According to Nielson’s list of the most used game consoles in the US, topping the list is Microsoft’s Xbox 360. It leads with 23.1% of usage minutes among consoles. Though this doesn’t come as much of a surprise, you might find this next bit of news a bit shocking.
Nielson’s reports also show that coming in second place in Sony’s Playstation 2 with 20.4%, rather than their newest console, the PS3. In fact, the PlayStation 3 wasn’t even included on the fact sheet. How embarrassing.
Some other interesting facts for you, according to reports, 73% of households in the US say that they own devices used for gaming. Also, 45% of gamers are women. To get even more specific, 49% of Wii owners are chicks, as well as 52% of PSP owners.
Was that at all what you would have expected?