Forums - Sales Discussion - Halo 4 Outsells All 2012 PS3 Exclusives Combined (70+ Metacritic)

A very interesting fun-fact. Seeing these software trends is fascinating, especially this late in the gen.

Iv'e only included games over 70 on metacritic to only showcase quality offerings.

EDIT: The Sony camp has requested I also include games rated below 70. So be it. We shall see if Halo 4 can outsell that as well :) This thread just became a lot more interesting!

 

Halo 4 - 4.55 million

 

PS3 Exclusives (70+ on Metacritic)

Okami HD - 0.08

Jak and Daxter Collection - 0.31

Ratchet and Clank Collection - 0.13

MLB 12: The Show - 0.79

Twisted Metal - 0.57

Starhawk - 0.18

Sorcery - 0.12

Tales of Graces (2012 Sales) - 0.31

House of the Dead 4 - 0.05

Tokyo Jungle - 0.23

LBP Karting - 0.13

Playstation All Stars BR - N/A

Ratchet and Clank: FFA - N/A

God of War Saga - 0.11

Wonderbook - N/A

Total: 3.1 million

 

PS3 Exclusive s (sub 70 on Metacritic)

One Piece Pirate Musou - 0.96

Tales of Xillia 2: 0.4
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2012: 0.14
Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2012: 0.18
Atelier Ayesha: 0.11
Kidou Senshi Gundam UC: 0.09
Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires: 0.08
Yakuza HD: 0.07
Mugen Souls: 0.09
Atelier Meruru: 0.02
Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory: 0.05
Tokitowa: 0.04

Total: 2.23 million

Grand Total (27 games): 5.33 million



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Pretend Exclusive: A 3rd party multiplat, that releases for multiple consoles in the same window, in which all press showings and marketing are catered to only one console. Exclusive console bundles, being the lead platform, as well as timed exclusive/exclusive  betas and game content also strengthen the claim. The final effect is that the uninformed gamer will be convinced that the version primarily advertised is the only and/or best place to experience the game.

X1: Titanfall, COD: AW.    PS4: Watch Dogs, Destiny

Xbox E3 Exclusives: Halo MCC, Crackdown 3, Phantom Dust, Scalebound, Dance Central Spotlight

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So?

In terms of cost to Sony/M$, Halo 4 will have cost more than all of them combined

And overall software sales matter just as much, I guess they do favour 360 over PS3

Well, you are forgetting that Halo is a huge franchise. Also, you haven't included God of War Saga and don't forget the upcoming PSASBR.

So this is Halo4 v PS3 exclusives that have been released in 2012?

Not surprising given the quality of the ps3 exclusives recently. They have had some sales dogs this year.

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Okami should not be on the list since it is not an exclusive and not released on disc in the west

Hardcore=elitist casuals

Prediction: PS4 will be more powerful and cheaper than XBOX ONE

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Ucell said:
Well, you are forgetting that Halo is a huge franchise. Also, you haven't included God of War Saga and don't forget the upcoming PSASBR.

God of War Saga a 2012 offering? If so then ill add it.

Battle Royale and Ratchet and clank will be added when data is available.



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Pretend Exclusive: A 3rd party multiplat, that releases for multiple consoles in the same window, in which all press showings and marketing are catered to only one console. Exclusive console bundles, being the lead platform, as well as timed exclusive/exclusive  betas and game content also strengthen the claim. The final effect is that the uninformed gamer will be convinced that the version primarily advertised is the only and/or best place to experience the game.

X1: Titanfall, COD: AW.    PS4: Watch Dogs, Destiny

Xbox E3 Exclusives: Halo MCC, Crackdown 3, Phantom Dust, Scalebound, Dance Central Spotlight

yep, 2012 was a horrible year for PS3 exclusives.

"Microsoft is not good at the game of capitalism. They don't believe in naturally being better than their opponents. They create artificial advantages [content] to even pose a threat."

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Munkeh111 said:
So?

In terms of cost to Sony/M$, Halo 4 will have cost more than all of them combined

And overall software sales matter just as much, I guess they do favour 360 over PS3

I doubt that. Many of these games had a semi high budget. Not to mention salaries for all the employees for each game that probably took 1-2 years to make.



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Pretend Exclusive: A 3rd party multiplat, that releases for multiple consoles in the same window, in which all press showings and marketing are catered to only one console. Exclusive console bundles, being the lead platform, as well as timed exclusive/exclusive  betas and game content also strengthen the claim. The final effect is that the uninformed gamer will be convinced that the version primarily advertised is the only and/or best place to experience the game.

X1: Titanfall, COD: AW.    PS4: Watch Dogs, Destiny

Xbox E3 Exclusives: Halo MCC, Crackdown 3, Phantom Dust, Scalebound, Dance Central Spotlight

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