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Hi. You asked for a PS1 VS PS4 comparation right?
PS4 - 43.50 million
PS1 - 17.60 million
PS3 took some months to get EU, that puts it a bit down. However, PS2 actually had a big advantage against PS4, since it launched almost simultaneously worldwide, while PS4 remained some months without Japan.
The comparation i made has the firsts 7 months of PS2 in Japan only, while PS4 has the first 3 months NA+EU only, so PS4 was much advantage.
PS2 - 9.3 million
PS4 - 3.1 million
PS2 - 18.8 million
PS4 - 14.3 million
Don't have EU numbers sorry.
PS4 is at 17..4M in EU. So we have 42.9M aligned for PS2 and 34,8M for PS4. Which means that PS4 sold around 81% of PS2 numbers putting it on track for 130M if both consoles follow the same pace.
The important question is, do you really still see PS3 selling more than 100m? ;)
Anyway, I don' think it will take much time to discontinue it, unless they have another price cut coming to keep it going for 2 or 3 years.
Hello Torok, sorry for the disorder.
But can i ask a question? Do you still think that PS3 will sell 100,000,000 lifetime?
I'm not so sure. I think 90M+ is basically a given, but 100M is becoming harder every day. My original prediction was based on the PS1/PS2 sales pattern, where both sold around 1/3 of their lifetime sales after the successor is out. With that math, PS3 would do 105M.
However, I'm starting to think that actually PS consoles sell 1/3 of their sales after the 5th year. PS4 launched on the 7th year of the PS3. If that's the case, PS3 would end up with 96M.
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