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3DS Hardware Continues To Dominate In Japanese Charts

3DS Hardware Continues To Dominate In Japanese Charts

August 25, 2011 | By Mike Rose




Nintendo's 3DS console continued its dominance of the weekly Japanese hardware sales charts this week, following the August 12 price cut.

During the week ended August 21, the handheld sold a total of 105,639 units, having sold 196,077 in the previous week, according to tracking data from Media Create and as reported by NeoGAF.

Although sales of the 3DS dwarfed every other console, the PSP still shifted plenty of units, for a total of 40,888. The PlayStation 3 also saw a significant increase in sales, up to 29,666 units this week.

In comparison, Nintendo's Wii console saw a slight decline in sales, down to 18,256 units, while its DS console continued to sell well despite the rise of the 3DS.

Down at the bottom, the PSP Go is still hanging on for dear life with a total of 13 sales over the week, while the original PlayStation 2 outsold the Xbox 360, with 1,789 units to 1,427.

Below are the full sales rankings from Media Create for the week ended August 21, 2011. (The second chart lumps together sales of all models in a given line of hardware.)

LWTWPlatformWeekly SalesLast Week
113DS105,639196,077
22PSP40,90140,409
33PS329,66620,239
44Wii18,25619,607
55DS8,0317,834
76PS21,7891,513
673601,4271,576


LWTWPlatformWeekly SalesLast Week
113DS105,639196,077
22PSP40,88840,389
33PS329,66620,239
44Wii18,25619,607
55DSi LL4,3294,213
66DSi3,5853,531
87PS21,7891,513
783601,4271,576
99DS Lite11790
1010PSP Go1320



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