Namco Reveals The Economy Behind A Sony PS3 Game

Posted: Nov 30 2006, 11:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:27am CDT , in Gaming


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Namco Reveals the Economy behind a Sony PS3 Game

While the Sony PS3 consoles change hands through eBay, others like game publishers get antsy as not more Sony PS3 are getting into gamers hands.

According to a story on Bloomberg, Namco Bandai Holdings Inc. the maker of Ridge Racer 7 and other Sony PS3 games says that they need to ship 500,000 games to break-even on the title. Apparently the high-definition graphics cost double that of a Nintendo Wii game with $8.6 million. There is still no confirmation, but most analyst guesses are that Sony shipped way less than 400,000 PS3 consoles in the US. There is also still now sign of the second wave of the Sony console. What is the hold up?
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