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[May 04, 2014]

Top 10 best-selling video game consoles [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

(China Daily: Hong Kong Edition Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Microsoft's Xbox One will reach Chinese homes later this year, Microsoft announced on Wednesday. The company said the home console will be released domestically in Chinese mainland this September, citing the formation of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone as opening the Chinese market its new product.


Here, let's have a look at the top 10 best-selling video game platforms of all time from VGChartz. VGChartz is a video game sales tracking website that provides weekly sales figures of console software and hardware by region.

No 10: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Release: July 1983 Company: Nintendo Sales: 61.91 million units The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), released in Japan as the Nintendo Family Computer, is a Nintendo console that is considered the successor to Nintendo's Color TV Game series, and is Nintendo's first home console with interchangeable cartridges. [file photo]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 9: Xbox 360 Release: Nov 2005 Company: Microsoft Sales: 79.35 million units Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer delivers a preshow keynote address at the 2011 International CES, Jan 5, 2011. [Photo/dfic.cn]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 8: PlayStation Portable (PSP) Release: Dec 2004 Company: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc Sales: 80.24 million units Sony introduces the PlayStation Portable (PSP) during the Tokyo Game Show on Sept 24, 2004 in Makuhari, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. [file photo]   Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 7: PlayStation 3 (PS3) Release: Nov 2006 Company: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc Sales: 80.63 million units Sony Computer Entertainment Inc President and CEO Andrew House introduces the new PlayStation 3 during a news conference in Tokyo, Sept 19, 2012. [Photo/dfic.cn]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 6: Game Boy Advance (GBA) Release: March 2001 Company: Nintendo Sales: 81.51 million units The Game Boy Advance, often shortened to GBA, is a 32-bit handheld video game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo. It is the successor to the Game Boy Color. [file photo]   Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 5: Wii Release: Nov 2006 Company: Nintendo Sales: 100.52 million units A Nintendo Wii game console is for sale at a stall in a digital products mall in Shanghai, China, July 10, 2013. [Photo/dfic.cn]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 4: PlayStation (PS)  Release: Dec 1994 Company: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc Sales: 104.25 million units The PlayStation is a series of video game consoles created and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. The brand was first introduced on Dec 3, 1994 in Japan with the launch of the original PlayStation console. [file photo]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 3: Game Boy Release: April 1989 Company: Nintendo Sales: 118.69 million units A transparent special edition version of the first Game Boy is on display at the Computer Games Museum in Berlin, Germany, April 14, 2014. [Photo/dfic.cn]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 2: Nintendo DS Release: Nov 2004 Company: Nintendo Sales: 154.82 million units Two Japanese boys play Nintendo's portable video game DS in front of the official Pokemon store, May 10, 2010. [Photo/dfic.cn]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  No 1: PlayStation 2 Release: March 2000 Company: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc Sales: 157.68 million units The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console that was manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is Sony's second installment in the PlayStation Series. It was released on March 4, 2000, in Japan. [file photo]  Top 10 Chinese Internet firms eyeing IPOs in US Top 10 amazing night views in Beijing Top 10 wearable products at MWC 2014  (c) 2014 China Daily Information Company. All Rights Reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company

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