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    They still make money but I would say. They will never say they we have made enough.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Syphon_Filter View Post
    They still make money but I would say. They will never say they we have made enough.
    They sold a total of 6.8 million PS3 and PS2 consoles COMBINED during the quarter.

    Which means they fell well short of the 7+ million PS3s alone that they would have had to ship to be ahead of Microsoft. I do wish Sony wouldn't combine PS2 and PS3 sales in their fiscal reports. They didn't start doing that until this fiscal year started, and far to many Sony fans think the combined numbers are PS3 sales alone. From the hard numbers that are out there it appears the PS3 is still somewhere between 1 and 3 million behind the 360.

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    Sony returns to the black? They must have went into a bad part of town.

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    We should be hearing less about combined sales, at least with the PS2, since the console had been discontinued.
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    Whatever puts them on the right footing for PS4 is all good in the hood.


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    Here is more info on sony Q3.

    Sony financials: game profits down 86.4% in Q3

    http://www.vg247.com/2013/02/07/sony...wn-86-4-in-q3/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sub-stance1 View Post
    Here is more info on sony Q3. Sony financials: game profits down 86.4% in Q3

    http://www.vg247.com/2013/02/07/sony...wn-86-4-in-q3/
    With new hardware coming MS game profits have gone down as well. http://gamer.blorge.com/2013/01/27/m...-costs-are-up/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Completely Average View Post
    They sold a total of 6.8 million PS3 and PS2 consoles COMBINED during the quarter.

    Which means they fell well short of the 7+ million PS3s alone that they would have had to ship to be ahead of Microsoft. I do wish Sony wouldn't combine PS2 and PS3 sales in their fiscal reports. They didn't start doing that until this fiscal year started, and far to many Sony fans think the combined numbers are PS3 sales alone. From the hard numbers that are out there it appears the PS3 is still somewhere between 1 and 3 million behind the 360.
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    Well that's good for them! Given the disaster with the Vita sales that's pretty good

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    PlayStation made 4.3 million for the 1/4.
    Profitable, but just.
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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    With new hardware coming MS game profits have gone down as well. http://gamer.blorge.com/2013/01/27/m...-costs-are-up/
    Yea, I know. I just posted that because the focus is on the games division and it has more details. The reuters one doesn't really say much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Completely Average View Post
    They sold a total of 6.8 million PS3 and PS2 consoles COMBINED during the quarter.

    Which means they fell well short of the 7+ million PS3s alone that they would have had to ship to be ahead of Microsoft. I do wish Sony wouldn't combine PS2 and PS3 sales in their fiscal reports. They didn't start doing that until this fiscal year started, and far to many Sony fans think the combined numbers are PS3 sales alone. From the hard numbers that are out there it appears the PS3 is still somewhere between 1 and 3 million behind the 360.
    Well, still I would say it isn't bad. Keep in mind. These companies will never say we made lots of money no metter nor saying the truth.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Syphon_Filter View Post
    Well, still I would say it isn't bad. Keep in mind. These companies will never say we made lots of money no metter nor saying the truth.
    Err the securities commission would have something to say if they don't tell the truth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by radgamer420 View Post
    With new hardware coming MS game profits have gone down as well. http://gamer.blorge.com/2013/01/27/m...-costs-are-up/
    in a Sony sales thread that YOU created, why post about MS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    in a Sony sales thread that YOU created, why post about MS?
    I think his point is, they both being hit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mynd View Post
    I think his point is, they both being hit.
    and my point was that there is no need to mention MS at all in a Sony sales thread.

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    Are they masking the ps4 development cost in these figures? I assume the same thing is happening on MS end too?




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    Quote Originally Posted by Two4DaMoney View Post
    Are they masking the ps4 development cost in these figures? I assume the same thing is happening on MS end too?
    That is correct. Both companies are developing new systems, sending dev kits out to developers, etc... and that costs money. That expense is included in their fiscal reports even though they do not specify it.

    You'll probably see both companies take a huge hit on the July through September quarter when full production of those new consoles starts with no new console sales to compensate for it. Next October through December will probably be the same as production is really ramped up and sales are still low due to limited supply. In fact I would expect both companies to start taking losses in their gaming divisions starting in September and lasting through all of the 2014 calendar year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mynd View Post
    Err the securities commission would have something to say if they don't tell the truth.
    Samsung never say how much they make. So, let the securities commission go after them loool.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    in a Sony sales thread that YOU created, why post about MS?
    Because like mynd said I'm pointing out that both companies are taking hits in their games division due to the development costs of their next gen consoles. So my point is that this is normal. Feel better now? lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yungstar 2006 View Post
    and my point was that there is no need to mention MS at all in a Sony sales thread.
    See my post above. Here have a tissue. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Syphon_Filter View Post
    Samsung never say how much they make. So, let the securities commission go after them loool.
    Samsung a registered American company with stocks?
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