We all know that the PS4 is going to sell really, really well – there’s no point recounting all the times the PS4 has sold out on Amazon, and the love for it all over the internet – but now we know just how well Sony hopes it will sell. - PSLS
it's end of fiscal year, means march 2014, but still, they aimed for, that's higher possibilities will reach beyond that..!!, i'd say 4-5 Million 2013..^^!!
will they even have that many ready to sell with sold out being the trend. If they add a vita too I say 7 million sold
I'm hoping to be one of those 5 million. I didn't get a chance to preorder but anyone know what my chances are to get one day 1? If I don't get one day 1 whats the worse case scenario? I gotta wait till 2014?
I think they'll sell a bit more than that. They'll probably sell 2-3 million in the first week.
So glad my PS4 preorder is paid off! in the mean time back to GTA V on the PS3.
Same here :)
It seems very plausible. The Wii U managed 3.45 million without that much advertising, and confusion with the original Wii. So for the PlayStation 4 to get 5 million isn't too much to ask for IMO.
I think that's doable. The PS3 launched in Nov as well in NA and Japan and saw 3.5 million by the end of March, without the Europe market and at higher price point. Given the $400 PS4 price tag I think they'll move 5 million considering it'll be launched in Europe and NA at the start and then in Japan come Feb.
Which kind of highlights the moot point of initial sales, when we are talking 5 million consoles for PS4 and previously 3.5 million for Wii U. To me then, it seems the Wii U did exceptionally well relatively speaking, but then just completely tapered off. All in all, it seems pretty low considered all the fangirl frenzy of 90% polls in favor of PS4 and so on.
Well pre orders are well over a million already.So.it shouldnt be hard to do it.
por xbox one, I'll use you as my door stoper. LOL
At $500, its one expensive door stop! Seriously though if one likes the Xbox One, can't stop them from getting one. Me though I preordered my PS4 since May, so prob get mine day one..
Strange Yosp just reacted, its end of fiscal year so march 2014.
hmmmm so this means they obviously have a solid plan to manufacture that many as well... impressive.
Definately possible and probably will happen.
Lol at the immediate dislike. We have some PS4 haters (secretly lovers) here!
Fiscal or Calendar? Any confirmation on that? Sorry don't feel like reading the article!
Fiscal. It's in the title.
We've gotten to the point where even reading the title properly is too hard.
I'm damn sure they will meet their goal! I will be helping them meet their goal! Go Playstation Go! Nothing can stop now but yourselves so tread carefully.
I'm damn positive the PS4 will reach it's mark. If the PS4 does reach its sales mark, it'll really put the Wii u to shame - which would probably have a little more than 4 million by that time frame judging by its current sales rate. I wonder how X1 will fare.
have u factored in wii u holiday sales? i know the wii u isnt doing good but it should have a nice boast during the holiday but how big, who knows? Plus they have a few games coming around the holidays that people may want.
I'll probably buy one when Infamous Second Son comes out.
Which arrives in February, one month before the end of the fiscal year.
I can see it now. Honestly, since we see the demand, it seems pretty reasonable. Since it will launch in a large majority of the world before march ends. i would say yes.
Wow if demand is really THAT high, amd the pre-orders are a large part of it, then that means that the PS4 will have sold almost double the amount of Wii U's. Time for Iwata to wake the hell up. The man blew his first year advantage.
Anyone else hating the translator right now translating TGS? lol
Um will you meet the demand though ? That's my question, selling it is no problem, it's the supply/demand.
Given the territories the respective consoles are launching in and with ps4 obviously going to take the early lead, I believe this will only continue as strength breeds strength. I see ps4 selling 10 million before Christmas next year while Xbone sells 6 to 7 million.
I can see that happening. I actually was more liberal. 15 million ps3's by next christmas 8-10 million XBone
Possible. 15 is an awful lot but for the 1st year, thats more like the numbers a console sells in its absolute prime. And 8 to 10 would actually be stellar sales for the Xbone given to uphill battle it has. I dont think they can do that. I think we have the ratios pretty close though. PS, that disagree, wasnt me.
Highly doubt that
I'll be one of em
I don't think they'll have a problem selling that many as long as they can maintain supply to retailers. The demand is clearly there.
That's 1 mil a month,there already past a mil with preorders alone.I can definitely see it happening.
That is a shitload of consoles, would be a pretty huge effort from sony not onky manufacturing wise but sales wise as well to push those kind of numbers in a short span of time. Hope they do it !!
I predict more just going by how incredible the gap is between good and bad news for Sony and also by consumer reaction to the PS4. But what do I know, I'm just one of the millions shelling out more than $1000 for the console, games and accessories. :D
Microsoft aiming to sell xbox division by march 2014.
You're high as balls for saying that.
It will sell well but you have to be completely devoid of current and past console sales knowledge to believe it will play out this way. They will likely revise this down at a later date. Even the Wii, which was sold out for almost a year, only managed about 4 million between November 2006-March 2007 and had A LOT MORE EXCLUSIVES at launch and the ensuing months (Paper Mario, Twilight Princess sorta, Wii Sports, Excite Truck, Red Steel, etc) 2-3 million tops folks. I'm sorry, the PS4/Xbox One won't be immune to the same bad sales that the 3DS/Wii U/Vita have suffered in recent years. PS4/Xbox One will be hovering near or below 100k units per month in the US in January and probably going lower throughout Q1-Q2 barring any unforseen releases.
you are wrong, As fast as ps4's are made they will sell. on two resens, 1. every game has vita view / rift view. 2. free games / online services that are running at 100% with every one online at the same time "1.3 million people to the 5 million in march".
When early 2014 hits you will come back down to earth along with a lot of other people. I can't wait to pick up my PS4 at launch but so many people are in for a rude awakening thinking the lust for the PS4 in the hardcore gaming community will translate to incredible demand from the general consumer in non-holiday parts of the year. Stop acting like a software drought won't happen for these new consoles. Even with InFAMOUS in February that leaves not much PS4 software to sell consoles between January and E3 2014. InFamous at best will serve to bump PS4 sales just as much as Lego City/MH3U bumped Wii U sales back in March. Also, not to diss the Vita but if no one really buys it now (after a $50 price drop and better memory card prices the Vita STILL didn't even break 30k in the US during August) how could it ever boost PS4 sales in anyway?
Remember this is shipment numbers not sold to customers. They have to keep stock for the retailers as well. Also the 3DS only had a bad start because of the price and drought of games. Once that was over it was like sell, sell and sell.
Infamous in February is gonna help move consoles,who knows what else might happen between now and March.The chances of this happening are really high right now.
Because InFamous helped to move so many PS3 units in the past right?
while i disagree with you, it will be interesting to see how it plays out since you have obviously thought about it quite a bit. good argument, but I still disagree...
Five? Ha! Make it ten.
It could happen but I don't think it can by the end of this year as there r still loads of new games coming to ps3 this year cod gt6 NFS and many more.
That's more than the Wii U at launch. Hopefully they exceed their goals because in my opinion the PS4 is a fantastic console. Nexus 7 2013
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