Media Create published the latest hardware sales from Japan. The PS3 sees a big jump thanks to huge Resident Evil 6 sales.
LOL... All I had to do was go to the next page. As assumed, a nice jump for the PS3. Good numbers in Europe this week could see the PS3 hit the 150,000 mark
I meant to put 250,000 sales.
The Nintendo 3DS entertainment system did an amazing job this week on the Japanese gaming hardware charts. Though both models were individually outsold by the temporary sales boost of competing forces. With both models of the Nintendo 3DS entertainment system fused together, it still technically lands the number one spot for the week. Though this time not outselling all competing forces combined thanks to the positive temporary boost of the PS3. Likely due to the recently launched model revision, and the chart topping sales of action adventure 3rd person shooter Resident Evil 6. On another note the Nintendo 3DS entertainment system has gone on to significantly outsell other competing handheld competitors. Which is a note worthy achievement due to the high levels of competition provided by the newly released software provided by competing forces as of late. In an industry dominated by mobile devices, the Nintendo 3DS entertainment system seems to have cemented a secure spot to survive the hostile takeover of cell phones and tablets. I wish the best of luck to other dedicated gaming handhelds. Rated E For Everyone
I knew I will find you here again... LX are you a member of the N Dub Nation group? Also I would like to ask you which you enjoy more: 1) playing games? 2) reading Nintendo sales figures? 3) writing & praising about Nintendo sales figures? How does Nintendo sales figures affect your gaming enjoyment? Not that I care about sales figures but I care about people's behavior like yours. What if Nintendo sales are the reverse of what they are today, will you be the way you are now? Just curious...
After a quick look at your one sided comment history, I now understand why you left me this comment. I think you should be more worried about your own behavior toward another brand. You came to a sales article to criticizes me for talking about sales... Especially since you spend more time on this site than I do, and have left more comments than I have. Why are you not playing games? Just curious... But regardless have a blessed day and happy gaming. Rated E For Everyone
Capcom needs to hurry up and announce that Monster Hunter game for PS Vita because under 8,000 is not good at all.
Sorry, it isn't going to happen. Nintendo has been very good to the Monster Hunter series and like it or not it has really improved in popularity in the west with Tri. I'm not saying they shouldn't make MH for Vita, they should, but honestly why would it be good for Capcom? They'd be making a game for an incredibly small audience. Yes, a Monster Hunter game for Vita would increase the Vita user base exponentially but Capcom isn't Sony. It isn't their responsiblity
It isn't up to third party games to help promote hardware? You must be relatively new to gaming. If all third party devs take that attitude then you can kiss goodbye to AAA games and wait for a future of DLC and Mobile phone... games... OH WAIT!
MH flourished (tremendously) on the PSP. Although its nothing wrong with Capcom exclusively releasing MH4 on the 3DS, make no doubt about it, it was not because of a lack of success on the PSP or any other Sony brand. What this is/was, however, was a very strategic (and smart) move by Nintendo to lock down the game to further bolster sells for the 3DS.. Something that Sony has refused to do consistently in the past. By the way, I'm not knocking you comment.. just adding my two cents. :) Piece and love!
@ GribbleGrunger What does Capcom stand to gain by making a new Monster Hunter for Vita, especially exclusively? The user base is just too small. Third parties don't owe Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony anything. They go where the money is, and they shouldn't do it any other way. Right now Nintendo does more for the MH franchise in the west than Sony did, maybe in the future it will stagnant on Nintendo platforms and switch to Xbox or back to Playstation. But it isn't third parties responisbility to help a platform sell better, take it from Nintendo. The smart thing for them to do is go where the money is, companies like EA did that by supporting the Genesis, then third parties did this by abandoning the N64 for the PS1, etc. None of them owe the big three console manufacturers anything. The big three have to convince them that their console is the one to develop for.
@Dc1 The psp flourished under monster hunter, not the other way around. Furthermore, Nintendo took bilateral steps with capcom to increase the series popularity, something Sony never did and even impeded on by making demands of any mh release in the west. With the 3ds selling on its own merit and Nintendo helping to promote the series internationally mh will see far more success than it ever did pulling what was a deadweight console for an obviously ungrateful company. Nintendo has made dozens of these bilateral relationships throughout the industry, especially this gen. Something Sony and Microsoft couldn't be bothered to do.
Also @dc1 it's always nice to see smiles and well thought out comments on this site. High five! ^0^/
The turning point was when Capcom decided to make MH3 for the Wii instead of the PS3.
Big boost for everyone. Should be a interesting holiday for sales.
Why did the Xbox360 get a boost this week?I assume PS3 had a massive jump because of the new super-slim model? But what is the reason for Xbox360?
PS name is brining in great numbers... Sad to see vita isnt selling as much as it should but its still moving by the thousands.. PS3, PSP, & PSV are growing every month expanding the greatest gaming entertainment value in todays market.. I do wonder, WHY did the 360 move so many units? It miraculously sold more than the wii & ps2.. i could see if it sold like 1 or 2 consoles but over 4000?! maybe a clearance event was held to get rid of left over inventory
It was likely due to the release of the adventure survival efforts of Resident Evil 6
ya but its available on PS3.. & PS3 is the best version of the game.. Weird but hey, what can ya do? My two fav companies are smashing em so i cant complain
What the flying heck? Vita was doing well last week, now its down by half?!
reality sunk in..
What caused the 360 bump?
More than likely it was the RE6 release. You know, for thus folks who refuse to comply s/. No knocking them. Although I love my PS3... there are other products from companies outside of gaming that I refuse to buy; no matter how great the products are. (That is, as long as there is a healthy alternative)
I really wish you gave a straight honest answer to my questions. Does your silence mean yes? After a quick look at your one sided comment history, I now understand why you left me this comment. I think you should be more worried about your own behavior toward another brand. A: One sided? Have you read them? because I criticize mostly Sony in my comments makes me one sided? at least its not about sales figures. You came to a sales article to criticizes me for talking about sales... A: Yup because I always find you there, where else can I find your comments? Oh wait I because I don't check & dig up comment histories or maybe I should...*checks up your comment history It really intrigues me why you care & enjoy Nintendo sales stuff so much. What pleasure do you get from sales figures? Especially since you spend more time on this site than I do, and have left more comments than I have. Why are you not playing games? A: because I am on two weeks vacation from work? Lemme check... 147 actions vs 107 actions of mine just this month I wish I have the time to write long paragraphs as you do. Still, I hope you answer those questions Thanks
Are you a stalker or something?
nope. not really I mostly visit Japan & PS Vita related stuff to criticize Sony but when sales stuff come he is "always" there with his long declamation paragraphs in praise of Nintendo sales stuff & he is consistent. I just can't help but notice his conspicuous behavior.I have never seen this before. Its kinda different from the rest & intriguing. Why he care so much about sales And what is this "Elite" group of Nintendo gamers he always say. I have heard of this N Dub Nation in YouTube so I am curious if he is a member.
Get over it...who cares how the General comments? If you don't like the content of his comments here's an idea for ya-don't read them..
i just dont get what is sop popular about the 3ds....the psvita is much better in every way...dont get people these days...
The 3ds actually has a deep lineup full of high quality exclusives especially in Japan. The Vita has mostly Multi platform games and few exclusives... along with few games overall. Not to mention a higher price point with those fewer available titles and ridiculously over priced required proprietary memory cards... Seriously, it should be no wonder and would be astounding if it were the other way around. The 3ds is a worthwhile game system now and has plenty coming soon and far into the future. The Vita is barely worth it now and has few games incoming that would effectively change that
Considering the number of 3DSs sold every week and total user base, 3DS software sales are noticeably low.
It's also compatible with all ds games that don't require a gba port(which is nearly all of them) And has a strong online shop((not saying stronger than ps shop per say, just that it is there along with all that other stuff) Chartable software has been dominated by 3ds software for months in Japan though, so I don't exactly see what you mean... things over here may be another story with the comparably slow release timing but several games will be coming in the next few months that will surely change this.
Yeah, it's backward compatible with the DS, and a lot of owners are upgrading from DS for that reason. That doesn't change the fact that only a few of the big Nintendo releases are selling, and even then, not as fast as comparable DS titles. For example, New Super Mario Bros on the DS hit 1.2 million copies in 2 weeks. It took 10 weeks for New Super Mario Bros 2 to hit that figure. Still excellent sales, but there's a big difference there.
It just goes to show once again that hardware specs ain't everything.
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