Wii will fall to PS3, says Pachter

ps3_wii_pachter_console_war.jpg Acclaimed industry analyst Michael Pachter has speculated that 2008 will be the year of the PS3, which will soon begin to undercut Wii sales. Pachterdamus points at retail cost in being a decisive factor here - he believes that once the PS3 drops below US$300, it’s all over for the Wii. He also alludes to big titles such as GTAIV and GT5 Prologue playing some part in the trend.

These predictions arrive at a time where latest NPD figures reveal Nintendo’s trouncing of the competition in December 07.

While it’s not usually a good idea to take whatever Pachter says as gospel, its still pretty hard to see Nintendo keeping the overwhelming success of the Wii going for much longer than they already have.

via WiiFanBoy


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