Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
> ____/ Mark Kent on Friday 16 November 2007 22:19 : \____
>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>> Price cut boosts PlayStation 3 sales
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| U.S. sales of the PlayStation 3 more than doubled in the weeks after the
>>>| company slashed the video game console's price $100 and launched a low-end
>>>| model, Sony Corp. CEO Howard Stringer told The Associated Press Wednesday.
>> Interesting - weekly sales up by factor of 2.5 - pretty amazing.
>> If you can trust the numbers, there were around 9.3 million Wiis in
>> circulation last month, compared with 5 million PS3s and 11.6 million
>> Xbox360s. The Xboxes have been on sale for twice as long as the Wii and
>> PS3 approximately. There are expected to be an amazing 22 million
>> Wiis in circulation by March 08. Assuming Sony's sales continue at
>> their new 2.5 times rate, then whilst they would've been at about 9
>> million, they will be at around 15 million by the same date.
> Amazingly, even the MSBBC and MSCNN have reported this news. The sales /more/
> than doubled (I only realised this later on).
It's probably a source of some embarassment to the Ashley Highfields and
Eric Huggers and Alistair Farquarsons of the world.
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