Movies on Sony PSP: Sales Figures Still Unclear

We’ve been covering the slew of movie studios releasing movies in UMD format for Sony PSP…but this story says that the sales figures on these are not yet very clear. To date, 31 titles have been released on UMD. By midyear, 130 titles should be available. According to Sony Pictures, 100,000 copies of each title have been sent to retailers, and 60 to 80 percent have been sold to consumers.

Nielsen VideoScan, which uses point-of-sale records to track sales of DVDs and video products, can’t get a fix on the sales records, mainly because Wal-Mart and other major retailers don’t participate.

but one thing is clear: However, UMD seems to have clearly upstaged Warner Home Video’s Mini-DVD format with a 2.5-inch screen, which was introduced in the 2004 holiday season. Warner is the only studio to have committed titles to the Mini-DVD format…