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2008

Reggie says that profitability comes from software in this industry

NOA’s Reggie Fils-Aime has said that despite the decline in hardware sales for this year, software will prove to be huge this year and in 2010. “The record year of 2008 is very difficult to overlap. I look at our performance and see it’s right on track with where we believed it would be,” Fils-Aime […]

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2008 headlines

  • "Exceedingly strong" PS3 performance in 2008, says Hickey

    Janco analyst Mike Hickey has given hardware sales estimates for the year, predicting a tie in the US for PS3 and Xbox 360 at 5 million units a piece, with Wii stealing the show with 8 million. Stealing the show, that is, apart from DS: Hickey expects Americans to buy another 8 million units of […]

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  • Sony cuts PS3 sales target by 1.5 million for FY

    According to this, Sony’s dropped it’s 07/08 PS3 hardware sales target from 11 million to 9.5 million, citing a slow start to the machine’s life-cycle as a reason. The news comes as part of the freshly released Q3 financial report. “On the other hand, Sony said it was raising its PlayStation Portable sales target for […]

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