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DS still leads Japanese hardware sales

The Nintendo DS is still the best selling console in Japan, with Media Create figures showing that the handheld sold over 139,200 units for the week ended July 8.

The Nintendo DS is still the best selling console in Japan, with Media Create figures showing that the handheld sold over 139,200 units for the week ended July 8.

Nintendo's Wii is also maintaining its strong sales performance by shifting over 75,200 units in the region.

The PSP continues to be the leader in Sony's family of consoles, selling just under 33,000 units, although sales have dropped by over a 5,000 units compared to the previous week.

The PlayStation 2 sold 14,120 units, with the PlayStation 3 not far behind with 12,691 units.

Microsoft's Xbox 360 continues to record poor sales in the region, with under 2,400 units for the same period, while the GBA sold 600 units and the GameCube 174 units.

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