PSP maintains lead in Japan

The latest Media Create data from Japan displays yet another successful week for Sony’s PlayStation Portable system, as it continues to outpace rival machines by a comfortable margin.

The portable gaming device sold 89,884 units for the week ended May 11, beating out the Nintendo Wii, which shifted 67,308 units during the same period.

DS came in third place with 51,228 consoles sold, followed by the PlayStation 3 in fourth, which sold 8,054 units.

Meanwhile, the PlayStation 2 came in fifth and the Xbox 360 in sixth place this week, selling 7,464 and 1,298 units each, respectively.