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The 2006 fiscal year for Nintendo and Sony began April 1, 2005 and ended on March 31, 2006. Microsoft's sales earning report entails the period from July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006.

Fiscal year sales tableEdit

See also: 2007 fiscal year table for comparisons
Console Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4 Fiscal year 06 Lifetime
Xbox 360 0 1.5 1.7 1.8 5.0 million 5.0 million
PlayStation 2 3.53 4.00 1.36 2.32 16.22 million 103.69 million
Nintendo DS (including DS Lite) 1.38 2.19 5.59 2.30 11.46 million 16.73 million
GameBoy Advance 0.98 2.27 4.21 0.87 8.33 million 75.13 million
PlayStation Portable 2.09 3.75 6.22 2.00 14.06 million 17.03 million
GameCube 0.26 0.55 1.31 0.23 2.35 million 20.85 million
Xbox

  • Note: Microsoft's fiscal year is not aligned with Nintendo or Sony. Microsoft's Q1 corresponds to Nintendo's and Sony's Q2.
  • Note2: Sources can be accessed below.
  • Note3: See comment below about source data for Sony's consoles

ForecastEdit

Official forecasts for the 2006 fiscal year given by Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft.

  • Xbox 360 - 4.5 - 5.5 million [1]
  • GameCube - 2.40[2] (adjusted from 2.80 [3]) (not met)

NintendoEdit

The Nintendo 2006 fiscal year goes from April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006.

Yearly sales and profitsEdit

 

  • Net sales:
  • Net income:

Major releasesEdit

ReferencesEdit

SonyEdit

Sony 2006 fiscal year goes from April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006.

Yearly sales and profitsEdit

 

  • Net sales:
  • Net income:

Major releasesEdit

ReferencesEdit

Sony numbers from their official press releases are the number of units shipped to factories, not to retailers as Nintendo does. These numbers are greater than the "true" sales. The data being used in the table above uses figures from Sony's unit sales table when available. There exists productions sales table, also. The links below are provided for additional reference.


MicrosoftEdit

Microsoft's 2006 fiscal year began July 1, 2005 and ended June 30, 2006.

Yearly sales and profitsEdit

 

  • Net sales:
  • Net income:

http://www.pcworld.com/article/126504/microsoft_predicts_strong_xbox_sales.html

Major releasesEdit

  • Xbox 360
  • Gears of War

ReferencesEdit

Other publishersEdit

See alsoEdit

Video game industry
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