Sony platforms lead EA's fiscal Q4 2008 sales
- Posted May 14th, 2008 at 05:31 EDT by Michael Harradence
Game sales across Sony platforms have surpassed those of Microsoft and Nintendo during Electronic Arts’ Q4 2008 fiscal sales, the company announced this week.
The publisher revealed that the PlayStation 2 lead sales figures with 166 million units of software sold followed by the PlayStation 3 with 152 million, which combined, accounted for a total of 61 per cent of all EA console titles sold.
By comparison, the Xbox 360 shifted 128 million units, followed by the Wii, which managed 75 million units.
Furthermore, year-on-year PS3 sales very nearly tripled, growing 197 per cent from Q4 2007, with the PS2 increasing by 42 per cent.
Meanwhile, Sony’s PlayStation Portable system sold through 69 million units of software, acquiring a 47 per cent share, beating out the DS, which achieved 25 per cent.
PSP year-on-year game sales rose by 77 per cent, which in turn surpassed the DS and mobile platforms, which managed 33 per cent and 14 per cent each, respectively.