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PS3 sales in the UK have been respectable, but it should have sold more, says Sony UK boss

PlayStation 3 should have moved more units in the UK despite its respectable sales, according to Sony’s UK VP and MD Fergal Gara who feels this can be attributed to the console launching 15 months later than Microsoft’s Xbox 360.

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Ps3 Sales headlines

  • Sony: 70% sales growth YoY for PS3; receives 17 VGA nominations

    SCEA has announced that it has seen a 70 percent growth in sales for PS3 when compared to October 2008, making it “the only console to experience significant growth year over year”. According to a statement from Sony, October also marked the “highest month of revenue on record for the PlayStation Store, with downloads increasing […]

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  • Sony: PS3 moves 1 million units in three weeks

    Sony has sent word that it has moved 1 million PS3′s worldwide in the past three weeks since the launch of its slimmer, less expensive models. And with Sony announcing that the whole of Europe will have video service support by the end of 2010, that will probably help sales as well – we peeked […]

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  • February NPD: 2009 "promises to be another record year for the PlayStation brand," says Sony

    Sony’s responded to last nights NPD results via ever-reliable SCEA senior VP of marketing, Peter Dille. “In February, we had a tremendous kickstart to what promises to be another record year for the PlayStation brand with the launch of mega blockbuster hit Killzone 2, which ranked in the top five with only two days of […]

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  • Sony shrugs off mediocre January NPD figures

    Peter Dille, Sony’s SVP of marketing, has finally commented on the less-than-stellar NPD numbers reported for PlayStation consoles for January. Well, sort of. “The PlayStation brand experienced a record year in sales in 2008 and we have every reason to believe our blockbuster line up combined with PS3′s position as the best Blu-ray player and […]

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  • Sony shares rise on HD-DVD death

    According to this, Sony’s shares rose up to 5 percent on the NYSE this morning on the news that Toshiba has pulled out of the next gen movie disc race. “We believe Blu-ray’s victory could drive market share gains for the PS3, as we believe consumers will now be more willing to pay up (versus […]

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  • HD-DVD demise will cause PS3 sales boost, say analysts

    According to this, this morning’s HD-DVD cancellation is likely to push PS3 sales up 10 percent in the short-term and lay the way clear for a heavy increase in sales this holiday, as predicted by videogaming247. “Longer term, I think it’s a huge boon for Sony, as most retail clerks will be instructed to push […]

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  • US PS3 sales accelerate on news of HD-DVD demise

    According to this, sales of the 40Gb PS3 SKU have risen 60 percent in Amazon.com since news emerged over the weekend that Toshiba is about to pull out of the next gen disc race. The rise left the machine “ranked in the No. 10 position in the videogames division,” said the report. In other HD-DVD […]

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