Top 20 best-selling games in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain, UK, Japan, as well as console hardware sales in Europe and the top 20 best-selling games in the U.S. this gen.
In the US, Nintendo personally has 5 out of the top 10 best selling games with 5 titles on Wii (including Just Dance). In Germany, Nintendo has 7 out of the top 10 best selling. In France, 6...Spain 7 out of top 10 and UK the top 2 for the year. Awesome job. :)
Nintendo got the casual market on lock. that's for sure.
and what Iwata said is true: the Wii is going down while the PS3 is going up. The 120 Million PS3 prediction might really be taking effect as we speak.
Yep... Nintendo domination in Software and Hardware.
Wow, over these last couple of weeks, the PS3 has been selling far more than either the Wii or 360, and possibly even combined, hardware-wise in Europe as a whole. The Wii has been experiencing a dramatic change over these last couple of months. It's now managing what both the PS3 and 360 were averaging for the last year or two. That has to suck. Especially after reporting record losses, something the company hasn't experienced in several years. I wonder how much money Nintendo is losing on each of those bundles. Is this a case where demand has fallen lower than supply?
Interesting that in mainland Europe the x360 is virtually dosen't exist. It's only in UK that it doing well. @Masamori Sumimura: Are you mad?. Europe is soccer mad. It was always going to sell more. Red Dead Redemtion is from Rockstar that sold more than 30 million games on PS2. COD is COD. It sell anywhere anyways. Here is another interesting info. Heavy Rain managed to chart in Germany but not Halo Reach.
it's also interesting that most of the games that ranked high on ps3 were either shooters , sports games and not the Exclusives.
Why are you talking to me about Halo reach? did I mention xbox anywhere in my comment? 0__0
you did reference ps3 exclusives in your post and being that halo is almost the only good selling exclusive MS has left, i can understand why he brought it up. looking at the ps3's tech and past this all seemed like common sense from it's launch to me. the analyst that were positive the ps3 and bluray were dead cracked me up. the ps3 will compete with the xbox720 for a few years until tech moves along enough for a ps4. ps3 will sell overall the most this gen. Ive stated that since launch and never swayed from that idea since.
Damn Nintendo and Sony Dominate Europe.
Well would you look at that. Sony is giving the backhand to the 360 in Europe.
Halo3 has sold way more than 6 million. Not sure if I'm reading this wrong or not but I never trust numbers especially from Sony.
sold worldwide you mean? probably it did but domestically.....nope
but they cant lie or shareholders will sue them.
and from Sony?. LMAO!!. Its sales ranks from GFK which is the NDP of Europe. Learn to read first before you post.
i can't stop laughing after reading his comment
lol if you don't trust numbers from Sony, than your accusing them of doing something illegal
hahaha and yet you trust the numbers from M$ the company that outright lied a year ago about their sales in europe. lol
Damn, there's not even a single 360 title in Germany, France and Spain. PS3 completely dominates in these countries.
PS3 will soon dominate in the US. When they realize Kinect doesn’t work and has no real games.
And does that give you boner? Seriously why do people care about sales o_o AND IM NOT A FANBOY
360 dominates the most important market in the world - the USA. germany, france and spain are nothing at all. 360 still dominates the ps3 in worldwide sales, and game attach rate. Our exclusives sell triple the numbers that ps3's do
Cry moar. And you should read the second quarter. PS3 sold more than the 360 and the Wii. And these numbers come from the 3 companies. http://www.neogaf.com/forum... So European games market is larger than the US.
Europe is a continent not country so of course it is but if we go by the countries like he said USA is by far the largest market
Mooks thats some funny sh!t.
dont forget the xbox360 had a year headstart.
those are the countries that will buy millions of GT5.
Does 360 sales give you a boner? If not then why the fuck do u care...
dusts off 1 of his old multiple accounts. Funny, I could've sworn that was frowned upon on N4G.
In three European countries combined.. lol
When gt5 releases ps3 will sell more in a day than weeeee and 360 all time sales put together.
OMG OMG OMG when Arla is going to release their new kind of cheese their sales will reach heaven! Why do we care about sales?
Shame. Some people were really taken in by VGC thinking XB360 owned all. Wii has clearly lost its momentum. Still doing well though. Nintendo can afford a price drop soon, but I think it has reached market saturation. Now that motion control is available for HD consoles, it would make sense for Nintendo to release Wii2 early. Wii still is the console to beat. Just look at Wii Sports sales. Good showing by PS3.
360 userbase is hardcore fans who like Xbox while Ps3 is people who know the brand and they buy games in their country while serious core guys import from the U.K where u pay only 30$ by game or less... but yes Ps3 doing amazing in mainland Europe thats for sure.
uhhmmmm.. have you ever been to the UK? games cost about £39.99. Since the countries listed in the article (France, Spain, Germany) use the Euro as currency they would pay € 45.98 which is $64.14. This is way more than the price of a game in France/Spain/Germany. Your reasoning is completely flawed. Get your facts right before coming out with bullshit!!!
This region has always been sony's. Without it the gap wouldn't of closed this quickly. It was evident from the sales charts from these countries that get downplayed by 'some' that the ps3 was pretty much ahead in every top ten software chart except the UK's. Every little helps and now people are seeing this the advantages of selling well in these 'unimportant', 'small' countries within this region Anybody else feels vgc should be banned from n4g. They have been full of sh!t from their inception. Backtracking, overestimating here underestimating there. Trust me if this vgc was really doing what people think they're doing we wouldn't be reading their data for free. Companies would be spending millions to have such info so quickly. How the ef would they know what fable sold on it's first day......lol. I remember when they said halo 3 hit 3 million over 4 months before ms officially announced it happened
Thing is, they're aren't even 'small', not really. And they're all western, all wealthy, and all have video game cultures. UK's (collective) pop is ~61 million France ~62 million Italy ~59 million Germany ~82 million Spain ~46 million etc etc - add in another 100 million, totalling up Australia/New Zealand/Switzerland/Norway/ Sweden and a couple of others. That these massive western countries/populations (even more massive collectively) buying habits were ever dismissed as 'unimportant' was always only a victory for stupidity (or cynicism on behalf of those who didn't like what they saw on their top 10 charts etc). Yeah, they should be banned - VGC - but they won't. People know full they're are dodgy at this point (and the info from last couple of weeks has left no room for anyone to pretend they aren't aware of this). But realistically, anyone who's kept an eye on them has seen that bias and their unprofessionalism (on the sly edits) long ago - folks propping up VGChartz are doing so, and have been for a while, because they share that sites bias and actively 'want' their dodgy numbers pasted around; not because they're genuinely naive about the sites poor behaviour and lack of accuracy.
sony have europe locked up and its only gonna get better as years go on and when ps3 hits 199 then GAME OVER . ON ANOTHER NOTE WHEN YOU SEE HOW EUROPE HAS BOUGHT MOST PS3S AND GAMES ITS RATHER SICKENING THAT SCEE ARE LAZY TWATS . sorry caps
lol the 360 ain't selling anything in Europe, not even a single game in the top 20 in Germany and France.
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