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PS3 & 360 Sales Up, Wii Sales Steady

Sales for Nintendo Co.'s Wii held steady while Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 and Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 experienced gains in the latest retail data from Amazon.com.

In the latest retail tally, Wii ranked No. 2 in the top-sellers of the Computer & Video Games division, unchanged from the week prior.

Microsoft's Xbox 360 ranked No. 16 in the same division, an increase from a rank of No. 17 one week ago.

Sony's Playstation 3 held the largest gain of the week to rank at No. 26, and increase from a No. 35 rank one week ago.

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kingofps33769d ago (Edited 3769d ago )

The Darkness anyone?

Edit: @Ignorant Fanboy
I was basically stating that the The Darknesss game (including new releases) may very well have helped the console sales.

Edit:@ harpua
Definitely.

harpua3769d ago

NGS next week as well, should get another boost.

HaKeRsCanRotINHEL3769d ago

Wii is the top-selling game console in the U.S., selling 338,000 units in the month of May according to NPD Group Inc. By comparison, Microsoft sold 155,000 Xbox 360 units and Sony moved 82,000 PS3 units in the same period.

Wii: 338,000 x $250= $84,500,000.00
360: 155,000 x $399= $61,845,000.00
PS3: 82,000 x $599= $49,118,000.00 Somewhere along those lines. +/-

SF49er4083769d ago

i dont know how many wiis are gonna be sold this christmas but damn they gonna take over real fast. 360 should jump to huge numbers with all their games n gta, and ps3 will too cause killzone is gonna make me and everyon else wanna spend all our money n get one,

Blackfrican3769d ago

Pokemon Snap 2 = Wii_sales * X^(Asian_population + American_children_population)
Viva Pinata 2 = 360 sales * X^(American_population - Number_of_children)
tekken 438 = ps3 sales * X^(Asian_population * Max_number_of_children)

Marona3769d ago

Tekken 6 won't happen till around January-March of 2008. :/ ... I was hoping for it to be released in December but the producer said the Arcade version will most likely be released by December first. Well he says but I just hope it's by christmas still >_<

Boink3769d ago

but I can't see it lasting, except in japan.

I think it will eventually come down to 360 vs ps3 once they both get some price drops going...

Tsalagi3769d ago

But the novelty wears off quick. Luckily i found a desperate mom to sale mine to today. Made all my money back, plus some, and loaded up on new games. Darkness, RR6 Vegas FTW!!!

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