Vita climbs above PSP in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation Vita has overtaken its predecessor the PSp for the first time since its launch week in Japan.

Andriasang reports that the handheld sold 18,942 last week – that’s over 3,500 more units than in the week before and almost 3,000 units more than the PSP, which sold 17,181 units.

3DS was the best selling hardware with weekly sales of 84,789 followed by PS3 with 21,155. Wii sold 10,396 and Xbox 360 1,235.

From Software’s new release Armored Core 5 topped the software charts, shifting 163,906 copies for PS3. 3DS new release Resident Evil: Revelations was second with week one sales of 146,559 units.

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