With the battle for market supremacy heating up, will Gran Turismo 5 propel the PlayStation 3 past the Xbox 360?
"With the battle for market supremacy heating up, will Gran Turusmo 5 propel the PlayStation 3 past the Xbobx 360?" Huh? The Xbox 360 already is in last place worldwide in sales.
Nope. 360 is about 3-4 million worldwide more @ 44.6, PS3 @ 41.6
¿Still VGChartz is online? I thought it was closed after many wrong charts published by this site.
Those numbers equal '3 million'. Why the 'dash '-' 4 million'? If you're extrapolating an extra month and a half of sales, given the previous three quarters - even with the release of such things as the 360 s and Halo Reach - saw the 360 shipping 700-900k less per quarter (presuming they're both using 'sold to retailers' numbers (i know there's a separate argument about that)), an extra month and a half sales should see that number closer to 2.5 million than 4 million. Basically if you don't want disagrees, drop the dash 'lets put in a bigger number' floating bit. You can 'facepalm' all you want, there's nothing 'factual' about 44.6-41.6 equalling '4 million' (or giving it space to). That equation equals 3 million. Period.
The only way for Xbox to be ahead of PlayStation, is by releasing ahead. Hahaha
Since when is 42 million bigger than 44 million?
As of September 30, 360 had about 3-4 million sales more. http://au.xbox360.ign.com/a... EDIT: Good ol' N4G. PS3 fanboys disagree with fact *facepalm*. This is not a PS3 bashing article. Quite the contrary.
I don't think anyone is arguing 42 is more than 44. T9X69 is simply trolling. The statement above mentioned that the 360 is in last place in worldwide sales. That's 100% accurate. It's been in 3rd place for quite sometime, handily outsold by both the PS3 and Wii in head 2 head sales in the time since the 360 had competition. Total units sold since launch is another thing entirely, but what sense does it make to look at sales that happened before? When we look at current worldwide sales, does anyone say that the PS2 is outselling the 360? Of course not, but if we play T9X69's game then the PS2 is walking all over the 360. But of course we don't count the previous decade that the PS2 was on the market before the 360 was released when looking at figures now. We look at how each console is selling head 2 head for an accurate idea of how they're selling relative to each other. Head 2 head since it had competition the 360 is 3rd. That's the fact T9X69 is trying to distract from.
Yes. GT5 will be HUGE system seller for PS3. Let get into the hands of people who don`t care much about gaming but LOVE racing (which is ALOT of people) and it`ll progressively sell systems. Plus. GT5P sold like 5 million being a massive demo. 2 years ago with alot less PS3s in peoples houses.
9999 gt 5 news story, nice keep it coming
in a word..yes in three words..yes it will
YES WE CAN!!! . ( Too easy :) )
With the PS3 selling so much better than the 360 this year worldwide and the PS2 only selling 1 million less than the 360 it might just be that way yes. A lot of people will buy a PS3 only because of this game. And look how many there is still playing games on the PS2. It's just a matter of time before the PS3 is on top.
We've waited for this title for like 5 years, everyone who wanted a next gen would have already gotten one. The console war has been fought and decided right?
"The console war has been fought and decided right?" No. As with any "war," there is no finish line, it`s fought until there is only one console standing, and that console will be the PS3.
I think Kinect has essentially added another 4-5 years shelf life for the 360. It's going to sell 5 million by the end of the year. Throw in roughly 1-2 million more 360's sold, plus PS3 moving consoles over Christmas, and it heats up even more. It's a great time to be a gamer really. 2011 is going to be big, especially for PS3 with so many great exclusives. 360 also has plenty going for it.
That's gonna be a long, sad 4-5 years for people banking on Kinect.
Actually I think Kinect and the support MS has given it, signalled them ceasing to compete with Sony and trying to compete with Wii. Make of that what you will, but for "core" gamers (whatever they are) there is only one console right now and the casuals have 2 (although there are some good games on those 2 of course). r.
It is cheaper for them to loose to Nintendo, than to fuck with Sony,.. They will just get raped ,.. that is how much quality hardcore titles Sony can spit out,.. hell I cannot afford to buy all their exclusive AAA shit,..
No, just one of the reasons it eventually will.
I'll propel it to most used games machine in my house that's for sure. My PC has been getting all the love lately, that's about to change. Sales wise compared to the 360. Dont give a s***, never have, never will. Doesnt change what you get in the case.
yes,yes it will
not enough. Casual titles are the ones that make major boosts in hardware numbers.
I dunno, might do. Three of my Xbox friends are at the GT5 midnight launch (Game, Northampton), they are going to P/X for a PS3 slim/GT5 bundle :)
"Gran Turismo 5 - Will it propel the PlayStation 3?" Well, it ain't gonna hurt it.
My opinion: nope... But then again I think the ps3 is in a good condition (sales & games wise)
I will always be loyal to the Gran Turismo series... simply because it always deliver.
We will always be loyal to the stuff we grew up with, i finished GT, GT2, GT3, GT4, bought every single variation of the game, did the endurance games. But they are like 4 years late... If Sony released this as a launch title, it will really tilt the console war towards them. I really thought Sony would've kicked ass, but Xbox is really giving them a good go.
Vgcharts don't count it has no proof of it's numbers.
Maybe. So many PS3 games that have been outstanding in quality, and have sold well, but just havent got the blockbuster numbers they deserve. Maybe its the CoDs and the Halos this gen telling us a game needs to sell 8M copies or its a flop, I dont know, but GT could be the one Sony game that really gets the recognition (and sales) it deserves. I'm thinking over 10M lifetime sales isnt that big a strech at all. Of course, being a PS3 exclusive, and the biggest one at that, it still has to deal with all the FUD and hate from the net, which we have all witness over the last few days, weeks, months, hell even years. Thats why I'm glad the reviews have been held back, you know Edge and the other usual suspects are dying to pan this game for being too similar to previous versions or not having enough Batmobiles. This way people will be able to have the game in their hands by the time all that hits, and they will see for themselves what it is, jealously and propaganda against PS3 because nothing touches its exclusives. God how many times does this machine have to prove itself before the haters just give in? PS When GT4 came out I had a housemate in his late 40's, never played computer games in his life. He was a mechanic and a car nut however. My 8 hour a day addiction quickly became his and we would race each other home from work to see who could get on the PS2 first. Had to kick that bastard out of my chair so many times.
Well,.. they spit out so much AAA shit,.. Of course people will have to split between the titles,.. Money doesn't grow on trees ,.. Even well in the next gen,.. I could go to store,.. and come with a bunch of PS3 AAA exclusive titles I haven't touched,.
Prologue sold 5 million. GT5 and Racing in general is MASSIVE Worldwide.
However, GT5 will be a system seller.
The question to be asked is, "how many people who love gran turismo already have a ps3"
gt5 over 10million easy
It will be a sad day in gaming when a definitive game like GT5 can't sell COD numbers. Xbox fans should be lining up for this one even though its not on their prefered system.
Definitely, PS3 will dominate this holiday season due to one game.
Kind of surprised Sony didn't do a bundle with GT5. Not that it needs it but bundles do help sell consoles in some cases.
There are outside the US. eg. Germany - http://www.amazon.de/PS3-Ko... Guess they're not expecting the bulk of the sales/interest to reside in the US.
GT 5 will be amazing, looking damn good. I'd certainly get a PS3 for the sole purpose of GT5, I know that much. I reckon it will make PS3s fly.
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