Vita software sales figures revealed

20 launch titles sold a combined total of 300,000 copies

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Dante1122497d ago (Edited 2497d ago )

Good sales for just two days of being out. Wonder what the digital sales for the games are as well.

-Alpha2497d ago (Edited 2497d ago )

Yeah, they need to start tracking that too, sort of like how they show you rating count, but instead showing us how many exact copies are purchased.

I especially foresee digital sales becoming bigger than retail copies for 2 reasons:

-They are cheaper
-Conveniency for portables

tarbis2497d ago

Indeed, they need to release online sales for hardware and software as well. I don't think it's that hard to track.

Tommy3342497d ago

It has notthing to do with the vita or 3DS being bad handhelds gaming is just dying

Bundi2497d ago

Those are lackluster sales, hopefully digital sales make up the bulk of total software sales because on retail alone that works out to less than one game per system.
That said, impressive numbers for Uncharted.

badz1492497d ago

c'mon, the Vita cost a lot and most if not all of them probably went out to get the memory card as well which cost some more! if you look properly, it's almost 1:1 ratio with the amount of Vita sold and this is not yet considering the digital sales. considering all things, this is actually good for a launch

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Avernus2497d ago (Edited 2497d ago )

The prices for games are a little high least for me. Hopefully the digital copies of games will be cheaper.

Half-Mafia2497d ago

325k for the Vita and 300k of games. That tells me that alot of people have bought off PSN.

WooHooAlex2497d ago

It would explain why the 16 and 32gb memory cards are selling so well over there.

AAACE52497d ago

Come onpeople... don't downplay this. First day sales alone should have been over 500k. Look at the past launches for handhelds as proof. Work needs to be done. Hopefully they lower the price before it hits us, but either way it will sell better than in Japan.

SilentNegotiator2497d ago

Past handhelds didn't have downloadable games available at launch (PSP/DS DL games didn't come right away, and not flagship titles like Uncharted), plus have all of their high-end memory cards sold out right away.

Don't downplay THAT.

tarbis2497d ago

You do realize that PSV was launched at a time where money is split for buying stuff for the holidays right? 3DS was sold on a month where people's money isn't going anywhere.

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