Nintendo is actually worth more than all of Sony.

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  1. Bryon15
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    http://i.imgur.com/kynB09W.png

    Not just the Sony Gaming Division. All of Sony. I'm actually surprised by this. The only gaming company bigger than Nintendo is Microsoft.

    Kind of shows how silly those people calling for Nintendo to go third party really are right? I'm guessing not.

    In related news, Nintendo shares surge as China eases gaming console ban.

    http://news.yahoo.com/nintendo-shar...uN2xhBHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2FjMgR2dGlkA1ZJUDMwNF8x

    https://www.google.com/finance?q=TYO:7974&ei=yqbMUpjmBZPKsQeJ6AE
     
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  2. Reploid

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    I'm not surprised. They make a fortune wih pokemons only. But they don't really know how to use that money nowdays. All the same mariozelda stuff over and over. But its a good thing when they're sponsoring 3rd party developers, like Mystwalker or Platinum.
     
  3. Foxi4

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    MKT Cap is not the total value of Sony Corp. as a corporation, it's the value of the stock they released on the stockmarket. In other words, this value is not accounting for any company-owned properties - just the cumulative price of stock.

    Sony has about 160.34 billion dollars of such assets in comparison to Nintendo's 15.9 billion. Additionally, Sony has 19 billion dollars cash on-hand while Nintendo only has 11. For all intents and purposes, Sony has enough money on-hand to buy the entirety of Nintendo's released stock and still have money for a lunchbox.

    Value-wise, as a whole, Forbes ranks Sony Corp at the 547th place while Nintendo's on the 684th place out of Top 2000 and I'd treat those results as more accurate than a random chart from imgur. ;)

    Additionally, reported for being in the totally wrong section... Wii U Games & Content? Really? I actually don't know where this should be put, if anywhere - I guess the staff will decide.
     
  4. ResleyZ

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    I'm actually surprised by this. I could figure that nintendo might be more worth than Sony's gaming division, but ALL of Sony? That really surprised me. Makes sense Microsoft is more worth than Nintendo, but that isn't thanks to their gaming division, but mainly Windows. After all, hardware sales aren't everything.

    I'd rather see what only their gaming divisions are worth before making any real conclusions.
     
  5. Joe88

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    Dont worry guys, this thread wasnt created to distract people that wiiu is selling like shit everywhere
     
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    Fortunately Nintendo has lots of dollars from 3DS sales to wipe their tears dry when they cry through the night looking at Wii U's prospects for the future.
     
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    I so hope the next gen console war focuses on the stock exchange rather than the consoles or gaems sold.
     
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    The amount of money a few Japanese dudes (and dudettes) make per year is very important for my gaming experience.
     
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    Don't forget the cries of "The PS Vita is selling badly, too!" as if that makes any difference on the Wii U's predicament.
     
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    yeah who gives a fuck. whoever makes better games that's who i give a fuck about!
     
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    The financial state of the Japanese dudebros is my primary concern.
     
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    I forgot
    This thread :lol:

    "I saw a chart on Imgur! Therefore it must be true!"
     
  13. gamefan5

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    Replying to that so that people can see.

    Basically, nothing to see here folks.
     
  14. Frederica Bernkastel

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    Sony really doesn't help themselves, as nice as their hardware might be. Of all the advertising I've seen, theirs is amongst the worst but that is another story for another time.
    With regards to the WiiU's poor sales, well that was to be expected; the Wii is still being sold to fill the cheapo casual niche, and for what seems to be the majority it is perfectly sufficient.
    Anyway here, apparently there's a 78% chance Sony'll be bankrupt by 2016. Who knew.

    EDIT: Oops! Seems it has declined back to a 44% chance in the past six days in which it has been sitting in a tab. Nothing to see here indeed.
    Original Source: http://gaminrealm.com/2013/12/30/sony-79-chance-bankrupt-2-years/
     
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    I forgot
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/macroaxi...of-going-bankrupt-in-the-next-2-years.360100/

    or, more specifically, Foxi's post.


    Nice try though.
     
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    Well, you know, they probably are. I have two Sony VHS players and one DVD player. People still do buy those. This title is misleading, though, which makes this an effectively stupid thread.
     
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    And you should see the NeoGAF counterpart. -_-'
     
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  20. Dork

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    >misleading title
    Man you're just asking for people to start shitposting about Wii U.