Sony sells 525k PS3s and 160k Vitas during Black Friday Week

Nintendo first reported the sales of their Wii U and Wii which totaled to 700k. Microsoft comfortably beat them with the Xbox 360, but now it’s Sony’s turn.

Sony has revealed that they have sold 525k PS3s during the Black Friday week, which has to be a tremendous achievement by them. They also revealed that they have sold 160k Vita’s during the same week, and that’s a bit lower than the 3DS which did about 250k.

Playstation Plus was the stand out performer with an increase of 259% when it comes to subscriptions. Bundle sales also increased 15% year-over-year along with games and accessories which were up 9% year-over-year.

“We’re very pleased with the Black Friday sales results, especially the incredible reception for the PS3 and PS Vita bundles,” said Sony US boss Jack Tretton.

“The demand was very strong which quickly depleted our inventory across retailers nationwide.

“The PlayStation brand generated significant revenue and year-over-year growth at retail because of our focus on what gamers love most in combining amazing hardware with great games and digital entertainment.”

Meanwhile, the highest selling game PS Vita bundle was Assassin’s Creed: Liberation. Stay tuned to more information.

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