The latest sales figures are in and the release of the PSP Slim has completely wiped the floor with the competition this week, giving Sony the lead for a second week running. Check out the software list at source, and the early hardware figures.
TWENTY TWENTY cricket world cup fever i should say. BTW x360 sales dropped below 1000 in JAPAN yesssssss grabage box 360 is fully dead in JAPAN and will be dead in EU tomorrow when FIFA 08 hits the ps3. FIFA 08 has knocked HALO 3 from most of the charts in EU
When did FIFA 08 become a PS3 exclusive? And aren't PS3 fans bitter towards EA so probably won't buy FIFA? I don't even know why I'm asking considering you have 1 bubble.
jebus, it sold 270,000 units ay caramba
sweet mother of god psp is rockin japan.
for 2 weeks out of 52? lol
may only be two weeks... but 252k?!!! hell yea psp is rocking the ds!!! however short lived, this definitely shows SE that their products MOVE systems... that's freakin incredible!
What wiped the floor? lol isn't that what the ds has been doing all over the world for years lol stupid article. Someone is happy the failed psp finally sold more than 1000 systems a week, and it's just going to go right back where it was except this will never happen again.
Go play some Nintendogs that should get you happy, happy, bouncy again..
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haha think your confused, thats the 360 in Japan. The psp is actually doing very well is actually been out selling the ps3 some months. Not saying the ps3 is selling too hot either. just imagine if SE releases FF7 remake on the ps3.
The PSP outsold the a DS by a margin of 4 to 1 so you can bet that it's going to outsell the DS through this year or whenever Dragon Quest comes out which is basically the only hardcore game they have coming out. You forgot that when the games that have American appeal such as Castlevania, God of War, and Final Fantasy come out in America, the PSP will start outselling DS here in the U.S.
Aside from a few Dragon Quest titles, the DS will also get the Final Fantasy IV remake before the end of this year.
I helped by buyin one of these, sweet, sweet, hardware miracles. Now i'm officialy playing in all Sony's platforms PS1 on my PSP, PS2 on my PS3, Ps3 and PSP. I am a fanboy, I guess. From My First Walkman to 2day, love those inventive japs!
All nintendo has to do is release a new color ds and its gameover lol
It doesn't even need that. What we're seeing is the amazing power of the Final Fantasy franchise. When the DS gets FF6 (the best one by the standards of most who have played all the FF games), its game over. I suppose a glow-in-the-dark color line of DS to go with that would do anything but hurt, though.
ds might win the sells but you know psp even though it isnt winning its not losing its selling fine. just not the same numbers as ds.
Ah the power of Final Fantasy
Yeah I want to play that game so bad. Can't wait for Chains of Olympus too.
Yep, think I'll be buying one for this game and Daxter.
wow just shows you what will happen once sony starts having thier gaming giant releases.
Is the PSP slim profitable or is it a loss leader still? I truly don't know but if it is profitable, that's great news for Sony...
Congrats to Sony. Looks like a formfactor change was just what the doctor ordered for the PSP.
PSP is ABSOLETELY OWNING the ds!
Im giving a big FU to all the people who said PSP was a failure and that it flopped. Clearly PSP is making the same progression as both PS1 and PS2. They start off slow and end up selling 100 million units plus.
That's the Final Fantasy effect right there. You see it SE? Now bring out FF VII to the PS3 and watch the install base sky rocket ;) I mean, 250k + in ONE week?! Wow :O To the rabid Ninty fanboy: go play Brain Age or whatever other non-game you have been playing lately. Geez, frustrated kids.
Wow Sony stock would go up again pretty soon.
the tech in it is similar to ps2.course ps2 sells for less than psp.sony makes money on every ps2 sold.so it stands to reason that sony makes money on psp hardware as well. and they make royalties on third parties and money on their own games. bring out the hits,and nintendo hits the sh#ts.square knows that any ff release would destroy nintendo and microsoft.so they're trying to keep everything balanced. mag lev.............
265,000? Holy Crap that's a lot.
PSP,PS3 and PS3+ Blu-ray. Go PSP the best hand held in the history of gaming with the best games.
NOTHIN I mean NOTHING beats the gameboy color at it's game hey once the FF7 effect is over things go back to normal
Sony doesn't get nearly enough credit for the PSP. It's a pretty amazing little device, and the potential it brings to the PS3 is overlooked. Remote Play, streaming media.. hell, it can even be used as a controller and second screen.
Finally, I was effing mad to see a Pokemon game outselling Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII AND MGSPO+. Great news indeed.
The power behind Square-Enix very predictable.
it's selling quite impressively. i say once it drops to 100 bucks we'll see it selling at even higher volumes.. i had the original psp. but i gave it best friend before i left for Navy boot camp. and now i have more reason to buy a new one. that new secret agent clank game and MGPO+ and CC:FFVII. and GOW:coo and the socom and syphon filter. some good games for real. cant wait i'm getting one real soon probably after i buy ratchet for PS3
PSP was a late bloomer but oh boy I am sooo glad that I have it...I have long commute to work so is my perfect companion...and I just started playing FFI and FFII, and I got nostalgic...anyways I need to put my hands on CC:FFVII and GOW...
If the n-ds has some real games for real gamers like golden sun then maybe just maybe i would bought one, but for now so far the n-ds has kiddie pokemon trash and its boring.
Funny that you people only see Brain-age and stuff like that. games like castlevania, Tales of series, FF remakes you name it are on the DS yet you people don't acknowledge it. FF3 and FF4 are remaked for the DS so don't be suprised if they did FF5 and FF6 too. so PSP has its little victory now but its far from over. DS continues to build up a bigger gaming library and it isn't just brain-training or whatever.
Those ppl will just be missing out on some great games, plain and simple. SquEnix currently has far more games coming to the DS than PSP, so Nintendo has nothing to worry about. And this is just one of the many 3rd-party devs focusing handheld development on the DS. Casual titles like Brain Age are just the icing on the cake.
They will be missing out allot for sure, its just their biased hatred towards things is shortsighted/narrowminded.
It'll take more than one game to catch up with Nintendo, Sony only lag by 30 million units.
why are nintendo fans being so defensive, so what if the psp outsold the ds 4to 1 or whatever, everyone knows that nintendo is the dominate handheld this generation, but look this is sony's first forray in this market, and look, they are doing really well, considering everyother handheld has died against nintendo, and with the psp2 whenever that comes out, and they correct the button layout ( god please two analog sticks please) and i think nintendo will see some real competition
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