Sony announces latest PlayStation sales figures
- Posted September 19th, 2007 at 22:59 EDT by Eric Blattberg
- 30 Comments
It's keynote time, and that means it's number time.
So where do the PlayStation platforms stand? PS2 is sitting pretty at over 120 million units sold. PSP is at a respectable 26 million sold, with 30 million expected to be surpassed shortly.
So where does that leave PS3? According to Kaz, PS3 has sold in between 5 and 6 million units, leaning slightly towards the 5 million end.
Expectations are high for the holidays however - Sony expects to reach 11 million PS3's by the end of the year. We reckon reaching that goal without a price cut will be a challenge and perhaps even miracle.
We'll keep you updated on sales of all PlayStation platforms as the year progresses.
- 6:03pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
11m by the end of the year? hmm or sony has some secret cards or they are nuts
- 6:04pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
Nice, this sounds very good but i cant tell since i dont know the figures of the xbox of the top of my head
how many 360's did microsoft sell in their first year?
11 mil that sounds crazy, i hope it comes true for sony
- 6:06pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
11 million??? No price cut, no 40gb version. they never going to hit that goal
- 6:06pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
If I remember correctly they sold about 7units...
- 6:07pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
dont think negative Psycho-s, think positive!!!!
you never know it could happen
- 6:10pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
@a_n_t_h_o_n_y ... Lmao!
- 6:11pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
To jump another 5 million units over the course of a few months, I'm expecting some killer titles.
- 6:20pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
PRICE CUT CONFIRMED PRICE CUT CONFIRMED, or not...
- 6:36pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
I think it very possible they sold 5 million with very few games and they will relise about 6+ proven to be awsome games in the next 3 months plus christmas gifts, so I thin its very possible and it will most definatly happen if they lower the price even a little.
6+ games: Ratchet, Uncharted, Haze, UT4, Hot Shots 5, Eye of Judgment (maybe not for everyone but I think it looks cool) oh and +
- 6:53pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
yeah you can add one extra digi to that count. I know I'm getting one this year!
unlike you rich boys I couldn't purchase one at launch (not many people could)
it makes me wonder
(PS3) 5m ... (PS2) 120m <- where the heck are these people at?? (I'm in here)
- 7:56pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
yeah they mean in the fiscal year (i believe).. meaning by the end of march 08 not by december, which 11 mill sounds right, otherwise it could mean 11 mil shipped not sold to consumers.. 1 of the 2
- 8:26pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
Of course its units shipped, aka sold to reatilers. It's the same way Microsoft reports their units sold.
- 8:49pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
haha with home being delayed and no socom till 08 i doubt this, unless they come out with the new 40gb at 349$ that is the ONLY way, they will hit that target.. 400 is still a bit high and wont sell them 5 mill in 3 months..
- 10:44pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
about xbox sells number, it's quite impossible to know real user base, as 30 to 50% of the consoles are replacement one..
end of years is march 08 I too think (fiscal year)
with home delayed, no price cut (sony, do a 40g, no-wifi, no card reader, for the people who don't understand value-for-money, just price), no FF or no MGS4, I doubt sony will meat its objective.
But all this will change in 2008, home, MGS4 (THE system seller),other secret cards..
- 10:57pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
Larger than expected price cut on 80GB model with in game bundle. Plus higher spec PS3 120GB HDD and Rumble at $499 to follow come March. Two exclusive PS3 limited editions one white & one red. Lots of promotional coverage on MGS - Konami are already shipping these Stand/display things around the world. They are about 6ft tall and about the size of a big fridge - no idea what they look like (they are in brown boxes) but I do know who they are using as freight forwarder in Australia... :) Would anyone pay me if I got a photo???
- 11:46pm EDT - September 19th, 2007
The secret is price cut!
- 12:25am EDT - September 20th, 2007
hmmmm, not happening....I can see 7 million or so, but it seems like they're dropping the price....
- 3:07am EDT - September 20th, 2007
the only thing i can think of is christmas is going to help i hope its the biggest time of the year
- 3:34am EDT - September 20th, 2007
Wake up people Kaz is talking about 11M sold by the end of this fiscal year NOT calandar year!
- 4:36am EDT - September 20th, 2007
They delayed home... And that will delay there sales, about time the PS3 is great people will have bought a XBox 360 and a Wii...
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