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Submitted by CaptainofCrush 1335d ago | rumor

Global Yearly Chart, Week Ending 24th Mar 2012

Global Hardware:

3DS - 2,797,489
PS3 - 2,531,586
X360 - 1,775,948
Wii - 1,316,374
PSV - 1,182,793
PSP - 737,698
DS - 659,963

Global Software:

1: Mass Effect 3 (X360) - 2,136,015
2: Just Dance 3 (Wii) - 1,482,803
3: Mario Kart 7 (3DS) - 1,271,272
4: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (PS3) - 1,234,220
5: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (X360) - 1,220,850
6: Super Mario 3D Land (3DS) - 1,058,535
7: Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3) - 1,052,463
8: Zumba Fitness (Wii) - 996,855
9: Kinect Adventures! (X360) - 976,167
10: One Piece Pirate Musou (PS3) - 805,160 (3DS, Nintendo DS, PS Vita, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360)

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Dante112  +   1335d ago
Nice to see the PS3 pulling ahead of the competition this WW for this year (consoles) and the 3DS holding it down for the handheld haters. The PS3 was ahead of the 360 by 700,000 as well and this early. The Vita's holding great too despite it's $250 price tag. All of the consoles look to be healthy.
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MoFo1111  +   1335d ago
You make the assumption that they didnt just pull these numbers out of their ass.
They were saying the PS3 was ahead for all of last year as well.When we got the end of quarters turned 360 was ahead and increased the gap
Vgcharts is unreliable dog crap.
Dante112  +   1335d ago
@ Ice_Cold

Lmao with a big slap to the knee. Are you kidding? Vgchartz is unreliable all of a sudden? When Vgchartz released their US numbers for the end of March 24 it was all praise and how trustworthy they were from some of the community here.

Link to the comments in the US sales chart for laughs ("PS3 jokes, Vita dying comments")
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MaxXAttaxX  +   1335d ago
And by how much did 360 increase the gap?
PS3 closed the gap by 6 mil.
When 360 sells as fast, then we'll talk.
MoFo1111  +   1334d ago
Increased gap by 2 million
Dlacy13g  +   1334d ago
@Dante112... VGChartz is unreliable according to everyone..until their console of choice has positive numbers then its the bible. VGChartz is unreliable..just like the NPD's aren't either. Both are based on reported numbers from some retailers and then speculation and trends to fill in the blanks. The only real source to trust are the companies themselves.

VGChartz has some use, its a great database for games and sales history as they will go back and correct numbers, etc.. but its not reliable for the most recent numbers.
moparful99  +   1334d ago
The ps3 WAS ahead until the christmas season.. For some reason the 360 sells like gangbusters during christmas... If not for their crazy christmas numbers here in the states the ps3 would have passed it a while ago..
MoFo1111  +   1335d ago
Change of heart from me?Ive never praised their numbers
I wasnt even a member here when those numbers were released lol

Dude why are linking those comments.Do you see the user name "Ice_Cold" associated with them
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LX-General-Kaos  +   1335d ago
Its a sight to behold that the Nintendo 3DS entertainment console leads the industry by a significant margin.

This was all made possible with the golden combination of boundary breaking tech combined with world class standard setting Nintendo 3DS exclusives. A special thanks to the millions and millions of Nintendo supporters worldwide that allowed their wallets to do the talking. Things are looking might positive for the future of Nintendo and the elite fans.

Rated E For Everyone
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MaxXAttaxX  +   1335d ago
The hell is wrong with you. Are you PR or something?

""boundary breaking tech""? As in 240p visuals?
""world class standard Nintendo exclusives""? Does that include ports of old games and 70% of the other exclusive crap Wii and DS get that's NOT from a first party or major third party studio?

More like special thanks to Nintendo for dropping the price to a more reasonable level and some good exclusive games. That would have been more than enough.
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yabhero  +   1334d ago
For ground breaking tech he's talking about the stereoscopic 3d and for exclusives he's taking about Kid icarus, super mario 3dland, mario kart 7, tales of abyss fatal frame. some others i might mention are resident evil, monster hunter, heroes of ruin, luigi's mansion 2, fire emblem, kingdom hearts and more i cant think of. im not saying he's not overdoing it but there are some great 3ds exclusives not including OOT3D and StarFox
MaxXAttaxX  +   1333d ago
I wouldn't call 3D "ground breaking".

I think the Fatal Frame game is a spin-off and goes by a different name.
I agree with the other games, but Mario Kart 7? Really?
(Note: I have nothing against Super Mario Kart and Mario Kart 64 which were great and not the same thing over again or Diddy Kong Racing re-skined as MK7).

And Tales of the Abyss is a port. Already played it on PS2.

A lot of those games aren't even out yet.
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Muerte2494  +   1335d ago
Significant margin...?
It's only by 265,000 units over Sony's home console ps3. I wouldn't exactly call that being a significant margin. Then again these numbers aren't 100% accurate. NPD monitors USA, Media Create monitors JP, and there isn't currently anyone monitoring EU. But the trend is that Sony products tend to perform better over there than the other competition.
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GribbleGrunger  +   1335d ago
agreed. it's bewildering how some people manage to see an 8 million gap reduced to a 2.5 million gap as proof that the 360 is outselling the PS3. ASTONISHING. you find yourself trying to explain and being met with the same fanboy accusation ever time.

why is it that on other forums i discuss (the emphasis on 'discuss') this with other 360 owners and everything is fine; no fanboy accusations, no trolling and no personal attacks? what is it about this site that polarises the gamers here?

noone seems to try and get to know anybody. it could be because of the many accounts some people have got... perhaps the fact that you constantly get new members but at the back of your mind there's that niggling feeling that it's just someone with multiple accounts. this makes you question why people would do that and so breeds a mindset of 'mistrust'. it could be that i suppose.

and the bubble system is the worse culprit. some people seem to spend the entire time here trying to reduce someone's bubble count, just because they're trying to mute someone. you can't have a meaningful conversation with 1 or 2 bubbles... 3 is workable but there just shouldn't be a bubble system at all.

the trolls are always going to be there, but perhaps if full conversation was allowed on this site, then 'some' people might just find out they've been making the wrong assumption.
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dark-hollow  +   1334d ago
I don't know what the problem with your comments.

Its your right to praise something you like as much as you want, but at least you aren't like the rest of the crowd who constantly attack other consoles.
browngamer41  +   1334d ago
Well Said general..screw the haters.
ShadowSniper  +   1335d ago
The 3DS ahead of the PSvita????? O.O wtf..well its nice to see Mass Effect 3 up there on top
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Stinky_Fish  +   1335d ago
3ds kickin it as usual...........
Instigator  +   1334d ago
One Piece is huge! One month out on one console in one region, and it's already in the top 10.
THILLREBORN  +   1334d ago
It's well documented that the PS3 has been selling at a faster rate over the 360 "globally" for several years now...if I remember correctly it was when the price drop and slim came out. Every year the 360 has monster month and a half which helps fight back but it's still out sold by the PS3 for the total year.
Dlacy13g  +   1334d ago
OK, can we clear the air on a few things so we can just all move on?

1) VGChartz is not accurate...but honestly none of the sales reporting systems (media create or NPD) are as they all only get a portion of retailers reporting and then use mathmatical trend, speculation and assumption to fill in the rest of the month to arrive at numbers. The only TRUE authorities on the sales figures are: Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. If they tell you they sold X amount then you can believe that. If its not them then its speculation.

2) PS3 after its first year did outsell the 360 each year until last year when the 360 outsold it for the first time since its launch year. Its all documented fact so get over it on which ever side of the stupid fence you fall on.

3) The Wii F*cking crushed both consoles up until last year and has such a huge lead that NEITHER will ever pass it up in this generation.

Can we all move on now?
GraveLord  +   1334d ago
360 needs a price cut if it wants to maintain that 3mil lead over the PS3. Good for Sony that MS is too greedy :D
solidworm  +   1334d ago
When youve nothing to play, play sales.....pathetic fanboys.
TheUnbiasedLion  +   1334d ago
woooooooooooooooooo psp is beating the DS, a little to late haha :D

Am just joking around i dont actually give a F**k
Darukain  +   1334d ago
Even though the 3ds is beating the ps3 by a little bit say that that it is pretty good for a handheld
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KevPC  +   1334d ago
I don't know why people complain about the vita's price tag, when i'm sure they have enough money to buy a new ipad.
SpinalRemains138  +   1334d ago
Vita is more than reasonably priced. If you're going to solely compare it to 3DS then you'd better compare a 81 Pinto to a 2010 Cadillac Escalade.

Vita could easily be 350 dollars and it isn't. It's not about price. It's about value. Vita gives supreme value.

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