GC LEIPZIG: Sony confirms 1.3 million PS3 sales in Europe

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SCEE president David Reeves has told a packed Leipzig Game Convention that the PS3 has already notched up an impressive 1.3 million sales in Europe.

Giving a full sales update to the anticipatory crowd, the Sony boss was in the mood for celebration – also revealing that the PS3 had enjoyed a faster sales curve” than the PS2 had in the same point in its lifecycle.

Our key objective is to not only grow our share of the market, but to grow the wider market itself,” he said.

Reeves also announced that PS3 sales were up by 61 per cent in Europe since Sony launched the new ‘value' start pack last month.