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 Post subject: Sales show PS3 outsold again--now by the PS2
PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2009 10:20 pm 
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Sales show PS3 outsold again--now by the PS2
by Matt Hickey - May 20, 2009 3:21 PM PDT


I'm starting to feel bad for Sony and the PS3 camp. I really am. Sales figures from The NPD Group, a prominent business research firm, show the three top spots for April's console sales went, respectively, to Nintendo for the DS, Wii, and DSi.

Then came Microsoft with the Xbox 360. Finally, Sony rounds out the rest, with the PS3 coming in sixth--behind its predecessor, the PS2. Ouch.

Of course, this likely has much to do with the price drop we reported on more than a month ago that took the PS2 to the $99.99 mark, a significant price point.

Still, it's got to be hard on the PS3 team knowing it got beat for a month by its 9-year-old little brother. And this doesn't mention the PSP, which comes in seventh place behind even the PS3.

The PS3 remains the most impressive gaming console in terms of hardware, but if Sony can't find a way to gain some sales traction and stop the declines, it might not matter.


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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2009 11:11 pm 
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Sony shot itself in the foot with the PS 3 . The price hasn't come down very much at all anchoring the Blue ray set up. Plain stupid. 400 for the basic model and I can get a mid range X BOX for 300 . Gee no brainer there. I hear the support for it is shit as well. Until the price comes down which every other system has they will be eating cash.


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Dragon235 wrote:
I'm enjoying my wii...before i give it to my sister lol


So, actually... you're enjoying your sister's Wii. :P

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Sony shot itself in the foot with the PS 3 . The price hasn't come down very much at all anchoring the Blue ray set up. Plain stupid. 400 for the basic model and I can get a mid range X BOX for 300 . Gee no brainer there. I hear the support for it is shit as well. Until the price comes down which every other system has they will be eating cash.


Personally, I think they are all a rip... but even more so now that they seem to be using overpriced DVD technologies to jack up the prices. Sony can keep the PS3... and Blu-Ray while they are at it. :lol:

I might consider buying a PS2 though. Pretty fair price... and the games are dirt cheap.


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The PS 2 is 125 brand new here and you can get them half of which at a pawn shop. Steve if you decide to get one I can tell you a few games to start the addiction. :wink:


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If i buy anythign else would be a PS2 for Final Fantasy Tactics! I fucking loved that game back in the day...never owned it though, only game I would consider buying besides Wii Fit as I have SSB Brawl and Guitar Hero now.

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thinlizzy wrote:
The PS 2 is 125 brand new here and you can get them half of which at a pawn shop. Steve if you decide to get one I can tell you a few games to start the addiction. :wink:


I've been trying to avoid grabbing one because I already spend too much time playing Mafia Wars these days, but for $99, I might have to pull the trigger.


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When I buy a Blue Ray it will be a PS3, but they really should drop the price to match the Xbox.


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Not news to me. I've been saying PS3 was a bust from the get-go.
They shot themselves in the foot right out of the gate trying to get the price they were asking for.
Most went and got Wii's and 360s instead. Plus PS3 has nothing to offer except Blu Ray...which most people don't buy anyway. :loser:

That being said, I may have to pick up a PS3 just for the new game "MAG"! :eddie:
http://www.gametrailers.com/video/e3-2008-mag/36474

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I'm sticking with Sony. And they finally got a good exclusive. You can only play as the Joker in Arkham Asylum on the PS3 version.

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I've played a lot of awesome games on all my Playstations and will keep on supporting them. Games I'm looking forward to in the next year:

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