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Wii Outselling PS3 6-1 in Japan....already?

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Chat' started by CyanRussel, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. CyanRussel

    CyanRussel 2062-8990-6509 GET READY!

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    Wii outselling PS3 6 to 1 in Japan
    by GamePro Staff | 07/02/2007 | 10:12:50 AM PST print comments [ 33 ] digg this! Share on Facebook Nintendo widened its sales gap over Sony last month in Japan with Wii outselling the PS3 by a factor of 6 to 1 according to the country's largest game magazine publisher, Enterbrain.

    How long until Wii sales finally stabalize?
    The company sold 271K Wiis in June, about 80% of what the game maker sold in the U.S. for the month of May. By comparison, Sony sold 42K PS3s and Microsoft shifted 18K Xbox 360s last month reports Reuters.

    "High prices and lack of attractive software titles" were cited for the continued slow sales of Sony's PS3 in the country.

    The news marks the largest comparative lead of Wii over the PS3 in Japan to date. The console's gap over the PS3 was 4 to 1 in April and 5 to 1 in May.

    Sony was not immediately available for comment

    What do guys think is going in the minds of SONY?
     
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    um technically its 5-1.....yay
     
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    How is it technically 5 to 1?
     
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    I really dont see whats do great about this, you can't compare these too each other, it's like comparing the sales of a Lamborghini to a Ford Mondeo. Who cares about Japan anyway, that makes up a small part of the market for Sony, Sony isnt doing as bad as that in America and Europe, Ps3 is selling very well in Europe.
     
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    Well considering they both come from Japan, I'd say it is a fairly big deal.
     
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    I heard it was 8-1...
     
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    japan = dunno how many billion people

    now
    imagine for every one person owing a PS3 theres 6 With Wii's thats quite alot
    considering how many billion peeps there are (yes i know not all the people have wiis)
     
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    Cite your source. PS3 is not selling well in ANY country including Europe.

    Nintendo and Sony happen to be Japanese companies which have control over Sony/Nintendo in Europe...
     
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    Actually the ps3 is selling well in some country Australia maybe, or Korea.

    And BigWilly..Japan has like 100 some million people...not quite "billions"
     
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    yer sorry its 8 am ok......
     
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    Well you could just do the math to figure it out really. Subtract the number of Wii's sold prior to the ps3 launch in march.
     
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    Idk why you need a link:Japan:(GameInformer) Wii Sells 6-To-1 Over PlayStation 3
    by Billy Berghammer
    POSTED: 7/2/2007 11:11 AM

    Last month it was 5-to-1, and this month it's 6-to-1. Enterbrain informed Reuters that the Wii outsold Sony's PlayStation 3 by a ratio of over 6-to-1 in June in Japan, with Nintendo selling 270,974 units versus Sony selling 41,628 units of the PS3. Microsoft was even worse off with only 17,616 Xbox 360s sold.

    Could a price cut for PS3 be on the horizon in Japan? We'll see....



    Oh and if you dont believe it heres a LINK: www.gameinformer.com/NR/exeres/F6AE6DAD-DAC0-4466-9984-59806A7617A4.htm


    Couldnt get Gamepro's own!




    (By the way, this is true!):yikes:


    Vitch!!!! Rofl
     
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    How many people do you think are living in Europe and North America, compare Japan to that and Japan is pretty insignificant. Also Ciper, you seem to think that for a console to be selling well it has to be selling quicker than the Wii. I didnt state the Ps3 was selling more than the Wii, i said it was selling well. The Ps3 is the fastest ever selling console in the first month it was released in Europe. It sold quicker than the Ps2. It also managed to shift 1 million units quicker in Europe than the Wii and Ps2. I dont have the time to find quotes, im simply just saying what i can remember so it aint always goin to be 100% but the majority of what i say is correct.

    But just to show you how small Japan is compared to Us and Eu, here you go

    Japan has a popultion of 127.4 million
    Europe has a population of 459.5 million
    North America has a population of 295.7 million

    Japan is pretty small compared to the Us and Eu where the Ps3 is selling well.

    http://europa.eu/abc/keyfigures/sizeandpopulation/howmany/index_en.htm
     
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    well its gonna stay like that if they dont lower the price
     
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    ericlewis91 im McLovin

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    this has been posted lots....wow just wow
     

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