November NPD – Sony focuses on growth, “appetite and interest” for PS3

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 11 December 2009 17:54 GMT


Sony has responded to the November NPDs, by touting the console’s growth by 88 percent YoY, and how sales were up 122 percent over last month’s figures (320.6K).

“In November, PS3 was the only hardware console to see any growth when compared to last November, experiencing an 88 percent lift and a 122 percent increase from the previous month,” stated SCEA CEO Jack Tretton via email.

“The sheer appetite and interest in the PS3 this holiday has been overwhelming and is exceeding our expectations. So much so, some retailers are expected to experience tight supply this December.

“There’s no question the holidays are looking very bright for PlayStation and we’re confident that the new year is on pace for the same with hugely anticipated titles hitting the platform, such as MAG, God of War III, BioShock 2, and Final Fantasy XIII.”

November was the console’s third-best month in unit sales ever, having moved 710.4K units, coming in just under December ‘07 and ‘08 figures.

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