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Old 06-14-2007, 10:00 AM   #1
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PS3 is doing as well as X360.

Numbers don't lie and neither do graphs. The PS3 sales only look bad when compared to the Wii.
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Old 06-14-2007, 10:12 AM   #2
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Old 06-14-2007, 10:58 AM   #3
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Does vgchartz track sold or shipped PS3s?
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Old 06-14-2007, 11:25 AM   #4
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I find it logical because early last year the xbox360 was in the same situation as the ps3 is right now.
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Old 06-14-2007, 11:30 AM   #5
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This is where M$'s one year head start though takes effect. PS3 could sell hand to hand with the 360 and it wont change the fact the 360 has a year's worth of sales, games, and gamers.
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Old 06-14-2007, 11:50 AM   #6
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This is where M$'s one year head start though takes effect. PS3 could sell hand to hand with the 360 and it wont change the fact the 360 has a year's worth of sales, games, and gamers.
Yup. Sony needs to get their ass in gear *fast* before it is too late. Sadly, it seems like all the decision makes at Sony come from the Sloth family
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Old 06-14-2007, 12:07 PM   #7
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The xbox360 had no games and the ps2 was beating it (and still beats both consoles in many place). That didn t bother people from buying microsoft s console. Same will happen with the ps3. More and more developers start supporting the ps3, sony is doing a heck of a work by producing many first quality titles. Wait until the end of the fiscal year and you ll see how healthy the ps3 will be and how worthwile it will be to have one. Combine that with a possible announce of a price drop as well as full completion of the psn and the ps3 would be at a very nice position.
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Old 06-14-2007, 12:15 PM   #8
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They should be more concerned about making sure the software sales keep pace with the 360's. Publisher's really don't care about who's winning the console war, they care about their return on investment. Didn't Namco say that had to sell 1/2 million of RR7 in order to make any money? At 20 million a pop for the more expensive games, Sony needs to convince consumers to drop coin on their versions in order to swing more games their way.

Hardware wise, it's a false comparison though. The 360 was supply constrained for months after launch (except Japan), the PS3 is not anywhere it has been released. In general, it's fairly impossibe to do these kind of comparisons because the number of units avail. for purchase is different. Wii for example, is still hard to find in some markets. So would the Wii be outselling the PS3 20 to 1 if the shortages were over worldwide? Would MS have sold even more if they had 5 million units ready for launch? Too many "what ifs" to draw a conclusion.
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Old 06-14-2007, 12:25 PM   #9
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The fact that the Wii is selling the hottest just because it's gimmicky and cheaper kinda bugs me. The games just arn't there. The only game I own for the Wii besides Wii play and sports is Zelda and Zelda is the only one I consider a full game.

I just hope that now that the companies can't ignore the Wii some good games will come out next year.

Also I wonder what caused that little spike for the ps3 where it wasn't doing as well as the 360 to where it was doing a little bit better and then leveled off.
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Old 06-14-2007, 12:33 PM   #10
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Also I wonder what caused that little spike for the ps3 where it wasn't doing as well as the 360 to where it was doing a little bit better and then leveled off.
My guess it's the PS3 release in Europe. You can see the spike is just over 0.5 mil. and the PS3 sold 600k in just two days in Europe. The time scale is in weeks.
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Makes sense. Nice observation.
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Old 06-14-2007, 01:16 PM   #12
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Numbers don't lie and neither do graphs. The PS3 sales only look bad when compared to the Wii.
It's true, but for different reasons.

The x360 has sold far better in north america than the PS3. However, the PS3 has sold far better in japan than the x360.
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Old 06-14-2007, 06:36 PM   #13
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I actually think X360 will start tracking ahead now, especially if the PS3 slope stays relatively constant for the most part. The PS3's lead from Week 20 to Week 30 was attributable to the Euro launch and the X360 has just started tracking ahead by 40,000 units.

I predict that it should be firmly ahead by Week 40.

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However, the PS3 has sold far better in japan than the x360.
The Japanese industry is really a non-issue. PS3 outsells the X360 anywhere from 25,000 to 36,000 a month, while the X360 outsells the PS3 in the Americas by a healthy 75,000-100,000 a month.

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Old 06-14-2007, 07:55 PM   #14
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This is interesting! but really hard to evaluate. At the end of the day the PS3 started a year behind. It was meant to roar out of the blocks and outsell the 360 with the 360's lead keeping it afloat! Instead it is losing ground to the 360! Even thugh it is tracking the same as the 360! That is a comparative disaster! Sony probably wanted at least a 2:1! I think MS will be happy with that. Wii is simply awesome! What I don't get is where are they. I only know 1 person with one. The games are not good. I am not seeing the appeal, can Wii Sports really capture the imagination that much?
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Old 06-15-2007, 05:23 PM   #15
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Wow dbjay somehow i just never really understand your post. I just know they're important so i read them.
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