During Capcom's 2007 Fiscal Year results meeting Kazuhiko Abe, Director and Managing Corporate Officer, mentioned in his keynote speech Devil May Cry 4 is projected to sell 1.8 million copies worldwide.
I mean to say that you are going to sell 1.8 million is pretty big especially, why one of the games in the series was a flop. Me personally I think it's possible, but I never did get Devil May Cry, I like the first one, it was ok, but I just felt one was enough - To me, and don't hate me for this comment. -"but it just looks like lost planet to me" and that's kind of corny. sorry, just not a big fan.
Nah I don't think they're far off. But that's because the expected XBOX 360 sales. Two Capcom 360 exclusives, Lost Planet and Dead Rising, have both sold between 1 and 2 million copies world wide. With about at that time 10 million 360 users. If we see that about 16 to 20 million 360's will be out at the end of this year, and the anticipation for DCM4 on their system, I bet again 10% to 20% of all 360 users will buy that game. Which will make 1.6 mln. to max. about 3.5 mln. copies on DMC4 alone on XBOX 360.
Brother I hope you are right about the 360 having that many sold by the end of the year. That would be impressive.
@1: DMC2 may've been a flop, but I think DMC3 sure as hell made up for it. Seeing as the game is on 360 and PS3 I believe this number is very possible.
Because alot of PS3 fans being upset that Capcom didn't keep this game exclusive to the PS3 they probably wont buy it. So I feel most of the sales will probably come from the 360 side and not from the PS3 side.
"Because alot of PS3 fans being upset that Capcom didn't keep this game exclusive to the PS3 they probably wont buy it." I think doing this is stupid. No point missing out on a good game if it loses exclusivity (unless they seriously butcher it). Unfortunately this is probably true and some likely won't buy it because of this, but I don't think it'll effect sales that much.
Well I will definately be buying DMC4
I can see it happening. I personally don't care for the series it's a bit to repetitive but it's got a hugh following. So 1.8 million should be pretty easy.
I think if this game sells 2-1 or even 3-1 over the PS3 this will be a bad thing for the Sony camp because trust me other game developers will be watching. They will understand the best chance for a return is to put it on the 360 also, Even if it causes a Sony fanboy revolt. Edit @Black Yeah everyone knows it will sell more just due to the difference in install base. But if it is a slaughter and 65-75% of the profit is from the XBOX side, devs are gonna see where they can butter their bread ;)
THAT is a smart comment my friend. This will be very intresting, all DEVS know MC series was only for SONY and now it's coming to XBOX. You are obsolutely correct when you say it will be bad for SONY if on XBOX it sells more (which it will).
let me go first(damnit fine let me go second) i completly agree ...this could be sort of a little survey to see if the majority of the ppl who buy this game made the switch or it could result in new fans of the series which i think is highly unlikely seeing that its the fourth .....with that said let the flaming commence
Heh, unfortunately I have to agree as well. I guess we'll wait and see what other developers decide to do. I wouldn't get annoyed if some developers decided to do this, I just hate it when focus is shifted from lead to co-development and game features become compromised, for both consoles.
360 gamers buy more games. How can guitar hero 2 on 360 have the most sales? 100 mill PS2's sold 10 mill 360's, I don't get it.
Syko 360.well said......bravos!
i dont know most ps3 owners feel betrayed by capcom..especially when they keep on tellin us its exclusive..lol..but really it isnt at all..and tellin us their goin to put sixaxix and then take it away..also claiming usin the power of the ps3..capcom so many lies..lmao....i might rent this game or buy..i got the devil may cry collection..we will see...
you have the whole collection?? aawwwwww.... it must suck for fanboys like you ... now that the 4th installment is multiplatform. Oh and by the way.. It's not called betraying. You still get the game dont you? It's cuz Dead Rising and Lost planet were new IPs and SOLD VERY WELL. OBVIOUSLY CAPCOM will be sure that a proven franchise will sell even MORE!!!.. Tsk tsk... your ps3 sucks big, hairy, sweaty, herpes infested balls. It's okay.... you can wipe your tears now..
Fanboy bickering = lame. "it must suck for fanboys like you" And what does that make you? =) IRONY MUCH. @below: Good if he realizes he's a fanboy, but then he can't really use that as an insult. It's almost an insult to himself.
both are fanboys... but i think what he is trying to say is... SonyFanboys get the worst part.. that's all... I think Contra knows he's a fanboy. He just wants others to know that it really hurts sonyfans
Japanse sales will disagree with your 2-1 or 3-1 with Devil may cry 4 on PS3
That's almost a mute point. It's like trying to make Soccer popular here in the states. I mean seriously, We call it SOCCER (Not Football) how much hope can you have? It is the same with the 360 in Japan. All though at the moment it is a better system than the PS3 (Software wise) They ignore it all together. But I am mainly saying worldwide sales of the game. Japan will help even it out but trust me the UK has a huge 360 following almost every game on live has someone from across the pond in every round. So the UK+US > Japan. Edit - NFL > Football : P
Too bad capcom save the 360 in japan i own all three console so quit you fanboy
UK+US > Japan. no just no if that's was the case why devil may cry sells more in japan?
I don't understand what you just said ? Did you mean, No, Just know if that was the case, Why does DMC4 sell more in Japan? If that is what you meant. Then I am talking worldwide sales will be 2-1 or 3-1. But yes in Japan it might be 5-1 in favor of the PS3 but Japan is a small market compared to the US and the UK so if the UK and US sell a lot for the 360 it wont matter if every PS3 sells a copy in Japan.
yea i think it will sell that many but a lot of ps3 owners wont buy it since it went multi, so they feel betrayed
Why does every article have to turn into a which console is better war...How many times can someone say their console is better. Who cares how many games are sold per platform, that doesn't make the game any better...I know everyone wants to have the best technology and have the latest and greatest, but Y cant we all have the latest and greatest.Isn't it enough just to be next gen...I guess not...I am not nocking all the support for the console just the manner in which it is being presented.. You made your point Your console is best... now the only thing left to do is play the games...
Lost Planet Extreme Condition Xbox 360 1,350 Dead Rising Xbox 360 1,200 http://ir.capcom.co.jp/engl... 1,350,000 Lost Planet 1,200,000 Dead Rising
The 360 is doing well in the US, so so on Europe and trying to hold on in Japan, the PS3 on the other hand is doing well in Japan and so so in Europe and the U.S. so it'll be a close call. But I predict more sales than what they say. Now that it's a multi game I expect more.
I already own the first three on PS2, mother's well just get the fourth for PS3 so I have them all on one platform more or less. Also, out of the 20 or so 360 owning friends I have, none of them care for DMC4. They're argument is a fair one however. If they like the fourth installment, many don't want to purchase a PS2 to play the other 3. That's my reasoning for believing that DMC4 will probably have more sales on the PS3 then the 360, even with a smaller install base. But it's just my opinion of course based on my friends and I know it can't be generalized to all owners.
i cant wait till i get this game with my ps3 i have the other 3 and this is gone be inside my ps3 as soon as it comes out.oh and i do hate capcom for puting it on the x180 but it dosent mean i should stop enjoying one of the best action adventure games series of all time. it just means ill only be getting this and resi5 games that are made by capcom the rest the company dont really have anything else to offer me that is out of this world.
With the way Dead rising and Lost planet sold on the 360(close to 2 million EACH) Capcom should have no problems what so ever reaching this amount on 360 alone. PS3................Not so much.
1.8 million huh? If you release DMC4 early then it could sell a lot more copies. So, Capcom release it on the PS3 in 1-2 months time or die at the hands of GTA and MGS.
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