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Recent interviews with a Sony and a Microsoft bosses turned out to reveal contradicting European sales numbers for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

"I am delighted to be able announce today that we have sold more PlayStation 3s throughout Europe than Xbox 360 - even though they launched sixteen months before PS3", said SCEE boss David Reeves at the PlayStation Day conference. Reeves then went on to say that 5 million Playstation 3 units have been sold in Europe, as well as 12 million PSPs and 48 million Playstation 2s.

Almost at the same time, Aaron Greenberg, Director of Product Management for Xbox 360 and Xbox Live, was having an interview where he cited different/contradicting numbers.

"Today Xbox 360 has a 5-million-unit console sales lead on a global basis based on most recently public reported data from both companies. This includes more than double the installed base in the US according to actual NPD sell-through and over a 1-million-unit lead across Europe also based on reported sell-through from Chart Track and GfK", said Mr. Greenberg.
Seriously, someone is lieing.

http://www.megagames.com/news/html/c...ineurope.shtml
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There are three types of lies:

Lies, Damn lies and Statistics.
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Maybe they both are and it's really Nintendo that's kicking ass in Europe!!
You know what they say: There's 3 sides to every story yours, mine, and the truth.
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Yeah, Nitendo never fight with the large doggies, maybe why it's so sucessful
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I do love nintendo ^^ although I dont own a console ive played all 3 and the wii was my favourate, ok it had nothing graphicly to the ps3 or 360 but it realy didnt matter to me the wii was so much more fun.
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Who the hell cares?
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Not sure this is all that important...though I think the 360 is winning this currently.
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Gah, I hate the Wii, You can guess, since its wildly sucessful, that the next consoles won't improve much Hardware wise, and that will, in turn, cause PC games to go down Graphically....
    
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