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Japan Yearly Chart 2010

Japan Hardware:

DS - 1,745,951
PSP - 1,502,056
PS3 - 1,024,448
Wii - 1,009,253
360 - 159,274
PS2 - 65,492

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fr0sty2128d ago (Edited 2128d ago )

DS, business as usual
PSP, damn impressive vs. DS in japan.
Wii, on the decline
PS3, beating wii in japan, that says something
360, lol.
PS2, farewell.

cayal2128d ago

Sony must be loving the 65000 x whatever they make on the PS2 though.

865000 difference is why NPD is useless on its own.

Triella2128d ago

Exactly since 360 has only sold 695K more than PS3 as of today in the US, it means that among those two regions PS3 has actually sold 170K more and you still have to add Europe to the mix which is largely a PS market.

This also the reason why VGC has little to no credibility when they widen the gap between 360 and PS3 week after week.

RageAgainstTheMShine2127d ago (Edited 2127d ago )

@ triella

totally agree with you there

FYI importers make up most of the sales in Japan to be sold to other Asian nations outside. 360 & Wii consoles are sold to 3rd world countries only to be modded. while Sony have legitimate and official Sony Stores in just about every major 3rd world city in Asia.

Latin America get their modded 360 & Wii from the USA.

L-Teezy2128d ago

of course.. ps3 is just beginning to mature. it was built with nothing but the future in mind. just look at all the bad ass updates we're getting, like 3-D games and Blu-ray. the games exclusive to ps3 only compete with themselves in terms in quality. more and more people are realizing where their $ should've been invested in the 1st place.

Mastodon2128d ago

Yeah, because Japan is definitely a market place where American products do well. Aside from the obvious sales of Japanese systems dominating a place where they only want to see American money and not anything else from our fair nation, its good to see that Metal Gear, Persona, and other games have managed to make a firm impact for the PSP - oh not to mention that bevy of exclusive JP only RPGs that grace that system, VC2, and what have you.

I'm surprised that 360 managed to out sell PS2, I'm serious - I just don't see a real reason to buy a 360 if I'm Japanese - What does it offer exactly? I get 360 in America and Europe but not Japan.

moparful992128d ago

Psp dead? LOl yea thats the joke of the year.. Look at those numbers, and with the recent high profile launches of metal gear peace walker, kingdom hearts birth by sleep, and the highly anticipated release of ghost of sparta just around the corner I expect psp sales to get better in NA.. I just dont know why people expect sony platforms to sell over 100 million units to be considered a success.. Why is it that sony is the company the industry loves to hate?? What have they done to recieve this kind of treatment?? I have the utmost respect for sony and will continue to support them...

jellybalboa2128d ago

i think people love to hate companies that are too successful

moparful992127d ago

Yea its that "underdog" mentality.. People feel the need to support the one least likely to succeed.. But it just irks me how people are soo quick to dismiss the company that we owe alot of our industries achievements too..

emil12128d ago

ps3 still cost 300$. that was ps2's launch price.

All_4_One2128d ago

Yep, and it`s turning a profit for Sony and outselling the competition. It`ll probably stay at the price it`s currently at for a while now. I personally don`t see a price drop for at least another year. Rest assured though, when the PS3 hits $200 or lower, there will be no stopping it.

FiftyFourPointTwo2128d ago

360 - 159,274
PS3 - 1,024,448

Indeed, Japan does not matter, says the 360 fanboys.

Mastodon2128d ago

Of course it matters, just like Worldwide sales matter. Fanboys will be fanboys.

N4PS3Fanboys2128d ago

It matters, but not to nearly the same extent as the other two main regions; the Americas and Europe. In Japan, the PS3 is currently selling the most, with the Wii second, and the 360 third. While worldwide, the 360 is selling the most, followed by the Wii, and then the PS3.

JoeReno2128d ago (Edited 2128d ago )

Really.. The 360 is outselling the Wii worldwide?

You have a link to back that up?

bviperz2128d ago

Probably basing numbers off VGChartz, which is inaccurate to say the least. Sony has already reached 38 million and is probably closer to 40 than most think. Yet VGChartz have them sitting at 37.7.

FiftyFourPointTwo2128d ago

@Joe

Ignore that guy. Trust me. I few weeks ago I pm'd him to provide a link to backup his claim and he didnt show me anything.

JoeReno2128d ago

@54.2

Hahahaha I hear you. I suppose I really shouldnt expect anything more from an account named n4ps3fanboys.

jellybalboa2128d ago

am sorry the ps3 is kicking ass in europe even in the uae

n4gno2128d ago

"While worldwide, the 360 is selling the most, followed by the Wii, and then the PS3. "

yeah, just the last 2 months, but before that, and sinch the launch, PS3 sold way better than 360 (4 millions more in 2009, 360 could never do that, in fact, ps3 is already catching again his real seat : first)

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dizzleK2128d ago

Gotta take success where you find it I guess.

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