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Mint green makes PSP top selling console in Japan


Looks like the Japanese really love new handheld colors. Mint Green, recently released in Japan, thrust sales of Sony's handheld to the top position in Japan. According to Media Create, sales of the handheld jumped 20k from the previous week. Here's how the consoles broke down:
  • PSP – 73,706
  • Wii – 64,535
  • Nintendo DS - 51,922
  • PlayStation 3 - 13,520
  • PlayStation 2 - 10,986
  • Xbox 360 - 2,282
An impressive showing for the PSP, which managed to beat out even the Wii. It may be a short-lived victory, but overall sales of the handheld have been quite remarkable since the launch of the redesigned PSP-2000 system. Interested importers can also pick up a mint green system at Play Asia.

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