Japan Bows Down to PS3’s Dominance

April 24, 2009 Written by Draisey

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Price drop or no price drop, the PlayStation 3 has been slaughtering other consoles on its home turf. In fact, it’s doing so well that it has actually managed to outsell the Nintendo Wii for 2009.┬áThe current year-to-date figures put the Playstation 3 at 447,700 units sold, while the Nintendo Wii is at 431,833 units sold.

The constant wave of heavy hitter games, as well as the release of Advent Children on Blu-ray, have given the console a hefty boost in weekly sales. You can view the performance of each console down below for the week of 04/13~04/19.

  • Playstation 3 – 62,527
  • PSP – 40,065
  • Nintendo DSi – 38,287
  • Nintendo Wii – 13,221
  • Xbox 360 – 8,652
  • Nintendo DS – 6,438
  • Playstation 2 – 4,230

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