Nintendo has announced that it has sold an estimated 200,000 3DS XL consoles in Japan since it launched two days ago, but there are no plans to announce equivalent UK figures.
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Valve keeps its Steam sales figures a secret. Steam head Jason Holtman said this isn’t a situation that’s likely to change.
If you were asked to guess what the best selling game of 2010 was you’d likely plump for CoD: Black Ops, and you’d be right. But how do you think it fared against the likes of the Avatar and Toy Story 3 DVDs or albums from Rihanna and Take That? Well, it outsold them all.
US stat tracker NPD claims its decision to drop individual sales numbers for game software and hardware in favour of a top ten by title hasn’t gone down well in some quarters; the silver lining is it’s promising a new report which will, for the first time, capture digital and mobile sales.
According to Kotaku, Famitsu figures show that since its October 16 release, PSP-3000 has sold 140,270 units. That’s like, a lot, in a really short space of time. More through the link. By Mike Bowden
According to GameDaily, current generation lifetime console sales in Japan show that Xbox 360 has grow 157 percent in the last seventh months; higher than any console or handheld on the market. “During the March-September period, the Xbox 360 sold 138,740 units compared to 88,292 during the same time a year earlier,” says the piece. […]
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