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Submitted by Valay 989d ago | news

Media Create hardware sales (12/26 – 1/1)

Media Create published the latest hardware sales from Japan. The PlayStation Vita gets its second full week of sales. (3DS, Nintendo DS, PS Vita, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360)

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zoks310  +   989d ago
Numbers look ok, some items dropped but that was expected. Can't wait to see Vita's performance once some core Japan games launches on the system.
blaaah  +   989d ago
Vita is getting completely crushed by the 3DS!
SWORDF1SH  +   989d ago
but psp is still selling loads unlike the ds
ronin4life  +   989d ago
Because everyone owns a ds. The same cannot be said of the psp.
Buff1044  +   989d ago
Right, but when does that happen? Name one game coming out in Japan within the next three months that can move significant numbers of hardware.
SoapShoes  +   989d ago
They've sold nearly all of their initial shipment and the rest are the 3G models which Japanese gamers do not want. It's nothing to worry about. The media and people are stupid.
ronin4life  +   989d ago
The 3ds received a quick shipment after launch because of shortages. How unlikely is it the vita didn't?
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Razongunz  +   989d ago
oh great..another month of vita doom & gloom..jesus
first 2 days = 320k second week 71k third week 42k.. get ready for another month of VITA is DOOMED articles... -.- hope all the journalists get swineflu or something until the vita has released in US and EU.
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MasterCornholio  +   989d ago
Its going to be that way for a while. Even when it comes out in Europe shortly afterwards the sales will drop (like all console/handheld launches) and we will see a million fail articles again. Then comes XMAS where the Vita will have a killer App and it will start selling like crazy just like the 3DS.
user858621   989d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(3)
Matrix2k  +   989d ago
psp gets suikoden, a new shining srpg, a new legend of heroes.

The vita gets nothing like that so thats why the psp is selling more
Bundi  +   989d ago
So many excuses
@below no, lowest was around 50k, one week before new price.
Matrix2k  +   989d ago
That isnt an excuse. Exclusives sell hardware
kikizoo  +   989d ago
dumb sony's hater, always hating best hardware, best games...pathetic :)

quote : "They've sold nearly all of their initial shipment and the rest are the 3G models which Japanese gamers do not want. It's nothing to worry about. The media and people are stupid."

and it's 450 000 only for japan ! more than 3 years for 360, in 3 weeks.
tarbis  +   984d ago
These games can be downloaded and played on the PSV. Oh wait, you don't know that. I'm sorry, a closet Nintendo fanboy would never know that.
KevPC  +   989d ago
wasn't the 3ds at its lowest point like 20k? then came of course the huge price drop.

I think if they drop the prices for some vita games to 10 dollars less it will sell more. (uncharted- golden abyss is like S50)

Also can't wait for ps vita release for worldwide. :)
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user3903999  +   989d ago
yep, before the 3DS price drop, the 3DS was selling below or around 32k for a few weeks, and was getting spanked by the PSP in sales.

Things didn't get better util the price drop.
Nintendo fanboys loves to ignore these numbers when bashing the Vita

source: http://www.tgdaily.com/game...

at one point the 3DS only sold about 4k
source: http://playstationlifestyle...
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xX-Jak-Xx  +   989d ago
Just Wait and the Vita will do like the psp
selling great even after 6 years
PshycoNinja  +   989d ago
Isnt it at this point that retailers are running out of stock? Sony shipped only 500,000 and since launch (what is it 2 weeks and 2 days ago?) they have sold basicly 450,000 of those units. That's still a lot and I am hearing on the neogaf forums that Vita's are becoming hard to find.
mshope10   989d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(1)
Optical_Matrix  +   989d ago
Vita's problem in Japan is simple. Sony launched it with no killer apps that appealed to the Japanese market. Usually this is ok, but when your competitor is half the price of your system, and has 3 HUGE mainstream titles coming within the same two weeks (Monster Hunter 3G, Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7), it's going to cause problems.
AdvanceWarsSgt  +   989d ago
Well said
LNDCalling  +   989d ago
:O Everything down except the PS2...

PS2 FTW... :D
xX-Jak-Xx  +   989d ago
lol.. too many Fanboys around here
look at disagrees!!
mshope10   989d ago | Trolling | show

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