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PS3 sales collapse in Japan before launch of Slim model

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 30 Aug 2009 1:07 User comments (1)

PS3 sales collapse in Japan before launch of Slim model For the week ended August 24th, console sales lagged in Japan again, with the PlayStation 3 seeing the largest drop, 65 percent week-on-week, to 2,052 units sold.
The drop has been attributed to the newly announced Slim PS3 model, which is expected to have strong sales at launch on September 1st.

The DSi and DS Lite led the pack with a combined 65,313 units sold, a 32 percent decline week-on-week.

The Wii saw a 43 percent drop to 26,972 units and the PSP saw a similar drop. The Xbox 360 held up the best among all the consoles, seeing a 2 percent drop to 8979 units sold.

The full list:

DSi
59,578

PSP
27,187

Wii
26,972

Xbox 360

8,979

DS Lite
5,735

PS2
3,295

PS3
2,052

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