321K Vita sold first 2 days in Japan

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  1. prowler
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    For comparison (2 Days)

    PSP sold 166K
    3DS sold 371K
    iPhone 4S sold 4 million (in 3 days)

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  2. ShawnTRods

    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Not a bad start at all.. is it?
     
  3. chris888222

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    Not shocking. The Vita has got a lot of attention in Japan (and potential).

    Let's not talk about the 3DS. It should somewhat sell better because of Tri G's recent release and the lower price.

    And iPhone 4. Wtf? Not 4S?
     
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  4. Snailface

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    Not as good as the 3DS. :tpi:
    (371K)
     
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  5. syko5150

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    It's actually a bit surprising to see that the Vita didn't sell as much as the 3DS in the same time span considering the Vita's launch lineup is so much better than what Nintendo had to offer.
     
  6. prowler
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    What do you mean, wtf?
    We all know iPhone 4 is leading the gaming market right now.

    Oh and I just noticed I put iPhone 4 instead of iPhone 4S, gotta change that.
     
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  7. geesee

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    \the ppl in japan are far more interested in nintendo stuff then for sony... no offence but thats a fact... i like them both :P
     
  8. FireGrey

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    That's a matter of opinion.
    Nintendo has a better reputation for handheld gaming devices than Sony, so that would explain the sales difference.
    I don't really understand why everyone is so fussed about first days sales.
    They don't show which product is better or anything like that.
    It's information that's only important to the developers and producers, not the consumers.
     
  9. Erdnaxela

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    321K + holidays + good launch line up = wtf?
    I was expecting way more than that, it's still good but...maybe overhyped like always?

    EDIT : Now I hope Sony can keep thoses sales high, but January don't looks that good.
     
  10. chris888222

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    Why whine? It's not like it only sold 10 sets. It sold 321K. That's already very good, a very large number.

    BTW- (I hate to mention the 3DS here but) It only lost to the 3DS by 50K, which is largely backed up by Monster Hunter.
     
  11. shakirmoledina

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    the number of ppl who wanted/liked it were few but they were so loud and seen often that someone like me thought hey, so many ppl. 3ds was a silent killer and is known for its rep.
    i think the economy has become worse than it was at 3ds launch
     
  12. Erdnaxela

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    Well I want both handhelds to sell really good, so it can kill the "Nintendo/Sony need to go 3rd party" troller.
    Competitions is good too, look at the 3DS price drop.
     
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  13. EJames2100

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    Surprised this many has bought it with it been so close to Christmas to be honest.
     
  14. Erdnaxela

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    Well, the christmas's week sales are always high, the DS sold like 600k some years ago.
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  15. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    i wonder how many FOD :creep:
     
  16. mad_gamer_jad

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    Just throwing it out there,it'll sell much more in the West.
    Most of the vita titles appeal a lot more to western audiences(Uncharted,Fifa,that SOCOM shooter,UMvC 3,etc...)
    Still some pretty good numbers in Japan,but no real Killer app like the 3DS has there
     
  17. wasim

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    4 million iphone 4S in 3days ?! :wtf:
     
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  18. Mario264

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    The 3DS didn't launch with MH though, in fact it hardly launched with anything! :P Correct me if I am wrong but didn't MH on 3DS only get announced a while after the 3DS launched?
     
  19. FireGrey

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    Wait, the 3DS has Monster Hunter?
    I thought that doesn't come out until next year...
     
  20. heartgold

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    Low numbers, I expected higher with all the hype around and not to mention a strong launch lineup, that is a much better lineup than Nintendo could offer.