The PSP almost outsold all other formats combined in Japan last week, in the run up to the ongoing Golden Week series of public holidays - with 3DS sales still lagging well behind in second place.
In the last few shopping days prior to Golden Week most formats saw an increase in sales, despite a lack of any major new software titles. Nevertheless, PSP sales increased by almost 28,000 units to 77,225 - including 251 for the PSPgo.
By comparison 3DS sales rose by only 5,000 to 28,413 - with no software titles in the top 10. PlayStation 3 sales rose by a similar amount to 23,954 units for the week.
The Nintendo DS family of consoles saw sales rise by over 3,500 units to 17,138; while Wii sales were up by 3,000 to 10,889.
Although it has only one software title in the top 50 (El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron at number 14) Xbox 360 sales more than doubled to 4,082. PlayStation 2 sales increased by only a few hundred to 1,582.
|Platform||This Week||Last Week|
|Nintendo DSi XL||9,235||7,064|
|Nintendo DS Lite||319||283|