Worldwide Sales Figures For All Consoles

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So the big 3 (well the only 3) console makers have released their year to date sales figures. I am presuming these are shipped or sold to retailer figures but I think they are very telling anyway.

Wii – 9,980,000 sold between Jan 2007 and Sep 2007
PS2 – 8,400,000
PS3 – 3,930,000
360 – 3,000,000

So who expected the 360 to be coming last? Now I am not sure where they are getting their figures from and how the 360 has such a round number but there you go…

Isn’t it impressive how the PS2 is still killing the 360 and PS3 though?

N-Europe: News: Worldwide Sales Figures For All Consoles

Last Updated: October 29, 2007

Gavin Mannion

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  • Banana hammock

    360 figures seem a bit dodgy, do we know hom many they sold up to 2007? Then we can add th figures and match against the total sales for the 360. This should give us an indication of the figure’s accuracy.

    I also read on Gamesindustry.biz a while ago that Sony now count only units sold and not shipped. So if these figures are from Sony then they are pretty good.

  • abev

    Can we maybe all give the PS3 a bit of a break now 🙂

  • LazySAGamer

    @abev, where is the fun in that 😉

    @Banana, Sony used to count consoles which were sitting in their warehouses and have now agreed to only count those sold to retailers. Obviously there is stock on the shelves so the true figures will always be lower than the reported ones but this is the case for all the manufacturers,

  • doobiwan

    The thing to always remember with these figures is that Play station 3 only launched in Europe (almost like home territory) this year which gives them a boost.

    I think the PS2 numbers are indicative of most of the world not being willing or able to afford $300+ toys.

  • SlippyMadFrog

    I just checked out VGchartz and the PS3 had a massive spike on 2007-03-26, sold 587,771 consoles but then sold just 156,282 the next week.
    The Xbox was more or less on top for the rest of the year so I guess the UK launch played a big part in this years sales for the PS3. Anywho, it looks like the PS3 won 2007, but christmans haven’t started yet so we’ll have to wait and see.

  • SlippyMadFrog

    PS, I just check the American sales and the PS3 spike don’t show there so it must have been the UK launch

  • PillsburyDeeBoy

    Lazy, how many times must I say this:

    Europe – PS3 Country
    Japan – PS3 Country

    Tell me Japan doesn’t count anymore. The 360 CANNOT win this war off of North America alone.

  • wwemark

    It is amazing when the ps3 appears to have outsold the 360 in sales for the year, then there automatically has to be some mistake or error, if it was the other way around nobody would have said anything….

  • PillsburyDeeBoy

    Nice observation, wwemark…

  • LazySAGamer

    @wwemark, no the observation was at the strange 360 numbers…

    @Pillsbury, I rate Europe as vastly more important to this war than Japan… Japan just doesn’t have the numbers to swing the war IMHO…

  • wwemark

    Lazy I know you were referring to the 360 figures because it is a bit starnge to have a break even 3 million units sold,but it must be an estimate of some sort.

    I also thought you may have been implying that the 360 numbers are dodgy, because they are behind the ps3 sales figures and not the other way around…but I am probably wrong, just misinterprated what you were saying.

    Awesome site by the way,I come past every day. Keep it up 🙂

  • Burns ZA

    The 360’s sales are a thumb suck and not accurate.

  • abev

    I think this needs to be posted on myadsl!! No way Im gonna post it though, they will have my head. How about doing a favour for me Lazy 😉

  • LazySAGamer
  • abev

    Lol Shot.

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