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PlayStation 3 sells 3 million in UK, confirms SCEE

Friday, 22nd January 2010 17:22 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Sony’s confirmed that over 3 million PlayStation 3s have been sold in the UK.

It comes after a successful end of 2009 for the console, which seen a price-cut and the introduction a slimmer SKU, as well as the release of Uncharted 2.

It has won numourous Game Of The Year awards since its release in October, including VG247′s Game of the Year.

At CES a couple of weeks back, SCE president Kaz Hirai said that over 3.8 million PS3s had been sold during the Christmas period.

It’s unknown how many of those are for the UK or Europe.

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10 Comments

  1. onlineatron

    I wanted to post this somewhere so I might as well post it here

    http://www.destructoid.com/rockstar-promises-to-be-very-good-to-ps3-owners-in-2010-161250.phtml

    Could we see Agent this year?

    #1 5 years ago
  2. KAP

    Yes.. keep it up SCEE.
    A MAG bundle and GOW3 bundle and it’ll bump it up a notch.
    Put the heat under M$ ass a little yeahhhhh!

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Razor

    Pretty good…UK sales were really low at one point.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. The Hindle

    I think its only 900k behind the 360 now in the UK

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Razor

    I think it’s just under 2 million behind.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. The Hindle

    Acording to Cvg the 360 is at 3.9m

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Razor

    Is it? I swear the 360 went over 4 million in the UK some time ago. Perhaps I misread wherever I saw that.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. onlineatron

    I think PS3 is outselling 360 in both EU and Japan now, admittedly by peanuts in EU but it’s still quite impressibve given it’s past performance.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Yoshi

    Now all they need to do is give us some sexy features, update the psn to have more classic games, PS1,PS2 and PS3 games then ill be happy :)

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Dannybuoy

    If you laid them end to end how far towards the moon would they reach? Someone please work it out I’m cooking dinner

    #10 5 years ago

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