For those who think the high-def PS3 and Xbox 360 rule this these days, think again: another 10 million PS2s will sell in the next five months alone. So, out of all the games launched, which ones have been the biggest sellers?
Its sad that one of the best games, God of War 2, isn't still in that list.
With 100 mln. PS2's out there, how is it possible that this game still hasn't sold more then 3.7 mln. copies? Really. I don't understand that. Do PS2 owners even buy games at all anymore at this point in the life cycle???
If you compare that to Gears of War on the 360, with a userbase of now about 13.5 mln. users, that has the game sold over 5 mln. copies by now, and a game like God of War 2 would have sold the same with ease. Because it's a good game.
y are u always looking for playstation news?
Couple of facts Mart:
1. 100mil include millions who have repurchased ps2 cuz the earlier one died. I myself had 2 cuz one conked out.
2. All games are now being pirated and 90% of ps2s are modded and can play backup/pirated games costing $1.
3. Atleast in asia region 95% do not buy original games and pirated games/movies are easily available. That's why ps2 is still selling huge in these markets.
Thats an interesting point Mart, and at the same time I cant help but think, if you dont have anything nice to say why dont you just shut the fuk up you nasty troll.
You're right GoW2 should have sold more buy now but the reason it hasn't is anyone looking to PS2 for their gaming needs at this point in its life cycle has 100's of games to choose from. Theres no shortage of great software in every genre. And GoW2 is fairly hardcore, and Hardcore gamers are usually the first to move to the next gen. I would guess alot of people still playing only PS2 are into Buzz and Singstar and those types of games. I haven't looked at the charts to know if thats true, its just my guess.
The reason Gears sold so many so quickly is the same reason the original Halo did. They were both great games and had no competition from other titles. Xbox didnt have many great games for a while and neither did X360, at least not the quality of those games. It stands to reason standout titles do well with no competition.
1) not everyone plays god of war and there are so many more GOOD games on the ps2 that xbox can dream of.
2) Im quite sure a 5th of the ps2 sales are repurchases because of malfunction over the years of the repurchase of the slim ps2.
3) truth is there are not that many super games on teh xbox that are EXCLUSIVE.... you have halo and then you have gears..... what else is there.
4) too many ways to pirate ps2 nowadays.
the same goes for the Xbox360, only with over 30% failure rate, and have you ever heard of flashed xbox drives? i like mine ixtreme firmware very much :p
Oh eazy. Xbox 360 had absolutely no games until Gears of war. So basically they did what every X360 fanboy claims PS3 owners are doing. Just letting it collect dust.
Then Gears of War came and X360 finally had a game worth buying.
did I mention gears of war sold 3 millions and not 5 million
Gears has only sold 3 million... haha always trying to stretch the truth and make things seem better than they are... And resistance has almost sold 3 million LOL Resistance is the better game anyways... ask GAMEINFORMER.
How the f*ck did this turn into a convo about 360? i mean wtf.... yeah GOW2 (PS2) is good but wtf does that have to do with the 360? Get the sh*t out of here... Keep the forums related please
wow. PS2 has set the bar.
List us fuc*ed. FFX sold 6.6 mil. check wiki and vg chartz says it sold 7.95
the amazing thing about that news? most of them if not all of them apart from1 are sony exclusive and there all comming to ps3 next year as exclusives! and thats not including killzone or the getaway or god of war!.
I noticed the same thing.
So many system Sellers.
Will be interesting to see how many GTA4 are sold on each.
"I was quite surprised at this list, I guess I never would have placed the Gran Turismo titles that high up. Still, those are the facts.-Martin Lynch"
He's an idiot for saying that
Wow, Didn't know Vice City had sold that much. The shamefull thing is the lack of God of War and DMC in the list.
its sad that people keep putti gout world wide sales of ps2 ofc ps2 is selling good people in iraq/afghanistan/some africa states/some russia states/eypt and most arab stats / dont care about next gen graphic and the ps3 is avialble to their market unlike the ps3 and the xbox 360 u tards so stop fooling ur self.
i wanna Shadow of the Colossus remake for ps3. that would be....epic.
The game was beautiful on PS2... a remake or sequel (i borrowed the game and didn't finish so i dunno if that is a good idea) or something, but yeah, that would be a REAL seller...
imagine the graphics of next gen and the idea of SoTC. imo it would be a console pusher. bubble for you :D
This article really should say "Top Selling" games. I'm sure everyone here would come up with a different list.
1-God of War
2-God of War 2
3-Soul Calibur 2
6-Dragon Quest 8
7-Shadow of the Colossus
8-Contra Shattered Soldier
9-Ratchet and Clank Up your Arsenal
10-Marvel vs Capcom 2
Of course there's a truckload of more games that deserve to be on this list. The pS2 imo is the greatest system of all time. There's more great games across more genres than on any other platform in gaming history.
I applaud Sony for not taking the M$/Nintendo route and cancelling their PS2 games just to bolster the library of a new system. It has also proven to be a wise move as the PS2 continues to outsell the 360 and PS3 which helps take the sting out of Sony's PS3 losses. M$ probably wishes they still had an Xbox market to fall back on.
Anyway, I can't wait for Samurai Showdown collection to hit! I'll also nab the SNK arcade classics collection if it's any good, and I still plan on buying the Metal Slug Anthology so I can throw them on my PS3.
GTA pwnds all
I never knew Vice City sold more copies than San Andreas on PS2.
I am getting the game this holiday because I wanted to play this masterpiece closer to GOW3! It should sell another million worldwide this holiday. Gears released last xmas Mart, God of War 2, March, April, and October 25 2007. Sony has me going broke between PS2, PSP and PS3. I love it!
5-MGS Snake eater
8-GTA Vice City
with a nod to Warhawk
1)Zone of the enders the second runner
4)GOW(never played GOW2)
8)Honestly i played nearly a thousand ps2 games so im gonna have to go with Ratchet and clank up your arsenal Jak3 and DMC3
i love ZOE2. too bad it sold like poo. i can only imagine what ZOE3 would look like on ps3 with Kojima at the helm....
I still need to get God of War 2. I LOVE the original. God Mode, baby. Sup.
3 meatl gear2
4 meteal gear 3
5 dmc 1
6 dmc 3
7 gta 3
9 scarface the world is yours
not in that order but some my fav games
5-Twisted Metal Black
6-Final Fantasy X
7-Resident Evil code veronica X
9-Silent hill 2
10-Shadow of the Colossus
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