PlayStation 3 sales reach 30 million across PAL regions

by Gaetano Prestia Featured 5 Comments 28 Votes 1580 Views 20/12/2012 Back to News

Gamers in Europe and Australia have lapped up the PlayStation 3, with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today confirming 30 million units have been sold as of December 17, 2012 in PAL territories.

“This is a major milestone for us and clearly shows just how popular the PlayStation brand and products are within Europe and the PAL territories,” said SCEE CEO Jim Ryan

The news comes on the back of reports game publisher THQ has filed for bankruptcy.

"The sale and filing are necessary next steps to complete THQ’s transformation and position the company for the future, as we remain confident in our existing pipeline of games, the strength of our studios and THQ’s deep bench of talent," said CEO Brian Farrell.

By Gaetano Prestia

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I wonder how many of those are the ones buying every new version, that would rake up nearly half of the sales. i'm still on my orignal one

chucky110 said: I wonder how many of those are the ones buying every new version,


Not many i assume as most people allready own a George Forman Grill [MOG]
I've bought 3- Original + 2 slims ;) I love me a george foreman grill :D
I bought one of the newer models. I think they look better.
I still got the original :)

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