Japanese hardware sales, Oct. 30 - Nov. 5: PSP overtakes its big brother

Chris Powell
C. Powell|11.11.06

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Japanese hardware sales, Oct. 30 - Nov. 5: PSP overtakes its big brother
Japanese hardware sales, Oct. 30 - Nov. 5: PSP overtakes its big brotherFor the last few months, the PSP has not only been outsold by the Nintendo DS, but also the PS2. However, it seems like those days could be over as the PSP has begun outselling the PS2 for the last two weeks.

- DS Lite: 113,097 45,584 (28.73%)
- PSP: 23,725 2,183 (8.43%)
- PS2: 20,982 850 (3.89%)
- Xbox 360: 6,580 5,015 (320.45%)
- GBA SP: 1,443415 (22.34%)
- Game Boy Micro: 1,299 52 (3.85%)
- Gamecube: 647 3 (0.47%)
- DS Phat: 373 259 (227.19%)
- GBA: 20 5 (33.33%)
- Xbox: 0 7 (100.00%)

It will be interesting to see how well the PSP does in the coming weeks with the launch of the Wii and PS3. The PSP has a strong lineup of games this winter, but Sony is going to have its work cut out for it to keep the PSP at the forefront of gamer's minds. Maybe Sony should start by adopting a new advertising campaign.

[Source: Media Create]
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