The 360 also reached 40 million and vgchartz need to change their numbers! PS3 actually reached 35 million consoles before the 360 reached 40 million which alot of u guys didnt expect in an old poll on this website. Anyway, here is the link: http://ps3.ign.com/articles/108/1089562p1.html
"Sony's console hardware is inching closer to the competition.
A spokesperson confirmed to IGN the company sold has sold 35.7 milllion PlayStation 3 units worldwide as of March 2010. During its annual 2009 fiscal results from early this morning, Sony revealed it sold 13 million PS3 consoles for the year. This is an improvement over 2008, which saw sales of 10 million units.
"Having just surpassed nine consecutive months of year over year growth for PS3 hardware and a revenue increase of 32 percent for PS3 software since last April, we look at today's earnings as a proof point to our business model, said SCEA president Jack Tretton.
For comparison, worldwide life-to-date Nintendo Wii hardware sales through March 2010 topped 70 million. Microsoft's Xbox 360 console sales have reached 40 million worldwide."