Sony PS3 Sales Reach 50 Million Milestone

Posted: Apr 15 2011, 3:11am CDT | by , Updated: Apr 15 2011, 3:12am CDT, in News | Gaming


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Playstation Move sales surpasses 8 million units.

Sony announced today that the PS3 reached sales of 50 million units worldwide. The Microsoft Xbox 360 already reached the 50 million milestone in January. The PlayStation Move sales surpassed 8 million units (Sell-in). Sony launched the Sony PS3 console in November of 2006. The Sony PlayStation Network service has now more than 75 million registered accounts.

The Sony Playstation Move motion gaming extension sold actually not as bad as I expected. More than 10% of PS3 console owners already got Move. Sony launched the Move controllers in September 2010 in the US and Europe and a month later in Asia.

The number of PlayStation Move supported/dedicated software titles has reached to 155 as of March 24 in 2011, including titles such as Sports Champions, SingStar Dance and Killzone3. PlayStation Move continues to further expand the new gameplay along with variety of upcoming new PlayStation Move titles for 2011including SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs.

Overall the Sony PS3 gives you access to more than 2,128 software titles. Sony has overall sold 480 million PS3 games so far.

The Sony PS3 is expected to get renewed competition from Nintendo with a new Wii HD this Fall.

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