Dragon Quest, PSP still on top in Japan

Nintendo hardware up, Sony down.

Sony's PSP holds firm at the top of the Japanese hardware chart this week, with DS RPG spin-off Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 retaining its software crown as well.

According to the latest Media Create sales data, as reported by Andriasang, 54,882 PSPs were shifted last week, down from 76,974 the week prior.

The 3DS came in second with 29,149 sold, up a little on the 28,413 it managed last week. The PlayStation 3 was third, with the Wii showing signs of a mini resurgence at four.

Here's the full run-down:

  1. PSP: 54,882 (Last week: 76,974)
  2. 3DS: 29,149 (28,413)
  3. PS3: 20,883 (23,954)
  4. Wii: 11,520 (10,889)
  5. DSi LL: 10,519 (9,235)
  6. DSi: 8,708 (7,584)
  7. X360: 3,419 (4,082)
  8. PS2: 1,696 (1,582)
  9. DS Lite: 289 (319)
  10. PSP go: 258 (251)

With no new releases, there's not much to write home about on the software chart. Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 came out on top again, with a handful of Nintendo evergreens creeping back into the lower reaches of the top 10.

  1. Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 Professional (Square Enix, DS): 43,886 (LTD sales: 454,781)
  2. Patapon 3 (SCEJ, PSP): 21,546 (70,924)
  3. Pro Baseball Spirits 2011 (Konami, PSP): 20,090 (141,869)
  4. Final Promise Story (Imageepoch, PSP): 18,185 (78,621)
  5. 2nd Super Robot Wars Z Hakai Volume (Namco Bandai, PSP): 13,670 (392,674)
  6. Pro Baseball Spirits 2011 (Konami, PS3): 12,754 (140,478)
  7. Wii Party (Nintendo, Wii): 12,433 (1,881,598)
  8. Pokémon Black & White (Nintendo, DS): 9,868 (5,172,829)
  9. nintendogs + cats (Nintendo, 3DS): 9,643 (214,838)
  10. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, Wii): 9,298 (3,221,200)
  11. Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (Capcom, PSP): 9,019 (4,466,245)
  12. Donkey Kong Country Returns (Nintendo, Wii): 8,944 (892,946)
  13. El Shaddai (Ignition, PS3): 8,579 (66,684)
  14. Pilotwings Resort (Nintendo, 3DS): 8,260 (54,407)
  15. Battle & Get! Pokemon Typing DS (Nintendo, DS): 7,499 (99,485)
  16. New Super Mario Brothers Wii (Nintendo, Wii): 6,973 (4,281,175)
  17. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Wii): 6,809 (329,832)
  18. Final Fantasy IV Complete Collection (Square Enix, PSP): 6,560 (186,012)
  19. Detective Conan: Aoki Houseki no Ronbukyoku (Namco Bandai, DS): 6,253 (34,749)
  20. Earth Defense Force 2 Portable (D3 Publisher, PSP): 6,055 (102,261)

Here's last week's chart should you need a refresher.

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