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Retailers expect PS3 to get the Wii kicked out of it

Now is the winter of our discount tents
Mon Oct 02 2006, 17:20


given the thumbs down to the PS3 and are expecting the Sony console to be soundly beaten up by Nintendo's Wii.

A survey of retailers conducted by the Japanese media outfit Enterbrain shows that 88 percent think that the Wii will sell better over the Christmas break, only 11 percent believe the PS3 will be tops. Since this is a Japanese survey they didn't even bother asking if they thought the Xbox 360 would go anywhere.

Out of all hardware sales, 60.7 percent Nintendo DS would be the best seller, followed by the the Nintendo Wii at 32.8 percent. The PS3 would be outclassed by the PS2 at 3.3 percent. The PS3 and the Xbox360 will have 1.6 percent each, which shows how bad it is going to get for Sony in Japan.

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