Quantcast
PS3 sales increase 400% in Australia - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


PS3 sales increase 400% in Australia


11:00 AM on 09.01.2011
PS3 sales increase 400% in Australia photo



Sony Australia have announced an astounding increase in popularity for the PlayStation 3. Based on information from retailers and NPD data, a 400% sales jump for the console happened soon after the price cut was announced at the Gamescom conference in Germany in late August. Michael Ephraim, Managing Director of Sony Computer Entertainment Australia said:

This new price point really represents fantastic value for money as PlayStation 3 delivers full HD games, Blu-ray capability, plus music, movies, catch-up TV and more on demand. Australians love not only games, but also the quality home entertainment PS3 provides.

We're totally awesome, basically. At gamescom, the price cut reduced the cost of the PlayStation 3 in Australia by $50, taking the retail price down to AUD$349.95 for the 160GB console. While PS3 owners in other countries may think that price point seems high, just remember that the PS3 in Australia was priced at one thousand dollars on launch day. A thousand. Count 'em.

Playstation sales in Australia jump over 400% [MCV Pacific]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Australia

8:00 PM on 12.16.2014
Jonathan Holmes’ face broadcast to entirety of China

[A wild Holmes appears! --Mr Andy Dixon] After rising up the ranks at Destructoid and becoming Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan Holmes sets his eyes on China. The country is growing in both economy and power, but what Mr. Holmes' real goal is is currently unconfirmed. His recent appearance on the Chinese news channel CCTV 13 opens up room for speculation.more



11:00 PM on 12.11.2014
Australian Classification Board listing points to Borderlands collection on current generation consoles

It seems like every post about Borderlands has the same comments in it: a scathing remark about Aliens: Colonial Marines, a proclamation to wait for the Game of the Year Edition, and a prediction that 2K and Gearbox will...more



11:30 PM on 12.09.2014
Take-Two: Think GTA 5 is offensive? Don't buy it

Take-Two Interactive boss Karl Slatoff is disappointed in the Australian retailers that recently pulled Grand Theft Auto V from shelves in response to a consumer petition. Speaking at the  BMO Capital Markets 2014 T...more



View all Australia






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more