187w ago - Sony revealed today that the PS3 has reached the expected sales of 13 million units for the 2009 fiscal year as part of their latest fiscal report.
As previously reported, with new and more efficient PS3 consoles shipping Sony has moved one step closer to hardware profitability.
The total of PlayStation 3 units sold so far (as of March, 2010) worldwide is now at 35.7 million since the system launched in late 2006.
Furthermore, Sony is forecasting another 15 million units sold by the end of the next fiscal year. In other words, they are expecting the PlayStation 3 to reach 50.7 million units in lifetime sales by March 31, 2010.
From Examiner.com, to quote: "You can view a breakdown of Playstation 3 hardware sales by fiscal year below:
2006 Fiscal Year (April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007) - 3.5 million
2007 Fiscal Year (April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008) - 9.1 million
2008 Fiscal Year (April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009) - 10.1 million
2009 Fiscal Year (April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010) - 13 million
In addition to the PlayStation 3, Sony also revealed sales for the PSP and PlayStation. Despite the launch of the PSP Go, the PSP fell...
257w ago - Sega shared today a first look at the special PlayStation 3 hardware bundle it's preparing for the February release of Ryu ga Gotoku 3.
As previously detailed back in December, Sega will release a PS3 hardware bundle pack for Ryu ga Gotoku 3 opposite the game's standalone release on February 26.
Called the "Nobori Ryu Pack" (unofficially translates to "Rising Dragon Pack"), this bundle includes a copy of the game and a specially designed 80 gigabyte PS3 and will be priced at 45,980 yen. Production is limited to 10,000 units.
Both the packaging and system design for the bundle are themed around the game at hand. The packaging resembles the solo version's boxart, with a drawing of main character Kiryu Kazuma looking up to the sky while smoking a cigarette. The system, based off the ceramic white PS3, has dragon tattoo markings on its top.
As previously detailed, the bundle represents a savings of 1,980 yen over purchasing the PS3 and game separately.
Those who pre-order the hardware bundle will qualify for the Kamutai Magazine item that was previously announced as a pre-order bonus for the standard version.