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Day One Vita Sales Figures Roll In

Wi-Fi version selling out.

A smattering of sales statistics have emerged based on PlayStation Vita’s day one sales figures.

It looks like ‘select stores’ have been selling out of the Wi-Fi model, with estimated sellthrough of that particular version at around 85%.  The 3G version is currently at around 56%.

The top selling games are Everybody’s Golf 6, Uncharted and Dynasty Warriors, with the DLC-based 30fps Ridge Racer ‘uncharacteristically’ slow.  Looks like people are wise to NAMCO’s methods.

Stock of memory cards is low, with the 32GB and 16GB units sold out.  90% of Vita buyers bought a memory card.  The software tie is at 1:1.

Both Peter and I are importing Vitas, with them hopefully arriving next week along with a big pile of games.  We’ll let you know what it’s all about when they land.

Source: GAF.

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21 Comments
  1. zb100
    Member
    Since: Aug 2008

    Very tempted myself, reports so far are good.

    Was the localisation question ever resolved – ie will an import version be able to play localised titles & more importantly, EU PSN titles?

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 09:45.
    • clever jake
      Member
      Since: Dec 2011

      I think it can. As for the EU PSN titles you’ll have to wait till the EU PSN is updated for the Vita.

      Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 10:34.
    • Deathbrin
      Member
      Since: Aug 2009

      Eu PSN titles yeah with a Eu account.

      Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 11:49.
  2. KeRaSh
    Member
    Since: Nov 2009

    Yes, dedicated mobile gaming is doomed. Seems like those smug smartphone game studios were right after all… Noooooot! :D
    This is great news. I really hope the Vita takes off and proves all those smartphone game studios and wanna-be analysts wrong. Long Live Play!

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 10:32.
    • enroene
      Member
      Since: Nov 2010

      It will.

      Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 11:10.
    • amiga_dude
      Member
      Since: Aug 2009

      This is the very early days for Vita. You have to remember when Nindendo 3DS first went on sale everything look great and momentum for system was great. Then some very negative stories were published in the press(ie 3D and headaches/mass returns of systems to stores) which has rather killed the momentum behind the 3DS. Ever since then the 3DS has look like a lame duck.

      Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 11:27.
      • SolicitThirties
        Member
        Since: Dec 2011

        A lame duck that’s outsold its preceding unit in the same amount of time being out, just broke sales records in Australia and routinely outsells other platforms by an incredibly wide margin.

        I wish the Vita the best, but to call the 3DS a “lame duck” at this point is entirely fallacious.

        Comment posted on 19/12/2011 at 21:48.
    • Deathbrin
      Member
      Since: Aug 2009

      …For a day.

      Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 11:50.
    • a inferior race
      I'm special
      Since: Jul 2009

      Sony tend to have good launches. The PS£ in this country with it’s £425 price tag still sold over 100,000 in week one.

      Comment posted on 19/12/2011 at 09:39.
  3. seedaripper1973
    Member
    Since: Forever

    Does the wi-fi model have 3g as well? or are they both seperate?

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 10:36.
    • gernboes
      Member
      Since: Oct 2008

      as far as i understood, the 3G version has both, the wifi version is named wifi because it “only” has wifi

      Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 10:39.
      • seedaripper1973
        Member
        Since: Forever

        Ah ok 3g it is then…

        Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 13:18.
  4. Jakster123x
    Member
    Since: Aug 2011

    C’mon Vita!

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 10:49.
  5. sparkyscrum
    Member
    Since: May 2011

    Least we don’t have a long wait this time around, but still two months feels like forever!

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 11:23.
  6. Darksidesystems
    Member
    Since: Aug 2010

    I am stupidly excited for the Vita release! Hope christmas doesn’t take too long…. ;)

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 11:43.
  7. cam the man
    Member
    Since: May 2009

    Not surprised Ridge Racer didn’t do well, the way they’ve gone is a rip off.

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 11:57.
  8. MayContainEvil
    Member
    Since: Feb 2011

    Promising figures, I guess, but the EU and USA figures are the more important ones for us.

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 12:02.
  9. bacon_nuts
    Member
    Since: Mar 2011

    Sounds great, hope this keeps up for all the other countries. It would be such a shame if it fails.

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 13:37.
  10. JBoo
    Banned
    Since: Oct 2011

    This comment is hidden.

    Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 15:12.
    • englishgolfer
      Member
      Since: Sep 2009

      i bet you’re wrong

      Comment posted on 18/12/2011 at 15:26.

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