PS3 has been seeing "double digit growth," Sony says. Patrick Seybold, spokesman for SCEA, issued the following statement in reaction to today's NPD data report.
Would be curious to have some real numbers, but I think the more interesting figure would be May PS3 sales actually.
It'll be the may sales that will be badly affected by the psn outage
Sales would be around 204300. An increase of 23,500 ish. Edit: LOL @ Disagrees, bring your own maths to the table then. Dont hide behind a button click.
"PS3 hardware sales are up nearly 13%" That is impressive, but 13% up of what? Month over month? Same month last year? Year over year? edit: @Silly gameAr: Ever heard of statistics lie? For instance, Easter this year is in *late* April which means it is expected that sales are increasing from last year's April (since last year's easter was very early April) i.e. more of the sales would occur in March. However, it wouldn't surprise me then if this year's March sales were lower than last years. That means you can still have negative growth compared to last years april, but claim month-over-month growth! You can skew the numbers (all the companies do that) so watch what they are saying with an attentive mind.
Hey, people were expecting the PS3 to just stop selling all together. Growth is growth.
You people care too much about stupid sh*t like this.
@gamingdriod, they said year on year.
"NPD reported that the PlayStation 3 continues to see double-digit hardware growth. PS3 hardware sales are up nearly 13% and our PS3 software sales showed a 40% increase year-over-year." Actually no, that is what I meant by misleading press releases. It's saying only that PS3 is up 13% without referring to from what, and then saying that software showed a 40% increase year-on-year. NOT that BOTH of them are year-on-year.... It's like MS saying we have 25 million Xbox Live members that are active or Sony claiming 77 million active. Well, what is active? That they have an account?
"but I think the more interesting figure would be May PS3 sales actually" Why? 3/4 weeks isn't enough to show the effects?
Hmm maybe all the exclusives coming out this year are really helping Sony out,what am i saying of course they are. Edit:Who let out the retarded disagree fairy??
disagrees for all!!!
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We all know that this figure means nothing. I mean really... http://tofupunk.com/all_pho... =P
Well the PSN went down near the the end of the month. I think this month matters most.
don't tell "them" that. you'll get reported for trolling.
Despite all the fake news reports PS3 sales have increased. Anyways i believe the PS3 will sell extremely well this year because of the exclusives. One doesnt make a difference but 12 do
April isnt as important as May is, in April it seemed it would be short going, May is when most of the crucial hurting information was released to the public and its still down now....
Haha so much for the PS3 doom. If this is the rise in NA i can't imagine the rise else where.
i dont want to say its all of them.. cuz its obviously not since ps3 does sell well in america... but most of them dont even like games.. why get an xbox? seriously. . all xbox games are on ps3 or pc already..
Nothing can stop the POWER of the PS3
any press is good press. "77 million PS3 users are unable to play their games blah blah blah credit card" *shows people playing* *maybe interviews a guy saying hes frustrated* Some non-Ps3 user goes "OMG 77 mill on PS3 , hmm looks fun!! im buying!! " Thanks CNN or other news stations
while Xbox sales went up 60% in April lol
so everyone wins. dont be so smug :P
Probably because of all those sales going on. Well at least here where I live, there were sales on PS3.
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