"Atari are aiming to sell up to 100,000 Falcons in the UK by Christmas as widespread advertising, distribution and importation of the Falcon finally gets under way this month. [...] If Atari succeed in achieving their projected sales of 80,000 to 100,000 Falcon sales in the UK, the software houses would be foolish to miss out on the opportunity for selling to game players."
SteveBagley wrote:It should be possible to estimate how many Falcons were sold by using the German tank problem approach (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_tank_problem), from the serial numbers of surviving machines.
Over on the Stardot forums, they've successfully used it to estimate how many of the various Acorn machines were sold.
christos wrote:ST Format quotes Atari UK for 100000
christos wrote:I've seen the number of 100000 in ST Format
applecrypt wrote:Wow. For such a powerful and beautiful computer, that ain't a lot...
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