PS3 Outselling 360 On Third Party Software
However, when looking at financial statements from EA, Namco Bandai, Konami, and Ubisoft, their worldwide totals show the opposite: PS3 is actually moving more software on a worldwide basis.
According to EAâ€™s previous financial statement, the PS3 accounted for about 17% of total revenue in comparison to the Xbox 360â€™s 10%.
According to [Namco Bandai’s] recent financial statement, the PS3 currently moved approximately 57% more software than itâ€™s direct competitor, the Xbox 360
according to Konamiâ€™s recent financial statements, the PS3 accounted for a whopping 57.3% of the sales this past quarter, while the Xbox 360 accounted for only 2.6%.
According to UbiSoftâ€™s half year financial report (6 months 2008/09), the PS3 accounted for about 20% of the software sales compared to the Xbox 360â€™s 14%.
The Konami numbers aren’t very telling since their main title of the past quarter, MGS4, was PS3 exclusive. However, Namco, EA, and Ubisoft? Namco seems to be releasing much more 360 exclusives, so it’s very surprsing that the company still gets more revenue from PS3 sales. I suspect this may be because Namco releases more 360 software in the west, but in Japan, they release more of those weird titles on the PS3 that westerners generally don’t care or hear about.