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Japan: Handhelds extend domination

Nintendo's DS continued to sell more than any other games platform in Japan last week, although units sold dropped over ten per cent on the previous week.

Nintendo's DS continued to sell more than any other games platform in Japan last week, although units sold dropped over ten per cent on the previous week.

It shifted 70,608 according to data from Media Create, while the PlayStation Portable's numbers remained consistent on 58,699.

The Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 3 both saw their numbers rise week on week, while the Xbox 360 fell back as the effect of the Elite launch began to die away.

The full list for sales ending October 21 is as follows:

1. Nintendo DS: 70,608
2. PlayStation Portable: 58,699
3. Nintendo Wii: 24,932
4. PlayStation 3: 17,130
5. PlayStation 2: 10,281
6. Xbox 360: 3011

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