Quick Note: Sony Sells 70 Million PlayStation 3s Since Launch
November 16, 2012 11:40 AM
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It also sold 15 million PlayStation Move units
Sony announced two sales milestones today that affect both its
PlayStation 3 gaming console
and its PlayStation Move motion controller.
According to Sony, it has sold 70 million PlayStation 3 units globally as of November 4, 2012. This is the cumulative number since its launch in 2006.
Additionally, Sony has sold 15 million PlayStation Move motion controllers globally as of November 11, 2012 since its launch in 2010.
Back in September of this year, it was announced that Sony planned to release
a thinner PS3
starting at $270.
The latest PS3 console will be available in either 250GB and 500GB bundles. The 250GB bundle will come in either black or white and will have "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception" Game of the Year Edition included. The price tag is set at $269.99. For those more interested in the 500GB model, it will come in black only alongside the "Assassin's Creed III" release
Sony also made huge changes to the Trophies section on the PS3 via a
system software update
(Version 4.30) in October.
[Image Source: CNET AU]
The Japanese electronics maker has had some
in recent years due to issues like a sinking TV division, but new Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is leading a major
for the company that includes focusing on gaming as one of the major three pillars (the other two are
digital imaging and mobile
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11/16/2012 6:33:08 PM
Considering the tech in the Wii I think you should compare it with the PS2 instead. I which case the 154.4 million units sold by Sony really puts Nintendo to shame :-)
As for the Wii U then I totally agree with you.
Personally I think my next console will be the PS4. My gen 1. PS3 is still used all the time, while the Wii isn't even connected and it is so long since I powered up the 360 that I have considered making it an actual door stop :-)
11/19/2012 6:04:55 PM
The Wii was competing with the PS3 and the XBox360, so why not compare it with a system that it was designed to compete with? Because fanboys still like to hate!!!!
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