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Sony Q1 Financials 2010

Sony Q1 results: PS3 hardware up 118%, software explodes to 24.8m

Sony’s posted results for the quarter ending June 30, showing large year-on-year rises for both PS3 software and hardware, but the NPS division failed to make a profit for the period.

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Sony Q1 Financials 2010 headlines

  • Oneda - PS3 manufacturing costs now down 70%

    Sony corp CEO Nobuyuki Oneda said in the company’s Q1 investor call yesterday that PS3 manufacturing costs have now been reduced by 70 percent. “The cost reduction since we introduced the PS3 is very substantial and this is on schedule,” said the exec. “We don’t disclose how much of the PS3, specifically the cost deduction […]

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  • PS3 and PSP hardware sales crash in Q1

    Sony’s just-released first quarter figures have shown significant sales drops for both PS3 and PSP in the period. The company said today that 1.1 million PS3s and 1.3 million PSPs were sold in the three months ending June 30, compared to 1.6 milion PS3s and 3.6 million PSPs in Q1 last year. While not detailed, […]

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  • PlayStation business sales drop 18% in Q1

    Sony’s Q1 results – for the three months ending June 30 – have revealed “game business sales and operating revenue” down “18.0 percent year on year, to ¥1,053.1 billion.” The newly-formed Networked Product and Services division – which includes PlayStation family products as well as Walkman and the like – saw sales down 37.4 percent […]

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