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    Sony Black Friday sales break 685,000



    Sony sold over 525,000 PlayStation 3s and 160,000 PS Vitas in North America during the week of Black Friday (Nov. 18-24), it has announced.

    PlayStation 3 Black Friday bundle sales increased 15 percent, and total PS3 sales including hardware, software, and peripherals grew 9 percent compared to last year.

    “We’re very pleased with the Black Friday sales results, especially the incredible reception for the PS3 and PS Vita bundles. The demand was very strong which quickly depleted our inventory across retailers nationwide,” said Jack Tretton, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America. “The PlayStation brand generated significant revenue and year-over-year growth at retail because of our focus on what gamers love most in combining amazing hardware with great games and digital entertainment.”

    Additionally, Sony announced that sales of PlayStation Plus subscriptions have increased 295 percent compared to last year’s Black Friday, and satisfaction rates are above 95 percent since it introduced the Instant Game Collection earlier this year.
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    The vita needed that boost for sure. I wonder where this puts them in sales?

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    160k more than they previously had lol

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    525k. Pretty impressive for the PS3 in the NA market. Vita sales not so much especially for Black Friday. Good to see PS+ being successful. Means Sony can continue keeping online play free.
    Last edited by mistercrow; 11-30-2012 at 05:40.

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    This is off-topic, but am I a bad person for thinking that the new PS3 Slim is actually kinda sexy? I think I prefer it over the previous two models.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeviousOne View Post
    160k more than they previously had lol
    lol exactly. I read online about the awesome deals in NA for the Vita. I'm glad 160k people decided to pick one up!

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    Sony is on a roll, I love to see them do well

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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    525k. Pretty impressive for the PS3 in the NA market. Vita sales not so much especially for Black Friday. Good to see PS+ being successful. Means Sony can continue keeping online play free.
    Word is they sold out
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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingSpree0 View Post
    Word is they sold out
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    Its possible but Tretton is the same guy back in the early days who claimed he would pay 500 bucks to anybody who could find a PS3 still on shelves and there were actually plenty to be found and plus Vita sales have been very sluggish so pardon me for having any doubts. And with that being said I'm not saying for sure that Vita didnt sell out so no need to roll your eyes at me. I bought one at launch. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    Its possible but Tretton is the same guy back in the early days who claimed he would pay 500 bucks to anybody who could find a PS3 still on shelves and there were actually plenty to be found and plus Vita sales have been very sluggish so pardon me for having any doubts. And with that being said I'm not saying for sure that Vita didnt sell out so no need to roll your eyes at me. I bought one at launch. lol
    I'm sorry, I thought it was a daydreamin smilie, I ment no disrespect

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillingSpree0 View Post
    I'm sorry, I thought it was a daydreamin smilie, I ment no disrespect
    It does look more like somebody day dreaming. lol And no worries I'm just being over cynical. Vita did have some good bundles.
    Last edited by mistercrow; 11-30-2012 at 06:26.

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    Hopefully with Sony's new Vita plus bundles dropping next week, the good times will keep rolling
    http://www.psxextreme.com/vita-news/247.html

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    Half a million? That's a lot of PS3s.

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    The Amazon bundle probably put the numbers up in a big way for teh Vita. $179 for $270 worth of "stuff". That was the best deal I've seen in a long time.




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    Damn nice PS3 sales for the US. It actually sold more than it did last black friday meaning there is still a big demand for these current consoles. Microsoft and Sony will wanna ride this gen for as long as possible..

    Not surprised PS+ subscibtins went up tenfold considering they throw in 30 day trials in nearly all bundles now I think

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nitey View Post
    Damn nice PS3 sales for the US. It actually sold more than it did last black friday meaning there is still a big demand for these current consoles. Microsoft and Sony will wanna ride this gen for as long as possible..

    Not surprised PS+ subscibtins went up tenfold considering they throw in 30 day trials in nearly all bundles now I think
    Wonder how many people forget to turn off auto renew as well because you have to enter card details to claim it

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    Yeah and that. I think it does throw a prompt up to say you can, if you want, switch off auto-renewal

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    Quote Originally Posted by SupraGaz View Post
    Wonder how many people forget to turn off auto renew as well because you have to enter card details to claim it
    Lol! That'll suck for some. Rofl.


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    Almost outsold the Wii U 2-1. There were a lot of nice bundles around!

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    Quote Originally Posted by justintheman87 View Post
    Almost outsold the Wii U 2-1. There were a lot of nice bundles around!
    Wii U - no nice bundles and barely any games; yet still sold a couple million.


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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    Wii U - no nice bundles and barely any games; yet still sold a couple million.
    Couple million? The last report I read stated over 400,000 for NA? Did I miss something again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by justintheman87 View Post
    Couple million? The last report I read stated over 400,000 for NA? Did I miss something again.
    Nope, that was my bad. I meant ww, not NA. You're right.


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    Alot fo great PS3 bundles out there hell yea sony keep the bundles coming i bought 3 games this holiday season for my ps3!

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    Quote Originally Posted by justintheman87 View Post
    Almost outsold the Wii U 2-1. There were a lot of nice bundles around!
    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    Wii U - no nice bundles and barely any games; yet still sold a couple million.

    I'm just wondering how long Nintendo can keep this party going?
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    Quote Originally Posted by justintheman87 View Post
    Couple million? The last report I read stated over 400,000 for NA? Did I miss something again.
    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    Nope, that was my bad. I meant ww, not NA. You're right.


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    I'm just wondering how long Nintendo can keeps this sales party going?
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