VGChartz writes: "With shipment data in for the big three, we can get a good mid-way read on the console trends. In addition we can predict the future. Read on if you want an idea of how it has and will play out.
Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo recently announced their financial results for the April 1, 2008 to June 30, 2008 quarter. Within the released data are lifetime to date figures for hardware and software platforms. To get a good idea of individual platform trends, and overall industry trends, the results have been divided up by company. After that, there is an overall look at industry sales, with an assessment of how well the consoles are doing."