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Japanese hardware charts, August 8-15

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Both DS and PSP sales increased in Japan this week, although Nintendo's handheld is the clear winner this time around.

Level 5's latest DS title, Spark/Bomber helps the handheld increase overall sales by around 13,000 units this week, selling a total of 57,582, while Project Diva and Tales of Phantasia helped PSP sales to an impressive 36,342.

While PSPgo sales remain slow, with only 608 units sold, the 33,057 PS3 sales this week will make good reading for Sony.

This week's hardware sales:

  1. DS - 57,582
  2. PSP - 36,342
  3. PS3 - 33,057
  4. Wii - 25,072
  5. Xbox 360 - 5,065
  6. PS2 - 1,675

Here's this week's data by SKU:

  1. PSP - 35,734
  2. PS3 - 33,057
  3. DSi LL -  27,923
  4. Wii - 25,072
  5. DSi - 24,850
  6. Xbox 360 - 5,065
  7. DS Lite - 4,809
  8. PS2 - 1,675
  9. PSP go - 608

Here's last week's data for comparison purposes:

  1. DS – 43,708
  2. PSP – 31,105
  3. PS3 – 28,630
  4. Wii – 18,238
  5. Xbox 360 – 5,639
  6. PS2 – 1,524

Japanese hardware sales, year-to-date:

  1. DS – 1,472,554
  2. PSP – 1,301479
  3. Wii – 950,228
  4. PS3 – 920,474
  5. Xbox 360 – 141,282
  6. PS2 – 54,555

Source: Media Create.

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