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PlayStation is the worlds best-selling home console brand - Guinness World Record

it_wasn't_me

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*sponsered by VGChartz.com

GWR made that plaque. It's their thing. Well, of course they would use VGChartz. it’s still a site used by analysts, studios, companies...etc. Sony wouldn’t be able to verify their own numbers to the GWR as it looks suspicious., So they probably just gave their financial data to VGChartz to verify and then gave it to GWR to corroborate.
 
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PS2 got me back into gaming in 2004 after 4 years of not playing anything at all. Still one of my all time faves.

Congrats, Sony.
 
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450 Million units sold for only 4 Home consoles

Comparing it to Nintendo, Nintendo were able to sell 321 Millions for 7 Home consoles (NES, SNES, N64, GC, Wii, Wii U, Switch).

Confirmed Sony is better than Nintendo
You forgot virtual boy :D
 

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I’ve got Xbox sitting at near 200 mil. Sure it’s a ways back from Sony, but with thier time in the market and some of their own self inflicted wounds, it’s not really that terrible.
I think he was being sarcastic lol MS is nowhere near selling the amount of Xbox units as Sony has Playstations.
 

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Just because something is popular doesn't mean it's good.

The Spice Girls Single "Wannabe" was the biggest-selling debut single of all time.

Often the most popular things are very shitty for some strange reason.
 
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Just because something is popular doesn't mean it's good.

The Spice Girls Single "Wannabe" was the biggest-selling debut single of all time.

Often the most popular things are very shitty for some strange reason.
So you're saying the more people like "Thing", the shittier it is? Could it just be that the majority simply think "Thing" is great?
 

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Just because something is popular doesn't mean it's good.

The Spice Girls Single "Wannabe" was the biggest-selling debut single of all time.

Often the most popular things are very shitty for some strange reason.
Doesn't apply to a game console imho.

Game consoles have a wide plethora of games for all tastes and can't be compared to a shitty hit song.
 

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Just because something is popular doesn't mean it's good.

The Spice Girls Single "Wannabe" was the biggest-selling debut single of all time.

Often the most popular things are very shitty for some strange reason.

Or simply put you're the anomaly and every one else is normal?
I HATE ketchup but everyone else loves it, does that make it bad cause 90-99% of people love it?
PlayStation has won since the PS1 gen started in 94 even the mistake made by the PS3 didn't kill it's brand popularity or success.
Make a good product at a decent price and people will love it.
Toyota Corolla was by far the most popular car of the 1990s it was cheap, didn't go through oil fast and it was easy to maintain, but it was boring to drive and looked like crap.
 
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Calm down. I don't hate Playstation and never said it's bad. (I even have a PSP)
I wanted to point out the fact that higher popularity doesn't always mean sth is better than the less popular.
 
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450 Million units sold for only 4 Home consoles

Comparing it to Nintendo, Nintendo were able to sell 321 Millions for 7 Home consoles (NES, SNES, N64, GC, Wii, Wii U, Switch).

Confirmed Sony is better than Nintendo
Why are you only considering the home consoles? Add in the handheld ones as well my seething cinematic stepchild bonding simulator enthusiast friend.
 

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Yeah about 470 000 000 just Nintendo handhelds. I guess you could say handhelds are cheaper but that's unfair, because they must prove their worth with less computing performance. They are gaming computers too

Everyone is calm don't worry.....
Not so sure about Tekkenfan.

And no what I "am saying" is what I said.
 
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Full disclosure: I have owned every PlayStation console since launch since the PS1 launch.
 

Lionel Richie

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So..........
PS1, PS2, PS3, PS4 and Vita has more sales than
NES, SNES, N64, Gamecube, Wii, WiiU, Switch, GameBoy, GBA, DS, 3DS?

I doubt that
Home consoles only. Yeah, it's a cherry picked stat. Unless I'm really bad at math, Nintendo sold more gaming hardware than Sony did since the Playstation inception.
 

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totally undeserved. overhyped crap console and "cinematic" boring ass games
My friend who is a hardcore Nintendo fanboy agrees with you. He says this is probably fake news and Nintendo will kick Sony's ass and Sony has to sell buildings to stay alive. He says to give stadia some more time and stadia, combined with Nintendo and Xbox will kill the evil Sony.

He says games with good graphics have bad gameplay. Just like all Sony exclusives. And they only run at 30fps.

He is behind the begging of Persona 5 Royal on the Nintendo switch and is praying real hard every night.
 
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It's the only one with truly global presence I was in Morocco last month and guess which brand of consoles was only one I have seen there ?
 

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Big dick energy.

It's the only one with truly global presence I was in Morocco last month and guess which brand of consoles was only one I have seen there ?
Yep. A lot of Americans grew up with N64 or XBOX and don't understand how they were dwarfed by Playstation.
 
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The same difference between a desktop and a laptop. What's your point?
It's pretty evident what's my point friend.

So..........
PS1, PS2, PS3, PS4 and Vita has more sales than
NES, SNES, N64, Gamecube, Wii, WiiU, Switch, GameBoy, GBA, DS, 3DS?

I doubt that
I tried to clear the confusion this guy had, and that saying it's the best selling home console feels like a technicality like convincing yourself that fucking your second cousin isn't wrong.
 

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Ahh if only Nintendo played nice way back when.
Don't know why people think that Nintendo would have had Sony's success if the split didn't happen, the only reason why Sony put so much money on the original PSX and got so many unique developers on board was because they were alone and had to salvage what they had left of the deal. Nintendo controlling the games would have led to a large audience never being catered to.
 

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Congrats to Sony. Its seriously impressive that they are ahread of Nintendo, i'm glad too lol.
Also Gaf seriously?, a thread like this and half the posts are bashing Xbox. Never change.
 
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So this is the big news @PSErebus touted a week ago?

The upcoming PS 25th Anniversary which Sony has already started celebrating a few days leading up to it?

lol