But if you're Canadian like me, you might have noticed our country's sales data is a little harder to come by. And by harder I mean it's damn near impossible to find. Fortunately for us, the NPD Group also tracks Canadian sales data, and occasionally the like to share! In fact they recently shared some meaty sales data figures with Canadian Business Online - namely console sales for the first two quarters of 2008.
So without further hesitation, here is your Canadian console sales data for January through June:
Wii - 318,000
Playstation 3 - 170,500
Xbox 360 - 129,000
Well, no real surprises there. Big N's on top with a huge margin. Propelled by the recent blu-ray victory and the sweet, sweet launch of Metal Gear Solid 4, the PS3 comes in second. And finally we have the Xbox 360 trailing, but hot on the heels of the PS3 in third.
Now if only the NPD Group would report Canadian data on a
Source: Canadian Business Online