Media Create has published the latest hardware sales figures from Japan.
Wow...Those hardware sales are underwhelming. Things aren't looking good for the Japanese market right now.
Very sharp decline in sales. You'd think with Red Dead Redemption out...
yea because the wild wild west shooting game is what japan fiends for..
i agree very much on that one partner
Lackluster numbers all round, the most suprising is the Wii, under 20k wtf?
Wow. Xbox 360 is the only console that went up. Everything's down. Maybe this is a sign? lol
There was nowhere left to go!
That one blindsided me, i had a great laugh +bubs.
Still kicking though, even in the most hostile anti-360 country.
Maybe just maybe 360 is not what its cracked up to be...
No, it's just the country. Why else is 360 doing extremely well nearly everywhere else in the world? Japan is Wii territory anyways. Wii outsells PS3 and 360 COMBINED by a 2-1 margin in Japan. Everywhere else in the world, PS3 plus 360 equals or outsells Wii. The Japanese love their Wii's.
@ clown Yeah lol... The 360 has posted increased sales, while the ps3 has posted decreases. However, the ps3 still sold 4 times as many consoles... I guess, if we saw the ps3 decreasing in sales for a few weeks, months, then maybe we could draw some conclusions. As it stands the ps3 is still riding the crest of the pricut and slim wave. The next few months will be interesting... will the ps3 momentum continue to fall, like it did this week? We'll have to wait and see.
lol it did not go up by much, and it is still selling really bad for a console over there (current gen)
yea a sign..japan looks like a very small market.
PSP go didn't even break a thousand!
And they still wont lower the price. WTH are they doing with that thing?
in march and april ps3 outsold wii. could happen in may too
The reason everything is down except for 360 is because last week and the week before were 'Golden Week', a series of Japanese holidays. People are probably buying 360's in anticipation of Monster Hunter Frontier, and maybe a little bit because of that cool Bayonetta/Forza 3 bundle.
With PS3 down 6K, 360 up 300, can't wait for the "doomed" and "comeback" articles to follow...
Freaking lol'ed so damn hard at that man, Have a Bub, you deserve it +1 O-T: May so far: PS3 – 26,185 (5/3 – 5/9) 1st week http://www.nintendoeverythi... PS3 – 20,463 (5/10 – 5/16) 2nd week http://www.nintendoeverythi... PS3 = 46,648
sony taking over the world, no surprise here
It seems like Nintendo and Sony alternate every once in a while. Total "Nintendominance" one week with DS and Wii on top, then Sony comes up top the next week with PSP and PS3 on top.
Surprised that the Wii is down from 31k to 17K that's over 40% week over week. Edit: Boy, With PS3 down 6K, 360 up 300, can't wait for the "doomed" and "comeback" articles to follow... The 360 is up less then 100 units not 300 last week Xbox 360 – 4,278 this week Xbox 360 – 4,370 =92 unit Increase
Does it actually matter?
yes because xfans like to spin everything look at it this eway x360 is still on the bottom of the next gen console sales in japan
interesting that ps3 outsold Wii again after wii breaking ps3's long streak last week.i and others thought wii might take it from here for a while but i did tell someone that ps3 still has a chance and i was right. ps3 is actually giving wii a fight in japan because nintendo was forced to drop price and the effect is finally wearing off still.
After the release of move and GT5 sony will have Japan and Europe in the pocket. Damn the ps3 is outselling the wii even with higher price range. believe me $199 ps3 will destroy the competition and then we will see wii2 and xbox(whatever).
the ps3 and wii are 50/50 in japan these days. theres been hardly any new releases on ps3 the past few weeks but its till been just about outselling the wii.
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