"The latest figures from VGCharts denote that the Wii has sold 5.20 million units, in comparison to the Xbox 360's figure of 9.36 million."
Those are VGA numbers. This site is just as believable:
360 almost sold 11 million units, PS3 sold 1.5 million, Wii 4.8 million.
Although the Wii did sell great the last months, having no interesting software (what is there really besides the incredible fun sports, and maybe Zelda???), it could go just the way as the PSP goes in handhelds, not selling like it could be.
If you'd ask me, 360 will be nr. 1, just close the Wii, the PS3 will be nr 3., for sure as long as the price stays that hight
So you around up the 360 from 10,665,539 to 11,000,000 (which is 334,461 units more!), but then round down the Wii to 4,800,000 (when its 4,865,446) and do the same for the PS3. I like how you skewed those numbers, very unbiased.
Next Gen Wars seems a tad more realistic....I used to pay attention to VG charts till I realized they didn't update the site very often and also they only keep track of Japan and USA numbers. They have no figures for other countries.
Microsoft announced that at the end of November 2006 they had shipped 10 million consoles. Then mid January Microsoft announced that they "SOLD" 10.4 million consoles. I figure by now...March....they are at 11 million consoles sold. Then by May they will be a tad over their 12 million forcast due to them making way for the black 360 with the 120 gig hard drive and hdmi included. At that same time you can expect a price drop for the core and the premium....By the end of 2007 with the release of Halo 3, Bio Shock, Mass Effect, and Fable 2....You can be sure that Christmas 2007 will be spectacular for MS and with the price being lower .... 19 million sold by the end of 2007 is clearly attainable....I expect the Wii to be at 12 million by the end of 2007 and the ps3 to be at 8 million. We shall see. It should be interesting.
Mid january MS said sold yah. And admitted it was "sold in", that is sold to retailers, not consumers.
nexgenwars isn't really reliable. A few days after Wii launch, they were already at like 700k Wiis sold, and then update their site back to 400k, saying "huh yes well, we had new informations, so huh... bah whatever"
They don't even give any sources, VGcharts do.
I personnaly think nexgen isn't closer to the real sales.
In your post you said "i figure", well you're not really "figuring", what you are really doing is once again showing your bias, and really just saying what you "hope" is gonna happen. But yeah, just keep on "figuring"
All it does is plug shipment figures into equations and let it run. VGcharts actually tracks retail sales figures. Remember when Microsoft said they'd sell 10 million consoles before the PS3 ever launched? They still haven't announced that "10 million sold" benchmark yet, despite saying that whoever sells 10 million first wins the console war.
The Wii's kicking ass, and the PS3 is starting to pick up steam. 360's just kind of sitting there...
Who knows maybe they were talking about EU launch. Maybe it is Sony's fault for not delivering on their promise about a global launch that would incluse europe. I think Sony knew they wouldnt' be able to deliver if they try a real global launch so they rush to release a few consoles to the US and Japan just to say microsoft was wrong. Microsoft said they would reach 10 million when Sony said they would do a global launch.. Are you still using that line? As far as Europe is concern microsoft did reach 10 Mil before the PS3 launched.
nexgenwars is soo unreliable and bad when other people use it for info, but when you go and use it, it is the greatest site to find info about sales. hypocrite
I see Microsoft around 19-20 million, mostly slowed down because I don't expect sales in Japan to really pick up.
Based on the selling trend of the Wii, if popularity remains they could be closer to 15 million with Christmas sales, the price is a plus.
Finally I think people are warming up to the PS3 with the firmware updates, Immersion business, etc I see them around 11-12 million. I think their are a lot of Sony loyalists who haven't made their move yet.
Either way I think all 3 companies have a good forecast for this year.
Those numbers are off. lol
9.3 for how many months now what a little over 2. lol
And more than double that of the ps3s.
Hey buddy. My link leads to maxconsole.com wich is the original source of the story. I credited VGchart.com because they are the original source of the info. And LMFAO @ not official statement from Sony or Microsoft or Nintendo. Since when is ANY NEWS been official word from the companies? More than 80 percent of the news on the net is specualation and rumors. Funny thing is they always turn out to be true. I hope you not reporting me out of biased. Like I said before. I ubiasedly report news. Dont rob other people out of being informed because of your own personal agenda. Thanks and Im out.
and in a years time it will be seen for what it is, a toy...just like the game cube, sure its fun for five mins and its cheap but its still one for the kids and girls plain and simple, its great it sells well and i love nintendo if the mario pic dont give that away but i cant help but see the wii as a missed opertunity!
hahah what`s the story behind your avatar then?
Are just mad. Because their "Pet Snake" the Wii just bit them in the a55.
2 months ago it was. Wii60 Wii60. Well the sales chart appear to be just Wii Wii.lol No 360 in that equation.
Since when have Microsoft made the BIG announcement that they've sold 10 million units?
ces microsoft announced 10million xbox360s sold. yous could have looked that up for yourselves
Xbox 360 9.36m
Sony PS3 2.00m
Before the "XBOT" comments coming flooding in I just wanted to take a moment to state the facts NOT opinion just facts. So based on the facts shown above please sony fanboys make me understand why you all come on this site and run mouth about how the PS3 is amazing and the xbox 360 is garbage.
You are assuming that because the xbox 360 has sold 9.36m vs PS3 2m that this shows the PS3 is not doing as well as the 360? I fail to see your point. Have you forgotten that the 360 had a year head start? Or perhaps you have neglected to remember the fact that the PS3 hasn't even launched worldwide?
I think to get a more accurate comparison you should look at monthly sales. The 360 has been available for roughly 15 months, and the PS3 about 3, notice I said roughly. This equals about .67 million PS3s per month vs .62 million 360s. In reality, these are so close the margin of error makes them basically equal in sales. This comparison still is not very accurate, as it fails to account for the fact that the 360 was released during a time when it had very little competition. Also, the number of available titles helps to sell consoles, and as the number of titles for the PS3 increases, so will its sales. Granted, more titles will be released for the 360 as well, but its library is already more established than the PS3's.
Now lets wait until worldwide launch and more titles are released for the PS3, and then it will be possible to make a more accurate comparison. Facts are only useful when used correctly, don't try to make comparisons that fail to grasp the reality of the situation.
VG Charts is the laughing stock of internet "sales" sites. It has been confirmed they actually make up numbers until actual sales data comes out , THEN they revise those numbers.
You really should not use VG Charts as a basis of any sales , it makes you look bad and not very credible. Sorry.
Next Gen Wars is slightly more accurate , they are not even close to 100% , just a little more accurate and a bit more credible.
Just so everyone knows SOLD for Sony means left the factory ( this is a fact , it's company policy ) Sold for MS and Nintendo means actually SOLD to a retailer or distributor. That is why if you notice it is always harder to track actual numbers for Sony on sales sites.
10/9, reasons, one opinion and a reminder why your sales numbers websites are not to be trusted by this gamer.
1. Notice there is no contact information available other than an e-mail, I mean if these numbers were official there would be legal information so not to be sued by mega corporations
2. Why do these number sites have discussion forums? And why do these sites lead to advertisements? Wouldn’t these “official legal serious business’s” that provide people with “supposedly” accurate information be unbiased, considering it would benefit all business?
3. Why no information boasting about how accurate there information is? Wouldn’t they want to advertise there accuracy so there “competitor” wouldn’t take there jobs?
4. Why does the site “page layout” look as if it were made on myspace? If it where so important to have such numbers you would think there page would look like something not made by a child.
5. Provide some reliable links and why do the links they do have lead to fanboys?
6. Uh why do PS3, Wii and 360 fans post the one that makes them look good but disapprove of the other?
7. These are used as a sort of recruitment tool for some members, they use it on noobs to score more fans.
8. The best why to track these numbers is wait for the “Company making the product” to release official numbers and subtract a bit for hype (be honest about subtracting don’t be liars, lies hurt everyone) You see unlike us gaming addicts it would hurt them if they were to break international business laws for lying to much to its costumers (fans)
9. If there are people putting up numbers this accurately, then why do they not advertising there genius to world and predict business sales of more then just gaming? And I would love to take these guys to Vegas and ask them to run my company.
10. The PS3 fanboys site of choice makes me laugh the most, it reminds me of when someone erases letters from a sign for form a dirty word or when they write bad sh*t about people on the bathroom walls. And IMO Its obviously the one with the most jealousy written on its face (There are discussion forums where fanboys argue).
One more W?TF is there spyware and ads on these sites?
I guess qj.net and Maxconsole.com are ran by fanboys huh?
OK GaMer I’ll simplify for you and I hope this doesn’t hurt too much. Go here to NPD group http://www.npd.com/corpServ... <--- notice the contact information. Now go here to your little site. http://www.vgcharts.org/wor... <--- contact information just an e-mail find it here mailto:[email protected]http://consumersavingcenter... http://dist.personalweb.com... http://zango.com/?dsg=40&am... http://www.yourgiftcentral.... http://www.screensavers.com... The website is user submitted (ran by videogame fans) Now tell me again why you want us to believe your VGcharts? What so funny to me is your link was to another gaming news site where there arguing about the same thing we are.
rossiscratch12- if the xbox 360 is as bad as the Sony fanboys make it out to be then how does it sell 9.36M?
That is a good question, I don't think the 360 is any better or worse than the PS3.
As far as Sony fanboys go, they don't trash and spam the 360 anymore than the 360 fanboys slam the PS3... from what I have seen, I think the 360 fanboys are more aggressive, theMart=case in point.
This being said, I still think the numbers prove nothing more than the fact that the xbox 360 has been released on a larger scale for a longer time. Any further arguments skew the numbers to reflect which ever fanboy camp the person associates with.
The majority of Xbox fanboys may seem more aggressive and that is because the Sony fanboys have been slamming the 360 since day one and what makes no sense to me is that they have been slamming the xbox360 even when they didn't even have a next-gen console on the market as of then.
Hah, fanboys... I find it kind of sad that these forums aren't more objective...I guess that eye for an eye is the way this world works...even in the gaming world.
People don't even know what to believe anymore. The facts maybe be right there but Sony PR camp will always minus 2 million. Talk about Micro-Damage-Control to the fullest. The number are roughly there, even if it off by a few.
tit4tat this and that, is what this has become.
YES, the Sony Hardcores have been ridiculing the 360 way before the PS3 arrived. The Ps3 was suppose to destroy the Xbox360 and it had no chance is what I remembered. If you have been on this site long enough, do the research.
Most 360 fans on here probally had a PS machine before they got their xbox's and 360's. Some PS3 die hards refuse to touch anything that's not sony.
I had PS then PS2 and now Xbox 360 because I find Sony is full of it regarding the next-gen console war. The price is outrageous and the line up(games) is weak.
I have the PS, the PS2, the Xbox, and now the 360. I would say that they all are fairly consistent about not living up to the hype. Few things rarely do. They've all been fun though and that's what ultimately matters.
The playstation3 is great. roar
ps3 getting 4mill consoles end 2007
wii getting 12mill consoles end 2007
360 getting 20mill consoles end 2007
What type of logic was used in that calculation? The PS3 has not even launched in Europe and you think they will only get 4 million in sales while they've already attained 2 million in 4 months!?!?!? You're not predicting, you're guessing and rather poorly.
I'm not going to call you a fanboy, or a hater...just don't quit your day job unless you are a practicing psychic.
Thats the 360 soo far !!!
a hard time understanding your logic. You are a blatant PS3 fanboy , it's obvious , at best your a stealth troll , still a troll none the less.
You post an article without a quality source and on top of that knock the 360 with a statement like "360 has had nothing but lackluster sales."
Yet you lack to mention that the PS3 was in 4th place in sales during it's launch and holiday window a dooming and actually catasrophic statistic for that system and outsold by the same 360 you mock for "lackluster sales" by a solid 15%.
Please stop trying to hide it and the sooner you accept the PS3 is solidly in 3rd place this generation and probably will stay that way and get back to gaming you'll be better off.
If you choose to not be a gamer and enjoy ALL of the hobby , fine. Just realize you are a Sony fan admit it and stop hiding it.
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