New sales figures are showing that at long last the PS3 is showing signs of life in the land of the rising sun.
Now, rest of the world
And in Sony years this generation is far from done. :)
10 years? yeah then the 720 will be miles ahead like the 360 now!
you can't predict the future for MS...lol we know Sony supports their systems for a long time. Overlapping hasn't hurt ps2, in fact ps2 outsold 360 in japan last week. LMAO
Just wait and see when Final Fantasy hit the store :D
I tell you how to increase PS3 sales and decrease Microsoft sales. Quote Aaron Greenberg word, "PS3 is hemorrhoids in sales" and put in Japan newspaper. See how japanese get insulted when they see their product like that.
About time, no?
it is about time, imagine what FFXIII and GT5 would do to sales?
I would have thought this would happen 2 years ago.
The Ps3 will rocket in sales once it has the right price and games....including the ps3 version of the wii-mote. It's like a sleeping giant in Japan, waiting for the right time to cause chaos and destruction...to its competition. But I just want the rumored snap-apart Play-mote for fast-as aiming with shooters.
Nice to see. Hopefully theyll step their game up software wise
a few more JRPG's would do the trick
???? the only kind of software they are lacking in is jrpgs and thats comming soon. besides that their software game has been strong. :)
A lot of the people who buy wii's aren't the types who consider gaming a necessity. The people who typically buy PS3/360 are. I'm not to surprised the wii is slipping.
Well, really, we couldn't expect the Wii to sell like mad forever. The market was going to be saturated sooner or later GameStop recently reported they were starting to have them in stock on a stable basis, which, to me signals a slight decline in demand among other things.
The Wii is a fad, simple as
its not that its a fad, just people who wouldn't usualy consider gaming have done cos of the motion control
The Wii may be lame this generation, but it has also opened the gaming world up for a great many people that would not have even thought twice about buying a gaming system. The next generation's audience will be huge.
Not really all that surprising
it is to some
I wonder how long it will last
We will have to wait and see
I still won't be buying one any time soon. Heck, I haven't even been buying many, if any, games lately.
how come, SFIV, Resi 5, Halo Wars, there are a few good games on the 360
Arise PS3. You will be a noble adversary to the 360 and Wii.
i was going to say it already is
well its getting its ass kicked at the mo
Only in the States. Everywhere else it is either selling roughly the same or more. And what is with this "showing life" comment in the article? It has been the second best selling console in the country for a long time. Just because it is now selling more than all the competitors doesn't mean it's now "showing life".
Japan is usually the trend setter for electronics around the world. It's been seen time and time again. If this trend of low sales on the Wii and High sales on the PS3 continue I'm sure we will be seeing similiar numbers hitting western shores in the coming months.
I think that title for Japan has long gone to be honest
It wont last
also more and more japanese devs are supporting the 360
Umm... it's being outsold 5:1. The ps3 is more popular in Japan. Period.
more and more japanese developers are receiving their checks from microsoft and developing because of it, rather than because of their will to.
The 360 is outsold by the ps2. Get lost, bot.
Personally, I think this sales spike is momentary...
isn't it always topping along side the wii in the next gen wars in japan already? this should be "ps3 is coming to life in the world"
The 360 next jrpg is going to bump the 360 past the PS3 like it has been doing for the last year. Only for a short time though. ;)
and get a mediocre score while Sega JRPGs for the PS3 outsell and outscore the "kings of JRPG" aka Square Enix? I'm sorry dude but Square Enix fell off BAD! And I have sales figures and scores from this console generation to prove it.
"This is a marathon". It doesn't mean that whoever is ahead at the start, will be the first to the finish.
most Japanese gamers have finally realized that they have been bamboozled by the Wii, and are now flocking to the PSP, DS, and PS3 for their quality gaming fix. as more games come out, and as the price of the console drops, more people will purchase it, and sales will continue to rise. it's not that people DON'T want a PS3, it's either that they believe the bs that it has no games, or they think it's too expensive. most of the folks at my job (i work at Luxoflux) are waiting for a price drop before they buy one. the whole "PS3 has no games" thing is laughable at this point, however.
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