Media Create has published the latest hardware sales figures from Japan.
DSi - 39,885 PSP - 26,789 Wii - 21,790 PS3 - 11,310 Xbox 360 - 5,766 DS Lite - 5,595 PS2 - 3,578
Why would somebody disagree to that?
why would someone disagree with the word duh lol
Sony closes the gap by a massive 6,000 units every week in Japan! Man, I love N4G!
so sony leads by 5000 or so thousands copies per week in japan while the 360 is whooping its behind in europe alone by more than 10000 each week. let us not mention north america....
360 is taking the lead in the UK but the UK isn't all of Europe.
So Morganfell are you saying PS3 is winning Europe? I highly doubt it is.
You're not detecting the sarcasim in my comment, are you?
Wow console sells in Japan are really bad
Yep. Our recession is worse than the US's because of the exchange rate, and our apartments are too small for big tvs. Two reasons why people prefer handhelds over consoles.
http://www.techradar.com/ne... when your country has a TV that big, im sure size means nothing.
As much as awsome that TV size is, the majority of the Japanese population will never be able to cram that into their living room.
i wish they could come up with a 2560x1920 tv already.
^^^^^^^^^ Wrong ratio, but still drool-worthy
hahaha look at the gap between 360 and PS3, its hilarious.
I really don't find the humor in the gap. Enlighten me will ya.
I think hes talking about how close it is in Japan. 5,000 is not alot to lose by in Xenophobic Japan. Xbox is beating PS3 much worse in America and Europe.
These are weekly sales numbers though and NA is reported monthly. Its just stupid that someone would find humor in how well something sells in relation to its competitor. I own a wii, it sells great but it sucks. I own all three consoles this gen and never look at the PS3 or 360 and think "What a piece of sh!t that console is cause it was beaten in sales this week or this month". If you find humor in something like this, I would honestly hate to have you as a friend.
lol......if your finding humor in console sales obviously you have alot going on in your life.
OMG someones being critical of PS3, lets all cry about it and pretend its abnormal it is to make fun of PS3's horrible sales even in Japan. PS3 is a joke.
Not crying here guy. I own them all. It's just stupid comments like yours and the fact that you care so much that the 360 is close to the sales of the ps3 in a country you do not live in. I just don't see what is so damn funny. Mock me all you want but know that I do OWN a 360, check my profile for my gammertag. Idiot
Douche bag. I don't like the PS3. This is the open zone and I randomly left a comment about how crappy PS3 is selling, even in Japan. If you don't like it, don't come into the openzone....where people troll and leave more critical comments. I don't even hardly troll....especially in comparison with morons like Nelson M, Ken Kutaragi and the the other desperate PSTards. I never see you whining at their BS they say 24/7. Maybe your a PS3Tard who knows PS3 is in deep doo doo(lol @ all the PS3 news today), either way....I don't care. I don't like Sony(only in gaming, I like their electronics) and I don't like Playstation. Used to, but don't anymore....Sony sucks and are out of touch. You'll get over it. Edit: Made me pissed? Dude my point is I don't give 2 sh1ts what you think. PS3 is a failure and I think it's funny, Sony talked ALOT of sh!t and have been absolutely destroyed this generation. That's my point. And I don't care what you think about that, either does any other 360 fan that knows PS3 sucks a$$. BTW I have Gaystation 3 also, lmao. PSN:He_Who_Pwns
Just know that microsoft is doing everything in its power to beat sony this gen. Paying for exclusives, DLC and having netflix. If it wasn't for sony, microsoft would Not have these services. Microsoft is pulling no punches just to win and that is great for the Xbox community, but what they are creating is a monopoly. I like competition and I know if it wasn't for the 360, the ps3 wouldn't have some of its features. I like tight sales for both cause that just means more stuff for everyone. I also sent you a message on live. Enjoy. Edit I'll believe you own a ps3 when you send me a message. Anyone can create a psn id but cannot message without a ps3
"Just know that microsoft is doing everything in its power to beat sony this gen. Paying for exclusives, DLC and having netflix. If it wasn't for sony, microsoft would Not have these services. Microsoft is pulling no punches just to win and that is great for the Xbox community, but what they are creating is a monopoly." lol Truly moronic statements. Microsoft is not and will never create a monopoly in gaming. WHO CARES if Microsft buys alot of games, Sony has like 15 studious, they went a different road so Microsft does buy better known games buy better known developers...should we go cry and be mad at Microsft? Microsoft is not following Sony in anything, Sony is the one following Microsoft now. They are doing their own thing and if you can't appreciate that....then I dunno. PS3 is already inferior in comparison to 360 with so many features/online/game performace and they have tried copying EVERYTHING Microsoft has done, Sony even makes Xbox type games now instead of the little platformers they used to make. If 360 wasn't here....PS3 would be horrible. Seriously think about it. If Sony has their monopoly like last 2 gens, they would have to do nothing. INstead they are compying everything Microsoft/Nintendo do. Be mad at Sony, they made horrible decisions and Microsoft are trying to be the best they can be, you don't even make sense.
Microsoft has said that they are determined to beat Sony this gen. they are being very aggressive in the gaming market with the 360. I do see what they are doing and I do see microsoft winning this gen. The only thing a PS3 price drop will do is make microsoft drop the price of the 360. Microsoft is doing there on thing but what about the people that don't like halo? As for sony copying everything that microsoft has done, I agree to a point. Yes trophies are achievments and the in game music doesn't work as well as it should. Sony is releasing new ips all the time while microsoft just releases more halos. I love the netflix on my 360 and I use it all the time. And lets hope to god that either company copies nintendo more than they have already.
Star Ocean 4 Left 4 Dead 2 Crackdown 2 Alan Wake Forza 3 Splinter Cell: Conviction Mass Effect 2 Gears of War No new IP's? There's 5 new IP's this generation right in that list. lmao. And there have been many more on Xbox 360, maybe you have blinders on.
If MS is buying games and DLC so Sony either gets it late or doesn't get it at all. But Sony buys the dev's that makes the games so MS doesn't get these games at all. Who is really trying to run a monopoly?
"Sony buys the dev's that makes the games so MS doesn't get these games at all. Who is really trying to run a monopoly? " Oh snap!
Sales for consoles are too low. Even the wii isn't selling well and I'm surprised to see just a 5000 difference between PS3 and Xbox 360. With the release of FF XIII, DQ X, and MH3 sales for the PS3 and Wii should be better later this year.
haha 360 got owned,ps2 almost sold the same lol!
and as a worldwide tally, Japan's PS3-ownage means nothing. YAY!
what u laugh about!!!??? PS3 11,310 Xbox360 5,766 PS3 won!!!! STFU!!!!
They see it as a victory that the 360 is close in sales for the week. I own an xbox but I don't see it as the second comming of christ like these guys do.
The latest numbers out of Japan show that the PS3 continues to be dominated by the Wii. Analysts think that this trend will continue. A price cut has to be in the cards or the PS3 as it struggles to continue to be relevant in its home land. Wii has outsold the PS3 in the last 3 to 4 months and its momentum continues. Sony needs some solid titles to stop its failing trend. Few analysts believe that the PS3 will see a recovery in this generation. The PS3 is essentially a dead console.
For a system that is "dead," it sure is selling; despite it not beating the competition. I am surprised your common sense did not pick that up before you hit the 'post' button.
Well SprSynJn the PS2 is still selling also. I mean really do you know what these number use to look like in japan? This is low across the board. I mean really what is your point it can hang with the dead and loosing consoles? We all know the PS3 will not be dead till some CEO kills it. SONY will parade it around like a dead corpse till it starts making money if that ever happens. It reminds me more of the neo geo that was going up against the turbo graphx in away also the super graphics and the PC engine. There was no hope it could win just because of price but we loved it. Was it dead hell yeah I don't even think the thing ran off electric. J/K I think it ran off cold hard cash and yes it was that expensive.
Let me guess, I WON'T be seeing an article along the lines of "PS3 outsells 360 2:1 in Japan - is the 360 dying? should Microsoft exit the gaming business now"
No you wont see that.Wanna know why? Because the UK at one point was written off as a last place spot for the 360. Its newsworthy IMO that for half a year its even outsold the Wii let alone its more direct rival. Now the PS3 has always outperformed the 360 in Japan. Was anyone surprised?? But with console numbers there being so weak across the board in Japan, its a hollow victory.
What is scary is the xbox 360 is 5,000 consoles behind the PS3 on it's turf. Also inst the price of the PS3 lower over there right now? Imagine if yakzura had came out on the xbox ouch!
In NA and UK the 360 is beating the ps3 pretty easily. The rest of the world looks to be neck to neck. This is Sony's land and the ps3 should be beating the 360 by a large margin but it's not. Worldwide sales go to the 360 and have been for awhile.
If the American numbers release and they look like this... Xbox 300,000 PS3 150,000 Would that not be a large margin? It is the exact same margin! 2:1
the 360 is doing well now in japan and the ps3 slight resurgence is over with it back to 10 thousand wkly.i do not think japan is that important now with regards the console wars as the u.uk. is a bigger market and one in which ms lead by a few million cancelling out sonys lead in its home country.
UK is not the entire Europe, PS3 and 360 are having a very close fight when it comes to EU, in NA its a different story for the 360 is undoubtedly doing better than the 360 there.
Great sales for PS brand.
oh stevie....Splinter cell isn't a "new ip" it came out on PS2 first....so shush you ignorant fanboy. Secondly Microsoft didn't make them. They payed for them to be on their system exclusively. The only games I give M$ credit for is Mass Affect, Crackdown, Gears, and Alanwake. Left 4 dead was created for comp first BY VALVE. Majority of microsoft "exclusives" come out for the PC and are way better on the PC anyway so really 360 phails. Seriously everyone copies in the gaming market. Should we bash everyone for copying sony for using Disc games? Without sony you wouldn't have CD's or DVD's or Bluray. Should we bash everyone else for copying computers for having online play? Should we bash wii for using motion controls when sega had em for the dreamcast? should we bash every single console for copying the diamond shaped button layout? Seriously guys its disgusting. Microsoft has to play hard this gen because they got raped so hard last gen.....seriously 140 mil lead to 24 mil.......Xbox got beat hard by ps2 no doubt so its totally plausible that they want to go hard now. There still licking their wounds from last gen.
HW sales down ,it's not that bad for a recession though. DQ IX out soon, expect to see some higher than normal DS HW sales. Nothing coming for PS3 & 360 for now, so the HW sales will remain in +/- 5000 units. Nothing new for PSP, HW sales will remain really same until Go is released. Wii, the joker in the bunch. WSR is going to have tremendous legs. Wounder how Black wii MH3 bundle pushes HW.
I find it funny that Nintendo everything is the only place to get media create sales now. While back in the 6 week period where ps3 was number 1. the cursed numbers could be found everywhere and they were the most important numbers of all time to some people. They trumpeted the time when ps3 would dominate all over the world. Now... all media create sales give you is the rush of beating 360 even by a downright pathetic 5,000 units. Man.. i'll say it again... Japan Numbers don't matter to anyone but japan. How about those DSi sales tho.. Bet america does those numbers in 8 hours.
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