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Game consoles do well in tough times

Sony and Microsoft are reporting a bumper pre-Christmas season in sales of their PlayStation and Xbox consoles in Ireland.

29th November, 2008

Sony and Microsoft are reporting a bumper pre-Christmas season in sales of their PlayStation and Xbox consoles in Ireland. Both companies said that Ireland has retained its position as their most lucrative territory per head of population in Europe.

‘‘Despite the recession, we’re seeing volumes sold much higher this year than last year, said Niall O’Hanrahan, director of Sony Computer Entertainment Ireland. ‘‘We’re not seeing any recessionary impact on the appetite for video games and...

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