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Halo 3 drives Xbox 360 sales past Wii, PS3 at retailer

Pre-order and launch sales for Halo 3 on Tues. (Sept. 25) have driven Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 past competitors at retailer Amazon.com.

On Tues., the Xbox 360 Premium SKU ranked at No. 5 at Amazon's Computer & Video Games division, an increase from a rank of No. 7 the week prior.

By comparison, Nintendo Co.'s Wii ranked at No. 7 and the 60GB PS3 ranked at No. 9.

Additionally, all three Halo 3 retail SKUs dominate the top three best-selling products in the division. The $59 Standard Edition ranks at No. 1, followed by the Limited and Legendary Edition at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively.

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Young Capwn3499d ago

IF PSN loses anymore exclusives because of Halo, Im callin Osama.

SE is watchin all this...

s8anicslayer3499d ago

this is what happens when a system has great games.it's what helped sony kill sega

SabreMan3499d ago (Edited 3499d ago )

Sony didn't kill SEGA, SEGA killed themselves with the Saturn as it was a 2d powerhouse as SEGA underestimated the consumer demand for 3d unlike Sony with the original Playstation

SEGA only have themselves to blame for now only being a software company

back on topic yes great games sell systems Halo3 is proving that, not only are the installed base buying it but it's making new gamers buy into the 360 hardware aswell.

However some of the posts saying game set and match to Misrosoft are kidding themselves. Sony have plenty of system sellers on the Horizon

please don't be blinkered into thinking otherwise

CRIMS0N_W0LF3499d ago

Lets see what happens in a month's time.

Gamer133499d ago

Hope they make Halo 4.

Saint Sony3499d ago

I kinda hope they don't. Would be nice to see something new and innovative from Bungie instead. Halo3 should be the final Halo.
Better end it when it still is good.

Kenshin_BATT0USAI3499d ago

If they continue it it would really suck. It would still sell godd, but people will definitely not like it as much as 1,2,and 3.

SuperSaiyan43499d ago

Sorry Bungie only do up to 3 thats what they said.

Anyways Xbox 360 will be the winner this gen :-)

Daxx3499d ago (Edited 3499d ago )

What about their other project code named Forerunner?

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