Sony's third home console has managed to keep the competiton at bay so far this year in the world's fourth largest video game market.
"Vive la France":D.
PS3 > France
many congratulations, Sony. Europe, not just France, loves PS3. Looking forward to PS Vita :P
France...lol... The 360 sold more than that in one day here in the US. I don't think MS cares for france as much as they do for the larger more important markets.
France is one of the top richest countries in the world, how are they not an important market? Damn kids...
Damn uneducated US kids, and/or xbox misinformed fanboyz ;) they don't even know where is france on a map (the world's fourth largest video game market...probably after Us, UK, japan ?)
are in the top 20 same as usa and japan
I guess with your logic there will be no such thing as globalization. In order to penetrate a market properly you have to build a firm foundation in all area's. If you have not noticed the USA is not doing so well in the economy.
for the larger... more important markets... of which there are three, and in one of them there have been like 20 xboxs sold so far this year (japan/obviously exaggerated, theres been like 10k xbox sold in japan) btw, this is data from a french analysis group, so its obviously only pertaining to france, if we were looking at worldwide it would show that ps3 will sell more worldwide this year, about 1m more than 360, the wii will most likely beat both out, ps3 by about 250k, xbox by 1.2m
You american are cocky as hell..
Yep Microsoft better abandon Europe because their is no market for games there. Who are you trying to kid? All of Europe is a bigger market than the USA. Those are the facts. XperiaRay
got good taste.
France =/= The World
lol...it had to be said somewhere in this thread. bubbles to you for making me laugh.
The difference is....those who you target with your laughter along with the joke already understand that the world is reality... On the other hand those who you may likely side with, due to your dislike of the ones you target (your laughter), actually believe that NA = the world. So if you really do side with those type of people, then you should look in a mirror and laugh as hard as you can.
@rezzah... that was way too deep for N4G. That said, having seen over 100+ posts over the past year saying NPD =/= World appear in every NPD article that ever comes out I found it refreshingly funny to see someone post up the France comment. And yes...I know...the world is much bigger than anyone territory/country. :)
But France does = The World seeing how the ps3 leads hardware sales worldwide as well. Quite unlike npd articles with their misleading titles.
PS3 is actually leading in worldwide sales this year(just like in 2009 and 2010) But with the amazing Xbox 360 sales in the holidays it might pass it.
I haven't seen anything saying that ps3 is leading worldwide sales. Where are these numbers? I hear alot of fanboys claiming that the ps3 is outselling the 360 but never actually see a sales chart to prove it. What I do see are sales charts that show the 360 leading, but those are always consider inaccurate.
The numbers aren't hard to find. PS3 has been leading all year... again.
MS and Sony's own numbers. PS3 was 900K ahead for the year at last count.
I thought this was common in France.
Tommorow there will be a article PS3 Leads Hardware Sales For The Year In Timbuktu.
And all you ever hear about the lead of the 360 is in NA...gets rather dull don't you agree? Or do you dislike every other country out there and deny their existence/importance because you likely live in NA? You see, outside the "kingdom" of NA there actually lies other "worlds". =O Surprise surprise!
@rezzah... clearly you are speaking lies! The world is flat and it does not expand beyond the coasts of the U.S., nor farther north or south of the haunted forests known as Canada and Mexico!
Lol, you'll get people in Xbox sales trolling, and PS3 trolling. I can't believe people still ragequit over that. Make it seem like its totally uncommon. Any ways, grats to Sony.
In other sale news, X360 sold the most in the UK, I don't recalled fanboys jumping up and down to celebrate and commenting on it. Now, France sold a measly 500k in a year, which is half of what x360 did in a single weekend in the US and now the fanboys are loving France, cheese and wine. LOL
360 users are just mad that their system isn't doing well, I don't care because I own all three systems and I got a gaming PC. True gaming is what I do.
You must not have been around for recent black friday sales numbers if you think the 360 isn't doing well.
Good thing I live in NA which is the region that matters to me because it actually effects me Logic
Oh ok, so all the more reason as to why you felt the need to comment on this article. /s
1 - United States 2 - Japan 3 - United Kingdom 4 - France 5 - Germany i dont know the rest... But just for comparison, Xbox 360 Did 960k during Black Friday Week, almost the same as all consoles combined sold in France during this year so far. You can see how big America is for Everything just by that.
Pretty interesting to notice how much video games can be gagged in Germany due to its ferocious sense of censorship, yet still being one of the "biggest" (if we can consider it as big) video game consumers.
Lol 500k the entire year and people are having an orgy over that? Yikes! 360 sold almost twice that on Black Friday alone. Next!
Dude, you can have the Vatican City selling 10 PS3 in a year, as long as it is at least 1 more than the rest of the competition, it will be front page 1000 degree news and 300 comments a day later. You didn't get the memo?
It's a shame: with the exception of here in the US, and in the UK, the PS3 IS selling more than the competition- more than your beloved 360, anyway- as it has been for a few years, now. You didn't get the memo? It gets 1000 degrees because instead of being able to leave it alone, or instead of saying "Congrats" or whatever, you 360 fanboys have to come in and let your ignorance show. NPD numbers mean nothing in reference to France numbers. Black Friday numbers mean nothing in reference to France numbers. And, honestly, France numbers don't mean a whole lot to worldwide numbers. But you'll never hear anyone trying to argue that last. You won't hear anyone treat Japan, the UK, Europe as a whole, South America, or anywhere else as if the console sales there are equivalent to the sales of the entire world. But somehow, for some fucking reason, 360 fanboys hop in every article showing US sales and treat it like the rest of the world doesn't exist. Then other people come in and try to correct you, only to have you spout some unintelligible ignorance that's hard enough to make sense out of, let alone respond to. In the end, folks from other countries are left thinking all Americans are as insufferably stupid as you are, and it makes me sick. It literally disturbs me that 360 fanboys perpetuate the negative impression other nations have on Americans. It makes me wish I could somehow exile you all to some little island where the few hundred thousand of you who own or have owned 50% of the 360s sold in the world could talk up your inflated sales and nigh-nonexistent exclusives amongst yourselves. Where you could continue to justify having to pay to play online and not have to worry about anyone breaking down how illogical that is. If only...
@SDF Repellent What are you even on about? NPD numbers are some of the "hottest" articles on here every time they get posted. And media create Japanese numbers barely gets a second look. Obviously your blinded by fan boy vision,
360 sold a gazillion on black friday last year too. Ps3 still outsold them worldwide the entire year of 2010. Next....uh yeah.
Its funny seeing people say France != the world when PS3 outsells the competition in world sells yearly. Anyways nice sales for France hope they keep up for Sony.
lol reading some of these comments just crack me up people are so worried about which system looks better its hilarious
Yeah they don't understand their own joke, which actually makes their joke funny, just not for the reason they intend.
LOL Ok thanks for the update lol
To all the closet PS3 fans who say "no sh!t France isn't the world" on sarcastic comments made by 360 fans, please visit the next NPD Xbox 360 article. You will see that PS3 fans will pound their chest that NPD =/= the World! Like no sh!t Sherlock.
So ? As many likeminded xbox fanboys dont mind claiming japan is irrelevant , or any other territory save the us , whenever japanese numbers are posted ... Hell they only even remember the UK when it's convenient . Just seek above for further examples . For lack of an actual argument they'll just trash the mentioned country anyway . Basically two very similar kind of vermins are claiming they are better , no , the lesser evil of the two
France =/= The world. US =/= The World World = The World try and disagree with that logic.
Thats just silly, clearly its... I mean the NPD's... But France... well... umm... who let this joker on N4G to post logical comments? Next thing you know someone like you is gonna say "Can't we all get along cause its about great games and not who has what system." Seriously...its insanity you speak! ;)
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