The Australian NPD has revealed some details in regards to the sales of the home consoles. According to a report from Aus Gamers on Feb. 13, the organization stated that the two Playstation systems outsold the other gaming systems in Australia last year.
The PS3 and PS4 were able to beat competing platforms such as the Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Michael Ephraim was pleased with the success of the Playstation brand in the country over the past year. You can check out the comments from the managing director of Sony Computer Entertainment Australia below:
It has been an enormous 12 months for PlayStation in Australia. These results reflect not only the passion Australians have for the PlayStation brand overall, but also the strength of the individual platforms we have. For PS3 to perform so well, nearly seven years after its launch, is testament to the features, entertainment services and quality gaming titles delivered throughout its lifecycle and in 2013.
The Australian NPD also announced the top ten best-selling video games of 2013. According to a report from Kotaku on Feb. 13, “GTA 5” managed to beat other popular video games such as “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag,” “Battlefield 4” and “Call of Duty: Ghosts” for the top spot. You can find some screens from latest “Grand Theft Auto” title with the slideshow to the left of this article and the list below:
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Call of Duty: Ghosts
- Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
- Battlefield 4
- FIFA 14
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- The Last Of Us
- Skylanders SWAP Force
- Battlefield 3
- Tomb Raider
The publisher of “GTA 5,” Rockstar Games, previously announced that the software product has already sold 32.5 million units worldwide, making it among the best-selling video game of all time. The rumored ports to the PC, PS4 and Xbox One would also add more sales to the already popular open-world action-adventure title.