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Japan: 3DS loses top sales spot to PS3

New PS3 releases storm the software chart

Japanese PS3 sales almost doubled during the week ended September 11 as new games helped give the platform a massive lift.

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PS3 sales jumped from 33,831 units to 64.786, resulting in the console knocking 3DS from the top spot for the first time since Nintendo reduced the portable's price in mid-August.

A trio of PS3 titles stormed the software chart. Namco Bandai RPG Tales of Xillia entered at No.1 with over half a million sales, ahead of Resident Evil: Revival Selection and Resistance 3, which placed at No.2 and No.3 respectively.

Weekly hardware sales (previous week)
PS3: 64.786 (33,831)
3DS: 49.076 (54,744)
PSP: 25.404 (30,192)
Wii: 10.743 (11,606)
DSi: 4.890 (5.710)
PS2: 1.386 (1,394)
X360: 1.219 (1,228)

Weekly software sales (lifetime)
01. Tales of Xillia (PS3, Bandai Namco) - 525,605 / New
02. Resident Evil: Revival Selection (PS3, Capcom) - 93,768 / New
03. Resistance 3 (PS3, Sony) - 20,342 / New
04. Monster Hunter Freedom 3 HD (PS3, Capcom) - 20,162 / 360,783
05. Grand Knights History (PSP, Marvelous) - 19,712 / 84,341
06. Super Sentai Battle: Ranger Cross (Wii, Bandai Namco) - 16,457 / New
07. Rhythm Heaven (Wii, Nintendo) - 15,600 / 437,913
08. Hot Shots Golf 5 (PS3, Sony) - 12,357 / New
09. Kirby Mass Attack (DS, Nintendo) - 11,240 / 208,268
10. Wii Sports Resort with Remote Plus (Wii, Nintendo) - 10,324 / 537,008

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