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Sony announces 70 million PS3s shipped


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Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 6:26:28 AM PST
M. McFly says:
Sony shareholder- Your stock is at an all time low. This week it just went under $10/share. You had offer a $1.6Billion dollar convertable bond to shore up financing. What is going on?
Sony- We just sold 70m ps3!
Sony shareholder- Ever heard of margin or making a PROFIT on sales?
Sony- We just sold 70M ps3!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:27:56 AM PST
Idle Moment says:
Yeah dood, coz Microsoft dont measure the number of units that have left their factories - no they go and count all the unsold units in retail stores world-wide and deduct that figure from their "shipped" figure to give a "true" sold figure...
They are just so damn honest.

How the hell would a manufacturer honestly measure Sold as opposed to shipped in reality? Its the same thing.

Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 6:29:11 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 16, 2012, 6:53:56 AM PST
got mayo?™ says:
They just announced the 360 sold thru 70M to customers the week of Halo 4 launch. MS announced it has global shipments of 70m by Sept 30. So, taking out the fact that Sony doesn't have a Halo system seller , its more or less a few months on shelves before they sell thru their shipped figures.

Anyhow, they've been very close for 3 yrs...within 2m to overtake the Xbox, so its just a matter of the 360 tapering off. Me thinks it has reached its ceiling, it more than doubled the Xbox and now Wii U is here eating into both the Xbox/PS3 market share. Sony will have more legs with the PS3, its still a year younger and it has Japan and Europe moving it.

Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 6:31:28 AM PST
Hi guys....I'm the Wii and I have sold over 97 million units....glad to see everyone fighting so hard for second place...good luck next generation....

Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 6:33:19 AM PST
Waldo says:
Lucky this isn't a post about the Wii.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:33:56 AM PST
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Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 6:36:03 AM PST
Waldo says:
lol, here's a Twinkie now go away!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:38:50 AM PST
That's fine....I'll bask in the glory of my victory....Round 2 starts Saturday....have fun catching up....

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:40:27 AM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:40:56 AM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
One more chance to get some respect this generation.

Good luck...

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:41:49 AM PST
I'm going to shame mine and make them spend the holidays in the corner taking about their failures....

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:47:42 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 16, 2012, 6:49:28 AM PST
now lets ask...which of the two made it to 70mil faster. GO!

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:48:20 AM PST
StriderNeo15 says:
Which of the two made it to 70mil faster Doug?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 6:55:15 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 16, 2012, 6:55:43 AM PST
got mayo?™ says:
PS3 hasn't sold 70m to customers yet, so that be the 360.

:P

Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 6:58:22 AM PST
"Shipped"

Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 7:00:15 AM PST
Waldo says:
"just farted"

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 7:00:45 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 16, 2012, 7:01:20 AM PST
those reports are all based on shipped

Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 7:01:10 AM PST
JWK says:
If the PS3 overtakes the 360 in sales... oh man... I'm gonna run naked through the streets with an erection. And I'll start a chant of, "second place! Second Place! SECOND PLACE! SECOND PLACE!!!!" And it will catch on like the wildest of fires.

Because that's how important these sales are to me personally.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 7:03:13 AM PST
got mayo?™ says:
No, retail tracking.

70m was shipped in Sept 30.

It was tracked that the week of Halo 4 those 70m finally hit customers hands.

Sony just reported shipments.

Posted on Nov 16, 2012, 7:14:26 AM PST
again they all report off Shipped. Now whether they claim Sold over Ship is another issue.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 7:18:53 AM PST
Cinema Fan says:
Thanks Keller. Please remind us how awesome Mario Galaxy is when you get the chance.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 7:36:14 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 16, 2012, 7:39:54 AM PST
The Wii, it made it to 70 million a few years ago.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 7:39:39 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 16, 2012, 7:40:15 AM PST
notice I said 'two' in reference to the only HD 7gen consoles and not the last gen passed as a 7gen nor the 7.5gen console.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 7:41:20 AM PST
Phranctoast says:
"its more or less a few months on shelves before they sell thru their shipped figures."

I'd say less than a month considering they usually push about 5-6M in the final quarter of the year.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 16, 2012, 7:42:43 AM PST
Doesn't matter....anything that makes one of the two other consoles look inferior is unexceptionable as an argument.
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