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Sky Blue
May 17, 2007, 07:23 PM
Nintendo DS 471k
Wii 360k
PlayStation 2 194k
PlayStation Portable 183k
Xbox 360 174k
Game Boy Advance 84k
PlayStation 3 82k
GameCube 13k



Dagless
May 17, 2007, 07:29 PM
DS and Wii on top again too.


What's surprising is that the GBA was made completely obsolete by the DS. Unless you want to use a link cable, which 84k of Americans in a month might want to do...

Coded-Dude
May 17, 2007, 07:30 PM
PSP and PS2 outsold 360 :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

MS IS TEH DOOMED!!!!


:rolleyes:

Dagless
May 17, 2007, 07:38 PM
Frankly my dear, I think being outsold by the 2001 obsolete GBA is, as you so eloquently put it, is "teh doomed". Half a year in too :(

Sky Blue
May 17, 2007, 07:45 PM
PSP and PS2 outsold 360 :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

MS IS TEH DOOMED!!!!


:rolleyes:

next gen has failed.

Coded-Dude
May 17, 2007, 07:48 PM
Well we really have to wait at leat a nother year or so to determine that, but sales could be better.
(except for the Wii)

Sky Blue
May 17, 2007, 07:50 PM
I'm sure 360 sales will pick up when they release that Blu-Ray add on.:rolleyes:

Dagless
May 17, 2007, 07:57 PM
I'm sure that the only system to see an increase in sales when good games come out will be the PS3 too.

edit: The DS outsold all Sony's products put together. Yowza.

Coded-Dude
May 17, 2007, 07:58 PM
nah, that woudl really only help BD movie sales. :p

However, some decent software titels might help.........;)

JackAxe
May 17, 2007, 08:19 PM
My friend was part of that 82k PS3 number, but he bought a 20 Gig return to his store, so does that count? :)

<]=)

GFLPraxis
May 17, 2007, 09:07 PM
PSP and PS2 outsold 360 :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

MS IS TEH DOOMED!!!!


:rolleyes:

PSP and PS2 usually outsell the 360.

PS3 being outsold by the GBA is just sad though.

drumpat01
May 17, 2007, 09:22 PM
where did you find these stats? Id really like to be able to keep up with this too.

mkrishnan
May 17, 2007, 09:26 PM
What's surprising is that the GBA was made completely obsolete by the DS. Unless you want to use a link cable, which 84k of Americans in a month might want to do...

GBA SPs are pretty popular with parents buying for younger children (4-7 age bracket) here also. Smaller investment if there's a chance it will end up broken / outgrown / etc and the kid is not so particular on which one they want. :)

mduser63
May 17, 2007, 10:36 PM
Yeah, I'm one of the PS3 buyers too. Couldn't be happier with mine. Of course, I'm really tempted to get a DS. I've always liked Nintendo's handheld systems (never had a Nintendo home console) and the DS is pretty cool.

gloss
May 17, 2007, 11:00 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v154/littledeadmonkey/soclose.gif

Someone on Rottentomatoes posted this and I laughed.

SamIchi
May 18, 2007, 01:00 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v154/littledeadmonkey/soclose.gif

Someone on Rottentomatoes posted this and I laughed.

LOL! :D I don't know if it was supposed to be that slow (I think it might just be my browser) but that made it all that much funnier. :D :D :D

zap2
May 18, 2007, 05:51 AM
PSP and PS2 outsold 360 :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek:

MS IS TEH DOOMED!!!!


:rolleyes:

I don't even want to think about were that leaves PS3!!! :eek:

takao
May 18, 2007, 06:21 AM
interesting that the 360 elite couldn't provide the real boost i was expecting


even if we combine the japanese and american numbers the ps3 is still behind the 360 (the japanese numbers exclude the 30th and 29th since the numbers are counted weekly)

Wii
284 + 360 = 644k

PS3
57 + 82 = 139k

360
14 + 174 = 188k


but it will be ahead of the gba obviously

Dagless
May 18, 2007, 06:59 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v154/littledeadmonkey/soclose.gif

There actually was a real life ROFL to that :D

Sky Blue
May 18, 2007, 12:49 PM
where did you find these stats? Id really like to be able to keep up with this too.

They should be all over the net by now, but GAF gets them pretty quick. Mammoth thread with many a hilarious GIF:

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=156701

Dagless
May 18, 2007, 01:31 PM
ah, NeoGaf's legendary NDP threads.

Come to think of it (and thanks to NG), with the GBA being a portable SNES I probably shouldn't expect anything less.
In all seriousness, when are they burying the PS3?

JackAxe
May 18, 2007, 01:51 PM
I feel EVIL, I laughed at an animated gif on that site that involved kicking that I probabably shouldn't have. :o

<]=)

Dagless
May 18, 2007, 02:00 PM
Don't worry, you could have bought a PS3 and felt stupid :D

Eidorian
May 18, 2007, 02:03 PM
http://www.math.purdue.edu/~abarreno/iwamoney.gif

Sky Blue
May 18, 2007, 02:53 PM
In all seriousness, when are they burying the PS3?

http://www.paulkramm.com/junkdrawer/ps3cry.gif

takao
May 19, 2007, 05:56 AM
in other news the german hardware sales of april:

1. Wii: 20.000
2. PS3: 16.000
3. Xbox 360: 9.500

i guess that's the result if you have a strong PC games market

the lifetime sales:

1. Xbox 360: 262.000 St.
2. Wii: 222.000 St.
3. PS3: 70.500 St.

(i guess the 360 isn't really that popular being nearly overtaken already by the Wii)

Dagless
May 19, 2007, 07:05 AM
It's terribly ironic that the PS3 seems to be doing quite okay in the continent deemed not as important as US and the country of Japan.

takao
May 19, 2007, 08:14 AM
It's terribly ironic that the PS3 seems to be doing quite okay in the continent deemed not as important as US and the country of Japan.

the irony is that no console manufacturer has gotten it yet that for the german speaking market (100 millions after all) you simply have to release RTS games (especially those focused on building settlements and production lines)
i think since about 5-7 years the biggest hits always have been strategy games by far, half of the PC shelf space is made up with them

GFLPraxis
May 19, 2007, 03:10 PM
It's terribly ironic that the PS3 seems to be doing quite okay in the continent deemed not as important as US and the country of Japan.


No quite, really. It's just okay. It's still less than half the PSP's weekly sales and less than the PS2's weekly sales, and probably less than the GameCube was at this time in its lifespan.

Eidorian
May 19, 2007, 03:17 PM
First six months of sales.

Dagless
May 19, 2007, 04:11 PM
The Gamecube did better than the PS3?

Oh ****ocks. I'm so sorry, so very sorry.

GFLPraxis
May 20, 2007, 01:58 AM
First six months of sales.

Oh.

Ow.

Coded-Dude
May 21, 2007, 12:03 PM
http://i1.tinypic.com/6bsqre8.jpg

During the recent Gamers Day Event that Sony held, the company revealed the latest PSN network stats and figures. In six months since the PS3's launch, Sony now has 1.5 million users worldwide, 775,000 of those users hail from North America. Apparently, users have now downloaded six million pieces of content and have logged in over 115 million times. When compared to MS during the same six-month period after launch, the Xbox 360 had 500,000 users with either Gold or Silver memberships.
The greatest online service ever created got beat by Sony.......? :eek:

Gamecube was on a relatively close pace with PS2 during the same time period(in fact some say it was out pacing PS2 at this point), and we all know what happened there.

Price drop and games are coming, it can only get better for PS3. :cool:

Dagless
May 21, 2007, 12:40 PM
Shouldn't that be=
"The greatest paid online service ever created had less connections than a free service........?"
Colour me surprised. Also, didn't Xbox Live Gold subscriptions sky rocket with Gears of War? Out of curiosity (as I don't really care much for GoW).

*does a Columbo*
Remind me where online play meant anything much to a systems success. The Dreamcast had online, as did the Xbox. They didn't fare so well. Seems a bit silly of you to bring it up as it really does have nothing to do with the tea in china.

Coded-Dude
May 21, 2007, 01:08 PM
So what your saying is PSN does have advantages over Live, and is a valid reason to purchase said console........
Nice of you to QUALIFY your statement to make it sound better. ;)

Remind me where online play meant anything much to a systems success.
*does a Columbo*
re-reads every post most people have given(here at MR) to BUY A PARTICULAR CONSOLE. :rolleyes:

"It's got more games and the best online service," gets posted here at least once a day jimmi.


Chinese tea? you're ability to focus is mind-blowing

Sky Blue
May 21, 2007, 01:17 PM
Price drop and games are coming, it can only get better for PS3. :cool:

http://www.classic45s.com/images/yazz_ps.gif

Dagless
May 21, 2007, 03:22 PM
Yazz! ROFL! The introductory song to Phoenix Nights, thanks for that SkyBlue :D

So what your saying is PSN does have advantages over Live, and is a valid reason to purchase said console........
Nice of you to QUALIFY your statement to make it sound better. ;)
Nope. I'm not saying it has advantages over Live. The only + in Sony's corner is free. Even then it remains to be seen what sort of service Sony will provide. Oh wait, they're going to charge for clothes for virtual characters to wear. :rolleyes:

"It's got more games and the best online service," gets posted here at least once a day jimmi.
Hmm, it gets posted whenever somebody asks about either buying a console, or when the SDF get riled up because, I don't know, lack of care for the PS£ (heh, what a great typo on UK keyboards) so they feel the need to back up their system. I just give it as it is from somebody who has all 3 next gen systems within sneezing distance and has yet to spend money on 1. No investment = I've got nothing to protect.


Chinese tea? you're ability to focus is mind-blowing
Clearly you don't know much about phrases.

Though, and foolish me, I forgot to say earlier - The SDF go on about the PS3 getting price cuts and more games. So did every other god forsaken console. So will the Wii and 360. It needs things better than what they provide, and a price cut and more games if it want's to be taken as a serious console.

Coded-Dude
May 21, 2007, 03:28 PM
for now we must agree to disagree, time will definitely prove one of us wrong.

asxtb
May 21, 2007, 08:21 PM
Wirelessly posted (Vodafone/1.0/V705SH/SHJ001 Browser/VF-NetFront/3.3 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1)

I don't understand why everyone bashes the PS3 (and PSP) so much. Just because you don't like it doesn't mean it is a bad system or that everyone else hates it too. So why spend so much effort to criticize it? It seems that people that bash it are just threatened by it and what it offers compared to other systems. Every system has it's own unique features and flaws. I can bash the Wii and the 360 just as much. So again, why spend so much time to bash a system? It's just like campaigning in politics. "If you don't choose the PS3, then you're an idiot."

Some people need to grow and and enjoy the system(s) they have and let others enjoy the system(s) they have.

Dagless
May 21, 2007, 08:51 PM
LOL. I just posted the sales numbers is all.

Seriously though. I don't think anybody here really sees the PS3 as a threat to either the 360 or Wii. Doesn't stop you liking said system though.

Sky Blue
May 22, 2007, 09:30 AM
Wirelessly posted (Vodafone/1.0/V705SH/SHJ001 Browser/VF-NetFront/3.3 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1)

I don't understand why everyone bashes the PS3 (and PSP) so much. Just because you don't like it doesn't mean it is a bad system or that everyone else hates it too. So why spend so much effort to criticize it? It seems that people that bash it are just threatened by it and what it offers compared to other systems. Every system has it's own unique features and flaws. I can bash the Wii and the 360 just as much. So again, why spend so much time to bash a system? It's just like campaigning in politics. "If you don't choose the PS3, then you're an idiot."

Some people need to grow and and enjoy the system(s) they have and let others enjoy the system(s) they have.

Cheering for Sony is like going to a casino and cheering for the house.

Coded-Dude
May 22, 2007, 09:50 AM
and cheering for microsoft is like.....? :p

Haoshiro
May 22, 2007, 10:24 AM
and cheering for microsoft is like.....? :p

Cheering for the high roller?

GFLPraxis
May 22, 2007, 11:50 AM
Microsoft really has me torn.

They're ACTUALLY DOING A GOOD JOB. They've got a decent product worth a measure of support.

But I'm terrified by the thought of them winning because of what Microsoft historically does once they control a market. I'd rather have Sony have a 70% marketshare than Microsoft any day, but I'd also think the 360 deserves a good shot...

Like the product, hate the company.

Dagless
May 22, 2007, 12:57 PM
I used to like Sony till our hifi broke, then PS1, amplifier. My brothers PS2 broke... Used to like the products, now avoids the products :D
Yea the 360 and it's f/w and the software side of things is great. I just wish it had a killer game that would bring me in because right now it's doing little more than what my PC can do. Only Castlevania: SotN is pulling me in :o

psychofreak
May 22, 2007, 01:10 PM
I had a problem my 360 when it scratched disks (when they didn't admit that it did) and they wouldn't accept it for repair. I then sent it for repair, telling them I had the red-lights problem (I even went to their site for it while on the phone in order to give the right answers to get them to take it in for repair) and it came back fixed :)

asxtb
May 22, 2007, 09:44 PM
Cheering for Sony is like going to a casino and cheering for the house.
:) Not really, because I'm not cheering for any company. Give me an S! Give me an O! Give me an N! Give me a Y! GO SONY!!! :p
But I would agree with Coded-Dude, cheering for Microsoft would be more like cheering for the house.

I used to like Sony till our hifi broke, then PS1, amplifier. My brothers PS2 broke... Used to like the products, now avoids the products :D
Hey, an honest answer!

But I think you do more than just post numbers. ;)

Dagless
May 22, 2007, 09:57 PM
Why? Because MS have done a good job making a well recieved platform, with the greatest online setup of any console, with wireless AND rumbling controllers, with so many bonuses for upcoming developers. Oh and by not sticking in a redundant format (Take out the BR drive, price it next to the 360 Premium then we'll talk) to make the system cheaper to the consumers. Well gee, that's shouting for the house :D ;)

Whereas Sony have shot themselves in the foot time and time again. Their PR machine is at it again too, one of the new PR guys saying "Only real games choose Sony" :D these guys really should be writing for The Office.

And I avoid the products to save myself money. Quite wise really. X brand gets a name for shoddy hardware quality, avoid X brand. Absolute total logic if I don't want to buy the same thing twice. Hell I'm putting off getting my own 360 till they fix the Ring of Death problems! Even my PSP arrived with some kind of horrific ghosting that made 2D and racing games unplayable.

Coded-Dude
May 23, 2007, 10:15 AM
trying to sell a console(and warn against others) in the sales figures thread jimmi? :p
you might as well put that post in your sig, since you re-iterate it almost daily.

Dagless
May 23, 2007, 10:48 AM
Here's a crazy idea, why not call out the people who start the whole comparison thing in the first place, I just posted the sales numbers and respond to what others say. I get tired of the SDF bringing up nonsense that results in the same answers time and time again. Maybe they should put up post-it notes?

e˛Studios
May 23, 2007, 10:50 AM
Here's a crazy idea, why not call out the people who start the whole comparison thing in the first place. I get tired of the SDF bringing up nonsense that results in the same answers time and time again. Maybe they should put up post-it notes?

I'm sure a lot of people grow tired of your same comparisons too, you are quite the antagonist on these forums. Borderline trolling in some of your posts. Its obvious of your hatred for all that is Sony, why not just stay out of the threads that include Sony instead of feeling the need to troll/piss on every Sony parade that comes through this forum?

Ed

Dagless
May 23, 2007, 10:56 AM
Alright, if you want to bury your head in the sand then why come to a place that compares solid data (NDP, 6 months, weekly Japan) that doesn't favour your preferred choice of console? It's sort of like going onto a science forum and claiming that God made humans in 6 days. A run down-

1st post- Sales numbers
2- observation
3- troll
4- my response to troll
5- observation
... et al.

e˛Studios
May 23, 2007, 10:58 AM
Alright, if you want to bury your head in the sand then why come to a place that compares solid data (NDP, 6 months, weekly Japan) that doesn't favour your preferred choice of console? It's sort of like going onto a science forum and claiming that God made humans in 6 days. A run down-

1st post- Sales numbers
2- observation
3- troll
4- my response to troll
5- observation
... et al.

look at your posts Jimmi, you troll anything that even mentions Sony in a positive light. You are about as fair and balanced as Fox News.

Ed

GFLPraxis
May 23, 2007, 10:58 AM
I'm sure a lot of people grow tired of your same comparisons too, you are quite the antagonist on these forums. Borderline trolling in some of your posts. Its obvious of your hatred for all that is Sony, why not just stay out of the threads that include Sony instead of feeling the need to troll/piss on every Sony parade that comes through this forum?

Ed

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=3667506&posted=1#post3667506

One could easily say the same thing about you, Ed. Don't be so quick to insult.

e˛Studios
May 23, 2007, 10:58 AM
http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=3667506&posted=1#post3667506

One could easily say the same thing about you, Ed. Don't be so quick to insult.

I think the Wii code system sucks, I've been adament about that from the beginning. It makes it worse when you now need multiple codes to play a game online. It's a bad idea.

Ed

Coded-Dude
May 23, 2007, 11:00 AM
my response to troll

you only respond to trolls and don't do it yourself? :eek: :rolleyes: ;)