Media Create Sales 12/17-12/23 -- DS PASSES PS2!!!

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  1. bullados

    bullados <a href="

    Media Create 12/17-12/23

    01./01. [NDS] Mario Party DS (Nintendo) - 329,826 / 1,156,000
    02./00. [NDS] Final Fantasy IV (Square-Enix) - 287,697 / NEW
    03./02. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) - 214,334 / 749,000
    04./05. [WII] Super Mario Galaxy (Nintendo) - 113,831 / 664,000
    05./00. [PS2] Naruto: Shippuuden N-Ultimate Accelerator 2 (Bandai-Namco) - 108,717 / NEW
    06./07. [WII] Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games (Nintendo) - 104,948 / 317,000
    07./06. [NDS] Dragon Quest IV (Square-Enix) - 94,425 / 963,000
    08./00. [NDS] Doraemon Baseball: Dramatic Stadium (Bandai-Namco) - 84,639 / NEW
    09./08. [WII] Wii Sports (Nintendo) - 83,882 / 2,425,000
    10./04. [NDS] Prof. Layton and Pandora's Box (Level 5) - 83,293 / 527,000

    11./09. [WII] Wii Play (Nintendo)
    12./12. [WII] Mario Party 8 (Nintendo)
    13./17. [NDS] Taiko Drum Master DS (Bandai-Namco)
    14./15. [NDS] Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon: Time Expedition Party (Pokémon)
    15./00. [NDS] Fast Card Battle: Card Hero (Nintendo)
    16./16. [NDS] Mario Kart DS (Nintendo)
    17./18. [NDS] Pokémon Mysterious Dungeon: Shadow Expedition Party (Pokémon)
    18./13. [NDS] Powerful Pro-kun Pocket 10 (Konami)
    19./00. [PS2] Powerful Pro Baseball 14, Definitive Edition (Konami)
    20./28. [NDS] Tamagotchi no Puchi-Puchi Omisecchi: Thanks Everybody! (Bandai-Namco)
    21./21. [NDS] New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo)
    22./14. [NDS] Kirarin Revolution: Make and Show at the Kime-Kira Stage (Konami)
    23./11. [PS2] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2008 (Konami)
    24./00. [PS2] Higurashi Matsuri (Alchemist)
    25./31. [NDS] Animal Crossing Wild World (Nintendo)
    26./33. [NDS] Dinosaur King: The Seven Fragments (Sega)
    27./22. [WII] Wario Ware Smooth Moves (Nintendo)
    28./03. [PS3] Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (Sony)
    29./44. [NDS] Mega Man Star Force 2: Berserk × Dinosaur (Capcom)
    30./47. [NDS] Mega Man Star Force 2: Berserk × Shinobi (Capcom)
    31./40. [NDS] Won!tertainment: Music Channel (Capcom)
    32./23. [NDS] Tales of Innocence (Bandai-Namco)
    33./39. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd (Capcom)
    34./00. [PS3] Time Crisis 4 (Bandai-Namco)
    35./41. [NDS] Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters World Championship 2008 (Konami)
    36./34. [NDS] MySims (EA)
    37./49. [NDS] Yes! Precure 5 (Bandai-Namco)
    38./29. [NDS] Nep League DS (Jaleco)
    39./42. [WII] Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles (Capcom)
    40./32. [NDS] My Housekeeping Diary (Nintendo)
    41./00. [NDS] Survival Kids 3 (Konami)
    42./37. [NDS] Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day (Nintendo)
    43./36. [NDS] Kanji Brain Test 2.5M (IE Institute)
    44./00. [NDS] Mamegoma: Heartwarming Diary (TDK Core)
    45./25. [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2008 (Konami)
    46./00. [PSP] Patapon (Sony)
    47./00. [NDS] Tea-Dog's Big Adventure (MTO)
    48./30. [NDS] Prof. Layton and the Curious Village (Level 5)
    49./00. [WII] Powerful Pro Baseball 14, Definitive Edition (Konami)
    50./00. [NDS] Pokémon Diamond (Pokémon)

    NDS - 32
    WII - 9
    PS2 - 4
    PS3 - 3
    PSP - 2

    Hardware - This Week | Last Week | YTD             | LTD 
    1. NDS -     279,563 | 222,144    | 6,948,478 | 20,954,157 
    2. WII -     232,907 | 170,558   | 3,544,308  | 4,463,951 
    3. PSP -    171,804  | 184,610   | 2,908,095  | 7,440,224 
    4. PS3 -    58,167   | 63,720     | 1,131,412   | 1,588,970 
    5. PS2 -    20,391   | 18,025     | 746,609      | 20,901,468 
    6. 360 -    7,908     | 8,561        | 234,335      | 499,037 
    7. GBA -   100       | 140           | 50,634        | 15,348,713 
    8. NGC -   31        | 32             | 10,526        | 4,179,994
    GBA = 4 GBA + 54 SP + 42 Micro
    NDS = 12 DS + 279,551 Lite

    Donny's Chartz
    Joshua's Comparisons
    Yearly comparison

    OK, let's get this observation out of the way so that we can get through the rest of this insanity. The DS has officially passed the PS2 LTD numbers. We knew this was coming since early this year. We didn't exactly know *when* it would happen, but everybody knew that it *would* happen. It's nice to see it happen during the 2007 season, as the DS sales have been sliding slightly compared to the last couple of years (read Donny's charts). I mean, for crying out loud! Anybody complaining that the DS sales are slipping is insane. The DS, I believe, just posted the second or third largest hardware sales years of ANY gaming hardware in HISTORY. Don't diss the Nintendo DS after this. It has sustained incredibly high levels of sales over a period of two years despite being supply constrained over an entire 1.5 year period. That is about 16 kinds of insanity right there. It might have just peaked for the year, but I'd still expect 200k plus for the next week due to both last minute Xmas sales and the post-holiday specials.

    Now for Nintendo's second cash cow. The Wii is another sales monster, posting one of the highest home console sales weeks in history. With 4 games in the top 10, 9 in the top 50, and at least two games poised to hit the million seller list (Fit, Galaxy) and one that's already passed 2 million (Sports). I'm always impressed with the "weakest" system out of the newest generation of consoles. Compared to its two counterparts, it is technically the weakest system by a fairly large margin. It still outsells its competitors this week 4 to 1. Post-holiday slip, but still in the range of 125k+.

    I don't understand how the PSP sells. It has the least number of games in the top 50. Its highest ranked game is 33. It's still posting high sales numbers. I don't get it. Most surprising on this list, sales slipped this week compared to last week. Considering that this is the Holiday week, I'm surprised to see sales slip. They'll slip again, to the range of about 100k+.

    PS3 is a failure. This is a declarative statement. It has sales comparable to the GCN, and I'd like to see those charts. It will not reach one million sales next year without both a price drop and at least 3 system seller games in the vein of Final Fantasy or Metal Gear. The system just has too much going against it. Compared to the rest of the systems out there, it has the fewest exclusive Killer Apps for the LTD timeframe (Xbox had GoW, Oblivion, Dead Rising, and a couple of others at this time period). The price for the decent version is about 25% more than the price for the *BEST* 360, and more than double the price of the Wii. I'll be supremely surprised if the PS3 gets 5 million sales before this generation is over. I don't think it's gonna make it. It can't come close with only 2 system sellers (MGS, Final Fantasy). And, like the PSP, it dropped sales this week compared to last week. The Japanese love their Sony products. This is pathetic.
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2007
  2. ZAKtheGeek

    ZAKtheGeek New Member

    I believe you posted this in the wrong forum...

    As long as we're looking into the future, what's 360's 2008 look like...?
  3. Regis_Neo

    Regis_Neo Moderator

    Ack, FFIV DS is already out in Japan? :(

    When's our version coming Squenix? :(

    Back on topic, not surprised to see the DS surpassing the PS2, DS = win..

    Also, I think it's pretty much a sure thing that the Wii is the winner in this generation's console wars; It's still rare/hard to find, and will keep selling out for the forseeable future, unlike the Xbox 360 or PS3.
  4. bullados

    bullados <a href="

    In Japan? It's a dead system. That's what this is focusing on, Japan. Look at the 360 sales for the last week compared to the Wii and PS3 sales. Look at the LTD and YTD numbers. That's bad, no matter how you push it. And they set their own record for YTD sales this year for ANY Xbox year.

    Final Fantasy 4... *droolz* I hope it takes them less than 6 months to bring that thing over here, unlike Rev Wings. Same with DQ4, which will be another million seller on the DS.

    I hadn't even *looked* at the software numbers yet. That's IMPRESSIVE. 6 titles with 100k+ sales, and the entire top 10 with 80k+ sales. I'd like to know where the sales drop below 50k.
  5. Mew*

    Mew* Active Member

    This is very interesting, thanks for posting! It's weired how there are still a couple original GBA being purchased.

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