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RolStoppable said:

Japan usually signals trends first and I don't see a reason why it shouldn't be the case now. The PS3 is already beating the Wii there, so it's not improbable that it will do the same worldwide next year. But it's not going to happen because the PS3 will be selling like crazy, rather because the Wii will be down by so much. Just like in Japan.

Yup, that's why the PSP is selling so great worldwide, because it does so great in Japan! oh, wait...

edit: already beat me to it, heh.




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And why the 360 sells like shit, and why Dragon Quest is now massive everywhere, and why 360 is now nicknamed the dater-box.



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Demotruk said:

And why the 360 sells like shit, and why Dragon Quest is now massive everywhere, and why 360 is now nicknamed the dater-box.

You don't have to be so mean.



Legend11 correctly predicted that GTA IV (360+PS3) would outsell SSBB. I was wrong.

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PS3 does have big lineup, but none of us know what Microsoft and Nintendo have up their sleeves for 2011 so bit early to be claiming one will sell more than the other.



Why the hell would Japan "signal" trends for the west ??  Seriously WTF....???



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johnglen said:

Why the hell would Japan "signal" trends for the west ??  Seriously WTF....???

When we are talking of japanese technology, japan does in many instance "signal" trends. It will work there first, and if it does, it will probably works here. I guess this is bound to change, since more and more non japanese companies are developing new technologies.



johnglen said:

Why the hell would Japan "signal" trends for the west ??  Seriously WTF....???

Because in the past a lot of video game systems got big in Japan first. The NES and Gameboy, the SNES beat out the Genesis, the PlayStation was dominant in Japan long before it was in America, DS was huge in Japan first and the 360 flopped which made it clear that Microsoft wouldn't win this generation, a year before the competition launched.

Then you have games like Nintendogs, Brain Training and Wii Fit. Or Final Fantasy and Pokémon. Of course, as several people have pointed out by now, what becomes big in Japan doesn't necessarily become big in the rest of the world. But it's not like what's happening in Japan can't be an omen for things to come in the rest of the world.

The longer the history of video games, the easier it becomes to predict which things that happen in Japan will also occur in the rest of the world. The PS3 outselling the Wii is one of the probable cases.



Legend11 correctly predicted that GTA IV (360+PS3) would outsell SSBB. I was wrong.

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johnglen said:

I believe that these threads are for morale -boosting so that some people will find the strength to endure the remaining NPDs of 2010.

We are in the beginning of October , with the most important months of the year , concerning sales, yet to come ...but let's forget that and start talking about how , surprise surprise , the ps3 will rule all...next year !!!!


again this isnt youtube. the ps3 is doing fine. it beat the wii for the last two weeks. and this is a discussion thread.

arghhh new people.



Being in 3rd place never felt so good

You can't use last years PS3 growth to suggest that it will continue to grow next year when right now it's down year to year. Last year the PS3 got a redesign and a huge price cute. Niether of those things are going to happen again. It might get a slightly larger harddrive or Move in the box and it might get a small price reduction, but it's never going to get the boost it did last year. As for it being number 1 in 2011 I don't see that happening either. If they drop the price, even a little, MS and Nintendo will do the same. Even if Move suprises everyone and sells more than it's meager numbers right now it will still have to compete with Kinect which at the very least should give Xbox 360 the same kind of boost. Next year should look a lot like this year.



A lot of the exclusives listed for the PS3 were sequels. Don't sequels typically give a much smaller bump in hardware sales, since generally speaking people often already bought the console for the original? (ex: SMG 2 vs. SMG). Anyway, I also agree that it's far too early to call this, as there is scant information on what either Nintendo or Microsoft have planned for 2011. I will say that I believe that for Sony what has the most potential to drive sales is Move, and Microsoft Kinect. I think the success of those add-ons will determine which one comes out on top next year. I am very curious to see what Nintendo has planned (I would assume they have something). They're just so damn secretive!



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