Leaked hardware sales estimates from Japan have been released.
Pretty good numbers for the Wii, but as I always say, I'll wait for Media Create numbers before I believe sales 100%. Next weeks data should be really interesting though with FFXIII.
The PSP Go is in trouble. It was a good idea, but Sony failed on it's execution. 1. People can't bring their old games over to the system, so you lose sells. 2. People can't buy used games (which most of the PSP's library is under $20 for used games). $20 used vs. $40 new means used wins. 3. People homebrew PSP's so what's the point in upgrading to the PSP Go. 4. You have to download everything to you HDD, and sooner or later it's going to fill up with music, videos, and games. Since nothing is cheaper on PSN then UMD's so the PSP 3000 is still the better choice. 5. It cost to much. The PSP GO should have been $199 with a game or at least a $20 PSN card with the PSP 3000 dropping to $149 (why get the PSP Go when for $50 more you can get a PS3). 6. Needing wifi. The only other way to get games for the PSP Go is to download from your computer or PS3. So kids that don't have a PS3 or don't know how to download games and pop them in the correct folders on the HDD are screwed. The PSP Go sales would have at least doubled if they just let gamers bring their old libraries over with them. That was the biggest mistake. If Sony wants the PSP go to succeed they need to drop the price $50 in March, add as much content into a bundle as possible, and let gamers bring their old libraries over with them, and stop worrying about how they might lose money if the have all these people trade in used games to get the digital copies. All the other consoles did good.
I think the biggest thing reason psp go doesn't sell well is because its aged hardware. Portable tech improves at an extremely fast pace. When the psp launched, it was a huge marvel because it did everything you needed it to do. Music, videos, and games. And it had one of the best screens in the portable entertainment market. After a year, it got upstaged by so many devices which were more powerful than it.(ipod touch, zune hd, a regular phone, etc)
I had a preorder for a GO as at first i was in love with it but when they told us that you couldnt bring over your old UMD games (of which i have lots) i canceled it. Why would i essentially make all my old purchases worth nothing?
the GO is simply to expensive.
Good points, but the main problem is the Price everywhere, I'm sure if Sony make PSP Go with different colors in Japan, we'll see more sales, Japanese people love colorful stuff XP Great number for PS3 and PSP, and amazing for wii obviously Gamers FTW!!!
If it's a rough estimate from Famitsu. It's hell of a lot more PS3 sales that 360. 76,000 compared to 10,000. Nice one Sony.
yea, ps3 sales seemed that they would average at about 30-50k a week, but looks like its going up to about 70k average...nice however, dont downplay 360 numbers if these are in fact real close to actual numbers...thats like more than double the average 4.5k weekly numbers, what caused the surge in sale is what i always wonder when ever there are surges in any consoles numbers? does anyone know, im really wondering
Just a guess.. but do you think it could be from codMW2? Many of the people over there that are into the 360 are the most interested in shooters. the wii is a monster. i thought the sales would have dropped a ton by now. i still dont see it passing the ps2 but im still amazed by the numbers. imo its so freakin boring but people seem to buy 2-3 consoles or something.
The next two weeks will be interesting to see how many PS3 will be sold with FFXIII out tomorrow.
Wow! The PSPSGo actually sold! LOL... seriously, interesting to see Wii still on top, but I agree with Lucreto - I wouldn't be surprised if we see a huge jump in PS3 sales with FFXIII.
Can't wait to see the headlines about the PSP outselling the DSi. hehe.
No articles will come out all the ds models out sold the psp ones
Those are some pretty big numbers just for 1 week.
I think Nintendo took over as king of selling the same product 4 times with little to no change and the Japanese buy it.
Final Fantasy Remark xD wow the slim coming out cause like 50K thank u square ;)
looks like the 360 is going to lose AGAIN in the worldwide sales... still waiting MS 'Sony will be in 3rd place as usual soon.'
Outstanding numbers for Wii and PS3. Poor PSP Go, its been sent to die.
sorry but you are wrong. it's great sales for the PSP and it's fantastic sales for the DS
The PSP sales are good, but not the PSP go.
Incoming FFXIII sales.
I hope sony produces mass amounts of PS3 when FFXIII hits cause this will be a system mover, imagine they ship out 1million units before launch and sell around 600-800,000 units and 1 mill at the end of month.
It said - PS3 – 76,000 Xbox 360 – 10,000 (roughly) ;-D (roughly)??? Sounds like they can't even be bothered counting the xBox 360!!! ;-D Add up(i know this is not what you want to hear ChatBots&ModBots) WORLD-WIDE SALES(YEP!!! there is a World outside of the USA) and the PS3 is KILLING the xBox 360!!! ;-P
There are no official numbers for EU. NPD and Media Create are all we got officially. It's a tie there so where is this killing of 360 by the PS3 taking place? EU? Definitely not in the UK the next largest gaming market. Like the USA the UK favor the 360. Unfortunately no official numbers there. Germany, Spain, France, Italy, no official numbers. Where are you getting your numbers from? Crystal ball perhaps? As November NPD's showed, the PS3 supporters around here look into clouded crystal balls. So please forgive me if I don't take your word for sales in the EU.
ok so let me see if i understand this , u say there is no official sales record for the Uk and the rest of Europe , yet u were very quick to assume that the 360 is widely favored over there , seem's like somebody's got a crystal ball of their own
The PSP Go is a disaster, a ridiculous idea by sony tbh especially at its price point.
I can only imagine how well the PS3 will sale when FF13 drops tomorrow
final fantasy ps3 model, will be sold out
PS3 sales will skyrocket next week thanks to FFXIII. Here is a video on the opening day in Japan. http://www.1up.com/do/newsS...
its a just a matter of time, sony will drop the price of the PSPGO and sales will increase dramatically, just like the ps2, ps3
Actually 'chart track' tracks uk. But all the trackers around the world rely on estimates partly, that includes NPD. NPD, does'nt even track 'WALMART', which is the largest retailer in the world. Makes me laugh, all americans on N4G think NPD is god, yet ther numbers fail to track 'WALMART' making ther numbers just like all other sites. Nothing more than estimates, mere guesswork.
Doesn't understand what the point of it is. It is a TOP end product for people that DO NOT YET OWN A PSP and do not want to carry around games. (Why is this so hard to understand?) A PSPGo for me would be 100x's better then a bulky PSP, which isn't portable unless your a school kid with a backpack.
Its mind-boggling isn't it? People don't realize that the pspgo is not the psp 2.
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