Boston-based research firm Yankee Group has forecasted that the PS3 will lead Xbox 360 and Wii in North American sales by 2011, with the Wii in a distant third...
I'll probably have retired gaming by then!!!!
2011 will be then end of this gaming cycle, and the start of the new one.
And I have a hard time believing the Wii will hit such low numbers with their innovative gameplay and low entry price.
I have to agree. The Wii is one of the more asked about consoles from what the guys at Gamestop say. As for 2011 the next xbox should be about due to come out. I wonder what this reserch was based off of.
i don't, that is about where i would expect the wii, it is a kiddie console, every 11yr old now might get a wii buy by 2010,2011 they will be 15 or 16 and will have gone out and bought a 360 or ps3 as they want to play more main stream adult games.
Here's a cookie. Go choke on it.
Wii's an every gamer’s console. If you believe it's a kiddy console then x360 and PS2 (soon to be PS3) are mentally challenged teen consoles where every violent game is as easy as playing Mario on the NES.
Please… just because PS3 and 360 titles are more themed for maturity means nothing. If the games suck, the games, doesn’t matter if they have blood and gore. If they suck, they suck. Simple as that. Nintendo titles, though few, have a low ratio in crap games. PS2 and Xbox, filled with lots of titles (ps2 in the lead), have a lot of crap titles and a very low ratio of good games.
Nintendo sells what sells, Sony pushes what ever will make them money, even if it’s atrocious, and Microsoft has enough money to not worry about how a game is received.
The only thing that Mr. Ken is gonna lead is these fools into thinking that they are getting a super powerful console, 2 times the power of the XBOX 360 when in fact they are just getting ps2 on steroids!!!!! I thought ps3 was supposed to be 2 times as powerful as the XBOX 360??? By the looks of gears of war and resistance fall of man, I sure as hell can`t tell!!!! Resistance fall of man almost looks as good as call of duty 2!!!
Is the author of this article being sarcastic? Because we will be gearing up for new consoles in 2011. I think it is funny that some people will actually be exited about this news. "DC" Wut up BoI!!
i don,t care Because i don,t work for Sony or MS let them both fight for the punkhass lead.
Where the F@#k will I be? What will I be doing? If there is no WWIII by then maybe I'll be playing games still.
SonyFanboys will tell you "they had a revelation "Mr. Ken" came to them, snuck in under thier sheets, after all said n done; he told them this great new so it must be true."
wot it do rude boy!!!!
hehe gotta laugh to myself Tham, even my cus, who's a die-hard sony soldier, has had to surrender to the EXTREME pressure of the 360!!!
he was LIVE from monday, and now he's setup trashtalking on live like he was a ms merc from day 1!!!!!!!
"Additionally, these platforms will serve as a strong medium for advertising, validating the growing market for in-game and around game advertising."
Hehe. Run around a Burger King(tm) killing zombies while drinking an nice cold crisp Coca Cola(tm). Mmm. Haha.
Even with speculated 11 million wii sales. It’s enough for Nintendo to survive. So that’s nice to hear. It will dominate Japan and rest of Europe so it’s good to hear that it will do well enough in North America.
' It will dominate Japan, and the rest of Europe'. Who are you kidding? Japan: Yes
PS3 and 360 will dominate Europe. I know this from observing my crystal ball. And it never lies.
360 is doing poorly in Europe at the moment. Japan wants the wii. Wii will do better in Europe than 360. And that's domination.
PS3 might still take Europe over but wii won't be far behind.
You don't need a crystal ball to see that.
what makes you think the 360 is doing poorly in europe? the only place it isn't doing well is japan.
wakkiwakkikokiko you must be on drugs.
Average units sold from 7 months to the end of june was over 700.000 units world wide. USA sold about 270.000 units a month average. Go calculate. 430.000 units have been sold elsewere. Be sure at least half of them are sold in Europe if not more, because world wide release was a long time USA/Europe/Japan. Australia and other countries/regions just are selling a few months. Expect sales from july and months on to be 1 million units a month
Just like gamecube Wii will be third although doing better then that. Getting a Wii beside a 360 will set you back as much as one POS3. That's that. PS3 will be for sure not number one untill 2011 which is really funny. The new xbox will be here by that time, crushing any sales from a console that had to last 10 years. Right. When was PS2 here? The year 2000 and it's now 2006 when we get the POS3. That's no 10 years in my calculation
Because it is doing poorly in europe and the rest of the world besides the us.
Lametime, did you even read? Average sold in US per month 270.000. World wide untill the end of june average per month over 700.000 units.
So. Again. 430.000 units sold elsewhere. And from July accounted you'll see an average of close to 1 million a month.
Your an idiot if you think your lamebox 360 sell 1 million units a month ha ha LOL!! The funny thing is you strongly believe MS will win,your heart will be broken come 2007 when sony passes MS in sales then embarrasing MS again out selling them 5:1 LOL!!
With Live Anywhere, and people using the XNA to make their own games, and create emulators; sure the PS3 will be taking the lead. I already know a few people that were not interested on the Xbox 360 until they announced the XNA framework. Microsoft already secured their future; they used the Xbox to expand to a broader audience. I wouldn’t be amazed if even Sony is forced to support the XNA for PS4 in the future.
you'd think MS will sell usage XNA & stuff like DX10 that they own to their major competitor in consoleland?
Hahahaaa mmmhhh. Man PS3 will get beaten by DX10 (used for example also in Crysis, an illusion less for PS3 gamers that game won't run on it) so hard the pain will too much
You are probably right about microsoft not wanting to allow the .net and XNA frameworks on a competitor platform. But if you think about it; if xna becomes the standard for game development on the PC, XBOX, Mobile microsoft can be making some serious money. Lots of companies would buy visual studio 2005 to manage their projects. Here is how much VS2005 cost http://www.amazon.com/gp/pr... . If this happens the amount of games for the XBox 360 would be huge compare to the PS3. The xbox it's causing all microsoft divisions to make money even the messenger. This is why Microsoft will not let the XBox die. So even if the entertainment division loses money; they are still making ton of money elsewhere.
I honestly don’t see how Sony can win this time around. Some people will buy an Xbox just to feed their dream of porting their computer games into the Xbox.
NNEVERRR!!! will happen, PS3's costs too much and it will be too exspensive to replace after they start breaking after the warrenty. The wall mart crowd that determans the winner in all things successful will be snatching up the $200 dollar console's(360/Wii price drops) PS3 will never price that low. The WalMArt crowd don't care about specs or games as we do for that matter. AS long as they can afford something their happy. TRUTH.
Dont cry little man its ok.i know how badly you dont want your xbox too loose but face they are going to loose ps fanbase is just too large for MS too compete with.No matter what you think or hope the ps3 will outsell xbox 360 Get it Got it Good lol...lol...lol
So Microsoft wins according to them by growing their fan base and Sony takes a big blow loosing almost 3/4 of its fan base. Interesting indeed. I honestly think the Wii will sell more than 11 million and I believe the 360 will sell about 40 million. I have no clue about Sony because of their high price point. I would be shocked if they hit 30 million. 200 dollar price point for Sony is un attainable.
This is Bogus. Think about it A Boston Company With the Name Yankee In IT Bullsh1t!
it wasn´t u that one time say´s that no one can believe in analist´s when they predicted x360 will win the console war? Now u believe in this analist? Why?
who cares if $ony wins? After all ps3 isn´t even a console, its a computer. What i care is that all the games i want to play are in x360 not in ps3. There´s no game on ps3 i want to play, all crap. And games that i maybe interested in ps3 all are in x360. So for me ps3 it´s a piece of crap " the CrapStation".
yea crap like ur girlfriends face
dude i express my opinion and i don´t call names to anyone ok? if u do not understand it i gonna start call you names to. ok?
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