I hope the Vita starts selling better now.

#11wstfldPosted 8/24/2013 4:49:27 PM
Screw that weirdo JRPG crap. Get more AAA stuff like KZM out there to go with the indies and this will have a great library.
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#12Bob the AlmightyPosted 8/24/2013 5:05:48 PM
spealfan444 posted...
That number of PS2s is amount shipped, not sold.


So is the DS amount. What's your point?
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#13spealfan444Posted 8/24/2013 5:10:55 PM
Bob the Almighty posted...
spealfan444 posted...
That number of PS2s is amount shipped, not sold.


So is the DS amount. What's your point?


Nope.
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#14Bob the AlmightyPosted 8/24/2013 6:29:16 PM(edited)
Nintendo has been using shipment figures for years, just like Sony and Nintendo:

http://kotaku.com/5879477/nintendo-ds-over-150-million-sold
http://gengame.net/2013/07/wii-has-surpassed-100-million-units-sold-worldwide/
http://www.reuters.com/article/2009/03/25/us-nintendo-wii-idUSTRE52O65520090325
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/04/24/wii-u-shipments-miss-targets-at-3-45m-fy14-forecasts-of-9m/

More info:
http://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/library/historical_data/pdf/consolidated_sales_e1306.pdf
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=545984

So yeah. :p

Shipped = Sold as far as Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony are concerned

Also if you want to further argue the point the PS2 topped 1.5 billion in software sales compared to 935 million in software sales for the DS. So even though the both sold about the same amount of hardware the PS2 sold considerably more software.
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#15DarthLaharlPosted 8/24/2013 7:31:08 PM
You guys went way off topic :P

My point is, The DS sold 30x what the Vita did and they never localized the games then. Why would they localize them now?
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#16Starwars4JPosted 8/24/2013 7:34:04 PM
Bob the Almighty posted...
They both had advantages though. A lot of parents bought multiple DS units for their kids (like if they had two children they bought a DS for each of them), plus the upgraded versions (DS Lite, DSi, and DSi XL) were reason to upgrade than the PS2's redesigns.

For PS2 it was obviously on the market for a lot longer but I doubt many houses had multiple PS2s


Well I wouldn't go that far. People certainly bought multiple PS2s...because the hardware was pretty ****ty. It had a very high failure rate due to the disk drives failing on them quite frequently, which people would replace. It's the same kind of padding the 360 received due to people buying multiples of that system over the course of the generation.
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#17WetterdewPosted 8/24/2013 8:21:01 PM
Bob the Almighty posted...

Sony always wins baby. :p


Except against the 3DS
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#18jmtstanPosted 8/25/2013 2:47:33 AM
you know, i hope with the price drop more people buy, Tales of Innocence R get English version. Its kinda annoying everytime I see it in PS Store, but can't play it since its in Japanese.
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#19NathanisDrakePosted 8/25/2013 3:00:55 AM
wstfld posted...
Screw that weirdo JRPG crap. Get more AAA stuff like KZM out there to go with the indies and this will have a great library.


The sad thing is that you're actually serious.
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#20Megaman OmegaPosted 8/25/2013 5:23:00 AM
Bob the Almighty posted...
Nintendo has been using shipment figures for years, just like Sony and Nintendo:


Seems legit!
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