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3DS Surpasses Lifetime Gamecube Sales In Japan

Go 3DS!! 171 68.40%
 
Gamecube is doomed! 79 31.60%
 
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LordTheNightKnight said:
Wyrdness said:
LordTheNightKnight said:
"They'll sell huge amounts of softeware though"

Have we checked the software totals for the system compare to others?


Look up media create, for the pass few weeks 3DS games have dominated the japanese charts (5 of the top 10 have been 3DS games for over a month).


That is not what software totals means.

Well MK7 and Mario are at 4m/4.7m total, MHTG is at 900k and OOT is at around 3m for recent releases those sales are great.



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Wyrdness said:
LordTheNightKnight said:
Wyrdness said:
LordTheNightKnight said:
"They'll sell huge amounts of softeware though"

Have we checked the software totals for the system compare to others?


Look up media create, for the pass few weeks 3DS games have dominated the japanese charts (5 of the top 10 have been 3DS games for over a month).


That is not what software totals means.

Well MK7 and Mario are at 4m/4.7m total, MHTG is at 900k and OOT is at around 3m for recent releases those sales are great.


"software totals for the system"

Not "software totals for two or three games". And no, a couple hits does NOT help that, since that is just the same cherry picking fanboys often use, ignoring which systems are actually selling the most games.



A flashy-first game is awesome when it comes out. A great-first game is awesome forever.

Plus, just for the hell of it: Kelly Brook at the 2008 BAFTAs

LordTheNightKnight said:
Wyrdness said:
LordTheNightKnight said:
Wyrdness said:
LordTheNightKnight said:
"They'll sell huge amounts of softeware though"

Have we checked the software totals for the system compare to others?


Look up media create, for the pass few weeks 3DS games have dominated the japanese charts (5 of the top 10 have been 3DS games for over a month).


That is not what software totals means.

Well MK7 and Mario are at 4m/4.7m total, MHTG is at 900k and OOT is at around 3m for recent releases those sales are great.


"software totals for the system"

Not "software totals for two or three games". And no, a couple hits does NOT help that, since that is just the same cherry picking fanboys often use, ignoring which systems are actually selling the most games.


Why don't you look them up then, according to this site 3DS has shifted about 28m units of software,  though I don't see how you're going to compare totals of platforms out for 6 years to one out for 8 months.



"Why don't you look them up then, according to this site 3DS has shifted about 28m units of software, though I don't see how you're going to compare totals of platforms out for 6 years to one out for 8 months."

Well it's still low even for that short a time.

And I would look more up, like weekly totals, but the new site layout makes it hard to find that stuff.



A flashy-first game is awesome when it comes out. A great-first game is awesome forever.

Plus, just for the hell of it: Kelly Brook at the 2008 BAFTAs

LordTheNightKnight said:
"Why don't you look them up then, according to this site 3DS has shifted about 28m units of software, though I don't see how you're going to compare totals of platforms out for 6 years to one out for 8 months."

Well it's still low even for that short a time.

And I would look more up, like weekly totals, but the new site layout makes it hard to find that stuff.


Really I doubt it, what are the numbers of other platforms when they were 8 months in after launch because I don't think they were much different.



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Nicely done 3DS.



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wow that was sooooooo quick..less then a year



irstupid said:
theARTIST0017 said:
Interesting yes, but impressive? Not really. Consider that Wii struggled to get good games for a while and 3DS has Monster Hunter, Mario Kart, and 3D Land. Now, a comparison to another portable next year (Vita) will be more interesting to see.

Ha not being impressive because 3DS has too many great games, man that is shitty.  The 3DS is soo doomed, cause it has too many blockbusters out too early.  And many more coming soon. 

Let me guess what happens next year when comparing Vita to 3DS.   For examples sake lets say Vita does poorly and 3DS is doing amazing.

"You can't compare the two, its unfair.  The 3DS got a pricecut, the successor to the best selling handheld and it also has way better games out for it right now"

HUGE laughing out loud there.  Nintendo can never win.  It's always some circumstances that make what they do somehow "UNIMPRESSIVE" to everyone else. 

 

Edit: also I seem to recal seeing threads like this when the PS3 passed the gamecube.  I better not see a thread like this if Vita does it, since no one seems to find this impressive or worth mentioning.

Don't get me wrong, the 3DS has indeed impressed me. There is no way this thing is doomed in any way. Personally I find it fair to compare 3DS and Vita sales right now. It's not Nintendo's fault Vita is selling so poorly.



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