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August was a big month for PSN with sales up some 20% from July. One of the month’s biggest hits were the game adaption of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. It sold 117,000 units in August generating $1.2 million USD. The PSN version of the game sold nearly 4x more than it’s XBLA counterpart which moved 38,000 units. The PSN exclusive Joe Danger also continues to rake in money for Hello Games as it sold an additional 14k units.
PlayStation Network proved strong in August, especially for marquee title Scott Pilgrim,”said Benjamin Schlichter, Director of Research & Analysis at FADE. “This title was one of the few instances where a game based on a movie was better received than the movie itself.”
The top 5 PlayStation Network titles for August 2010, by revenue, include Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (Ubisoft) – 117,000 units ($9.99), Castle Crashers (The Behemoth) – 27,000 units ($14.99), Shank (Klei Entertainment) 23,000 units ($14.99), ZEN Pinball (Zen Studios) 27,000 units ($9.99) and Joe Danger (Hello Games) 14,000 units ($14.99).
*Sales of PlayStation One Classics and downloadable retail titles were not included.
|Platform Name||United States||Japan||Total||Year Over Year Change|
Top 10 Sales in USA
|Madden NFL 11||Electronic Arts||Xbox 360||920,800|
|Madden NFL 11||Electronic Arts||PlayStation 3||893,600|
|Super Mario Galaxy 2||Nintendo||Wii||124,600|
|Mafia II||Take 2 Interactive||Xbox 360||121,600|
|New Super Mario Bros.||Nintendo||DS||110,400|
|New Super Mario Bros. Wii||Nintendo||Wii|
|Mafia II||Take 2 Interactive||PS3|
|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2||Activision Blizzard||Xbox 360|
|NCAA Football 11||Electronic Arts||Xbox 360|
|Wii Fit Plus||Nintendo||Wii|
GI.biz is reporting that Sony has announced the PlayStation 3 has topped 38 million consoles worldwide (and the PlayStation Network connection rate is 70%). This puts the console within 4 million units of its most immediate competition. Other notes include that software sales are up 38% over last year, and the average Metacritic score for the PS3 is 80, compared to the 360’s 77.
Console Sales in USA + Japan
(Europe + Other data not available)
|Platform||United States||Japan||Total||Year Over Year Change|