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Fri, Oct 30, 2009 | 10:37 GMT
Both PS3 and PSP software sales showed growth for the second quarter, Sony said today.
PS3 moved 23.9 million games in the period ending September 30 compared to 21.2 million a year previous.
PSP software was up to 12.9 million from 11.8 million a year ago.
PS2 game sales, however, properly cratered, down from 23.2 million in Q2 2008 to 11.1 million this year.
Fri, Oct 30, 2009 | 10:26 GMT
Sony’s shown PS3 hardware sales of 3.2 million for the second quarter – ending September 30 – compared to 2.4 million in the same period last year.
PSP sales, however, were down to 3 million from 3.2 million in Q2 2008.
PS2 really took one for the team: sales were down to 1.9 million compared to 2.5 million in the previous corresponding period.
Fri, Oct 30, 2009 | 10:41 GMT
The Sony division responsible for PlayStation and Vaio products – the Networked Products & Services Division – has shown a 24.2 percent drop in sales compared to Q2 2008, down from 465.2 billion yen to 352.6 billion yen.
Losses widened from 40.6 billion yen to 58.8 billion yen for the preiod.
First half sales for the division were down to 599.5 from 859.6 in the previous corresponding period. Losses extended from 36 billion yen to 98.6 billion yen.
Sony is blaming “a deterioration in Vaio PC and the game business profitability,” and, “Deterioration due to a decrease in PS2 hardware and software unit sales, and the impact of foreign exchange rates,” for the figures.
You can see the full report here.
Wed, Oct 29, 2008 | 10:16 GMT
Sony’s announced second quarter financials, showing PS3 sales up to 2.43 million consoles for the period, up from 1.31 million in Q2 2007.
PSP sales have also risen, up to 3.18 million from 2.58 million.
PS2′s fortunes are continuing to slide, however, down from 3.28 million in last year’s second quarter to 2.50 million this year.
On the software front, 21.1 million pieces of PS3 software were sold in the quarter, up from 10.4 million last year.
The other PlayStation formats showed a grimmer outlook, however, with PSP game sales dropped from 12.6 million in 2007 to 11.8 million in this year’s Q2, and PS2 software sales plummeting from 38 million in the second quarter last year to 23.1 million this year.
Overall sales for Sony’s games division were up from ￥243.4 billion to ￥268.5 billion in the period.