Sony to sell 75 million PS3s by 2010

Posted on Thursday, Jan 04 2007 @ 05:16 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Research firm Research and Markets estimates Sony will sell 75 million PlayStation 3 consoles by 2010:
The firm believes that the PS3 will ultimately carry the largest market share, with 75 million PS3s sold worldwide by 2010. However, the company doesn't expect the PS3 to dominate the new console cycle the same way the PlayStation 2 did last generation, due largely to European "late launch issues" and the head start of the Xbox 360.

Though Research and Markets didn't divulge its long-term sales predictions for the Xbox 360 or Wii in today's press release, a quick look at the brief's table of contents reveals more of the company's opinions. Titles of topics include "Xbox 360 is close on the heels of the PS3 overall," "The US is expected to be the largest next-generation console market by 2010," and "The handheld market is no longer a one horse race."


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Re: Sony to sell 75 million PS3s by 2010
by Anonymous on Thursday, Jan 04 2007 @ 23:43 CET
I call Bull Shit