Yet where Xbox 360 sales have enjoyed a ten percent increase due to price cuts over the lucrative holiday season (November to December), PS3 sales have dropped from 1.26 million in 2007 to 1.1 million in 2008.
While the PS3 has seen steady growth over the past year, 2008 Microsoft have issued a statement claiming that December 2008 was “the biggest month for Xbox 360 in history.”
Xbox 360 sales during December were up 38 percent from November 2008, outperforming the PlayStation 3 by a ratio of 2:1 for the third month running.
PS3 up 40% year-on-year, but holiday season sales drop
16 January 2009 | By Richard Walker