SONY: Worldwide PlayStation 3 sales reach 80 million

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#1 Edited by StrongDeadlift (5196 posts) -

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Microsoft already announced 80 million Xbox 360s as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

#2 Posted by NameIess_One (1077 posts) -

Damn, was just going to post this... ah well, at least we now know for sure who ended up last!

Fanboys, go wild! :)

#3 Posted by tormentos (19665 posts) -

@StrongDeadlift said:

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Xbox 360 already announced 80 million as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

MMMMMM so you care about sales.? See you this holiday...

#4 Posted by jimmypsn (4425 posts) -

I've always said PS3 was still in last place. Nice to see confirmation though.

#5 Posted by sts106mat (20383 posts) -

So all those cows and their stupid threads were wrong ........tell us something we did not know. wont be anywhere near as close next gen. even i am getting a ps4.

#6 Posted by BigBoss255 (3539 posts) -

Haha Xboners. An 11 million lead or whatever it was us cut down to probably 100,000 and you think that's ownage. It's going to overtake it at some point this year so stop setting yourselves up for embarrassment.

Let's not forget the RROD rebuys, significantly lower price and even a year and a half advantage in Europe. There's no hope for the Bone next gen. Good because MS are a plague on gaming.

#7 Edited by D4RKL1NG (266 posts) -

Aaaaaand the Ps3 launched a year later.

#8 Edited by jimmypsn (4425 posts) -

@BigBoss255 said:

Haha Xboners. An 11 million lead or whatever it was us cut down to probably 100,000 and you think that's ownage. It's going to overtake it at some point this year so stop setting yourselves up for embarrassment.

Let's not forget the RROD rebuys, significantly lower price and even a year and a half advantage in Europe. There's no hope for the Bone next gen. Good because MS are a plague on gaming.

Dis here folks is personification of butthurt. lol

#9 Posted by Szminsky (1433 posts) -

80m is not bad, not bad all!

#10 Posted by sts106mat (20383 posts) -

@bigboss255. Lol at you, cows were expecting ps3 to pass the 360, day one, after a month, after year, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 then there were the monthly threads where ps3 has passed the 360, we knew they were wrong. cows have been wrong for an entire gen lol.

#11 Posted by rjdofu (9171 posts) -

Dat 10 million ahead!

#12 Edited by jimmypsn (4425 posts) -

It just seems odd how Sony still couldn't catch up to the 360 after all these years. I don't think anyone expected this especially with Sony's lead. I know I didn't. Just goes to show you how much Sony eff'd up this past gen. 360 also had huge handicaps that pushed people away like cost of Xbox Live, RROD issue, and pretty much selling in only 2 of 3 major territories. MS done crushed Sony. Most definitely. lol

#13 Edited by trugs26 (5788 posts) -

@jimmypsn: 80 millions units, and they somehow "eff'd up"? Those are good numbers. What goes up must come down, you can't expect Sony to continue selling units like the PS2. So I'd hardly call it an "eff'd up" generation from them. Also, MS hardly crushed Sony given that their sales are almost the same. But, you're right about MS, they did well considering their issues. But, everyone has their issues, and you don't get brownie points for it.

#14 Posted by Sweenix (5957 posts) -

@StrongDeadlift said:

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Microsoft already announced 80 million Xbox 360s as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

Microsoft announced the xbox sales 2 weeks ago, i doubt they shipped any more units then

It's a draw

#15 Posted by MrYaotubo (2798 posts) -

Sony last place confirmed.

Even though MS hasn´t won a gen yet,they were never last either like sony this gen lol.

#16 Posted by XxR3m1xInHDn3D (2365 posts) -
@MrYaotubo said:

Sony last place confirmed.

Even though MS hasn´t won a gen yet,they were never last either like sony this gen lol.

Playstation has been around since 1995 and the PS2 was hugely popular so it's pretty amazing how far Sony has fallen. They also count PS2 sales with PS3 and the PS2 still sells well in developing countries.

#17 Posted by StrongDeadlift (5196 posts) -

@Sweenix said:

@StrongDeadlift said:

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Microsoft already announced 80 million Xbox 360s as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

Microsoft announced the xbox sales 2 weeks ago, i doubt they shipped any more units then

It's a draw

The actual press release:

http://news.xbox.com/2013/10/xbox-360-sept-npd

Im pretty sure it was implied the milestone was in September, since the blog post was a response to september's NPD.

#18 Posted by Netret0120 (2862 posts) -

I don't know how Lemmings can call this ownage.

Xbox released a full year ahead of the PS3 at a cheaper price yet only managed to beat it in sales by 100k?

That is embarassing especially considering the joke of a launch PS3 had with $599 and no rumble.

Any gamer knows exclusive wise, PS3 destroyed and obliterated the 360.

#19 Edited by AtariKidX (6329 posts) -

Very good......PS3 have win this gen.PS3 80.4M>>>>>>>>XBOX360 78.8M.

SDC.

#20 Posted by not_wanted (1990 posts) -

lol wut? x360 78.8 mil link

ps3 80.4 mil

#21 Edited by Krelian-co (12423 posts) -

@not_wanted said:

lol wut? x360 78.8 mil link

ps3 80.4 mil

auch, quick, put lems on suicide watch.

#22 Posted by NameIess_One (1077 posts) -

@BigBoss255 said:

Haha Xboners. An 11 million lead or whatever it was us cut down to probably 100,000 and you think that's ownage. It's going to overtake it at some point this year so stop setting yourselves up for embarrassment.

Let's not forget the RROD rebuys, significantly lower price and even a year and a half advantage in Europe. There's no hope for the Bone next gen. Good because MS are a plague on gaming.

If we're going to play that game, let's not forget the fact the PS3 ended up with a much smaller marketshare than the PS2, while 360 made Xbox into a strong and recognizable brand among gamers.

And let's see some actual numbers that show RRoD inflated the 360 numbers by a meaningful margin.

#23 Edited by XxR3m1xInHDn3D (2365 posts) -

@NameIess_One said:

@BigBoss255 said:

Haha Xboners. An 11 million lead or whatever it was us cut down to probably 100,000 and you think that's ownage. It's going to overtake it at some point this year so stop setting yourselves up for embarrassment.

Let's not forget the RROD rebuys, significantly lower price and even a year and a half advantage in Europe. There's no hope for the Bone next gen. Good because MS are a plague on gaming.

If we're going to play that game, let's not forget the fact the PS3 ended up with a much smaller marketshare than the PS2, while 360 made Xbox into a strong and recognizable brand among gamers.

And let's see some actual numbers that show RRoD inflated the 360 numbers by a meaningful margin.

It's basically the equivalent of the Windows phone out selling the iPhone and Sony has to count PS2 sales to come close to the 360

#24 Edited by -Damien- (5355 posts) -

2 weeks apart after 7 years?!? big fucking deal.

it's a tie

#25 Posted by kuu2 (7802 posts) -

Sony Fan diving for VGChartz is some serious desperation.

Sony selling PelayStation to Google will mean MSoft will actually have to try this next generation.

I remember when Sony Fan said that the PS3 would catch the 36o within a year. At the end of the generation they are still in last place.

#26 Posted by Keva820 (190 posts) -

The 360 launched a year later BUT PlayStation was already a well know and established brand and got beat by a newcomer. PS3>360 all day but I dont see why cows cant give credit where credit is due.

#27 Posted by BigBoss255 (3539 posts) -

This talk about last gen is nonsense. Just because PS2 crushed Xbox it didn't meant that PS3 was guaranteed to beat 360. People will buy the better console and for many years that was the 360, it's only once they got arrogant and casual that PS3 became the better console and recent sales reflect that.

There's very few fanboys in real life, that's why PS4 is crushing the Bone in America despite the 360's success there.

Xboners are just using the success of the PS2 to downplay the significance of PS3 hitting 80 million which is a great achievement considering its launch state.

#28 Posted by HaRmLeSS_RaGe (1330 posts) -

Nope. Sony disqualified themselves from sales numbers years ago by lumping together PS2 + PS3 sales in order to artificially inflate the figures.

Real numbers are probably closer to 40 million :(

#29 Posted by RR360DD (12957 posts) -

@tormentos said:

@StrongDeadlift said:

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Xbox 360 already announced 80 million as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

MMMMMM so you care about sales.? See you this holiday...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

The damage control is too much. You've argued over and over and over that the PS3 was ahead. Ive even seen idiots claim the PS3 was close to 81 mil back in March LOL

Tormento, you've been royally owned.

Last place. #Dealwithit

#30 Posted by Caseytappy (2167 posts) -

@tormentos said:

@StrongDeadlift said:

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Xbox 360 already announced 80 million as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

MMMMMM so you care about sales.? See you this holiday...

So spoke the Idiot who made multiple topics about how the PS3 had surpassed the 360 using VGchartz as his source !

#31 Posted by shawn30 (4367 posts) -

@jimmypsn said:

I've always said PS3 was still in last place. Nice to see confirmation though.

Yep, the PS3 never, ever took the lead and the gen is over with. Cows swore Sony won, but they didn't. PS3 officially lost current gen. If it pulls ahead in the month to come, good for them. But the gen is over 11/15/2013.

Confirmation from Sony. It just reached 80 million. MS did so over a month ago. So lets kill all that BS that in sales PS3 ever eclipsed the Xbox 360. It didn't.

#32 Posted by Caseytappy (2167 posts) -

@not_wanted said:

lol wut? x360 78.8 mil link

ps3 80.4 mil

Still using Lolchartz after Sony and MS just gave their own numbers ?

That goes far beyond stupid !

#33 Edited by Shewgenja (10409 posts) -

So, literally, the Great Hard Drive Bork Update was the difference. Good to know.

http://www.ps3news.com/XBox-360/more-on-xbox-live-bans-hdd-crippling-possible-ban-causes/

#34 Edited by shawn30 (4367 posts) -

@tormentos said:

@StrongDeadlift said:

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Xbox 360 already announced 80 million as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

MMMMMM so you care about sales.? See you this holiday...

You have preached on and on about the PS3 being ahead when its common knowledge they were combining sales. You said lemmings were crazy when we said if Sony had ever, even once officially pulled ahead we would have seen a Sony press release. But the truth is here and its a small thing really. If you enjoyed PS3 more good for you.

But the PS3 finished in last place. Close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades. As for sales in next gen, we;ll see :)

#35 Posted by Caseytappy (2167 posts) -

@Shewgenja said:

So, literally, the Great Hard Drive Bork Update was the difference. Good to know.

http://www.ps3news.com/XBox-360/more-on-xbox-live-bans-hdd-crippling-possible-ban-causes/

#36 Edited by Shewgenja (10409 posts) -

@Caseytappy said:

@Shewgenja said:

So, literally, the Great Hard Drive Bork Update was the difference. Good to know.

http://www.ps3news.com/XBox-360/more-on-xbox-live-bans-hdd-crippling-possible-ban-causes/

Notevenmadbro.jpg

The rematch is going to be epic!

#37 Posted by ghostwarrior786 (5811 posts) -

that is a very impressive number considering ps3 launched a year later and had a stupid price. basically sony fu#ked up bad and ms are only just ahead, now imagine if sony get it right and ms fu%k up. i guess we are about to find out what happens

#38 Posted by not_wanted (1990 posts) -

@Caseytappy said:

@not_wanted said:

lol wut? x360 78.8 mil link

ps3 80.4 mil

Still using Lolchartz after Sony and MS just gave their own numbers ?

That goes far beyond stupid !

So I guess it's far smarter to trust the numbers given by Sony or MS simply because they said so. lol

#39 Edited by StriateEnd (521 posts) -

Who gives a shit about sales? Do we play sales? Is there some sort of reward for us? What makes a console better than the other is EXCLUSIVES. And does anybody legit feel that the 360 has better exclusives than the ps3? Or even the Wii? Of course not. So why on earth do sales matter to US?

Idgaf that sony/ms/nintendo are in third/second/first place. As long as they do well enough to continue in the video game industry it really doesn't matter to US gamers.

#40 Posted by kuu2 (7802 posts) -

@ghostwarrior786 said:

that is a very impressive number considering ps3 launched a year later and had a stupid price. basically sony fu#ked up bad and ms are only just ahead, now imagine if sony get it right and ms fu%k up. i guess we are about to find out what happens

Yes it so impressive that it is the worst selling PlayStation to date.

So impressive that Sony (financially) is worse today then it was when the PS3 launched.

So impressive that Sony lost over half its market-share to Nintendo and MSoft.

The only thing impressive about Sony is the amount of failure they have endured the last decade.

Sony Fan the clowns of SW.

#41 Edited by Caseytappy (2167 posts) -

@StriateEnd said:

Who gives a shit about sales? Do we play sales? Is there some sort of reward for us? What makes a console better than the other is EXCLUSIVES. And does anybody legit feel that the 360 has better exclusives than the ps3? Of course not. So why on earth do sales matter to US?

Idgaf that sony/ms/nintendo are in third/second/first place. As long as they do well enough to continue in the video game industry it really doesn't matter to US gamers.

But lemmings like Halo , Forza, Gears and stuff and Cows Uncharted, MGS or GranTurismo .

The problem with you Fanboys is that your brain can't seem to comprehend that your exclusives are not better then the ones on the other console only that you like em better .

#42 Posted by kuu2 (7802 posts) -

@not_wanted said:

@Caseytappy said:

@not_wanted said:

lol wut? x360 78.8 mil link

ps3 80.4 mil

Still using Lolchartz after Sony and MS just gave their own numbers ?

That goes far beyond stupid !

So I guess it's far smarter to trust the numbers given by Sony or MS simply because they said so. lol

#43 Posted by Shewgenja (10409 posts) -

@not_wanted said:

@Caseytappy said:

@not_wanted said:

lol wut? x360 78.8 mil link

ps3 80.4 mil

Still using Lolchartz after Sony and MS just gave their own numbers ?

That goes far beyond stupid !

So I guess it's far smarter to trust the numbers given by Sony or MS simply because they said so. lol

Well... They are obligated to their investors to report accurately. TBH

#44 Posted by Caseytappy (2167 posts) -

Or just

#45 Posted by edwardecl (2239 posts) -

MS probably did win, but it's too close to call. Not surprising as the multi-plats for the most part were slightly worse on PS3 and the price of the console was higher...

Sound familiar?

#46 Posted by XxR3m1xInHDn3D (2365 posts) -

@edwardecl said:

MS probably did win, but it's too close to call. Not surprising as the multi-plats for the most part were slightly worse on PS3 and the price of the console was higher...

Sound familiar?

The XBox had much better multiplats than the PS2

#47 Posted by not_wanted (1990 posts) -

@kuu2: Yes it's safe to trust MS after all the bullshit they said at the Xbone reveal and then changed their minds after only a few weeks.

#48 Edited by tormentos (19665 posts) -

@Caseytappy said:

@tormentos said:

@StrongDeadlift said:

As of November 2, 2013.

http://gematsu.com/2013/11/worldwide-playstation-3-sales-reach-80-million

TOKYO, Nov. 6, 2013 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that cumulative sales of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) computer entertainment system has reached a milestone of 80 million units*1 worldwide as of November 2, 2013. Now in its seventh year, the PS3 system has demonstrated continued growth and momentum.

Too bad Xbox 360 already announced 80 million as of last month.

http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-10-18-xbox-360-reaches-80-million-consoles-sold-worldwide

Sorry, still last place cows. :(

MMMMMM so you care about sales.? See you this holiday...

So spoke the Idiot who made multiple topics about how the PS3 had surpassed the 360 using VGchartz as his source !

Quote a thread of mine using VGchartz as source my extremely blind friend.

#49 Posted by Caseytappy (2167 posts) -

You really expect me to dig trough over 12000 post of stupid just to find you one ?

That would be stupid !

#50 Posted by kuu2 (7802 posts) -

@not_wanted said:

@kuu2: Yes it's safe to trust MS after all the bullshit they said at the Xbone reveal and then changed their minds after only a few weeks.

Then you have removed all doubt.