Weekly PS3 sales in Japan rise to over 75k
- Posted June 17th, 2008 at 06:49 EDT by Michael Harradence
The Japanese release of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots has caused as significant rise in the number of PlayStation 3’s sold in the region, with the console shifting over 75,000 units this past week, according to Famitsu publisher, Enterbrain.
Sony’s latest home console sold approximately 77,208 for the week ending June 15, with MGS4 itself closing in on the 500,000 sales mark, with a total of 476,334 copies sold in just four days.
Figures were obtained via sales of the standard and special editions of the popular stealth title, in addition to the two available hardware bundles.