DS big hardware winner in Japan last year, says Famitsu

By Johnny Cullen, Tuesday, 5 January 2010 11:51 GMT

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According to figures released by Famitsu/Enterbrain, DS was the big winner in the hardware race last year in Japan, selling just over 4 million units.

The handheld’s lifetime sales in Japan now stand at 29 million.

Wii outsold PS3 in ’09 to win the battle on the home console front: Wii sold 1.9 million units, compared to PS3’s 1.7 million.

The machines have now sold 9.5 million units and 4.3 million units in Japan respectively.

Find the full numbers below:

  • DS – 4,025,313 (29,160,589 LTD)
  • PSP – 2,307,971 (13,386,455)
  • Wii – 1,975,178 (9,501,999)
  • Playstation 3 – 1,727,041 (4,391,407)
  • Xbox 360 – 331,706 (1,197,873 )

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