Chased by a group of adorably deformed but club-wielding golfers, the PlayStation 3 has finally crossed the one million mark in Japan -- 1,017,689 systems have been sold. Everybody's Golf 5, or Hot Shots Golf 5 as your Western mind may recognize it, debuted in the second spot in the Japanese software sales chart with 152,379 copies sold. It was beaten only by a certain portly plumber's eighth party, which was attended by 264,953 people.

The golf game helped push the PS3's sales up to 28,829 units, a high number when compared to those of recent weeks, but not so much when compared to the considerably cheaper competition. The Xbox 360 also saw a boost to slightly less abysmal sales, an event you can likely blame on the software chart's number seven. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion broke into the listing with 40,168 copies sold.

- DS Lite: 150,494 3,965 (2.57%)
- Wii: 77,169 9,617 (11.08%)
- PSP: 35,068 2,174 (6.61%)
- PS3: 28,829 16,642 (136.56%)
- PS2: 11,757 2,302 (16.37%)
- Xbox 360: 3,872 1,208 (45.35%)
- Game Boy Micro: 263 52 (16.51%)
- GBA SP: 228 106 (86.89%)
- Gamecube: 102 29 (22.14%)
- DS Phat: 90 45 (100.00%)
- GBA: 41 17 (70.83%)

[Source: Media Create]

See also: Previous Japanese hardware sales charts

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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