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Submitted by Kamikaze8 843d ago | news

PS3 outsells Xbox 360 for the first time in almost three years

Examiner: "According to NPD, Nintendo's 3DS has long been the best selling piece of hardware, but right behind that the Xbox 360 has been leading the console race for 32 straight months. Until now. Gametrailers' Geoff Keighley is reporting today that the PS3 outsold the Xbox 360 in September." (PS3, Xbox 360)

Update The NPD Group only reports US sales.

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majiebeast  +   843d ago | Funny
C-C-C-Combo Breaker!
Abash  +   843d ago
Well Microsoft should start getting use to this when the PS4 is outselling the Xbox One, since it has so many pre-orders. Sony really deserves the success so Im glad to see them as the top selling console maker again in the US. This is just the beginning
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darthv72  +   843d ago
Wasnt this to be expected? It took longer than sony hoped but...we all knew it would happen.

Even super nintendo eventually outsold the genesis. Does that make the genesis any less respected as a console?

edit @hakeem. that is an 'interesting' perspective. Meaning those (in the US) that already have a 360 are now buying into the PS3 because of its sizable library in comparison to if they waited a month to get a PS4.

I dont think they are waiting to get an XB1 but you never know. Getting a PS3 now or in the near future is a smart move with all the still to come great games as well as back catalog of titles.
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hakeem0996  +   843d ago
The new Consoles are a month away I think it's a bad sign that a lot of people are buying PS3's .That's just mean that they won't be getting a Next gen console anytime soon .Someone could say that the low numbers for Xbox means that people are waiting for the XboxOne to come out and the high numbers of Playstation 3 sale is indicative that a lot of People are sticking with the PS3 for now instead of buying the PS4 .
B-radical  +   843d ago
Microsoft still have done very well considering the 360 is only there 2nd console

.......I lift
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Omegasyde  +   843d ago

If MS doesn't hit their sales goals, then that means a price drop. Same goes for Sony.

That's a win/win for gamers. I will more than likely pick up a Xbox1 a year or two from now if they keep their word on policies and if the price hits the 299$ point.
b163o1  +   843d ago
Look I know the RRoD is wayyy behind us, but how many people had to go out a buy new 360's cause of that fiasco? Does anyone ever factor on those numbers. Just saying...
UltimateMaster  +   843d ago
Well, the PS3 has been outselling the Xbox 360 Globally for many years.
But this chart is for the US only.
mikeslemonade  +   843d ago
Yep.. Eat crow. Jokes and Bloodmask and Markxboxkings. Haha!
SITH  +   842d ago
How long has the 36o outsold the ps3? Have the ps3 do it for the same length of time then I will start clapping my hands. Playing catch up is all.
zero_gamer  +   842d ago
"Microsoft still have done very well considering the 360 is only there 2nd console

.......I lift "

Impressive, however Nintendo and Sony were more successful with their first two generations than MS. MS has yet to win top spot the whole decade they've been in console gaming business.
Allsystemgamer  +   842d ago

guess u been clapping your hands for years as the ps3 has been outselling the 360 GLOBALLY for years now.

This chart is US ONLY.

Way to look like an idiot.
miyamoto  +   842d ago
Also in 1994 PlayStation completely destroyed something evil-the Nintendo video game industry monopoly and saved gamers and developers from Nintendo.
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pyramidshead  +   843d ago
atta boy! :P
3-4-5  +   843d ago
PS3 still has good RPG's being released....hence the increased sales.
black0o  +   843d ago
dude this US not jp or M.E
indysurfn  +   842d ago
3-4-5@ Your right, and it does not have to be Japan or M.E. to have people that love RPGs Plus there are a LOT of people from other countries that live in the US. Plus there are people that will get a console JUST for RPG's. In Japan RPG's used to take up 30% of sales. Now it is close to 50% of sales. So it is not Japan but it does not have to be.

I didn't like PS3 of xbox360 but was FORCED to buy a PS3 for RPG's because after the first two years RPG's slowed down on the360 and speed up on the PS3.
Ps I will not have that problem this time. Because I'm not selling out to Microsoft which tried to take my ownership rights away and PLANS publicly to wait until the time is right to do it.
Mystogan  +   843d ago
After 3 years xD

and btw. This is Microsoft's second console. And they managed to more than hold their own against two veterans.

Xbox FTW;!
Bathyj  +   843d ago
I dont know why people use that caveat about Xbox.

"It was only their 1st console, it was only their 2nd console."

What did PSOne do against established industry veterans on their 1st go?

They dominated them and changed the industry forever making gaming cool and not just the domain of kids and nerds. There wouldnt even be an Xbox if MS hadnt seen what Sony had done before them.

Not knocking their success. Just saying you dont have to make that excuse of being the new kid.
buynit  +   843d ago

You are knocking their success.. The ps2 completely dominated last gen and that's no longer the case on ms's second console its not so much as an excuse as it is a fact.

You sound a little butt hurt, their probably wouldn't be a playstation if it wasn't for nintendo or sega so what was your point with that Comment?
rainslacker  +   843d ago
Yeah, after 13 years, and being one of the biggest corporations in the world, you really don't get to play the underdog card. MS had a lot going for it with the original Xbox, and it was actually a very good system for it's time, but PS was dominant. MS got out early on the 360, and Sony made a lot of mistakes at the start of this gen which MS capitalized on, and that's how they went against two industry of which was practically an afterthought because of Sony's dominance after 2 gens.

MS did good this gen. I give them props. They made some mistakes, but pushed the system to be better and delivered some fine content. They've been somewhat lackluster lately, but I will give them props for a gen well played.
fsfsxii  +   842d ago
Except that MS didn't do anything good for the industry like Sony did with the PSone
SilentNegotiator  +   842d ago

"It was only Microsoft's third console!"
nypifisel  +   842d ago
PS3 have always sold the most in the rest of the world. And yeah like everyone else said, what about PS2? 150 million.
indysurfn  +   842d ago
@Bathyj You beat me to it! To back you up, yeah PS1 was Sony's first machine and PS2 was the second. And they BOTH came in FIRST place.

Also When Atari came out it dominated. When Nintendo came out, it dominated. When Sega came out (first 3 years) it didn't just lead it dominated. When Sony came out it dominated. When Microsoft came out it, it did not dominate, but it did....come out. Microsoft has not done what others did in their first attempt!
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kenshiro100  +   842d ago
Call me back when they manage to reach the numbers of the PS2.

You're just bitter. It's okay.
dale_denton  +   843d ago
yeah, and whens the last time 360 outsold ps3 worldwide as well? never!
xDHAV0K24x  +   842d ago
U live in AMERICA. The F u care about worldwide?
paul-p1988  +   842d ago | Intelligent
@xDHAV0K24x because some people like to look at the big picture.

America does not = World....
dale_denton  +   842d ago
Why do i care? Because you have a halo avatar. Thats why. Also, your grammar and spelling is horrible.
Anon1974  +   842d ago
Has anyone sent Aaron Greenberg a card or flowers or something? This was seriously the only thing he's had to beat his chest about in his PR releases for years, and he never let up. Every month you'd see his release "Wooooo! Xbox, U.S.A.! 30 consecutive months! Wooooooo!"

Now what's he gonna do? You cruel bastards took away the only thing the man cared about! Is there even going to be an NPD response from Microsoft going forward?
Dan_scruggs  +   842d ago
So Sony and Microsoft are still fighting for second place huh?
Anon1974  +   842d ago
Not really. The PS3 has been outselling the 360 worldwide since the start and overtook the 360 earlier this year in worldwide sales according to reports. 360 sales, according to Microsoft, have fallen off sharply year over year and continue to do so, so there's not much chance of them finishing anywhere but 3rd place worldwide.

The PS3 on the other hand saw only a nominal slowdown the past year and just recently released a PS3 unit breaking below the magic, $199 mark which will no doubt spur sales. They sit somewhere around 82 million PS3's currently compared to the Wii's 100 million sales, and it's no secret that Wii sales have almost stopped dead compared to even the year before.

With the PS3 finally below $199 and with Sony committed to supporting the console until 2015 and possibly beyond, even as PS3 sales slow we could still see them break 100 million, and with Wii sales at a virtual standstill, this gen could possibly go to the PS3 in terms of outright, unit sales. The PS3 is certainly the underdog in that race (quite amazing when you consider the historical price difference between the PS3 and the Wii, or the PS3 and Xbox 360 for that matter) but it's not inconceivable. The forecasts are calling for 10 million PS3's sold for fiscal '13 putting the PS3 at around 90 million by March.

So really, it's more like Nintendo and Sony fighting for first place this gen. It could be close when the dust finally settles.
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Dlacy13g  +   843d ago
I think Sony's GTA bundle paid off big time for them.
JohnApocalypse  +   843d ago
That's what I'm guessing, the 360 version of GTAV probably sold more (At least in the US)
Kamikaze8  +   843d ago
It did!
Benchm4rk  +   842d ago
Didn't Sony just release the 12gb flash memory super slim console $199 in the US in late August. I reckon that probably helped them as well.
Rainstorm81  +   842d ago
I agree I know three people that bought that bundle....which a pretty high amount this latr in the generation

But they are casual gander and owned 360s already, which i think has something to do with it.

A lot of Xbox faithful are just now discovering the PS3
Dlacy13g  +   842d ago
yeah... I have a friend who just got a PS3 to go along with his 360 as well. I am thinking owners of one system will have more and more opportunities to buy into the current generation cheaply as we see even more good bundles and price drops in the year to come. Heck... even the WiiU may see some of that kind of love if Nintendo gets really aggressive.
Sly-Lupin  +   843d ago
Funny, I thought that trend reversed years ago. Who the hell is going to the store these days and grabbing a 360?
Kamikaze8  +   843d ago
3DS has been outselling both for some months now, but Microsoft just spins it as the "console race" which doesn't include handhelds.
Mystogan  +   843d ago
Typical Playstation Fanboy. Spins everything positive about Xbox into negative. Asks Microsoft not to spin everything.
Biggest  +   843d ago
It's a positive that the 360 didn't sell more than the PS3 this time around?
buynit  +   843d ago
Umm... Yea.. A console is a console and a handheld is a handheld.. The only spinning i see is from you..
Narutone66  +   842d ago
Not everyone bashing MS is a Playstation fanboy. Notice he said 3DS, he might be a Nintendo fanboy.
Kamikaze8  +   842d ago
To be honest, I haven't played a non-Microsoft console since the original Xbox released, so there goes that theory.
CGI-Quality  +   843d ago
People interested in picking up one of the best consoles to release in the last decade.
DeadManIV  +   843d ago
Why not buy a ps3 then? Or a PS2
Sitdown  +   843d ago
Because that is not one of the best consoles they are looking for? Because they wanted to play Halo? Because they wanted to play Forza? Because they wanted to play Gears of War? Because they wanted the cheaper priced current generation console? Because they wanted a console still being massed produced and supported?
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walkincarpet  +   843d ago
best console is debatable but 360 easily has best controller and online service...
Hicken  +   843d ago
Best controller is debatable, but 360 easily has the best Gears of War.
-wub-  +   842d ago
@Sitdown It's kind of sad that you just named all of the 360 exclusives.
indysurfn  +   842d ago
@-WUB- That was some cruely delivered homer! ROFLMOA. In fairness there where a few more exclusives to take out a few more fingers if your finger counting.

I thought CGI-QUALITY was being sarcastic when he said. Do anyone want to pick up ...'ONE of the best consoles this decade' As opposed to saying 'the best Console this decade'.
DragonKnight  +   843d ago
Another one of those "In the U.S.A." articles without that fact in the headline.
maniacmayhem  +   843d ago
That is why we should read the article before commenting.

Then why even comment about the title if you already knew this?
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DragonKnight  +   843d ago
Umm, how else do you think I knew that it was "for the U.S." maniac? Through magic and psychic powers?

**EDIT** Because I can? What part of this is that complicated for you? Wow.
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Naga  +   843d ago
"NPD" stands for "National Purchase Diary"

So technically, it's implied in the subtext of the headline by virtue of its stated source.
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Biggest  +   843d ago
Which nation is national?
Naga  +   843d ago
@ Biggest

Come on, man. You are splitting semantic hairs.
If you know it's just one nation being referred to, it's in English, it's being cited as an official report, and the source historically reports data primarily from the USA... what nation did you think it was - Canada?
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KwietStorm  +   843d ago
Stop whining and take it for what it is. Every single account holder on this site knows where they stand globally. You didn't even have to read the article to see the excerpt says NPD. You should have also known they were talking about the US when that very title says "outsells" and "first time." Every single time these NPD articles come up, certain people play the global thing. Yes, we all know the PS3 has rightfully trounced them globally since forever. You don't have to make a simple headline out to be something that it's not.
maniacmayhem  +   843d ago
Exactly, it says NPD right in the subtext under the title. And yet Dragon doesn't understand why it wasn't in the title?

He's been on this site long enough to know that NPD sales articles are about sales in North America.

Everyone knows what he was trying to imply but he'll play the role of "huh?", all good I guess.

lol, now there's an update for the reading comprehension challenged on this site.
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DragonKnight  +   843d ago
Apparently there are a few of you that can accuse me of not reading the article (even though you know I did) yet completely ignore that my comment applies to people who didn't read the article. It amazes me how so many people think in such one dimensional ways.
buynit  +   843d ago
Dragonknight please just stop your tolling and how the hell you have so many Bubbles?

It amazes me how we get npd number like every month, we know it only counts na, since forever... Yet each and every month for the past yrs some one like you comes in and thinks they are saving the gaming world by reminding everyone its not world wide sales..

Its like your stuck in 06! Someone needs to open a portal for you, can anyone lend this kid Portal? For The ps3 of course...
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DragonKnight  +   843d ago
buynit, why do you care about bubbles? learn to let go man, they don't control you. get out of the system man.
maniacmayhem  +   843d ago
Your first comment:

"Another one of those "In the U.S.A." articles without that fact in the headline."

Then you claim:

"...yet completely ignore that my comment applies to people who didn't read the article."

No where does your first comment even remotely suggest it was aimed at people who did not read the article. That first comment hardly if at all suggests that point at all.

And what we're saying is that bit of NA info is not needed in the title since it is in the sub-text right beneath that very title you have such a problem with.

I guess you should also head over to this article and explain the same deal about it's title too.
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DragonKnight  +   843d ago
Except that it worked because you thought I didn't read the article. You've just proven what I said to be right. You came to bust my chops about not reading the article and you know that I did, my comment shouldn't require so much explaining given your reaction. Why the hell am I wasting my time on you with this? Feel free to argue with a wall.
jessupj  +   843d ago
Yes! Thank you DragonKight.

it also pisses me off too.

A title is suppose to to be an accurate few word summary of the article. I have no idea why others can't grasp this simply idea and are actually arguing with you. Amazing.

It's gotten to the point where I know instantly that it's a NPD related article without reading anything but the title even though it almost never specifies it's only US sales numbers. Because I say to myself, that sounds very unlikely, must be an NPD article.
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maniacmayhem  +   843d ago
You make absolutely no sense at all Dragon.

You said; another article without USA in the headline, and I said that is why WE should read the article before commenting.

No where do I accuse YOU of not reading the article.

The main point that you and everyone else is trying to point out is there is no reason to put every bit of information in a TITLE when the subtext right below explains it all.

That is why everyone is baffled, including me, about your comment. If a person with common sense can read the headline and a couple of sentences after that then why comment that the title should have USA in it? It was not flagged by any mods or the community because it was unnecessary.

Then you say it was directed at folks who didn't read the article?

Again, you and I both know NPD is a group that reports North American sales. It always has, your comment was as lame as when people use to put "US is not the world".

I do agree with one thing though you are a wall and just as smart.


All I have to say to you is this:

a·nal·o·gy [uh-nal-uh-jee]

1. a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based: the analogy between the heart and a pump.

2. similarity or comparability: I see no analogy between your problem and mine.

Notice the definition says "comparison". I'll just leave it at that.
DragonKnight  +   843d ago
"I do agree with one thing though you are a wall and just as smart."
jessupj  +   842d ago
That really doesn't matter manaic, It's a moot point from the actual issue. It's just you trying to downplay me pointing out you're utterly ridiculous and deeply flawed logic. You hilariously think just because MS failed with their original vision instead of getting away with it, that somehow absolves them. It's the intent behind the crime, not whether you're competent enough to pull it off.

Like I said, I could write a thesis on the subject and makes sure I cover every single little detail and loop hole, but you would still stubbornly refuse to budge an inch or acknowledge what a horrible thing that MS tried to do to gaming, so it would be a waste of time.
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lonz358  +   843d ago
Is this only in the US?
ricochetmg  +   843d ago
World wide its been outselling it for about 2 years.
lonz358  +   843d ago
US, as I figured
Minato-Namikaze  +   843d ago
6 years
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jessupj  +   843d ago
Maybe if the title was correctly said, you wouldn't have to ask that question. Not your fault though.
arbitor365  +   843d ago
actually the PS3 has been outselling the 360 for 3 years, globally. this article title fails to mention that these numbers are just US
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Anon1974  +   842d ago
Just a quick correction. There actually hasn't been a single, full fiscal year since the PS3 launched were the 360 has outsold the PS3 globally according to numbers from Sony and Microsoft.

If you rearrange the data by calendar year, 2011 with the launch of Kinect was the only calendar year the 360 sold more than the PS3 globally (2008 calendar year was a tie). After the first holiday period the PS3 was available, the 360's lead was nearly 9 million consoles worldwide.

You can head on over to Sony or Microsoft's investor relations page to have a look, but you'll need to search through each fiscal report for the data. Or, you could just grab the year end reports for the totals.

Looks like they updated the article to reflect that this is just in the US. They took away the last thing Aaron Greenberg had to cheer about. Poor guy. What's he going to do now for his press releases? Will Microsoft even put out an update now?
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DanielGearSolid  +   843d ago
Ps3 has been outselling the 360 globally... Fix the dam title smh
koolaid251  +   843d ago
I only care about Murica lmfao!!!
xDHAV0K24x  +   842d ago
As u damn well should
fox3   843d ago | Spam
KwietStorm  +   843d ago
"PS3 was #1 selling console in September, breaking 32-month winning steak by Xbox 360. GTA bundle helped."

That good ol' winning steak. I don't think it was GTA at all. It was the A1 sauce.
Orpheo  +   843d ago
That's just the way it is. It seems to be the common consensus that Microsoft won this gen (excluding Nintendo's Wii, which they all do for some reason). It's true that in the US the X-Box 360 has outsold the PlayStation 3, but viewed from a global perspective the 360 has finished last place this gen.

This is actually worse, in a sense, from last gen when the original X-Box finished 2nd worldwide just ahead of Nintendo's GameCube. Of course when comparing the total amount of consoles sold the 360 has far outsold its predecessor.
fox3   843d ago | Spam
Omegasyde  +   843d ago
Yes, despite no blu-ray, Online fees, and RROD scandal MS did very well. Especially considering the 360 has had less exclusives vs the ps3.
fox3   843d ago | Spam
lonz358  +   843d ago
Watch what a difference it makes launching the same year and cheaper.
Omegasyde  +   843d ago

OK - I'll Play your game.

Look below.

Xbox 1 launch games ALL DAY 1 (total 21)

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Battlefield 4
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Crimson Dragon
Dead Rising 3
Fighter Within
Forza Motorsport 5
Just Dance 2014
Killer Instinct
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
Madden NFL 25
NBA 2K14
NBA Live 14 [18]
Need for Speed: Rivals
Powerstar Golf
Ryse: Son of Rome
Skylanders: Swap Force
Zoo Tycoon
Zumba Fitness: World Party


PS4 launch Games ALL day 1 (total 33)

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Battlefield 4
Blacklight: Retribution
Call of Duty: Ghosts
DC Universe Online
Escape Plan
Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition
Just Dance 2014
Killzone Shadow Fall
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
Madden NFL 25
NBA 2K14
NBA Live 14
Need for Speed: Rivals
Pinball Arcade
Putty Squad
Skylanders Swap Force
Sound Shapes
Super Motherload
Switch Galaxy Ultra
Tiny Brains
War Thunder


NUMB3R5 4R3 FUN!!!!!!!!
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maniacmayhem  +   843d ago
I believe Fox3 was referring to exclusives not multiplats. Over half that line up are multiplats and N4G logic says that anything on PC is not an exclusive.

Not my rules.
Mikefizzled  +   843d ago
I do enjoy when people try brag about games released 3 years ago. I don't want to disappoint but Blacklight Retribution and DC Universe Online made me yawn so hard I nearly broke my jaw....
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xDHAV0K24x  +   842d ago
Dont forget the piracy issues!
True_Samurai  +   843d ago
Eh about time
TechMech2  +   843d ago
Too bad. PS3 was terrible. No party chat, terrible playstation network.
WeAreLegion  +   843d ago
Fake account used to troll users. Can we please get rid of these?
TechMech2  +   843d ago
This is my only account, and just because my opinion is different then yours doesn't make me a troll
stuna1  +   843d ago

You're right! You're opinion doesn't make you a troll, just what you say, make you a troll!!!
Hicken  +   843d ago
Now you're just trolling flat-out.
TechMech2  +   843d ago
I ain't trolling. I hated my ps3's online system. I play offline on it because it updates so much and the online is so bad. I'd probably be buying a ps4 if the online was better
slapedurmomsace  +   842d ago
@ Hicken, he's not trolling, he's just a misinformed gamer stuck in 2007.
tiffac008  +   842d ago
Well for something "horrible" it sure outsold the supposedly better console.

@Belking (below)

But it would have mattered if the 360 was able to keep the lead against the PS3 world wide, right? ;)

Okay all jokes aside before the PS3 and 360 stop selling. We will see this generation end with 3 different consoles on top of 3 different regions. 360 for US, PS3 for EU and Wii for Japan. Its gonna happen.
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MegaRay  +   843d ago
That what happened when u support your product am I wrong?
MisfitsInc  +   843d ago
PS3 was already in the lead worldwide
Belking  +   843d ago
No it wasn't. Sony never confirmed that.

Plus, we knew this was gonna happen eventually. Doesn't even matter anymore though.
Brazz  +   843d ago
yup, than we have, one more time, facts that point to a clear favoritism of Vg chartz to the "Xbox 360", this make me think that Ps3 lead is probably much larger than what Vg chartz says ...

look, vg chartz puts Xbox360 USA sales above ps3, as you can see:
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mochachino  +   843d ago
PS3 has been outselling 360 for over 4 years.
Biggest  +   843d ago
Technically is has been outselling it since the first year. However, the PS3 didn't have more sold until a few years back.
WeAreLegion  +   842d ago
You speak the truth. It has been outpacing the 360 since launch. If that weren't true, it wouldn't have surpassed it.
horndog  +   843d ago
Does it even matter anymore?? This gen is wrapping up and the ps3 got spanked in the us and losttons of market to ms. People are now waitting on the next console from MS
Tctczach  +   843d ago
Who gives two s#!/s? This generation is over.
WeAreLegion  +   842d ago
You're not getting Arkham Origins, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Gran Turismo 6, Dark Souls 2, Castlevania 2, Kingdom Hearts 2.5, or Ratchet & Clank:ItN?
corvusmd  +   842d ago
Just Origins and Stick of Truth, I have no interest in the others at all....although I can't wait for KH3
Tctczach  +   842d ago
I might get the new Batman. The South park game, I am going to wait till the reviews come out. But other than that yeah. I was just waiting on GTA to end this gen for me. Playing Dark Souls was awesome and I loved it...but it just felt somewhat like a chore to me to keep going back to it. So I might pick it up when it's cheap. Unless Deep Down is better.

Edit: I have also spent like 1000 dollars in the past week getting ready for next gen do that's why I am ready for it to be over. Haha. A little biased.
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Clarence  +   843d ago
Just the beginning
akurtz  +   843d ago
I like the new "It doesnt matter anymore" comments.
zero_gamer  +   842d ago
It doesn't matter anymore. PS4 will ♠ the next gen war sales wise.
AceBlazer13  +   843d ago
Microsoft best as get used to it, the times are a changing back. To those spouting micro did good for only their second console fail to realize that sony slaughtered competition with their first 2 consoles consecutively .
TristanPR77  +   843d ago
The PS3 outsold the xbox 360 worldwide since January 2013, the last g territory where the xbox had dominance was the US and it has also fallen. If Sony is doing this current gen, with the troubled PS3, imagine what Sony can do with PS4 beast.
KontryBoy706  +   842d ago
you think that's something, just wait until next month
zero_gamer  +   842d ago
Wait until the next 5 years, Sony will ace the whole generation with the PS4 I bet. The PS4 is the only widely accepted console among gamers.
rammstein91  +   842d ago
ps3 total sales have reached 80m worldwide,x360 is 78m or something.
corvusmd  +   842d ago
Actually 360 is at 80 Mil too

@rammstein I see what you are trying to say, but if you look at the left of the page, you'll see that global totals haven't been updated on that site since AT LEAST before Oct 5th, so the site itself admits they are out of date. Although I think the more important point is that despite being outsold, the 360 has sold a considerable amount more of games for their system.
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rammstein91  +   842d ago
i've read that article too,but this numbers based on

check hardware totals
Max-Zorin  +   842d ago
Only purists care about sales when they're only consumers.
JackISbacK  +   842d ago
this is only because of exclusives on ps3 ,best example the last of us ,and other than out of these things xbox 360 was the best console of this generation and after when they will play this game they will return back to 360 or jump to ps4 and xbox one ,and that will only will next gen which will give amazing games and also best features because for next gen games will drag them to console but with heavy features.
Picnic  +   842d ago
The NPD only reports US sales.

For the rest of the world, I'd be sure that the last 32 months coincides with the PS3 getting more new sales in each subsequent year than the Xbox360 has. The PS3 had more exclusives, AAA and indie, and better versions of multiformat games than it had before.

The Xbox360 did very well to get in the same kind of range of sales as the PS3 did. But going in to the next generation, a lot of PS3 owners seem to be enticed by the notion that the next 7+ years of the PS4, being easier to program, might be like the last 3 great years of the PS3 intensified. And some Xbox360 owners get that too. Lucky that the Xbox One happens to have some good exclusives though.
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tommygunzII  +   842d ago
Was expecting a video, glad it wasn't. I could get less ads, popups and spyware drudging through internet cesspools than what I received upon entering that site.
Tzuno  +   842d ago
so until now news about ps3 outselling x360 was a lie. it took 3 years for ps3 to reach this high in front of x360 and now all the fan-boys are in outer-space lol. Pathetic.
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