PS2 sales highlight Sony's challenge as PS3 debuts in Japan
Sony’s PlayStation 3 got off to a brisk start this weekend when the next-generation games console made its Japanese debut. Reports from around the Net claim numerous retailers sold out of PS3s, but since none would say how many they had to sell, the value of the claim remains dubious.
Sony in the past said it would be shipping 100,000 PS3s into Japan for the console’s introduction – not a big number in games-machine roll-out terms, and a lot less than the number of Wiis Nintendo is expected to ship for its launch on 2 December.
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