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Wasn't the whole 38 thing, and now not in the top 40 thing, in the UK?, If anything that just means it wouldn't be selling well in the UK, which is only part of the world, IMO, it's total global sales that should actually mean something....
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If you actually look at what games that came out more than a year ago outsold (as well as the new established series that outsold)...and then looked at the recent promotions and console price drops...it really isn't surprising at all.
You seem to not know how economics work or pricing strategies. All you focus on is the one specific game and it's performance and completely ignore the rest of the games and WHY they are selling how they are selling.
If you're going to try to argue sales and reasons, at least know what you are talking about first.
Want examples of games that came out more recently? Well:
You're forgetting that over that there's also much more consumers than the average week. On top of that, you're assuming that games from established franchises are supposed to keep selling forever. Not to mention that this game was cheaper than most new releases and received a massive marketing push. There is absolutely no excuse for this game to bomb - except for the fact that the game itself is average.
You're proving my point in that you know nothing about economics/pricing.
This game was actually the same price as other new releases, not lower unless you bought the Vita version. It also had less marketing than ALL of the other major releases this month.
And no...there are the same amount of consumers any week. If anything Black Friday means less sales for PSAS and more for all of the other games because of the promotions and console bundles. PSAS was competing with the WiiU launch and all of it's games, CoD: BL2, Assassin's Creed 3, Halo 4, and Hitman Absolution mainly. Those are ALL established series with years and years of followers who are guaranteed to spend their money on THOSE games instead of a new IP like PSAS. Add in the 360 promotions that have been going on, and there you have the reason why PSAS released at a poor time and why the sales are what they are.
There are tons of reasons for the game to sell like it did. L2Economics pls.
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