The PlayStation 4 was released in Japan on February 22nd, and sold 309,154 units in its opening weekend. Japanese sales tracker Media Create breaks that figure down further in their latest report.
Japans total university grade point average is about to drop significantly :)
Probably not. They don't play the same sort of games NA and EU play. And there's definitely gonna be a lack of quality offerings due to that for the next year at least.
Scroll over Chaostar's avatar. Edit: @Killzoner99 - Come on, man...
Sorry but no. Unlike the one tract minds of certain Western countries , the average Japanese student is able game while also thriving in their studies. It boils down to simple time management. The fact that so many Japanese University students own the PS4 says more about the PS4's demographic than anything else. Mainly that PS4 owners are educated , informed and intelligent people. The question is what does that say about the demographic of the other consoles lol.
Nah, probably using them to pilot their mechs.
Japan university students do not study much. The entrance exams are harder than the class work in college!
You are absolutely right. It's their only "free" time in their lives (excluding retirement), before they are required to succumb into the stressful daily working life.
Yeah from a 5.0 to a 4.8 MOFO'S OVER THERE ARE GENIUSES smh... but I wonder if the ps4 came out around the same time as their refund checks... haha that'd be smart as heck I know I would do that if I released a console "PS4" xmas and refund check time.
The future they know the PS4 will be successful
Crazy, something marketed to people between the ages of 18-35? Crazy! /s
If it is anything like us and they get student loans I am not surprised. Student life is great. Get loan. Have money which you blow quickly. Then eat incredibly poorly and cheaply for 3 years. Drink cheapest alcohol you can find then splash on the non essentials as soon as the new loan comes through.
No real loans. They pay out of pocket for high school and up! Japan is mostly a middle class society.
Shocking news - people who bought PS4s are actually between 18-35
When you're $40,000 in debt, what's another $400? Totally worth it to get me through the oncoming depression.
It really doesnt matter at this point does it? PS4 will be japans main home console & theres really nothing thats going to change that.. Whether it be now with a shortage of software or later with the abundance thats going to hit.. XB isnt going to win out there & wii u will be secondary
Highly doubt that for at least a year or two. Still more games scheduled to come out on the ps3 well into 2014 and beyond. Console of choice in Japan is PS3.
well ya.. Its been out like 7 yrs ya know.. Its going to take time for PS4 to ground itself but it will be the highest selling new console
About half of the consoles sold were bundled with the PS4 camera. Why? Is there any use for it yet? Like Skype for the PS4?
I wouldn't expect an educated individual to choose anything other than PS4. =]
Provided they have a ps3 first. That's the smartest choice in 2014!
Meanwhile in my University...
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