Sony announces PlayStation lineup holiday sales figures


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Sony has released a slew of holiday sales figures for the PlayStation family, including the Vita’s initial numbers after its recent launch in Japan. All told, the PS2, PS3, PS Portable, and PS Vita sold over 6.5 million units during the 2011 holiday season.

Since its launch in December 17 and 23 in Japan and Asia (Hong Kong and Taiwan), respectively, the Vita has sold half a million units. The PS3 was able to push over 3.9 million units, putting it on track to meet Sony’s sales target of 15 million units by the end of their fiscal year (March 31); in addition, the PS Move sold over 1.7 million units. Proving that it still has plenty of life left in it, the PS2 found its way into over half a million homes worldwide, thanks to sales in emerging markets (Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and South America). And lastly, the PSP had an impressive showing, especially with the impending launch of the Vita, of over 1.6 million units.

Official Site: US.PlayStation.com

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