JAPAN: PSP holds tight at top

Japanese charts body

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reports that Sony’s PSP handheld has successfully claimed the top spot of the region’s hardware charts for the third consecutive week.

Despite a drop in sales of over 175,000 units, PSP still beats its closest contender, Nintendo’s DS, by 30,000 units. PSP’s newly found success has coincided with the release of the Slim & Lite version of the machine, which has now sold over 580,000 units.

The hardware listings in full:

PSP – 102,809
Nintendo DS Lite – 72,895
Wii – 24,143
PS3 – 13,105
PS2 – 12,980
Xbox 360 – 5,215
Game Boy Micro – 229
GameCube – 73
Game Boy Advance SP – 49
Game Boy Advance – 41
DS – 30

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