iOS vs. The Best Selling Video Game Consoles of All Time

I’ll be at E3 today feeding the video game addiction of the 14 year old boy stuck inside of me.  While it should be exciting to check out $SNE and $MSFT’s new systems (along with the ruins of the former $NTDOY empire), the real gorillas of the video game industry will mostly be absent.  That’s because $AAPL and $GOOG wont have a presence at E3 even though their gaming systems in the form of smartphones and tablets have sold multiple times the number of units that the traditional gaming guys have ever hoped to sell.  Below is a list of the top selling consoles of all time by number of units with iPhone and iPad included for perspective.  iPhone has sold double the units that PS2 did over its lifespan, and iPad has already sold more units than Gameboy, a former juggernaut.

Best Selling Video Game Consoles

 

Source: Wikipedia

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