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360 sales were much higher for one reason, halo 4. if the situation were reversed and an exclusive game like "the last of us" had come out prior to black friday, I'm sure PS3 would have had higher sales over 360. microsoft just had the upper hand when it came to timing.
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I wouldn't take one even if it was given to me for free. xtra junk on my apt.
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Quite amazed the ps3 did so well against the wii.

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I enjoy some ps3 games God Of War 3 and the uncharted series are fun and its its a good blue ray player to
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685,000 units combined is pretty good. nice to see the Vita is still selling. I think nintendo won

Xbox 360 sold almost double the Wii U?! redface.gif
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Xbox 360 sold almost double the Wii U?! redface.gif

There wasn't a substantially large stock of Wii U to sell.
     
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The Wii (Not Wii U) is the most sold console this Gen. Hands down.

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The Wii (Not Wii U) is the most sold console this Gen. Hands down.

In North America It is only slightly ahead of the 360 though. The North American game sector is the biggest cash cow of them all. Both the wii and the 360 have nearly double the ps3 sales in this region.
The xbox has been the most profitable platform this generation.

I personally use my ps3 for exclusives, and of all of them only uncharted and god of war really are the two I like. While I do like my ps3, Cinavia killed its media streaming usage, and the fact nothing has been done to modernize the UI or even add/update features with better integrated solutions kills its use for me. Also PSN lacks some of the party features thats been on xbox for ever. Most ports run like crap on the console so really ps3 users have been getting the second worst console experience this generation, not saying bad just not up to MS standards. Though expecting sony to prevail on the software side when the company is having trouble keeping the company relevant is asking to much. If the PS4 sells anything like the vita then it may be sonys last console. Happy that they are still selling consoles though, I hate the redesign the sliding door makes the console look cheap. I'm actually surprised that the ps3 sold so well this black Friday, considering that most people in america where BF takes place is a largely xbox dominant community. Also good to sell the wii U sell well, along with the 3DS. I have always been a big Nintendo fan as a kid, I would be OK with MS and Nintendo as the top dogs during the next generation again.

Wii sold well but 3rd party game sales arnt that great and they don't get much in online store revenue.
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I'm surprised it sold that much honestly. They recently redesigned it as the PS3 Super Slim (I guess next will be the PS3 Ultra Sliver) and went backwards big time with overall design and some gloss is back. They went outright cheapo with a manual top loading disc drive. They are just asking for dust to clog up the drive. It looks less premium than the other two (I'm a big fan of slot load drives) and frustrating in a limited space entertainment center when you have to allow for extra room on the top or side (depending on orientation) to be able to load discs. I don't own any current gen consoles (I do still have an original XBOX).
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Look back to when the PS3 launched. Now look at it. What a Piece of junk it is now. Remember the slogan "It only does everything"? Now its stripped of all those goodies and has years of buggy ports from the competition. Atleast it has some good exclusives.

The 360 on the other hand, got better over the years. Infact ALOT better. It's like the 360 and PS3 had complete roll reversal's bar the massive failure thing lol.
     
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