published Tuesday, Jan 06th
Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is reportedly set to surpass Nintendo’s Wii in lifetime sales here in the UK.
Recent Chart-Track data claims that the Xbox 360 is only a few thousand sales away from overtaking the Wii, following an impressive 2012 for Microsoft’s machine.
The blue cross sale currently taking place online and at over 230 HMV stores across the UK and Ireland, is not part of an effort to raise funds for their upcoming debt deadlines, according to the retailer.
Just £8.18 million was made in software sales last week, serving another blow to the struggling UK videogame market.
These latest sales figures are the lowest to date, beating the previous figure of £8.4m, which occurred just two weeks ago. In-between then and now, there had been a slight boost in sales thanks to the success of Sega’s official London 2012 game of the 30th Olympic Games.
Reports suggest that the PlayStation Vita saw poor sales when it launched in Japan in December, but have these fortunes changed since the handheld was released in the rest of the world in late February? We take a look at some charts and graphs to see how the Vita has sold compared to other handhelds in their first week.