PS3 passes 2 million mark in Japan

11 04 2008

The PlayStation 3 has passed the 2 million sales mark in Japan, adding to another bumper week of sales for the PlayStation Portable – making it a very good week for Sony in its home territory.

The PSP sold another 121,000 units in the week ending April 6, according to data compiled by Media Create, down slightly from the previous week but way ahead of the other consoles, thanks to continued high sales of Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G, which sailed past the 1.5 million mark after just two weeks on sale.

The Nintendo DS sold just over 55,000 units in second place, while the Wii fell slightly to 44,600 in third.

The PlayStation 3 sold just over 11,000 units in that week, leaving it just 31 short of the 2 million mark as of April 6 – a target it has since beat.

The PlayStation 2 meanwhile sold 10,400 units, while the Xbox 360 sold just 1400 units, giving it regional lifetime sales to date of just over 555,000.

The full list is as follows:

  • 1. PlayStation Portable (120,964)
  • 2. Nintendo DS (55,190)
  • 3. Nintendo Wii (44,618)
  • 4. PlayStation 3 (11,303)
  • 5. PlayStation 2 (10,423)
  • 6. Xbox 360 (1452

Thanks GameIndustry

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