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Sony Full-year Financials 2008

PS3 sales to hit 13 million in FY09, says Sony

Sony expects PS3 sales to rise from 10 million in FY08 to 13 million this year, it said in its full-year figures today. PSP sales are expected to grow to 16 million from 14 million. The only predicted downturn is PlayStation 2, which will fall from 8 million to 6 million in the current financial […]

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Sony Full-year Financials 2008 headlines

  • PlayStation sales drop 18% for fiscal year

    Overall PlayStation sales were down 18 percent for the 12 months ending March 31, Sony said today, resting at 1.284 billion yen. Foreign exchange rates and a decrease in PlayStation 2 hardware and software sales were blamed for the drop. Losses for the year were trimmed from 124.5 billion yen in 2007 to 58.5 billion […]

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  • Sony hardware - PS3 sales up for full-year as PS2 business collapses

    PS3 hardware sales rose 10 percent in the full-year ending March 31, up to 10.06 million units from 9.12 million in fiscal 2007. PS2 hardware, however, collapsed in the past year, with sales down 42 percent to 7.91 million consoles compared to the year previous. PSP sales were up 2 percent to 14.11 million sold. […]

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  • Sony software - PS3 game sales explode in FY08

    PS3 software sales went through the roof in the 12 months ending March 31, up 79 percent to 103.7 million units compared to the previous year, vastly outmatching hardware sales for growth. The story wasn’t so solid for PSP and PS2, however, down 9 percent to 50.3 million units and down 46 percent to 83.5 […]

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