Move Sells 4.1 Million Worldwide
How popular is the PlayStation Move? The answer: quite.
Today, Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. (SCEI) announced that sales of Move have hit 4.1 million units worldwide (as of November). The advanced motion sensing system topped the 4 million plateau after only two months of availability in North America and Europe, and one month of availability in Japan. If you've been living under a rock, Move utilizes the PlayStation Eye and a wand "to detect precise movement, angle, and absolute position in 3D space of the user, thereby allowing users to intuitively play as if they are within the game." As of now, there are over 30 titles on store shelves that are either dedicated to Move or offer Move support as an option. This includes Sports Champions, EyePet, SingStar Dance, Resident Evil: Gold Edition, and the upcoming Killzone 3 and LittleBigPlanet 2.
Additionally, Sony has confirmed that 41.6 million PS3 systems have been sold globally (as of September) and "the system is set to record another year of success" as it enters its 5th year of existence. The combination of true high-definition gaming, Blu-Ray, solid reliability, a free online Network, a superb lineup of exclusive titles, and an agreeable $300 price tag has allowed Sony's machine to rise. And you know, it seems clear PlayStation Move will assist hardware sales; 4.1 million is nothing to sneeze at.
11/30/2010 3:07:10 PM Ben Dutka