Media Create has published the latest hardware sales figures from Japan.
Monster sales for the PS3. Guess Yakuza 4 helped out quite a bit.
So PS3 outsold xbox360 by 48k in ONE WEEK, yet when x360 outsells ps3 by 50k for the MONTH in USA it's a celebration? In Japan that was erased in ONE WEEK.....WOW!!
keep it up
Amazing for Sony, that Damn Yakuza 4 sure is Awesome as usual...
and GOW 3 also. Let's not forget that ;)
and the usual DVD format close fight. BTW...great numbers for the PSP...any reasons why keep outselling the DS??
WHO THE HELL STILL BUYS PS2S its just too funny now and its so close to the 360 its sad
Exactly Makes MS look pretty lame now doesn't it? And that was there best month in 360's history too... So there we go people proof the 360 is dead in Japan and with no support there its only a matter of time before all Jap devs give up on it I mean mistwalker already have and moved onto DS. You wonder why FF14 and FF13 versus are PS3 exclusives? This is why..
Holy crap the PS3 is killing over there in the land of the rising sun. The sales of Japan alone make up for any gap between the PS3 and the 360 in North America. Then you have the other regions where the PS3 is making a killing and boom, you have top sales.
I have to take a dig at Sony while making a worse one for MS here... The 360 basically sells on par with the PSPGo THAT is embarrassingly pitiful. Yet as another poster said when the 360 outsells the PS3 by a measly amount it is World Wide News and a HUGE celebration...but the one week sales in Japan that negates the US "amount" is not even mentioned as relevant. That is what is wrong with Gaming Journalism. Whatever. At least this cannot be denied (though we know those who will TRY) ~ 1) In the US the PS3 sells on par or better than the 360. 2) In the EU the PS3 sells on par or better than the 360. 3) In the JP & other Asian markets the PS3 FAR outsells the 360. I've said it before and will do so again. When you look at the World Wide Markets as a whole, the sales stats are much different than what Gaming Journalism lets on Wii- 1st America 1st Europe 1st Japan & Asia PS3- 3rd America 2nd Europe 2nd Japan & Asia 360- 2nd America 3rd Europe 3rd Japan & Asia Wii = 1st with all 1st places PS3 = 2nd with 2 / 2nd places & 1 3rd (but gaining every month) 360 = 3rd with 2 / 3rd places and 1 / 2nd (losing ground every month, RROD & Bannings are counted as "working" consoles which is blatantly incorrect)
Holy crap 50K PS3 sold in a week!!!
Xbox 360 sales may be very low and slow in Japan but at least it is selling even if it is very low.
It's barely even surviving. I doubt MS even gets profits in return after the advertisement costs in Japan. When you are competing for the 2nd place and you are so neck-a-neck with the PS3 everywhere else, 50K in 1 week is a real kick to the nuts. Just think, last month 360 outsells PS3 by 60K and the universe falls apart with Greenburg acting like a douche and pounding his chest even though the competition is going through hardware shortages in those regions. Wonder what he has to say after the 360 pwnage this week.
The PSP is always on the top now. Makes me wonder why since there really isn't a major releases this past months/weeks.
everyone already owns 2 DSs
MS needs some major help in Japan. They need a Dragon Quest or Final Fantasy or a new Monster Hunter game.
PS3 showed them how it's done this week.
Wow, its that because of Yakuza? Part 3 seems to be doing well too. Hey Sega, how about spending up the localization this time so I can get 3 & 4 in a box set.
ps3 50k in a week damn, solid #s for japan, yo xbox cheerleaders japan still dont count right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol. trust in believe japan is helping the ps3 alot in total sales.
PS3 15:1 over 360??
But in US, it still can't beat the 360 sales.. I wonder how long will Sony need to narrow down the worldwide sales gap..
"jahcure - 1 hour ago PM Track Ignore1.1 - WOW So PS3 outsold xbox360 by 48k in ONE WEEK, yet when x360 outsells ps3 by 50k for the MONTH in USA it's a celebration? In Japan that was erased in ONE WEEK.....WOW!! " so in one week the japan sales made up for the lost in usa for one month. do the math the ps3 is closing up the gap. and it been ever sinse the ps3 first caame out. The ps3 is catching up fast.
and dont forget the 360 only been beatin the ps3 in the u.s cause of the shortages
indeed its sad 360 greatest ever month over sony were down to shortages lol and Sony made it back in a week lol just shows who has the real "swing" in the games market. Ms still has a LOT of work to do.
The bump for PS3 this week is because of both Yakuza 4 and Torne, the DVR for PS3 that released this week. Very impressive numbers.
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Wasn't it supposed to destroy the 360 upon it's debut like 4 years ago? It should have never taken this long for it to overtake the 360 or wii but here they are four years later and still playing catchup. What a change from last gen.
it's because of idiots like you can't see the value of a ps3 in the us, and keep on buying x360 even though you have had rrod happen at least 3 times. anyway it will catch up by the end of the year the gap will be very small and it will be too late for x360 to get second, ps3 will grab it and the this generation will end with wii winning, unfortunately, the dust collector wins
Wow! you just won yourself the "dumbest comment of the day"!
Wow. The only reason the Xbox 360 maintains its lead is because of the near-year headstart it had. If you compare the first 175 weeks, not cumulative, from launch for each console, you can see that the PS3 is outselling the the Xbox 360 by a substantial rate.
Everyone who has a 360 from over 3 years ago and has RROD, has to buy a new one! With the new E94 error(RROD without the red lights), now they don't have to fix any of the new 360's! They force people to re-buy and get in-store warranties, so when it dies again, the store warranty replace will count as a sale too. With disk scratching drives(a really easy to fix four year problem), MS can look like they are even selling more games than PS3. They are not at all trying to fix RROD like they are not trying to fix disk scratching. DVD drive technology was mastered years ago with the CD, you can't find a scratching disk drive unless you are purposely building them like that. They don't even scratch in moving automobiles, People play PSOne and PS2 while driving!
Tigan PS3 has been on market a little over 3 years, not 4. In EU it was launched in March 2007. PS3 will win WW one way or the other. Maybe 360 takes NA, but probably because everyone is on their 3rd 360 by now. After all using your math 360 has been on market for 6 years.
Take that you XBOT army! lol (Sorry, To much Craig Ferguson)
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