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Japanese console hardware sales slump further

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 May 2009 23:06 User comments (2)

Japanese console hardware sales slump further Console hardware sales in Japan continued their slump this week, seeing new record lows for unit sales.
The Nintendo DS Lite and DSi were the best selling console for the week, with the handhelds combining for 39,464 sales, a drop of almost 24,000 from the same period in April.

The PSP handheld came in second with 27,536 units sold, a drop of almost 15,000.

Wii and PlayStation 3 sales fell as well, to 16,233 and 10,932 respectively.

Bringing up the rear were the aging PlayStation 2 with 4075 sales for the period and the Xbox 360 with 3854 untis sold.

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2 user comments

130.5.2009 13:50

its called market saturation. you can only sell so many units until they start slowing down.

24.6.2009 8:59

And you know. The whole recession thing... :|

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