Originally Posted by Hughmc
This just isn't true, really it isn't. At a year in selling 9 million of any console is excellent. It is already tracking ahead of blank in overall worldwide sales. Anyone who keeps going on about the PS3 failing or not selling well is only looking at US numbers and is not telling the whole story. The PS3 is now outselling the 360 worldwide. The Wii is in a class itself and differs in competition that the 360 and PS3 have.
BD helped the PS3. Ps3 helped BD. There are BD owners who are over 50 that bought it for BD only, then tried the demo and now many are gaming. Keep up the nonsense and lies about the PS3 and there will be many to counter with facts as opposed to your or others wishes that the PS3 fail.
How is the PS3 outselling the 360 worldwide when there is no hardware data in europe? and the 360 is trouncing the PS3 in NA. The only region were data exists and it clearly shows the PS3 beating the 360 is Japan.
The only data in europe we have is the software charts which show that 360 software is in a league of its own.
You have no right to presume those assumptions just like how I would never say the 360 is outselling the PS3 worldwide.
Look I own a PS3 & 360 and back Blu-Ray. I own well over 50 BD movies but to some how say everything is all rosy for Sony in the console space is silly and if your gonna throw out shipped numbers (which is what MS & Sony go by) then that puts the Xbox 360 at 17.7 Million WW. I doubt the sold-through for the 360 is 17.7 Million.
As a console the PS3 is still struggling on the hardware and software side. They still have hurdles to over-come. This announcement does nothing for the PS3 as a gaming console. It does make Sony decision to include Blu-Ray a smart choice for the optical media war.