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Week recap: PS3 160GB; Xbox 360 falls; Wii No. 3

Sony this week said that it will retail a new 160GB PS3 bundle SKU in Nov. The bundle will include Uncharted: Drake's Fortune for $499.

Sales for the PS3 increased this week in the latest Japan retail data. The PS3 ranked No. 4 in overall hardware sales.

Sales for Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 fell back following a spike on the release of Namco Bandai Inc.'s Tales of Vesperia. The hardware ranked No. 6 in overall sales.

Advanced sales for Microsoft's Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts for the 360 soared this week at Amazon. The title includes a pre-order bonus to download the original Banjo-Kazooie title.

Sales for Nintendo Co.'s Wii increased 28 percent in the latest Japan retail data. The Wii ranked No. 3 in overall video game hardware sales for the week.

Nintendo this week released a new wave of WiiWare and Virtual Console titles to Wii. New offerings include Mega Man and Neo Turf Masters.

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theKiller3528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

who were arguing that 360 will keep its momentum until infinite discovery!!

any JRPG game released in japan exclusively will only impact the 360 sales for 1-2 weeks time period!!

if MS need to win japan at least they should have made a reliable console!!

if this game was on ps3 it would have 10 times the impact 360 had!

Mad Aizen3528d ago

as the *world's most favored console.

Mr Bot3528d ago

agree with u and specially the other comment in the open zone!!
bubbles for u, hope for u to regain some!

just one question, why do we(look at my name + 's') r still supporting MS?? i guess we love to pay to play online and to have every fall holiday just one AAA game to play(gears of war 1.4)!!

theKiller3528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

no matter wat MS does to have japan they will no succeed!
and the reason is:

1: non japanese company
2: had bad reputation of only FPS console last gen
3: RROD, very unreliable
4: MS sucks in everything they do,
5: all the JRPG's so far r on the level of ps2!! just a little graphics improvement, so why should they abandon their ps2 JRPG's for 360??
6: cost more than ps3 in u include live and other feature that ps3 have!

blackbeld3528d ago

i totaly agree with u... PS3!!!!!!!! the #1 PS3 killing the 360 like splashing a tiny bug.. hahahaha

theKiller3528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

double post sorry

blackbeld3528d ago

PS3!!!!!!!!!!!!!! join the winning team, 360 fanboys please stop whining and crying buy PS3 and u have more friends to play to much beyond 360 imagination

Mr Bot3528d ago

"360 fanboys please stop whining and crying buy PS3 and u have more friends to play to much beyond 360 imagination "

please leave us(the bots) alone!! we love old gen tech(360) and we love to pay to play online and we love disney cartoon shooting games(halo) and with gear of war 1.4 we will crush all sales sony had with their MGS4 sales, and we will keep playing it for another year just that game and we will keep laughing at u that u dont have big software sales like us!! u see we love MS when they screw us with our wallets!! we love to pay money and buy new 360 every time our current 360 gets RROD! ha ha ha!! u loosers driods, we win because we have just one game and pay to play this holiday season and u lose because u have so many options to choose from and have free online and a better hardware!! ha ha ha!!

@Mr Bot

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qohelet3528d ago

Misleading title :
wii is n°3, after DS and psp...not ps3 or 360

NewSchoolGamer3528d ago

that when 2 JRPGS are released for the xbox360 in Japan or maybe 1, sales go up for only a short amount of time.

When ff13 is released in japan expect a huge spike in PS3 sales for a much longer time.

Heck expect sales to increase when that Advent children bundle makes its way to japan.

Microsoft_Spokesman3528d ago (Edited 3528d ago )

Wow, the xbox 360s "win" in Japan was very short lived.

Microsoft_Spokesman3527d ago

Why did I get 2 disagrees? You can clearly see that it was short lived.

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