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PS3 Slim helps Sony outsell PS3’s last year in just six months

Worldwide sales of the PlayStation 3 have been heating up since the release of the PS3 Slim. Sony basically leaked the redesign and its price cut with their projection of 13 million PS3 sales worldwide by the end of their … Continue reading

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PS3 and Xbox 360 gap soon to be just 4 million

“Sales, sales, console sales.” It’s a hit song in Latvia. The chorus goes “Wii, Wii, Wii all the way home.” Anyway, in the battle for second place, the situation is hotting up. With Microsoft announcing 40 million worldwide Xbox 360 … Continue reading

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PS3 passes five-million units in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation 3 has sold over five-million units in Japan, reaching the milestone in three-and-a-half years. According to Enterbrain numbers, the console achieved 5,001,598 sold units in its home country on 11 April. In comparison, the Nintendo Wii accumulated five-million … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain sells over one million in five weeks

Heavy Rain has sold over one million copies in the five weeks it’s been on sale, Sony Computer Entertainment announced today. The PlayStation 3 exclusive broke new ground, developing its own genre and surprising critics with its emotional content. Heavy … Continue reading

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Uncharted 2 has sold 3.5 million worldwide

It was only ten days ago that we heard a whispering from Naughty Dog that Uncharted 2: Among Theives had surpassed 2.5 million sales, trumping the performance of its first PlayStaiton 3 game, Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune. However, the word now … Continue reading

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MGS4 becomes best selling PS3 exclusive at over 5 million

The highest selling PlayStation 3 exclusive used to be Gran Turismo 5 Prologue…yes, Prologue. With sales last reported at 4.65 million, you now know the importance of Gran Turismo 5’s full release to Sony and the PS3. Now Kojima Production’s … Continue reading

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Sony now loses approx. $18 for every PS3 sold

Although the PlayStation 3 Slim has prompted a resurgence in Sony’s home console business, prompting 10.8 million PS3 sales in just nine months, the console is still losing money for the company. At least, the console’s hardware is losing money, … Continue reading

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PS3 surpasses three million units in UK

According to Sony Computer Entertainment UK, the PlayStation 3 has now surpassed three million units in the UK after jumping the two million mark in only March 2009. By July 2009 Gfk-Charttrack confirmed that the console had sold 2.2 million … Continue reading

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FFXIII selling as well as, if not better than, PS2 Final Fantasy’s

Initial reports may suggest that the recently released Final Fantasy XIII is selling less than both Final Fantasy X and XII on the PlayStation 2, but do not be deceived, those reports aren’t looking very far beyond their own noses. … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy XIII hits million mark already?

Yesterday was the release of Final Fantasy XIII in Japan, exclusively for the PlayStation 3, and the region was buzzing with anticipation for stores to finally open its doors. Obviously, Final Fantasy hasn’t lost its touch despite the long window … Continue reading

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