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Sony's PlayStation Portable platforms outsold Nintendo's DS line of handhelds on a combined basis in Japan for the week ended June 6, Media Create reported Friday.

Kris Graft, Contributor

June 11, 2010

10 Min Read

Sony's PlayStation Portable platforms outsold Nintendo's DS line of handhelds on a combined basis in Japan for the week ended June 6, Media Create reported Friday. Combined sales of PSP-3000 and the newer PSP Go were 24,614 units, the tracking firm said. That includes 23,588 units of PSP-3000 and 1,026 of PSP Go. The DS line -- which includes DSi LL, DSi and DS Lite -- had combined sales of 20,699. The DSi LL sold 10,737, DSi sold 8,219 and DS Lite sold 1,743 for the week. The prior week, Nintendo DS took the top slot overall with 29,552 in combined sales, versus PSP's combined sales of 26,286. On the home console front, the PS3 narrowly edged out weekly Wii sales, selling 18,951 and 18,818, respectively. Below are the full sales rankings from Media Create for the week ended June 6, 2010. (The second chart lumps together sales of all models in a given line of hardware.)

LW

TW

Platform

Weekly Sales

Last Week

1

1

PSP

23,588

25,054

2

2

PS3

18,951

20,987

3

3

Wii

18,818

20,476

4

4

DSI LL

10,737

16,267

5

5

DSI

8,219

10,324

6

6

Xbox 360

3,258

3,546

7

7

DS Lite

1,743

2,961

8

8

PS2

1,316

1,463

9

9

PSP Go

1,026

1,232






LW

TW

Platform

Weekly Sales

Last Week

2

1

PSP

24,614

26,286

1

2

DS

20,699

29,552

3

3

PS3

18,951

20,987

4

4

Wii

18,818

20,476

5

5

Xbox 360

3,258

3,546

6

6

PS2

1,316

1,463

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Kris Graft

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Kris Graft is publisher at Game Developer.

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