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Miyamotoo said:
quickrick said:

Do you any sources for how well hot toys sell during none holiday months? we really have no idea. the only thing we can compare labo too is wii and kinect, and those were on fire from the start.

Do you really need source for when toys are selling best!? :D

Labo is quite different than any other product on gaming market (Wii and Kinect were not aimed only to kids/parents market), and no, not every popular Nintendo game was selling great from start.

I think it's gonna sell like like a normal game meaning its sales are gonna be front loaded then taper off. If you want to compare it to toys, sales likely won't pick up either because toys are very hit or miss. Labo has been out long enough that if there's no labo craze yet, it's not gonna happen. 



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quickrick said:
Miyamotoo said:

Do you really need source for when toys are selling best!? :D

Labo is quite different than any other product on gaming market (Wii and Kinect were not aimed only to kids/parents market), and no, not every popular Nintendo game was selling great from start.

umm games and consoles sale best during the holiday as well, after launch demand, but if its selling like crap in these new few months, don't expect anything to change during the holidays except a slight boost.

Games sale best at launch, not during holiday season (of course that GoW will not sell better during holiday season than it did now on launch), thats not case for toys. Again, Labo is quite different than any other product on gaming market, it more toy than game and you cant expect that will have sales trajectory like typical game, and that why its expected it will have higher boost during holiday season than typical game and thats why some people like Mat from NPD are saying that we can judge about Labo sales after holiday season. For now we can say that Labo is not hit but that also didnt bombed, how will perform later we can only wait and see.

 

Aeolus451 said:
Miyamotoo said:

Do you really need source for when toys are selling best!? :D

Labo is quite different than any other product on gaming market (Wii and Kinect were not aimed only to kids/parents market), and no, not every popular Nintendo game was selling great from start.

I think it's gonna sell like like a normal game meaning its sales are gonna be front loaded then taper off. If you want to compare it to toys, sales likely won't pick up either because toys are very hit or miss. Labo has been out long enough that if there's no labo craze yet, it's not gonna happen. 

We will see, toys always have much bigger boost during Holiday season than games, I think Labo during holiday season can easily sell more than it did until now.



Miyamotoo said:
quickrick said:

umm games and consoles sale best during the holiday as well, after launch demand, but if its selling like crap in these new few months, don't expect anything to change during the holidays except a slight boost.

Games sale best at launch, not during holiday season (of course that GoW will not sell better during holiday season than it did now on launch), thats not case for toys. Again, Labo is quite different than any other product on gaming market, it more toy than game and you cant expect that will have sales trajectory like typical game, and that why its expected it will have higher boost during holiday season than typical game and thats why some people like Mat from NPD are saying that we can judge about Labo sales after holiday season. For now we can say that Labo is not hit but that also didnt bombed, how will perform later we can only wait and see.

 

Aeolus451 said:

I think it's gonna sell like like a normal game meaning its sales are gonna be front loaded then taper off. If you want to compare it to toys, sales likely won't pick up either because toys are very hit or miss. Labo has been out long enough that if there's no labo craze yet, it's not gonna happen. 

We will see, toys always have much bigger boost during Holiday season than games, I think Labo during holiday season can easily sell more than it did until now.

Did you miss the part where i said after launch demand, Most games typically sell best during the holidays. as for labo being different, i don't see it, its gonna be competing with many games during the holidays for switch that kids will want as gifts.  ill happily eat crow, but i wont, since i have won like all my bets here so far.



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quickrick said:
Miyamotoo said:

Games sale best at launch, not during holiday season (of course that GoW will not sell better during holiday season than it did now on launch), thats not case for toys. Again, Labo is quite different than any other product on gaming market, it more toy than game and you cant expect that will have sales trajectory like typical game, and that why its expected it will have higher boost during holiday season than typical game and thats why some people like Mat from NPD are saying that we can judge about Labo sales after holiday season. For now we can say that Labo is not hit but that also didnt bombed, how will perform later we can only wait and see.

 

We will see, toys always have much bigger boost during Holiday season than games, I think Labo during holiday season can easily sell more than it did until now.

Did you miss the part where i said after launch demand, Most games typically sell best during the holidays. as for labo being different, i don't see it, its gonna be competing with many games during the holidays for switch that kids will want as gifts.  ill happily eat crow, but i wont, since i have won like all my bets here so far.

Yes I missed that part. Well thats your problem that you want/cant see that Labo is totaly different than any other game on market and that's actually more toy than game compared to other games on market. Point that there are not so much kids on Switch and Labo can attract more kids/parents market to Switch.



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Miyamotoo said:
quickrick said:

Did you miss the part where i said after launch demand, Most games typically sell best during the holidays. as for labo being different, i don't see it, its gonna be competing with many games during the holidays for switch that kids will want as gifts.  ill happily eat crow, but i wont, since i have won like all my bets here so far.

Yes I missed that part. Well thats your problem that you want/cant see that Labo is totaly different than any other game on market and that's actually more toy than game compared to other games on market. Point that there are not so much kids on Switch and Labo can attract more kids/parents market to Switch.

It's more game then toy, you need hardware and software to use it.



quickrick said:
Miyamotoo said:

Yes I missed that part. Well thats your problem that you want/cant see that Labo is totaly different than any other game on market and that's actually more toy than game compared to other games on market. Point that there are not so much kids on Switch and Labo can attract more kids/parents market to Switch.

It's more game then toy, you need hardware and software to use it.

Of Course that you need hardware and software but that dont change point that Labo much more toy than any other game. If you read any of Labo review, you could see that one of main point of Labo is building proces, and even after that building proces using those Labo games is like playing with toys.