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Global Software Week of Feb 23rd 2013


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Initial post: Mar 1, 2013 8:49:40 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 1, 2013 8:51:25 AM PST
got mayo?™ says:
Confirmed: Sonymites love anything Metal Gear.

http://www.vgchartz.com/article/250787/weekly-sales-analysis-23-february-metal-gear-rising-crysis-3/#sthash.QVYxp8pe.dpuf

Overview

Hardware sales decreased by one percent this week, but only due to the decreased sales of the 3DS. 508,863 consoles were sold this week. Week-on-week sales are up for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360, DS and Vita, and down for the PSP and 3DS. Year-on-year sales are down 45 percent. No platforms are up year-on-year.

Three games debuted in the top 30 this week. Metal Gear Solid Rising: Revengeance for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 is the biggest debut this week. The PlayStation 3 version debuted at the top of the charts with sales of 628,198. The Xbox 360 version debuted at number four with sales of 166,556.

Software milestones this week in the top 30: Far Cry 3 (X360) passed two million units.

1 PS3 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 628,198
2 X360 Crysis 3 303,963
3 PS3 Crysis 3 169,205
4 X360 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 166,556
5 PC Crysis 3 87,005
6 X360 Call of Duty: Black Ops II 82,547
7 PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops II 81,062
8 3DS Dragon Warrior VII 77,190
9 3DS Animal Crossing: New Leaf 75,674
10 X360 Aliens: Colonial Marines 51,939

Posted on Mar 1, 2013 9:08:46 AM PST
WeaKeN says:
it's crazy how CoD just keeps selling

Posted on Mar 1, 2013 9:11:17 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 1, 2013 9:12:19 AM PST
Keller says:
"X360 Aliens: Colonial Marines 51,939 "

Apparently there are 51,939 disappointed Xbox owners at the moment.

Apparently I am a niche gamer, I don't own a single game in the top 10. Not sure if that is a good thing or bad thing.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 1, 2013 9:13:42 AM PST
Aku says:
Being an Xbox owner is suffering enough, Aliens is just extra cruelty.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 1, 2013 9:14:06 AM PST
J. Pardee says:
Does that mean I can't be a Sonymite since I have never played the Metal Gear series?

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 1, 2013 9:15:32 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 1, 2013 9:16:06 AM PST
Keller says:
Yes. Turn in your badge, firearm and uniform. Proceed to the unaffiliated gamer line. The good news is the line is very short, bad news is you will be lonely.

In reply to an earlier post on Mar 1, 2013 9:21:09 AM PST
Benpachi says:
"Confirmed: Sonymites love anything Metal Gear"

Haha, yep. Looks like Xbots certainly don't hate it either.

Posted on Mar 1, 2013 10:17:28 AM PST
Tomb Raider, Gears, God of War, Bioshock are all getting purchased this month day 1, I'm excited about all these. Crysis 3 and Metal Gear are $29.99 and under games for me but I do want to play them
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