kaz hirai on vita sales: "long term is what's important"

#1skyrimer3dPosted 1/8/2013 2:42:38 PM
"Speaking at a press event directly after the conclusion of last night’s CES showcase, Sony CEO Kaz Hirai admitted that PlayStation Vita sales are currently at the bottom end of the company’s expectations. “I would say it’s on the low end of what we expected,” he explained, adding that it takes time before a system can be declared successful. “Long term is what's important.”

Hirai continued that people were extremely critical of the PlayStation 3 in its early days, but the platform is now a profitable part of Sony's business. As of 30th June, the company had sold 2.2 million Vita consoles worldwide. The manufacturer's been reluctant to provide updated figures in recent weeks, but it's safe to assume that the number has increased marginally over the past six months."

http://www.pushsquare.com/news/2013/01/kaz_hirai_ps_vita_sales_are_on_the_low_end_of_expectations

Sorry vita haters, Vita is here to stay.
#2KGTriggerPosted 1/8/2013 2:43:51 PM
Sales don't matter. Long term doesn't matter either. Vita is the best no matter what.
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#3Retroxgamer0Posted 1/8/2013 2:44:13 PM
thats what im going to say everytime i mess up in life. "long term is whats important"
#4stargazer64Posted 1/8/2013 2:44:17 PM
I like them long.

My console lifespans, I mean.
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#5AceAndJunpeiPosted 1/8/2013 2:45:42 PM
Retroxgamer0 posted...
thats what im going to say everytime i mess up in life. "long term is whats important"


LMAO, me too!

"Look officer, yeah, I drunkenly crashed into your cruiser, but in the long-term, won't there be more cruisers out there?"
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#6ColorlessMagePosted 1/8/2013 2:53:27 PM
Retroxgamer0 posted...
thats what im going to say everytime i mess up in life. "long term is whats important"


LOL XD


Anyways glad to see that the vita will stay around :)

and also dibs on that being my sig!
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#7StrikeNinja24Posted 1/8/2013 2:56:09 PM
That explains how well the "Dont judge the Vita before the first holiday" worked out.
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