Japan: PSP dislodges PS3 from top of charts
- Posted June 27th, 2008 at 08:10 EDT by Michael Harradence
Weekly PlayStation 3 sales in Japan have slumped following an initial boost on the back of Konami’s Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, while the PlayStation Portable repositions itself back at the top of the charts.
According to Media Create, the PSP sold through 59,351 units for the week ended June 22, peaking ahead of both the Wii and DS, which shifted 41,037 and 36,599 units each, respectively.
Despite seeing a drop in sales over the previous week, PS3 sales still remained impressive, shifting over 20,000 units during the same period and maintaining its lead over the PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360.
Full sales figures can be seen below.
PSP - 59,351
Wii - 41,037
Nintendo DS - 36,599
PlayStation 3 - 20,336
PlayStation 2 - 6,346
Xbox 360 - 2,555