A new week, new sales numbers. Nintendo is still dominating the whole charts. Games like LittleBigPlanet, COD and Gears 2 are still doing good
LBP is still doing great, though a lot of those sales probably are from bundles
Anyway, both the PS3 and LBP seem to be holding their own quite well even with the price difference.
I'm sure the advertising the game every time there an advert break helped as well
Slow and steady wins the race. some companies came out full force and seem to be running out of fuel already without showing much advancement in tech or capabilities. Good thing sony gave the ps3 some pretty strong legs.....the psn commercials seem aimed at posing the ps3 as a MULTI function media hub.Commercial awareness is key to overtaking market, sales are good since only us hardcore gamers know what the ps3 is fully capable of. Sales will only get better once regular joe knows it plays, dlc, can be a media server for photos, videos, music, games, bluray, has a internet browser, firmware updates .....the list is way too long. PS3FTW.
It makes me sad to see Need for Speed selling better than Resistance 2
...and after playing it for about 6 hours I feel its had a bum deal from many review sites. To me it feels, looks and plays like a AAA title and its certainly a great exclusive on the PS3. I consider R2 single player campaign to be better than that in COD:WAW. I cannot understand why its sales have been so luke warm. The last thing PS3 owners would want is for Insomniac to go multi-platform.
LBP is a lot from the package, I got also one a while ago, but also ordered LBP through CDWow for 32 Euro as a gift for someones birthday. I just hope the sales of LBP skyrocket, Media Molecule deserve it.
Well does it matter of how the game reach the consumer? With or without bundles, people start playing anyway and MM still are getting their money
even though the bundle is helping out , sales should be higher this game is so unique and addictive fun as hell.. but sales have been increasing every week...so things are looking good
But it's on the PS3. I don't understand, Mart. Did you grow a soul?
You know i fing funny that people complains about the sales of wii play (and say it shouldn't count) because it comes with a controller and agree about the sales of lbp which comes bundled with the console "deux poids deux mesures" At least it's a good game. What this top teach us, it's that in europe we like diversity and second like everywhere in the world nintendo dominate, try to get used to it because it will last.
Also what's up with the Nintendo domination? Soccer moms are really buying everything with Nintendo on it.
football mums you mean, this is Europe we're talking about..hehe
Soccer is a european term, unless you don't consider England a part of Europe ;) Futbol is not even accurate since back when the term first came about, australian futbol existed as well.
Football is what its called in Europe Soccer is what its called in Aus / USA
It' Football. We invented the sport and that's what is should be called.
This is spam and false information.
knows more than these charlatans. Time for n4g to be rid of their guesses AKA gears 2s' 3 million on the first weekend when it took closer to 4 weeks according to MS themselves.
my right nut says MGS4 sold 6mil by now!
Since 360 started doing well, we have to endure this VGCrapz now. Yet 360 fanboys say we're the one's who like this. We never saw this when PS3 was topping it.
ms should bundle their games gear of war 2 probably 6million by now
They do bundle there games why do you think Kung Fu Panda and Lego Indy Jones is selling better than Gears 2. Merry Happy HoHo Everyone!
Stop Buying FIFA, NFS and COD, buy LBP tasteless IDIOTS!!!!! *watchs the disagrees grow*
There are disagrees because don't like others people try to tell them what it is the best for them. Just a matter of taste. Perharps people don't like lbp because they don't want to waste their time making their own level, perhaps they want a game where all is already done.
remeber when people said that motorstorm sales didnt count because it was bundled? check the list again.
WTF is wrong with the PS3? Europe has always been Sony's territory.
What are you on about? If correct up 16% with a massive price difference to the 360. You really think families with the economy the way it is will over look a 360 to get a PS3? All companies will be happy if those numbers are correct. Until the price cut Sony were good and now its MS turn.
Looks like Japan is the only territory the PS3 can claim at this time. At least Sony found a way to move some units of LBP by giving it away with the system. *Edit* Moved LBP by dropping the price AND giving it away with the system.
don't forget, like in Belgium, lots of school hold exams (mid-terms ?) that go from begin of december till the 20th of the month. Most of the students can't play on their console or buy games in that period.
MSPR 250K in EU. what a big lie.
The game is being advertised and is been reduced to £29.99 in most shops and £19.99 on most online sites.
Vgchartz fake numbers.
I don't understand how MS can be selling so much hardware with hardly any software selling. If Lego Batman and Kung Fu Panda are selling better than Gears 2 on 360, you know something has got to be up. Ever since the pricecut in September VGChartz have been blowing up 360 numbers. No way they've been outselling the PS3 EVERY SINGLE WEEK for the last 3 months. And with numbers being 150%-200% of what Sony's machine is selling, it's mindboggling how anyone could buy this BS.
Lego Batman and Kung Fu Panda are given away free with nearly every SKU. When I bought my 360, it was Forza 2 and Viva Pinata. They're very sneaky about it though, the games aren't included in the 360's box, but a separate box with a separate SKU number, so both are scanned at the till, the software gets a massive boost.
Lego Batman and Kung Fu Panda came bundled... and it's the Holidays...so not alot of people buy EVERYTHING at one time. So they could have bought Gears of War 2 at launch and just put it away until Christmas.... There's several different scenarios.. And as for your you don't know how the 360 is outselling Ps3 every month since Sept. rant....please.....where have you been?
So that explains those two titles selling so much, meaning the seperate 360 titles have barely any ground to stand on. I know software sales aren't everything but they do often offer insight in the hardware sales. And I have no doubt people are still gonna buy some of the holiday titles at a later date, that doesn't excuse not having at least 2 or 3 titles that are selling NOW. Where have I been? Home, in Belgium... which is... you guessed it - a European country. So I saw Microsoft had two pricecuts throughout the year and they upped the marketing. But they're still hardly selling software and no one I know has gotten one (and I do know a fair amount of local gamers). Most of them either have their PS3 or are waiting for Sony to lower the price so they can get it. Seriously, who the hell is buying 360's here? It could be that Belgium in particular is very much Sony territory. Still, I'm not buying any of it until I see Sony's and Microsoft official numbers.
The same could be said of LBP. And if we are talking about poor software sales lets discus motorstorm: pacific rift and R2....
the game was a pretender....amongst L4D, COD and Gear of war 2 for best shooter late in the year.
so true now wonder how uncharted 2 going to do
Actually that's so wrong. VGC is always pretty close with the NPD numbers and the Japanese numbers. It's not 100% accurate, but it's a nice indication of how good or bad some games are selling. And why would VGC numbers not be approved, but stupid rumors from random blogs do get approved without problems... Just doesn't make sense...
It's not like they've ever been accurate.
They're only accurate when they're positive towards the PS3.
Shouldn't we say the same about 360 owners Tuttle?
You can say it. I won't care.
In the top 20 software ps3 has more sales than xbox and xbox still manage to outsell the ps3 when it has nothing else to offer. If it was all the way around I will say at least ps3 has bluray!(to sell more consoles)....i don't trust those numbers...is ether more ps3's sold or less software.
Lol and maybe in the top 100 there are more 360 games.. Did it ever occured to you that maybe PS3 gamers in EU buy more games than 360 users... ;) For example in Japan the Wii is selling like crazy but software really lacks behind. I can find dozens of reason..
Not bad for nintendo (as usual should i say), In near future i hope we can see more third party but with the 2009's lineup, it shouldn't be a problem. The console sell the most, nintendo games sell the most, some third party sell a lot but not the majority, i'm blaming then it's their fault when you come late to the party, you can only blame yourself.
yet just had to many other games i wanted to play and i still need to play/buy Bio Shock Socom LBP just got a gift card so im going with Socom and the headset....
it's nice to see gaming is still healthy across all platforms even in a recession, that way the owners of the respective systems should hopefully be rewarded with excellent games going into 09
that PS3 was raping 360 everywhere but the USA? What happened to that? Even if these VG numbers are inaccurate, their numbers are usually only off by a few thousand, that would still put 360 ahead of PS3 in the EU. I thought you guys said PS3 was owning 360 in EU all year, if so why is 360 still ahead of PS3? So tell me, do PS3 fanboys ever get tired of being wrong?
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