According to Flurry Analytics (associate or partner of Pinch Media) , yes — and by a whopping 8%, to boot. The numbers are all estimates for now, but the latest post on the Flurry blog shows the PSP with 11% market share, compared to the iPhone’s 19%. That’s a real achievement, especially when you consider […]
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Has the iPhone surpassed the Sony PSP in portable gaming market share?

taken from Flurry Analytics blog

According to Flurry Analytics (associate or partner of Pinch Media) , yes — and by a whopping 8%, to boot. The numbers are all estimates for now, but the latest post on the Flurry blog shows the PSP with 11% market share, compared to the iPhone’s 19%. That’s a real achievement, especially when you consider how much longer the PSP has been on the market (five years!), and the fact that the iPhone only held 5% last year (compared to the PSP’s 20%).

Honestly, none of this surprises me. I bought a PSP-2000 about a year ago and played a few games. They were fun, but quite expensive. iPhone games, on the other hand, are almost always capped at around $10.00 and some titles, like GTA Chinatown Wars, are available for much less than their console counterparts. Then there’s the sad fact that great iPhone games like Fieldrunners are then re-released as PSP-Minis, and I doubt they have any real hope of being updated again.

[news via Shacknews]

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