Ps3 outsold 360 by a heavy margin in Japan and by slight margin in US, for the month of July.
No wonder we are seeing software sales for the ps3 a lot closer to Microsoft's software sales, then we did a year or a month ago. I don't even get why people see that 360 will lead Japan (or Europe) in future. It doesn't even make sense. 360 are so much cheaper compared to ps3 - 360 price difference than US, and yet ps3 outsells.
LOL VGChartz is banned from most websites for good reasons you know. They're full of crap and everyone knows it. Shame on Cyrus for submitting all of their BS to N4G.
I dont think any credible source has ever claimed that 360 could lead in Japan. Yeah they might outsell them for a week or two around some big release but American electronics do not sale in Japan.
And quick note for those that are stunned the 360 is still getting outsold. No matter how low the price cut, consumers arent dumb. They can see a great product when it is in front of them. Yes the 360 does have a bigger lineup of games compared to the ps3 but at the same time u should know the only reason why this is the case is because of the early launch the 360 had over its competitors. The ps3 maybe over priced but at the same time, the hardware is very durable and long lasting and it has alot to offer with wifi, hdd, bluray player, ds3 controller with a cord to recharge your controller and u can get online and play games with no charge. To me that is one hell of a bargain especially if u buy the MGS4 Bundle which also includes MGS4 which is the best game this next gen period thus far and u can play almost all your ps1 and ps2 games on that bundle, for only $499. U may say it is a high price but at the same time people will take quality and a bargain over faultyness.
"No matter how low the price cut, consumers arent dumb." don't be too sure..
Yep, yep. I agree.
"don't be too sure.. " LOL...Took the words right outta my mouth!
Dont be so sure of what? July NPD numbers speak for itself. If the MGS4 bundle which is 500 dollars can outsell the 360 arcade which u can get for 199. That right there shows u just how much an impact MGS4 and how great a value that bundle is despite the 360 having a bigger library of games. And also u got to also consider alot of that reason is due to the problem the 360 hardware has with RROD. U dont have to agree with me because of my opinion, but at the same time ill let the sale numbers do the talking.
The Ipod does. America doesn't manufacture nearly as many electronics in comparison to Japan.
"Dont be so sure of what? July NPD numbers speak for itself. If the MGS4 bundle which is 500 dollars can outsell the 360 arcade which u can get for 199. That right there shows u just how much an impact MGS4 and how great a value that bundle is despite the 360 having a bigger library of games. And also u got to also consider alot of that reason is due to the problem the 360 hardware has with RROD. U dont have to agree with me because of my opinion, but at the same time ill let the sale numbers do the " Yawn... Let me know what the year end NPD data is. Dont look into too much summer numbers when its the holiday season is when the consoles sell the most. That's why Sony dropped their price last year before the holidays and that's why M$ is doing it this year as well..
Though you are right that summer pales in comparison to holiday, a solid summer can easily make up for a loss in the holiday. As long as you don't flop the holiday compared to the other systems, a summer can catch you right up if not surpass. I do think the 360 will probably take the holiday though. They have a lot more coming up for this winter all around. Games, price, services, and reliability in new systems. PS3 almost certainly won't flop comparatively though.
I mean 360 needs a huge release like Tales of Vesperia just to slightly outsell the PS3 for a week.
RPG will push 360 for a little while, but when ps3 gets the same game, it will push a hell of lot ps3 more. Developers will then make loads of money of the ps3 version in JAPAN. Then onwards, Developers will be making multiplatform games that will release same time in the future for Japan because they know that 360 is going to get pumbled, no matter how good of a game they release. They can make a lot more on the ps3, unless microsoft uses it's dough. Microsoft seriously needs to see the light of day, and say that it's NOT a RPG CONSOLE to the JAPANESE consumers. They don't see it as one, so why pretend. Microsoft is only doing this to entice Japanese customers, and yet with so many rpgs, it's continues to fumble around.
Yeah, it will take a big JRPG for the 360 to outsell the PS3. But, the Tales of Vasperia hype in Japan wont last for about another week or so and it will all be over. When MGS4 came out on the PS3, the PS3 sold 80,000+ units in week (and even outsold the Wii that week) and then next week after MGS4's launch in Japan, PS3 sales almost immediately went back to normal.... if the hype for MGS4 lasted a good week in Japan, then the Tales of Vasperia wont last too much longer, because Tales of Vasperia is no Final Fantasy calibur JRPG. March 2009 + PS3 Final Fantasy Advent Children bundles = the true beginning of PS3 domination in Japan. When FFXIII drops in Japan on the PS3, it's going to be PS3 pandemonium. The only other times in which I can realistically see the 360 outselling the PS3 in Japan for another week or two is when Infinite Undiscovery comes out, and when Star Ocean 4 comes out, but until then, the PS3 will continue to dominate the 360 in Japan... but FFXIII for the PS3 will almost put an end to the 360 in Japan for good. And personally, I think that Microsoft has been paying to have some of these JRPG's on the 360 because Japanese developers know that the 360 isn't the hottest console in Japan and Japan devs. know that they could easily make double or tripe the profit from a game if they released it for the PS3 but Microsoft has to be paying them off just to make the game on the 360... a 360 JRPG struggles to reach the Million mark, but a JRPG on the PS3 would easily sell a million and more. Microsoft wants the 360 to do better in Japan, and they know that once the PS3 get's some JRPG's in Japan, it's over for the Xbox 360 in Japan and the PS3 will be hot on their tails and that's got to be why so many JRPG's are on the 360 and not the PS3.
I'm A Stupid Xbot, the PS3 is outselling the fixme dvd player in Europe, America, and Japan, I wasted my money.
once again proof vgc chart is bs....im i the only one that thinks n4g should stop letting people posting vgc numbers :/
Please tell me why in your opinion are the VG charts false. Give a few reasons. It seems to me that this is the trend on this site. Yet no one ever states why VG charts suck. I have been using N4G sense the new year began. (right about the time PS3 started beating 360 almost every month)So back when PS3 was flailing, did all the Xbox people support it?
Because their numbers are way off when compared to official numbers like NPD. Yup, that pretty much sums up why they're crap.
Its pretty much dead on with the NPD this month.
vgchartz is showing that ps3 is getting it's ass handed to them for a couple of weeks now. Right now this is the 3rd or 4th week in a row i believe that the 360 outsold the ps3 worldwide. This week charts showed that they also outsold them in Japan by a margin of 13.5k. Anyway "Ps3 outsold 360 by a heavy margin in Japan" O RLY?? Captain obvious lol
Posters on their own forum pages are bashing them. OUCH!
if vg is crap whats a valid acutate way to take totals for consoles
Very impressive. But they predicted it would slow down. Let's wait and see.
I guess there not even though Tales of Vesparia is out now its still not going to do anything Kotaku of course would make it sound like its a big deal over there in Japan for the turdBox 360 when was that game released? in Japan?.
Welcome to one bubble land, now bend over!
Nintendo smacks Sony around.
same with the 360 dumb xtard
No wonder Microsoft are copying Nintendo then.
PSP top in japan again this month. Nintendo is starting to lose it's handheld crown, just like it lost the console crown two generations ago expect the wii to sell a lot for awhile but the PS3 will catch up soon with great games, like whatever the hell TEAMICO is making will pull the PS3 ahead IMO
Wasn't he one of the guys who said the Wii "didn't count" as a gaming console or something like that? ah whatever, he's pathetic, he has no life, 'nuff said. now excuse me while I go play warhawk and mgs4 online.
VG Chartz is full of crap. They need to be banned from here.
Did the PS3 actually outsell the xbox360 in America and Japan? If So I'm speechless.
This is combined data from Media Create and NPD.
sorry vcame back from a boring party just saw the NPD results. Looks like the PS3 is doing well. Hopefully it will start doubling on the xbox360.
PS3 will be at the top soon enough
japan is a tiny island smaller than florida. who cares.
if you believe japan is insignificant, especially when it comes to video games.
Somewhere out in space live the chinamen!
Is Zerodin implying that the Chinese are from Japan? Just when I thought bots couldn't be any dumber.
The 360 is killing the ps3 in their own country, so now nobody in the world wants a ps3 even japan. "PS3 will be at the top soon enough" When exactly is this going to be for the best system in the world hmm, and im sure people are tired of wait till later what about now? The ps3 is dead admit it especially when the 360 is doing batter...oh well maybe ps4 will have even better visual's maybe then it will be better.
Do you have eyes? Yes? Well try to use them. Unless you're just typing everything in reverse. Which means Halo 3 is the most innovating game ever in existence. Microsoft is honorable. You're smart.
So the 360 is doing 'batter' and crushing the PS3 in its own country? I suggest you stop doing whatever you're doing as it's obviously giving you hallucinations.
It was a satirical response to how PS3 fans react to PS3 outselling in the US.
PS3 in Japan needs a killer app that lets you use the PSP as well. They should really start pushing that connection cos PSP is kicking some serious arse in Japan. If a Monster Farm or something came out that would make innovative use of both then it could really boost PS3 there.
Monster Hunter 3 was the biggest loss for Sony to Nintendo. They seriously should have had some sort of cross-platform support for the PSP and PS3 specifically for that game. Japan would have been in a frenzy.
but I'm pretty sure that's where megatron is. All the really cool gadgets come from there. So I wouldnt be surprised to find the transformer out there. I bet I could find one android or robot in japan. there intelligence & behavior frighten you? maybe you should take a session & watch tom cruise in the last samurai. don't let me catch you crying, xbot.
Where are the exact numbers/figures for the Japan hardware sales? All I see is a colored graph, with no precise labelling of units sold per platform.
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