Nintendo 3DS Surpasses PS3 Sales

An amazing fact has just emerged from Japan regarding sales of Nintendo’s handheld, the 3DS, compared to Sony’s home console, the PS3. Even though the PS3 was launched back on November 11th, 2006 and the 3DS was released on February 26th, 2011, sales of the 3DS have already exceeded the PS3. Currently the PS3 is sitting at 8,593,899 units sold while the 3DS has raced past it at 8,728,515 … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS Surpasses PS3 Sales

Some Black Friday Sales Figures

So Black Friday has come and gone for another year and the pandemonium seems to be finally subsiding. Now we can see what actually sold like hotcakes as some sales figures begin to be released. Black Friday week saw 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles sold which should keep Microsoft happy however Sony still managed to  pull their weight with 525,000 PS3’s sold for the same time, … Continue reading Some Black Friday Sales Figures

Worldwide Figures For 3DS Software

Nintendo have done their annual thing and opened the door to some fascinating figures of software sold from the around, some of it will make you dizzy with the staggering number of units sold. For example, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time sold 2.61 million units which is an increase of 0.12 million from the past December. Pokémon Black/White (DS) – 14.71 million units … Continue reading Worldwide Figures For 3DS Software

Great Sell Through Rate For Theatrhythm

Despite selling just under 70, 000 units, reports by Dengeki in Japan are saying that Theatrhythm for the 3DS saw a sell through rate of 90%. What this means is that all of the stores combined, saw them sell 90% of their stock for the title, across Japan which explains why some stores were reporting that they had sold out and also why a copy … Continue reading Great Sell Through Rate For Theatrhythm

Sony Talks Up Playstation Sales

Sony has revealed some sales figures today for the Playstation brand name as a whole. 6.5 million units sold is the magic number over the holiday season with the breakdown being 500,000 Vita units sold since the Japanese launch on December 17 and the launch in Asia on December 23. The Playstation 3 shifted 3.9 million units over the same holiday period while Sony report … Continue reading Sony Talks Up Playstation Sales

Another Record Smashed By The 3DS

And in yet another case of, ‘How does it do it?’, the 3DS has completely obliterated yet another sales record for the month of December 2011. Enterbrain is reporting that for December, the 3DS sold, hold onto your hats, 1,492,931! Say whaaa….t?!? Since Enterbrain started keeping stats on sales back in 1997, this is the highest sales figure ever for any product for one month. The … Continue reading Another Record Smashed By The 3DS