Do Xbox 360 exclusives sell and score more than PS3 exclusives?

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Do Xbox 360 exclusives sell and score more than PS3 exclusives?

There have been some brilliant exclusives released for both the Playstation 3 and the Xbox 360. Eventhough the 360 was released a year earlier than its competitors, PS3 is doing amazingly well to catch up with Microsoft’s beast. In this article we analyze each gaming genre for both consoles, pick up exclusive games and compare how they did in terms of sales and scores. Please note that there could have been a ton of games that could have been mentioned in this article, but we have picked up games which we thought are the best on both consoles in the respective genre.

** Please note we have taken the sales numbers from VgChartz.com.

Genre: FPS

Games: Killzone 2 (PS3) Versus Halo 3 (360)

Halo 3:

Sales: 9.95 million

Metacritic Score: 94

Killzone 2:

Sales: 1.76 million

Metacritic Score: 91

Genre: Racing

Games: Gran Turismo 5 Prologue(PS3) Versus Forza 2 (360)

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue

Sales: 2.94 million

Metacritic Score: 80


Forza 2:

Sales: 3.99million

Metacritic Score: 90

Genre: RPG

Games: Fable 2, Mass Effect (360) Versus Valkyria Chronicles, White Knight Chronicles (PS3)

Fable 2

Sales: 2.95 million

Metacritic Score: 89

Mass Effect

Sales: 2.07 million

Metacritic Score: 91

Valkyria Chronicles

Sales: 0.51 million

Metacritic Score: 86

White Knight Chronicles

Sales: 0.35 million

Metacritic Score: NA

Genre: Action Adventure

Games: Gears of War 2(360) Versus Metal Gear Solid 4(PS3)

Gears of War 2

Sales: 5.06 million

Metacritic Score: 93

Metal Gear Solid 4

Sales: 4.06 million

Metacritic Score: 94

Genre: Fighting

Games: Dead or Alive(360) Versus Virtua Fighter 5* ( was a timed exclusive for the PS3)

Dead or Alive 4

Sales: 1.01 million

Metacritic Score: 85

Virtua Fighter 5

Sales: 0.51 million

Metacritic Score: 86

Genre: Platforming


Games: Kameo: Elements of Power(360) Versus Ratchet and Clank : Tools of Destruction(PS3)

Kameo: Elements of Power

Sales: 0.52 million

Metacritic Score: 79



Ratchet and Clank : Tools of Destruction

Sales: 2 million

Metacritic Score: 89

So  folks its up to you, what do you people think?

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