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    Quote Originally Posted by TDbank24 View Post
    The PS3 is the best selling console around the world. That's all. It appeals to a broader audience than the 360 and Wii for example.

    I think the only reason why the 360 leads in total sales on the PS3 is because of the stranglehold it has on the NA market. whereas the PS3's sales are spread around.
    That just sounds like a mixture of PR and unproven comments claimed on an internet forum.

    Do you have something to support your claims?

    Or is all this just the way you perceive things there?
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    I'm French and I think it's a very low number, I thought we'd be at 7-8 M at least, maybe even nearing 10 M. Microsoft with their broken toy and Nintendo with their gimmick really killed the console business, all they sell is a brand or use unfaithful tactics (buying timed exclusivity and saying it's full exclusivity) or profit from trend to sell a gimmick to non technical people that can't judge if the product is up to date with modern technology.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTenth666 View Post
    I'm French and I think it's a very low number, I thought we'd be at 7-8 M at least, maybe even nearing 10 M. Microsoft with their broken toy and Nintendo with their gimmick really killed the console business, all they sell is a brand or use unfaithful tactics (buying timed exclusivity and saying it's full exclusivity) or profit from trend to sell a gimmick to non technical people that can't judge if the product is up to date with modern technology.
    So its all MS and Nintendos fault that PS3 sales are lower than you thought? Sony is completely blameless? Sony didnt make any mistakes this generation? Just blame MS and Nintendo for Sony's troubles. I do agree about the motion control stuff though. Kinect, Wii and Move.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TDbank24 View Post
    The PS3 is the best selling console around the world. That's all. It appeals to a broader audience than the 360 and Wii for example. I think the only reason why the 360 leads in total sales on the PS3 is because of the stranglehold it has on the NA market. whereas the PS3's sales are spread around.
    360 sells good in the UK as well. Not sure who's in the lead there but I know the 360 hold its own in that territory. PS3 seems to do better in the non-english speaking countries. But I do agree that the NA market is where the main bulk of 360 sales come from.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    Most European countries will never have adoption rates like Japan, the US and UK and it's probably mainly because most games are only ever subtitled, could you play through all of a Metal Gear game with nothing but subtitles whilst not understanding a spoken word in the game? (I probably could because I watch a lot of foreign films with subs, but most people probably wouldn't enjoy that). Not to mention consoles are the most expensive with the Euro currency, countries like Spain are in a really bad state right now. So expecting PS2 sales out of PS3 in these countries is out of the question in their current state.



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    Out of curiosity do we have up to date numbers for the UK and AU/NZ?

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    They aren't tracked to my knowledge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    They aren't tracked to my knowledge.
    We get them once in a great while when a site quotes GFK numbers. But thats doesn't happen very often.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    They aren't tracked to my knowledge.
    Considering those markets its odd that they don't put out sales figures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    We get them once in a great while when a site quotes GFK numbers. But thats doesn't happen very often.
    I know we get software sales but I've never seen any HW sales.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheTenth666 View Post
    I'm French and I think it's a very low number, I thought we'd be at 7-8 M at least, maybe even nearing 10 M. Microsoft with their broken toy and Nintendo with their gimmick really killed the console business, all they sell is a brand or use unfaithful tactics (buying timed exclusivity and saying it's full exclusivity) or profit from trend to sell a gimmick to non technical people that can't judge if the product is up to date with modern technology.
    Were you just as upset and annoyed when people were buying the PS2 instead of the more powerful Gamecube and Xbox?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    I know we get software sales but I've never seen any HW sales.
    I have but not for a long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A7MAD View Post
    Obviously your definition of 'most popular console worldwide' is subjective? No?
    i think his definition of most popular console depends on what forum he's posting on at that minute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    i think his definition of most popular console depends on what forum he's posting on at that minute.
    lol Very true. But it looks hes only on this forum for now. http://forum.teamxbox.com/member.php?u=200973
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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    lol Very true. But it looks hes only on this forum for now. http://forum.teamxbox.com/member.php?u=200973

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    he does provide entertainment value.

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    He gets taken too seriously. People need to lighten up.


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    Yeah, I bet he loves winding up the usuals around here . He's good at it too !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitey View Post
    Yeah, I bet he loves winding up the usuals around here . He's good at it too !
    I dont see anybody here getting wound up. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sufi View Post
    he does provide entertainment value.
    He sure does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    I dont see anybody here getting wound up. lol
    He's good, very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitey View Post
    He's good, very good.
    Good at what? Trolling? Because if you say hes trying to wind people up then that means hes trolling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    Good at what? Trolling? Because if you say hes trying to wind people up then that means hes trolling.
    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    He gets taken too seriously. People need to lighten up.

    Breathe. He's good, at being a forum member. I enjoy reading his posts! (and the replies he gets)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitey View Post
    Breathe. He's good, at being a forum member. I enjoy reading his posts! (and the replies he gets)
    Breathe? You might want to take your own advice. lol And you said earlier that he "loves to wind up the usuals" which constitutes trolling. So now youre trying to back pedal.

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    If I was calling him a troll. I'd have said it . But what I did say was I enjoy his posts very much

    Wind up merchant is considered a bit of a jester, where I'm from. So again:

    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    He gets taken too seriously. People need to lighten up.

    -

    Let's not derail this thread any more, however. Feel free to PM me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitey View Post
    If I was calling him a troll. I'd have said it . But what I did say was I enjoy his posts very much Wind up merchant is considered a bit of a jester, where I'm from. So again: - Let's not derail this thread any more, however. Feel free to PM me
    Your description of what you said hes doing is called trolling according to forum rules so yeah, you kinda were calling him a troll. But anyway it doesn't matter. His posts dont offend me because I'm not tied to a brand. I already agreed with Sufi that I find his posts entertaining.

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