Microsoft says it has already sold one million Kinect sensors to Xbox 360 owners since the add-on for the console launched in the U.S. earlier this month.
63,500,000. That's the number of Wii Remotes Nintendo says it has sold in the United States since the Wii launched in November 2006. How did Nintendo manage to move so many of the damn things?
Sony's motion controller add-on for the PlayStation 3 has been out for a little more than a month in North America. How's the PlayStation Move doing, according to Sony? Oh, spectacularly, of course!
November will be a big month for Nintendo when all is said and done, based on the more than 1.5 million consoles and handhelds it sold in the United States last week.
The NPD Group's September hardware sales report fails to mention two other important platforms viciously battling for gamer's attention—Rock Band and Guitar Hero, two games that saw big releases last month. So who won?
Nintendo's follow up to the best-selling game of all time, Wii Sports, is off to a good start in the United States. The company boasted today of Wii Sports Resort's first week sales, some 500,000 copies in eight days.
Was there ever any doubt that The Sims 3 would be a smashing success? If so, sweep away those doubts, because the Electronic Arts published game is now "the best-selling PC launch in EA's history."
April 2009 was down on April 2008, across the board. Cause for concern, yes? Not if you're Microsoft, who are just pumped at the Xbox 360's "rate of growth" and "resilience".
While both Nintendo and Sony saw hardware sales slide for the month compared to March 2008, Microsoft's sales were up, bucking the trend. Which has the company feeling, well, pleased.
While March's hardware sales data may have been grim reading for Sony, they're not worried. Oh no. They've got software sales to crow about!
Sales were down for Nintendo over the same time last year, but Iwata & Co. aren't bothered. And why would they be, when the company accounted for 58% of total hardware sales for the month.
Yes, the Wii and Nintendo DS continue to sell slightly better than hotcakes in the United States, moving more than 1.3 million units last month. But it's Wii Play that gets the kudos from Nintendo.
Microsoft had a good February. It was the Xbox 360 maker's "best non-holiday month" with the exception of the release of Halo 3, not to put too fine of a point on it.
Nintendo isn't the only one stuffing its coffers with cash, thanks to the Wii's continued success. Chip maker AMD is also pleased as punch to be selling gobs of chips—50 million of 'em!
Microsoft sold over 300,000 Xbox 360 consoles in January. That's cause for celebration in the halls of Redmond, as the company's gloating presser boasts of not only strong software sales, but record Xbox Live numbers.
Blah blah blah Nintendo sold the most consoles for the month blah blah blah 679,200 Wiis blah blah blah 510,800 DSs blah blah blah. Man, this gets repetitive, doesn't it?
LucasArts Star Wars spin-off The Force Unleashed was a Star Destroyer sized hit for the publisher, selling 5.7 million copies since its September launch, making it the fastest-selling Star Wars game in history.