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Sailing The World: Orange Box Still Tops, PS3 Cut Sparks Sales

Gamasutra's "Sailing The World", covers the top five sellers for every available platform in the United States, Japan, and Europe, providing an important update of sales patterns worldwide. This week's charts, with data taken from October 18, 2007, feature cross-platform sales leadership of the PC port The Orange Box in North America, while hardware price drops spark a jump in PlayStation 3 software sales. More within...

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TheMART3712d ago

PS3 pricecut 600 to 500 dollar: short spark, only July. Then back to selling the least of all consoles

PS3 pricecut 500 to 400 dollar: will it be different? Not so much as long as the competition has a lower price and offering better content, more content, better exclusives and a premium online service (no waiting on a gimmick as Home...)

This Christmas? Last year the 360 sold over nr.1 with Wii close, PS3 fell short. This year? Same story.

fenderputty3712d ago (Edited 3712d ago )

There is a lot of people out there just waiting to upgrade their ps2's. As the PS3 price falls coupled with more and more familiar titles and new IP's, you will see a lot of them come over. This new price point is starting to put those people in that range. The PS3 also looks like a better deal with every HDTV sold as it's also a BD player.

Look ... I know the box has good games. It's got a good user base and, it's not going anywhere anytime soon. I know this race is going to be a lot closer this time around. Which is good. I just think you're as bad as Nasim ... only on the other end of the spectrum.

Milkman5413712d ago

Same Story? Far from it...Lower Price...Better Titles...

unrealgamer583712d ago

Sony rocks cant wait for uncharted and ratchet and clank.

ElementX3712d ago

I swear you one-console-wonders will be the death of sites like this. Too much fanboyism.

Gina-get-u3711d ago

All of the figures come from Amazon. Has anybody done a comparison of the column from past weeks to see how closely Amazon sales reflect trends in the broader market? Are Amazon sales a reliable indicator of how well something is selling in general? If somebody has the time, that would be a great thing to find out.