Famitsu predictions for ’07

Famitsu recently held another series of polls regarding software/hardware sales in 2007 in Japan. The results are exactly what you would expect them to be. In short, the DS and Wii are ruling, followed by the PS3 and the 360 slowly jogging along in fourth place.

“What piece of hardware or software do you think will be the break away hit of 2007?”

  1. Nintendo Wii (412)
  2. Dragon Quest IX for NDS (122)
  3. Nintendo DS (107)
  4. Playstation 3 (56)
  5. “I can’t predict.” (50)

Yep. No surprises there. Next up is “Which system do you think will sell the best in 2007?”

  1. Nintendo DS (432)
  2. Nintendo Wii (326)
  3. Playstation 3 (116)
  4. Xbox 360 (26)
  5. “I can’t predict” (15)

Spot on, once again. Hit the jump for more exciting poll results, brought to you by Famitsu brought to you by QJ.net brought to you by Destructoid! Which titles are the Japanese looking forward to most? Why is Halo 3 more in demand than Blue Dragon?! How many hearts does an Octopus have?! All this and more after the jump!

Here are the results for the most anticipated titles polls:

PLAYSTATION 2

  1. “Nothing in particular.” (280)
  2. Grand Theft Auto San Andreas (97)
  3. Kingdom Hearts II Final Remix + (67)
  4. Super Robot Taisen OG (64)
  5. .hack//G.U. Vol. 3 (28)

PLAYSTATION 3

  1. Metal Gear Solid 4 (269)
  2. Final Fantasy XIII (262)
  3. “Nothing in particular.” (115)
  4. Biohazard 5 (45)
  5. Gran Turismo 5 (41)

NINTENDO Wii

  1. Smash Bros. X (370)
  2. “Nothing in particular.” (127)
  3. Dragon Quest Swords (122)
  4. Super Mario Galaxy (94)
  5. Fire Emblem (56)

XBOX 360

  1. Lost Odyssey (199)
  2. “Nothing in particular.” (166)
  3. Halo 3 (95)
  4. Blue Dragon (91)
  5. Lost Planet (67)

SONY PSP

  1. “Nothing in particular.” (243)
  2. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd (219)
  3. Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core (109)
  4. Final Fantasy Tactics (71)
  5. Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops (58)

Nintendo DS

  1. Dragon Quest IX (608)
  2. Phoenix Wright 4 (52)
  3. “Nothing in particular.” (51)
  4. Final Fantasy XII (23)
  5. Legend of Zelda DS (21)

And finally, the results for the most popular publishers poll:

  1. Nintendo (266)
  2. Square Enix (181)
  3. Capcom (118)
  4. Sony Computer Entertainment (60)
  5. Sega (45)
  6. Konami
  7. Microsoft
  8. Level Five
  9. Bandai Namco Games
  10. Mist Walker

Yep. No surprises at all. Well, except for the fact that Halo seems to be more desirable than Blue Dragon. Also, an Octopus has three hearts.

[Via QJ.net]

Ishaan