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  • November NPD numbers

    http://kotaku.com/gaming/npd/novembe...-ds-333812.php

    Nintendo DS - 1.53 million
    Nintendo Wii - 981,000
    Xbox 360 - 770,000
    PlayStation Portable - 567,000
    PlayStation 2 - 496,000
    PlayStation 3 - 466,000
    http://kotaku.com/gaming/npd/novembe...les-333823.php

    1) Call of Duty 4 (360) - 1.57 million
    2) Super Mario Galaxy - 1.12 million
    3) Assassin's Creed (360) - 980,000
    4) Guitar Hero III (PS2) - 967,000
    5) Wii Play (incl Wii Remote) - 564,000
    6) Mass Effect - 473,000
    7) Call of Duty 4 (PS3) - 444,000
    8) Guitar Hero III (Wii) - 426,000
    9) Halo 3 - 387,000
    10) Assassin's Creed (PS3) - 377,000
    Microsofts reaction

    Xbox 360 - Consumers voting with their wallets, Xbox 360 winning this holiday Fueled by the greatest holiday lineup in video game history, consumers spent more holiday dollars on Xbox 360 consoles, games and accessories than any other platform in the month of November according to NPD.
    #1 in Game Sales: Four of the Top Ten Titles are on Xbox 360, compared to three on the Wii and two on the PS3.
    Xbox 360 holds the #1 title with "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Activision), selling nearly 1.5 million units on Xbox 360, compared to 444,000 units on the PS3.
    #1 in Total Revenue: Xbox 360 leads in total revenue with $763 million compared to $587 million for Wii and $364 million for PS3 according to NPD.
    #1 in Game Quality: Xbox 360 delivers the highest-rated games lineup this generation, with 6 out of the top 10 rated games through the end of November according to Metacritic, the world-wide authority in entertainment reviews.




    Sony's reaction



    Sony's statement says that combined PlayStation sales were up 160% from October, that the PS3 saw a 285% spike in sales over the previous month and that their total software revenue for the month was up 128%. They also highlight the fact three PS3 games made the month's top 10 in sales




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  • #2
    Re: November NPD numbers

    Well, when the PS2 is only $130 you are going to see an increase.

    I just love how Sony keeps trying to lump in the PS2 with every argument about how bad the PS3 is doing.

    Not even to mention that the 360 has been out for a year longer than the PS3 and is still beating it.

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      Nyohoho, another Kotaku reader! Cool!

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      • #4
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        Originally posted by sir clinksalot View Post
        Not even to mention that the 360 has been out for a year longer than the PS3 and is still beating it.
        That's because it currently has a better library with that extra year lead. The numbers are definitely going up for the ps3 though... I don't think the thing can be called a failure if sales are shooting upwards. Certainly, not nearly as good as what they'd like, but it's not like things are getting worse either.
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        • #5
          Re: November NPD numbers

          Nintendo DS - 1.53 million
          WOW!!!!
          Out of the NIGHT....
          When the full moon is BRIGHT!!
          Comes a horseman known as ZORRO!!!
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            Re: November NPD numbers

            Originally posted by sir clinksalot View Post
            Not even to mention that the 360 has been out for a year longer than the PS3 and is still beating it.
            That doesn't make sense though. The 360 has been out a year longer which means that developers are more comfortable with that system. Remember how crappy the 360's first year was? Every review was something along the lines of "this is supposed to be next gen?"

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            • #7
              Re: November NPD numbers

              Originally posted by Chernabog View Post
              That's because it currently has a better library with that extra year lead. The numbers are definitely going up for the ps3 though... I don't think the thing can be called a failure if sales are shooting upwards. Certainly, not nearly as good as what they'd like, but it's not like things are getting worse either.
              Sales have been seeing the same spikes they have every time they lower the price.

              The 60GB price drops, spike...

              The 80GB price drops, spike...

              The 40GB comes out, spike...

              Honestly, they're running out of lives at this point. Lets see if they can keep it up with the quality of their games now since I doubt they can keep lowering the price forever to keep the sales up.

              They should consider coming out with a 20GB with wired controllers, no wireless and backward compatibility and have it priced at $299 to see some real sales numbers.
              Last edited by justjohn; 12-15-2007, 05:26 PM.
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              • #8
                Re: November NPD numbers

                Originally posted by Zorro825 View Post
                WOW!!!!
                The Nintendo DS is just killing everything right now. I am amazed at how fast not only the systems but the games are going. The DS is just such a great system and has a huge advantage of not being sold out....yet! And with Target and Best Buy offering giftcards next week with the DS that should help sales even more (not that it needed it).

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                • #9
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                  The DS is like BOOM HEADSHOT BOOM HEADSHOT BOOM HEADSHOT *KILLING SPREE* YEAAAAAH TAKE THAT BOOM YEAH *MONSTER KILL* IM SO LEET YEAAAA *HOLY **** WHATS WRONG WITH YOU MAN YOUR KILLING A LOT* YEAAAAAAAAAH BOOM
                  Last edited by Inanimate; 12-15-2007, 10:59 PM.

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