PS3 sales down by 25%, PSP up by 50%

Sony have revealed their first quarter sales and the PlayStation division will have mixed reactions.

The PS3 has seen a dramatic fall but, curiously, PSP sales have gone up tremendously. Here are the key facts:

  • PS3 sales dropped from 2.4million to 1.8million
  • However, software sales for the home console rose by 1.3million to 26.1million
  • PSP consoles saw a 50% increase to 1.8million
  • Software on the portable dropped 28% to 6.6million
  • PS2 hardware sold 200,000 less than last year’s 1.6million
  • Game sales decreased by over 50% to 1.5million
  • Sony’s overall sales (PS, TV, Laptops etc.) came to $9billion, down just shy of 18%

All figures given are year-on-year

Written by Raj Mahil

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