Chart Get! has released the latest Media Create Handheld Charts. The PSP3K's gains over the past several weeks were completely wiped out by the DSi.
Take into consideration that many times in Japan, when something new/updated is released there's a large segment of the population that just upgrades. This does not actually reflect potential new users, but rather users who want to replace their DS lite. The best guage of new users would be to see if older games sell more or if newer games sell more. This isn't the first time, check the stats from last year when the PSP-2000 was released, you'll see a spike in sales too.
I. Didn't. See. That. Coming...
Hah I saw this coming, but Dissidia is coming up so the tug of war will continue.
I hope so.No point in having the PSP around if Sony won't even compete with it.
nintendo is on fire this gen
Maybe that will get Sony working on getting some games for it during the holidays.Star Ocean 1 was good and I heard LA Remix is ok but Sony dropped the ball on that one.Not to mention the PSP still not getting a 2nd analog stick and Sony talking to Capcom about Devil May Cry for PSP.I like the PSP but the lack of support on it is getting annoying. Monster Hunter Unite will be good but I have never seen a commercial of any MH games here in the US and if Sony doesn't make a deal with Capcom,they might just pull out of the PSP support in America/Europe for good
damn1#@!#$ just how the ps3 erased the 360s 6 week gain in a month
Well no $hit. Nintendo comes out with a new version of the already established and winning handheld and of course Japan absorbs the new version. Japan loves every new piece of tech that's affordable. The DSi isn't even really new, but since it's Nintendo and it's "new", a crapload of people are buying it. The PSP was on top for a little while because everyone in Japan already had the DS Lite and it had some games that the DS didn't have. Now that there's a new DS available, everyone has to buy it over again. Just a personal perspective here, but that seems to be the way it was going. The DS Lite sold a lot in Japan for a long time, but sales died down after a time and let the PSP take over for a while. Now there's a new version available that's not really all that better than the Lite, and everyone's buying it again. It's no surprise that the new DS eclipses the PSP. Despite the new DSi doing well the PSP appeals to the Sony gamers and will continue to do so and that guarantees it won't go down without something of a fight.
The end is coming... This one will mark the end of this gen in portable market in Japan. DQ IX ! there is no game left to release after that. everything else will be gravy afterwards. To be realistic,the golden week next year, which is very smart on SquareEnix's part to release DQ IX. That game is going to add many tombstones to the chart. ~Arm
Wow seems 2008 is the first real battle with DS and PSP. Kind of cool to see them smacking it out. Square Enix is playing it right in terms of not helping one win outright. A lot of smaller titles on DS with some big titles on PSP at first soon their biggest title on DS and some larger scaled games on PSP for the upcoming battle :)
The DSi is supposedly a new SKU and IT will supposedly have exclusive games; if anything nintendo is back at square 1; that's like saying "Gameboy Color just made back some terrain for the Gameboy in the fight against the game gear" or whatever, it doesn't work like that even if it's Nintendo DS 1.2. If it doesn't get exclusive games then it's pointless to buy one, but anyway it's likely that many of these were consumers that already had a DS.
Offcourse that would happen since the new PSP 3000 did not bring any thing worth buying that the older model did not have already .If it had at least a less bugged lcd screen and a more powerfull basttery coming with it the story could be different. What ppl loved about this DSi is about buying games online(GBA) and the new DS also brought a little bigger screen among also more bright (like the PSp 3000)and two cameras. I have both normal DS light and a PSP 2000 and if I plan to later on upgrade one of then I will sure go for the new DSi since it seems hell more worth buying.
and when they was talken about dsi on here not to long ago alot of users was like even the orginal psp is gana beat dsi lol i hate fanboys no duh its gana beat the psp no matter what i mean rilly psps isent rilly a gamers system with the lack of games and stuff ya all was saying the dsi was the same when in the mean time when to member of a household comes in one with psp3000 and one with dsi the one wish the ds will be looking and testing all the new things as with the person with the psp will just say sweet better screens so ya evry one just think logical even if ur a sony fan boy psp lacks games and dont say it dont cus look at ps2 tooooooooooooooooooooooooons of games so meny good ones i mean half the psp games end up on ps2 anyways toko bot rachet and clack gta lb and more so yea fanboys just stop with thi stuff evry one knows whats truly better
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