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Submitted by CaptainofCrush 998d ago | rumor

2013 Year on Year Sales and Market Share Update to February 23rd

Worldwide Hardware YTD:

1: 3DS - 1,587,972
2: PS3 - 1,293,084
3: X360 - 860,410
4: WiiU - 376,031
5: Wii - 321,648
6: PSP - 288,132
7: PSV - 267,146
8: DS - 201,164

Worldwide Software YTD:

1: Dragon Warrior VII (3DS) - 1,098,262
2: Call of Duty: Black Ops II (PS3) - 821,249
3: Call of Duty: Black Ops II (X360) - 800,011
4: Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) - 704,077
5: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3) - 628,198
6: Dead Space 3 (X360) - 508,115
7: Far Cry 3 (X360) - 501,692
8: Halo 4 (X360) - 498,501
9: Far Cry 3 (PS3) - 475,082
10: Just Dance 4 (Wii) - 472,707 (3DS, Nintendo DS, PS Vita, PS3, PSP, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

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sher123win123  +   998d ago
thats a huge gap between ps3 and 360
MysticStrummer  +   998d ago
If PS3 hasn't already passed 360, it will definitely happen before the end of the year, and it may happen before the end of the summer. That's assuming the trend stays the same of course. If Sony drops the PS3 to $199, it's as close to a done deal as it can be.
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SlyFoxC  +   998d ago
also, the 360 has been using the same model for the last 2 years..

the ps3 is on its second model
Lvl_up_gamer  +   998d ago
"the ps3 is on its second model "

3rd actually, but there have been so many i can understand losing count.
Cupid_Viper_3  +   998d ago

Everything you're saying is true, unless of course you dare take a step into REALITY and find out that XBox 360s are Selling at $99.00
The saying goes that, you're still required retain a "Price" to make "price cuts." At $99.00 how much lower can the sell it for?


Everything you say is true, Unless of course you dare take a step into REALITY and count:
1: The Original Xbox 360
2: Xbox 360 Falcon
3: Xbox 360 Jasper
4: Xbox Xbox 360 S
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darthv72  +   998d ago
reality check...@cupid
I do believe the subsidy program applies to units purchased direct from MS. you cant just walk into a target or walmart or best buy and say you want to get a 360 for the $99 price point.

also, the physical changes to the exterior are what sly was eluding to. PS3 has had several changes from the beginning with the removal of the media reader and usb ports to the overall physical change of the shell to be slimmer and eventually...super slim.

360 design changes were mostly color (white, black, halo green) with the addition of the hdmi port. It wasnt until the 360 slim was there a significant change to the exterior.

Internal board revisions happen to pretty much every console but physical exterior changes happen when cost cutting is involved. It is by that time that the physical shell change reduces overall size due to the reduction of the internal components as well.
Cupid_Viper_3  +   998d ago
@ Darth

You can't simply walk into Walmart and get a major discount like you would from either, that doesn't mean that the option to get a xbox 360 at $99.00 isn't there. The problem is that even with this option, it is being outsold.

Could you imagine if the PS3 had an similar option at even $150.00 ? Sony would be out of stock with the PS3 the next day.

Sedondly, those changes were minor for the xbox 360. Falcon and Jasper changes were touted to fix RAMPANT problem for the Xbox 360s that were breaking down left and right. So please don't to put them in the category of just "color designs". Pff Please....

Everybody would come into GameStop Specifically asking for the Jasper or Falcon Models. So those were major efforts by Microsoft to fix the problem, and when people came to replace their consoles, they made sure to get the latest models.
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darthv72  +   998d ago
I think you have comprehension problems.

The exterior remained pretty much unchanged with the exception of the refined video port having a notch taken out to accommodate the hdmi that was added. The colors of black and green were added as alternates to the white which was the dominant color of the 360.

there had been a few other custom system releases but the majority of the ones in circulation are going to be white until the system was completely overhauled and then it became the slim black version.

How you got to your conclusion about the internal changes from my statement of the exterior...yeah you just didnt comprehend what was being stated.

The easiest way to tell of a system revision is from the exterior. Why you went off on the internals is .... a little strange considering we werent talking internal changes.

Another error in your comprehension is that Amazon doesnt offer the subsidized 360 either. you were the one to bring up the subsidized 360 and now you are changing your point by trying to add in amazon. Last i checked, amazon isnt a retail outlet so the obvious difference in deals is apparent.

You werent talking amazon, you were talking about the 360 for $99 as part of the program from MS. cant get in retail OR amazon.

If you are going to pick a topic...try and stick to it.
Cupid_Viper_3  +   998d ago
Hi Darth

"How you got to your conclusion about the internal changes from my statement of the exterior...yeah you just didn't comprehend what was being stated."

"360 design changes were mostly color (white, black, halo green) with the addition of the hdmi port

Son it's you who have a bit of a comprehension problem. I'm letting you that you are wrong. The Design changes were NOT "mostly color" as you put it. The Falcon and Jasper models were changed internally and even added and HDMI port, something that the previous models don't have.

"Another error in your comprehension is that Amazon doesnt offer the subsidized 360 either"

Wow, talking about reading comprehension, lol. Son I never said that the $99.00 can be found on Amazon. I simply said that, just because something is not available "everywhere" doesn't mean that it doesn't exist. And I used Amazon and walmart as an example.

I really had to explain that to you? How old are you?
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Godchild1020  +   998d ago
@darthv72 , You can go to Gamestop and Walmart to get the 360 for $99 dollars, at least in the US.


And I'm sure Target and Best Buy is and or will be doing it soon or in the future. Not just Microsoft stores.

"Print the coupon and take it into your local GameStop store. The coupon entitles you to buy one of selected Xbox 360 consoles for just $99.99."
darthv72  +   998d ago
I guess
cupid..we are on two different pages. I am on the subject of the changes we can see on the outside where you are on the subject of changes on the inside.

I will try and be a bit clearer...internal hardware revisions are not always indicative of a change to the exterior of a system. if you put three of the same color 360 on the table, each a different internal board revision. you would not be able to know which is which with the exception of the very first one released. that is because the lack of HDMI makes it stand out.

I am not discrediting the internal differences. its that Ms used the same case design from launch and since the inclusion of HDMI for every unit made. then the slim came out and was the first time (technically 2nd) where the physical case had been modified to coincide with an internal board redesign as well. so all the HDMI equipped elites, pro and arcade units all used the same case design. for the ps3. the changes Sony made has usually resulted in some kind of case change as well. some changes aren't as significant as others. like the difference in the 60 and 20 (caseing differences) was the media ports on the 60 (as well as the 80) and the lack of them on the 20. the 40 saw the removal of 2 USB ports. so that is another exterior change that is indicative of an internal change. from there the biggest Change in case design was the first slim. not much changed during that run but then we get the super slim.

by comparison, Sony changed the physical case design 5 times. the 360 has had its case redesigned 3 times. of which both units have been available in various colors. now does that make better sense on the topic of the case changes each platform has had? I'm sorry if you still don't get it. I am all about variants in consoles. I find the subject fascinating. its what makes collecting such a big part of this hobby...for me anyways.

@god...thank you for that clarification. I stand corrected.
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Cupid_Viper_3  +   998d ago
@ Darth

Yeah I know what you and understood what you were getting at from the start. But my original statement was in response to SLYFOXC who said:

"also, the 360 has been using the same model for the last 2 years.. The PS3 is on its second model"

And he meant that as to say that different models boosted sales for the PS3. And I pointed out that the Jasper, Falcon and new redesigns for the 360 has also boosted sales for the xbox 360 in the same manner. Because the Falcon and Jasper models were supposed to fix a problem that was affecting millions of 360 owners.

But yeah, I liked our little debate so thanks for the banter :)
Horny  +   998d ago
its not that huge a gap but the Ps3 has already passed the 360
PeaSFor  +   998d ago
even if the 360 had a whole year ahead of the ps3, ...wich is impressive.
Clarence  +   998d ago
Funny look at all these people like Level up gamer & dk286 discussing price drops for the ps3. Look at the market share level up gamer!

What they seem to forget M$ had a smorgasbord of 360s out

November 22, 2005
Launch of Xbox 360 Premium (20 GB) – $399.99
Launch of Xbox 360 Core – $299.99

April 29, 2007
Launch Xbox 360 Elite (120 GB) – $479.99

August 6, 2007
Price cut on Xbox 360 Premium (20 GB) – $349.99
Price cut on Xbox 360 Core – $279.99
Price cut on Xbox 360 Elite – $449.99

October 27, 2007
Launch of Xbox 360 Arcade – $279.99
Discontinuation of Xbox 360 Core

July 13, 2008
Discontinuation of Xbox 360 (20 GB) (price cut to $299.99 for remaining stock)

August 1, 2008
Launch of Xbox 360 Premium (60 GB) – $349.99

September 5, 2008
Price cut on Xbox 360 Elite – $399.99
Price cut on Xbox 360 (60 GB) – $299.99
Price cut on Xbox 360 Arcade – $199.99

August 28, 2009
Discontinuation of Xbox 360 (60 GB) (price cut to $249.99 for remaining stock)
Price cut on Xbox 360 Elite – $299.99

June 19, 2010
Launch of Xbox 360 S 250 GB – $299.99
Discontinuation of Xbox 360 Elite (price cut to $249.99 for remaining stock)
Discontinuation of Xbox 360 Arcade (price cut to $149.99 for remaining stock)

August 3, 2010
Launch of Xbox 360 S 4 GB – $199.99

Well now look at all these different versions of the 360s
The 360 has been cheaper than the PS3 for a long time, yet it has been outsold
Deal with it haters.

@ monocle how long has the 3ds been out? Didn't it get a price drop before it started selling?
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streetbred8706  +   998d ago
The Playstation name was first introduced in 1994. The Xbox name was first introduced in 2001... 7 years later. Playstation has had a 7 year advantage over the Xbox this entire time. To see the Xbox sales running side by side of the most dominant name in gaming history, I call the total success. PS3 is far from its PS2 mark of 150 million plus so to see the Xbox 360 half way there, much respect to Microsoft.
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Moncole  +   998d ago
And its a bigger gap between 3DS and Vita.

Lol you see the core gamer support. That's a huge gap between sony and ms also!
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Trunkz Jr  +   998d ago
According to Patcher, Handhelds are dead so the 3DS can't be selling this well /s
Darrius Cole  +   998d ago
Michael Pachter has about a 15% accuracy rate.
Roper316  +   998d ago
you have Patchers accuracy rate a little high me believes, maybe 5% and that's a big maybe
PopRocks359  +   998d ago
Huh. Interesting numbers to say the least. The 3DS, 360 and PS3 are selling pretty damn well, and the Wii U seems to be hanging on just over the Wii.

Gotta give Animal Crossing credit. It's only out in Japan and yet it made the top five best selling software with worldwide numbers.
mushroomwig  +   998d ago
Considering it's slow start the 3DS is really flying now. I just hope the Vita can pick up a similar speed in the future.
TooTall19  +   998d ago
Killzone:Merc and PS4 remote play certainly won't hurt.
clearelite  +   998d ago
Me too and I want the outspoken doubters and muckrakers to eat their words. Healthy handhelds and consoles sales are good for gaming/gamers and so are REAL gaming PCs.
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lovegames718  +   998d ago
You know till this day i still dont know what the hell " Animal Crossing" is. I have to do some research because i see its a big ip over their in Japan for Nintendo.
Horny  +   998d ago
ive only played the gamecube one and its a fun game.
SDF Repellent  +   998d ago
Halo 4 continues to sell, impressive.
ThatXboxGuy  +   998d ago
Yeah eh.

Tends to happen when it's the only exclusive to come out in half a year lol
solidworm  +   998d ago
How the hell does the ps3 still keep up those figures?
Hellsvacancy  +   998d ago
Because its an awesome gaming machine that alot of people question
PopRocks359  +   998d ago
Because it's cheaper, has a large number of games on it and therefor people want to buy one?
SDF Repellent  +   998d ago
Because once people realized that it won't be compatible with the PS4, they need to stock up on an extra PS3 so they can continue to play their PS3 games even if their old ones die. I kid, I kid.

I think the real reason is finally the price of the hardware is at a good price and people have a large selection of games to choose from.
clearelite  +   998d ago
Wait until it is $199 US.
Roper316  +   998d ago
because if you want a games console you should get a PS that offers the most games for gamers to play ( PC excluded ).

MS forgot about the gamer & is more concerned about getting the kiddies & grand parents with their casual Kinect crap.

When it comes to a varied library & a continued support as far as games go you can't beat the PS when it comes to consoles ( pc excluded again, I said consoles).

I own both systems & am just speaking as a gamer. I actually preordered the new GeoW and it's the 1st 360 game I have bought since Halo Reach.
BlackTar187  +   998d ago
WiiU barely selling better then Wii is kinda crazy. To me at least
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GiantFriendlyCrab  +   998d ago
lol, ps3 sold almost 10 times more than wii u
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nintendoland  +   998d ago
4 times more*
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   998d ago
you are correct, damn it
torchic  +   998d ago
omg that's a horrible mistake

"10 times more" when it's actually "4" wow dude!
MNGamer-N  +   998d ago
Why are people still buying the Wii? The only reason has to be because of price. The wii is now what like $100 brand new? When Nintendo decides to phase out the wii, maybe WiiU sales will make up some ground
PopRocks359  +   998d ago
The Wii is extremely cheap and currently has more Mario games than the Wii U. I was working at a small Gamestop over the last holiday season and a lot of people were buying Mario games on the Wii. A LOT of Mario games; from Galaxy to New Super to Party to even some of the sports titles. A lot of these games are cheaper. At the time the Wii U and its games were brand spanking new. It goes to show, price is very influential.
CouldHaveYelledUiiW  +   998d ago
I plan on doing the same with the PS3 and later on PS4.

Some people just wait a gen- and snatch up everything they want on the Cheap.

WiiU and PC are the only consoles/systems I want to drop serious cash on.
Coach_McGuirk  +   998d ago
wait, don't people usually question the source ( in these articles?
josephayal  +   998d ago
Nice Numbers
Another x2 Supreme Victory for Sony and Nintendo
triplev16  +   998d ago
Wow, PS3 and Xbox still going strong this late in the generation. Way to go gamers, consoles are here to stay.
microgenius  +   998d ago
how VGCHART is funny
every time they release sale numbers PS3 sold way more than 360 yet i dont know why 1.5 million gap between the two never get smaller!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!
N311V  +   997d ago
I wonder how much of the higher PS3 sales this year are from Xbox owners buying a second consol. I myself expected to get a 360 at some point this generation but just never felt the need to, not enough enticing exclusives.

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