Nintendo has revealed year-to-date software sales for PS3, 360, Wii, 3DS, DS, and PSP in the US, Europe, and Japan.
The charts are there for everyone to see so there is no dispute. From January through September The PS3 is the number #1 selling console worldwide YTD The region difference (+/-) Japan - PS3 ahead by +1.02 million US - 360 ahead by +1.03 million Europe - PS3 ahead by + 0.81 Overall difference (first 3 quarters)..The PS3 by 800K The US and Japan number offset each other and the difference is Europe which Sony of Europe has a well established foothold dince last gen. Those are simply the facts.. Evil
how in japan there are more portable sold than consoles this year. Maybe they are on to something??? edit: did anyone else notice this is "SOFTWARE" not hardware?
So the PS3 is leading by a million ytd? That's quite a reversal, considering for the first 6 months the 360 was ahead by half a million. The gap between the PS3 and 360 is what? One million now? A million and a half? They could be tied after Christmas this year considering 360 sales were down almost 20% for the quarter year over year. If that continues into the holiday's and with PS3 sales were enjoying a nice bump due to the price cut and some solid releases, looks like the PS3 will overtake the 360 in only a matter of months. Not that there was any doubt it would happen eventually. The PS3 has been outselling the 360 consistently overall since it was launched worldwide. @darthv72 below: Absolutely. I didn't care for the Wii personally, but I've always been a Nintendo supporter and it warmed my black little heart to see them regain the top spot. It's certainly been an interesting generation from a business perspective and from a fan of videogames.
i noticed this article is software sales. not hardware. Still, darkride, was there ever a finish line or mile marker these companies set for themselves? Overall they all did a great job of selling systems and games this gen. The real winners are the gamers.
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