Report: PS2 Rules Japan for Lifetime Sales

Lee, Michael
October 2008
Red Herring;10/21/2008, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports on the lifetime sales performance of Sony's PlayStation 2 in Japan. sales. The company's PSP handheld sold 10,181,888 units. Microsoft Xbox 360 has been gaining ground, but its sales in Japan are still considerably weaker than the PS3's, something the company hopes to change with the "New Xbox Experience," bundles, and price cuts.


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