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PSP Tops Japanese Charts, Sales Decline For Other Platforms

The standard PSP model topped the Japanese hardware charts this week, as nearly all other platforms experienced sales declines, reports tracking firm Media Create.
The PSP led the Japanese hardware charts this week, as nearly all other platforms experienced sales declines, reports tracking firm Media Create. For the week ended January 23, the standard PSP hardware sold 35,636 units, jumping past the PlayStation 3, which sold 23,792 units. While the original PSP model saw healthy sales, the PSP go only sold 198 units, down from 1,208 units last week. The Nintendo DS line saw declining sales across all its hardware versions, and fell to number three on the overall hardware sales chart. Other than the PSP, the PlayStation 2 was the only other platform to see a sales boost, selling an additional 200 units compared to the previous week. Below are the full sales rankings from Media Create for the week ended January 23, 2011. (The second chart lumps together sales of all models in a given line of hardware.
LWTWPlatformWeekly SalesLast Week
21PSP35,63629,806
12PS323,79233,190
33Wii14,54721,291
44DSi LL11,72017,452
55DSi8,99013,416
66Xbox 3602,3382,636
77DS Lite1,5281,956
88PS21,8361,629
99PSP go1981,208
LWTWPlatformWeekly SalesLast Week
31PSP35,63629,806
12PS323,79233,190
23DS22,23832,824
44Wii14,54721,291
55Xbox 3602,3382,636
66PS21,8361,629

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