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Switch Best-Seller With 334,000 Units Sold - Japan Hardware Estimates for August 2023

he Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console in Japan with 334,483 units sold for August 2023, according to VGChartz estimates. The Nintendo Switch has now sold an estimated 30.46 million units lifetime in Japan.

The PlayStation 5 sold an estimated 181,395 units to bring its lifetime sales to 4.23 million units. The Xbox Series X|S sold 10,366 units to bring their lifetime sales to 0.49 million units. The PlayStation 4 sold an estimated 3,631 units to bring its lifetime sales to 9.65 million units.

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badz149283d ago

ah...should have said Nintendo Handheld nation. my bad

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Xbox Series Records Lowest Ever Sales in France Among Microsoft Consoles

AI Review writes: "The Xbox Series has been underperforming in France, registering the lowest sales figures among all the Microsoft consoles over the first four years of their respective lifespans."

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Christopher2h ago

The third-largest console market in the world? Japan got bumped down to 4th.

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MbappeBaps12m ago

How come we never see Christopher mark PS fanboy comments from anast, AloyMetal, hofstaderman etc inappropriate?

Weird, surely a coincidence.

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Destiny10806h ago(Edited 6h ago)

with E3 hype fizzling out in less then 24 hours, after the event, and with capcom not releasing certain games on the xbox platform and phil going multiplatform things are not looking good, right know

Knightofelemia4h ago(Edited 4h ago)

And this shows why Capcom is bypassing the Xbox with Marvel vs Capcom. Microsoft better get their head out of their ass and figure out how to fix this problem and how they want to go on with XBox as a brand. Xbox is well when the next gen systems come out I highly doubt I will get the next gen Xbox.

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Life by You Creators Tried "Everything" to Avoid Cancellation

A former Life by You developer claims the game was doing "extremely well" before cancellation, and that he and his team weren't told why it was canceled.

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shinoff218314h ago

They definitely got paid off by ea

Snookies124h ago(Edited 4h ago)

No doubt, considering the thousands of dollars a single person can spend just on DLC for Sims 4. They don't want that cash cow being threatened. I used to be a huge Sims fan, now I'm just disgusted by what it's become.

D4Damager1h ago

From what I heard from a friend in the industry and apparently this is pretty well known to a lot of groups, they relied really heavily on AI in the game. The AI basically broke which would have caused the devs thousands of hours of work to rework a lot of things from scratch.

Theres also people saying the higher ups didn't want AI being used, and when they found out they went ballistic. But thats more of a conspiracy theory/rumor more than anything else Im told.

Real shame either way, showed a lot of promise. Regardless, Dev's got screwed hard :(