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SONY, NINTENDO REPORT HARDWARE SALES FOR 1998

Tuesday 12 January 1999 | 00:00 CET | News
Sony and Nintendo sold over 300k hardware units between them in the period 12-26 December 1998, with Christmas 1998 proving to be the most successful ever for the games market in the UK. Sony sold 250k PlayStation consoles in the period 12-26 December 1998, for total UK sales of 1.8 mil units in 1998. The firm estimates a total UK installed base of 3.75 mil PlayStations and expects this to reach four mil units by end-March 1999. THE (UK), Nintendo distributor, sold over 80k N64 consoles between 12-26 December 1998, vs over 100k units in the year-earlier period, for total 1998 UK sales of 600k

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