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Q2 PS3 and PSP software up, PS2 in inverted 15-G powerdive

Friday, 30th October 2009 10:37 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Both PS3 and PSP software sales showed growth for the second quarter, Sony said today.

PS3 moved 23.9 million games in the period ending September 30 compared to 21.2 million a year previous.

PSP software was up to 12.9 million from 11.8 million a year ago.

PS2 game sales, however, properly cratered, down from 23.2 million in Q2 2008 to 11.1 million this year.

Get Q2 hardware sales here. The full financial report’s here.

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  1. G1GAHURTZ

    The PS2 is DOOMED!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Santa Clause

    I guess that kills my idea that it was general hardware sales.

    Poor Sony.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    The number of new PS2 games actually coming out has plummeted too, though. I guess the drop was only to be expected.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Yoshi

    G1GAHURTZ
    And look how long it took XD

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Hunam

    Aside from Atlus is anyone still making PS2 games? Are Atlus even making them after Persona 4 and Devil Summoner 2?

    I do love the PS2 though, been playing a fair few gems i’ve missed over it’s life cycle, which seems to be tons as I’ve played it more than my 360 and PS3 this year!

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Blerk

    EA are still doing some, and all the music games still make it to PS2 – DJ Hero’s out this week, for instance.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. justiceblob

    WTF? Seriously DJ Hero? Then again in 5 years with a new generation:

    “DJ Hero has been cherished for 3 generations, millions of gamers have scratched their way to the top. Now YOU can, AS HANNAH MONTANA!”

    #7 5 years ago