Friday, 25 May 2012

Interesting Game Console Facts and Figures!

Xbox 360

1) Xbox 360 Total Console Sales are 67.2 million as of April 12 2012.

2) 20-30% XBOX Consoles seem to be hit with red rings problem.

3) Xbox 360 is a seventh generation console along with PS3 and the Nintendo Wii.

4) It's best selling game is Kinect Adventures for Kinect. Best selling console game is Halo 3 with 15million+ copies sold.

5) The Xbox 360 can run 478 original Xbox games.

6) In its first year on the market, the system launched in 36 countries, more countries than any other console has launched in a single year.

7) The Xbox 360 has released numerous models of the game console with different features, as well as the controller free experience, Kinect.

8) More than 1.2 billion game invites have been sent since the launch of Xbox 360.

9) There have been 300 million downloads of content from Xbox Live Marketplace. 

10) The average Xbox Live Gold subscriber has 23 friends on their Xbox Live friends list.


1) PS3 Total Console Sales are 63.9 million as of March 31 2012.

2) Best selling console game is Call of Duty: Black Ops.

3) The PlayStation Home has reached 7,500,000 downloads and  PSN has reached 27,000,000 registered users.

4) The PS3 runs plenty of programs such as Playback TV, Netflix, LoveFilm and has an Internet Browser for searching the web.

5) As well as releasing various versions of the PS3 like the Xbox 360, its main upgrade was to the PlayStation 3 Slim, which was successful as well as the handheld consoles such as the PSP, the new PSP Vita, however PSP GO received low sales and Sony stopped manufacturing them, to focus on the PSP VITA.

6) PS3 controller, the Dualshock 3 has 30 hours battery life, which is wireless and ranges 65 feet. It is charged with a USB cable.
7) The PS3 has a built-in Blu-ray player with High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) out for 1080p resolution and backwards compatible with DVD movies and PlayStation One games.

8) Playstation Move is a motion gaming controller released by Sony competing with the Nintendo Wii and Kinect, receiving 8.8 million sales as of 7th June 2011.

9) Touch-sensitive power and eject buttons(except PS3 slim).

10) Free access to the Playstation Network, including online gaming, PlayStation Home, the Playstation Store and Bluetooth ready.

Nintendo Wii

1) The name 'Wii' was chosen because it is short, simple to pronounce in many languages, and needs no abbreviation for a seventh generation console.

2) Within 30 months of its launch, nearly 24.5 million game systems were sold in the United States, with worldwide sales surpassing 52 million.

3) Some of the most popular titles for this gaming system are "Wii Sports,"

4) When the Wii was new, there was incident after incident of broken TVs and monitors caused by flung Wii remotes.

5) The Nintendo Wii also features Wi-Fi connectivity, giving you Internet access.
6) Nintendo set out to replace their Game Cube in competition with the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3, they developed a game system with something new and exciting, a wireless controller that works by motion sensor.

7) Ever since the Wii console was originally released, it continues to stay one of the most popular video game consoles to date.

8) The successor, the Wii U, is to be released in late 2012.

9) The Wii console is backward compatible with all official Nintendo GameCube software.

10) Over 509.66 million Wii games were sold worldwide as of December 2009.

(Seventh Generation Popular Game Console Facts)

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