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Pachter predicts 50% hardware sales decline for May 2009

Monday, 8th June 2009 13:30 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter just put out his May sales predictions for the US market, and if he’s right there’s going to be a lot of wincing later this month.

“We estimate sell-through of 300,000 Wii, 140,000 Xbox 360, and 100,000 PS3 consoles (a 50% year-over-year unit decline for these consoles in May),” he said in a note.

The analyst is estimating another 17 percent drop in revenue, year-on-year, with overall sales down to $450 million compared $540 million in May 2008.

May’s NPD releases this Thursday.

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3 Comments

  1. Blerk

    I dunno why he bothers doing these any more. He’s never right!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Gamoc

    Not to mention news on analysts is a waste of time and pixels.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. blackdreamhunk

    pc gaming is doing alot better than consoles are too

    http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=23954

    #3 5 years ago

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