The release of Square Enix's latest Kingdom Hearts game has had a knock-on effect for Sony's PSP, with the system selling over 145,000 units for the week ended January 10, according to data from Media Create.
In stark contrast, the digital-only PSPgo sold a very poor 2841 units, and was outsold by the ageing PlayStation 2.
The DS family also performed well in the region, with a over 105,000 units of the DSi, DSi LL, and DS Lite sold combined.
The Wii led home consoles with over 76,000 units sold, although Sony's PlayStation 3 wasn't far behind with more than 61,500 units. Microsoft's Xbox 360 sold just over 5400 units.
Japanese hardware sales for the week ending January 10 follow:
- PSP - 145,682
- Wii - 76,772
- PS3 - 61,591
- DSi - 50,178
- DSi LL - 45,221
- DS Lite - 10,067
- Xbox 360 - 5461
- PS2 - 3092
- PSPgo - 2841