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3DS holds lead in Japan

Every system except PSPgo sees a week-over-week sales decline

3D retained the top spot on the Japanese hardware chart for the week ended October 2.


Despite a significant weekly drop, sales of Nintendo's portable were almost double those of its nearest rival, PS3.

Every system except PSPgo experienced a week-over-week decline, but one more unit sold over the previous seven days doesn't really count, does it.

Weekly hardware sales
3DS: 58,504 (70,159)
PS3: 30,362 (39,452)
PSP: 25,401 (28,533)
Wii: 10,301 (14,034)
X360: 2,411 (3,897)
DSi LL: 2,382 (2,991)
DSi: 1,679 (2,351)
PS2: 1,351 (1,517)
DS Lite: 52 (86)
PSPgo: 14 (15)

Earlier today, Nintendo announced plans to launch an Ice White 3DS model in Japan.

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On the software front, Legend of Heroes Ao no Kiseki was a new entry at No.1, as was Evangelion Sound Impact at No.4, Andriasang reports.

Weekly software sales (lifetime)
01. Legend of Heroes Ao no Kiseki (PSP, Falcom) 127,938 - NEW
02. Dynasty Warriors 7 Xtreme Legends (PS3, Tecmo Koei) 82,901 - NEW
03. Dark Souls (PS3, From Software) 34,718 (314,286)
04. Evangelion Sound Impact (PSP, Namco Bandai) 16,477 - NEW
05. Dragon Quest Collection (Wii, Square Enix) 16,298 (334,472)
Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's Tag Force 6 (PSP, Konami) 12,452 (76,801)
07. Minna no Rhythm Tengoku (Wii, Nintendo) 11,468 (481,382)
08. Monster Hunter Portable 3rd PSP the Best (PSP, Capcom): 10,917 (25,841)
09. Wii Sports Resort Wiimote Plus Pack (Wii, Nintendo) 10,625 (577,618)
10. Ico/Last Guardian Limited Box (PS3, Sony) 10,306 (102,207)

[ SOURCE: Andriasang ]