PS3 to catch up to Wii by 2011?
While the PlayStation 3 is continuously battling through this holiday season to gain step on the Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii, an analyst has predicted this struggle to be short-lived.
Currently the PS3 in worldwide sales sits uncomfortably in 3rd place while the Xbox 360 garners 2nd and the Wii 1st. However, analyst studies forecast the PS3 to surpass the Xbox 360 by 2011, and run up along the heels of the Wii in worldwide dominance.
The study shows that by 2011, the Wii will have 75 million units sold worldwide with the PS3 following closely behind. The Xbox 360 is expected to hit 40 million during the same period. Even though 2011 is a ways of, one must not ignore the importance of 2008 for the PS3 as it is considered to be the breakout year for the console.
While the Wii already dropped its major titles such as Mario, Zelda, and Metroid and the 360 already releasing Bioshock, Mass Effect, and Halo 3, 2008 with games such as Final Fantasy 13, Metal Gear Solid 4, Gran Turismo 5, Little Big Planet, and Home; the PS3 success could come at an even more increased rate.
All is not over for the PlayStation as it has barely even started.