  +   602d ago
wow, Move at 15 Million.

I really hope Until Dawn is good! It looks so campy, fun, and perfect for the Move controller.

Keep chugging along Sony.
yesmynameissumo  +   602d ago
And Until Dawn is running the Killzone engine. Looking forward to it!
DarkHeroZX  +   602d ago
Wait but didn't MS just officially announce the 360 going over the 70 million mark? Looks like they're about dead even now.
Ryan_Hay  +   602d ago
Yeah.So much for that year head start lol
MasterCornholio  +   602d ago
Not much of a start when you consider the amount of consoles that suffered from the dreaded red rings of death. IMO

Anyways i would like to add that Sony has done a pretty good job with the PS3 even though it had an extremely rough start due to its launch price.

Motorola RAZR i
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spirited  +   602d ago
Vgchartz ps3 sales at 68.3 mil lol what world is that

and xbox 360 at 70 mil
DiRtY  +   602d ago
shipped vs sold difference.

VGC is actually spot on.
Zechs34  +   602d ago
Oh please. It's been proven several times that both Sony and Microsoft report shipped as sold because shipped to retailers is a sale for the company.

This guy will say anything to get attention...
lodossrage  +   602d ago
"VGC is actually spot on."

LOL

And once again, fanboys try to "justify" VG Chartz when it suits them.

Dude, since when is VG Chartz EVER "spot on"? They put up whatever numbers they want until better, more legit sources put up their numbers. Then they "try" to adjust in the coming weeks after (and do a poor job of it)

And for the record, ALL companies report shipped.
tiffac008  +   602d ago
You may want to read this article regarding how VGChartz gathers their data: http://www.gamasutra.com/ph...

Bless their souls for trying, I think they are doing a wonderful job and gives us something to talk about but we can never consider their numbers spot on.

@chukamachine (below)

No, VGChartz is not undertracking the PS3 since what they are showing is estimated Sold data. This is Shipment data we have here.
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NastyLeftHook0  +   602d ago
HAHA THATS FUNNY,
AD705  +   601d ago
"VGC is actually spot on."

Tell that to Aaron Greenburg (head of the xbox division) who has stated many times that VGC is wrong and inaccurate and I think that guy knows a little more about how his companies console is selling more than some website made up by some random guy who was banned from a previous website for posting fake statistics.

He's not the only one either. VGC just gives estimates that are somewhat accurate at best.
GribbleGrunger  +   602d ago
Look, I don't want to rain on anyone's parade here, but bare in mind that this is usually the 'shipment' period. The difference between the way MS and Sony do business is that MS 'ship' units to retailers and then receive payment for those consoles from the 'sales' to customers, but Sony 'sell' units to the retailers and they receive no payment when those consoles are sold.

Don't bite, just take that into consideration.

One thing IS for certain though: We are looking at second place by May and possibly first place by mid 2015.
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lonix  +   602d ago
Where is you're source for this information?
Marquis_de_Sade  +   602d ago
"we"? Who is this "we" you talk of?

I do love playing sales, so much fun.
Rhythmattic  +   601d ago
oh Gribble...

I honestly cant believe for a moment that all 360 stock is on consignment to retailers.
A 30day invoice, most likely, but consignment? (thats pretty much what you a stating)

No friggin way. That is so not how business works, especially retail with a product that does sell.
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C0MPUT3R  +   602d ago
IF PS3 hits its fiscal year forecast (13 million). It will be at 77 million on March 31, 2013.
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Then they will probably cut price -> with God of War: Ascension, Beyond: Two Souls, The Last of Us, & Big Multiplats
GTAV & Bioshock Infinite coming out.
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At 77 million if it does this much in the next 3 years it will hit 100 million.
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Year 7:77+10
Year 8:87+8
Year 9:95+5 = 100 million
Year 10 Bonus
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IMO it will clear 100 million fairly easily. If they go ahead and keep it on the market for 10 years.
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AngelicIceDiamond  +   602d ago
Very nice Sony glad to see sales going strong. Last Of Us, GOW, and Beyond 2 Souls should be huge next year.
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Garuda  +   602d ago
Great news for great console
tehpees3  +   602d ago
Neither Move nor Kinect will ever catch the Wii.
ZoyosJD  +   602d ago
Release the Kraken.

http://drunkentailgate.com/...

http://madvertisingblog.fil...

Congratulations Sony.
DJ  +   602d ago
Cool, keep bringing on the great games!
Moentjers  +   602d ago
As long as games make the difference, there will be hope.
XabiDaChosenOne  +   602d ago
6 years from now the PSVita will be in the same position.
Ritsujun  +   601d ago
Yup, I came from the future.
LKHGFDSA  +   601d ago
I highly doubt that. Look at the PSP, it's only gotten worse and worse.
John Kratos  +   602d ago
I usually don't really care about stuff like this, but after all the bad news for Sony I'm glad to see there's a bright spot for them. Plus I think the PS3 has been an amazing console.
fucadastates  +   602d ago
well 70 mill i november is good comparing them to the 70million xbox360 at the end of september/start october..

but the 15million moves vs 18million kinects.. its just hard to know if thats good numbers.. are navs included?
BlackTar187  +   602d ago
it is a fair question about the NAVS people are to defensive
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Sarobi  +   602d ago
It's not been a smooth ride for Sony and the Playstation this generation.. but they sure did pull through
Masta Kaos  +   602d ago
Nice one Sony...
izumo_lee  +   602d ago
Only game company to have every one of their game consoles sell in excess of over 70 million. That is an acomplishment in of itself.

PS1 : 102+ million
PS2 : 150+ million
PS3 : 70 million

PSP : 71+ million
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   602d ago
Have you not heard?
Sony are "dead" and "need to exit the gaming market".
I swear some people have been brainwashed by the negative media Sony has received.
When you look at those numbers though for PS1,2 and 3 they clearly must be doing something right.
XabiDaChosenOne  +   602d ago
Fact is despite the hate from the media, blogger/journalist fanboys etc. Sony hasn't had a failed console yet and I don't see the trend changing anytime soon. Can't say the same for the other two. Despite what all the haters would like you to believe, when it comes to success, the playstation brand is flawless.
callahan09  +   602d ago
Well to be fair, if you're going to count the PSP, then you have to count the Vita, which hasn't gotten anywhere near 70 million yet. It's currently on pace to take between 11 and 12 years to get there (3.0 million in 2 fiscal quarters reported), but that pace is sure to rise after the holiday season... of the two fiscal quarters reported for the Vita so far in its life, it has no holiday quarters to account for yet.
izumo_lee  +   602d ago
I didn't add the Vita cause i think it is unfair to judge it when it even hasn't been out on the market for over a year.

I understand the situation the Vita is in & the bleak outlook of it currently. However Sony has yet to cut the price of the system so if it continues on its current pace when it has recieved a cut than it will be Sony's first failure.

Still it is too early to make a call on the Vita.
VonBraunschweigg  +   602d ago
Not bad for a DOOOMED console, add another 30 million doomed machines and we have SkyNet.
chukamachine  +   602d ago
This does not compute:)

Undertracked.

wow.

http://www.vgchartz.com/
fabod86  +   602d ago
Congrats to Sony! Never stop playing. :)
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