JAPAN: PSP rules May hardware sales

Sony’s PSP

continues to dominate

the Japanese hardware market, after clocking up 270,750 sales in May.

According to data exclusively given to MCV by our media partner Famitsu/Enterbrain, the handheld took 37.3 per cent of all console sales in the month.

It was followed by Wii, which shifted 220,052 units (30.3 per cent). DS Lite was back in third, having sold 163,930 (22.6 per cent).

It was a big drop from there to PS3, which sold 34, 674 units (4.8 per cent). PS2 shifted 29, 569 units (4.1 per cent), whilst Xbox 360 was in ‘last place’ with 6,883 units (0.9 per cent).

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