Famitsu conducts survey: Japan’s holiday purchase plans

Consoles - Image 1Do you still have money to burn for the holidays? Figured out how to spend it yet? Well, Famitsu went on a survey, asking the Japanese about their holiday game spending plans. Read what the Japanese are planning to buy and why they’re getting them. It might actually help you decide on which stuff to get after you read the full article.

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With December just around the corner, the holidays are ready to go on full gear. One big question remains: what are you getting this Christmas? It happens every year – so much to buy, cash just can’t compete, and stores left and right are screaming for your wallet’s contents. Famitsu went around and asked the Japanese how they’ll be spending on games during the holidays.

What will you get?

  1. Nintendo DSi
  2. Animal Forest: Dobutsu no mori
  3. White Knight Chronicles
  4. Wii
  5. Chrono Trigger
  6. New Xbox Experience
  7. Ad-Hoc Party for PSP
  8. Dissidia Final Fantasy
  9. PSP-3000
  10. PlayStation Home open beta

Most wanted merchandise

  1. PSP-3000
  2. Dissidia Final Fantasy
  3. Animal Forest Dobutsu no mori
  4. Nintendo DSi
  5. Wii
  6. White Knight Chronicles
  7. Xbox 360
  8. The Last Remnant
  9. Xbox New Experience
  10. PlayStation 3

Which system will sell most this holiday? (Retailers)

  1. PSP: 33.4%
  2. Nintendo DS: 25.9%
  3. PS3: 18.5%
  4. Wii: 14.8%
  5. Xbox 360: 7.4%

Which system will sell the most this holiday (Consumers)

  1. PS3: 34.4%
  2. Xbox 360: 31.0%
  3. Wii: 12.1%
  4. PSP 12.1%
  5. Nintendo DS: 10.4%

With the upcoming release of White Knight Chronicles and Dissidia: Final Fantasy, the PlayStation brands are expecting a boost in Japanese sales, while the Xbox 360 keeps up with the New Xbox Experience and its lower retail price. At least that’s how things will go in Japan.

What about you? What are your holiday spending plans? Let us know!

Read more on the survey from the source link below.

Here’s what the experts think:

Via PS3 Life

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