PS3 is leading Xbox 360 in terms of hardware and software sales in France, according to a new Sony announcement based on data from GfK.

According to a Google translation of a Gamekyo article, PS3 has surpassed three million sales in the country, versus Xbox 360's 2.3 million.

On the software front, PS3 games have generated 418 million (equivalent to eight million units sold), versus 337 million for Wii games and 239 million for Xbox 360 titles.

CVG readers often ask for European sales data when we post the monthly NPD numbers from the US, so here you are. Unfortunately, we don't have access to wider European sales figures that we're allowed to publish on a regular basis, otherwise we would.