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PSP Slim sells 300k in Japan

Big numbers for little handheld.

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Weekly Famitsu publisher Enterbrain has revealed that the new model PSP sold more than 300,000 units in Japan since launch.

PSP Slim & Lite launched in Japan in limited quantities on 13th September as part of a special collaborative promotion with Square Enix. 77,777 bundles featuring Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII were produced, and Enterbrain says 75,943 are tracked as sold.

The full launch of the handheld followed on 20th September, with 250,702 units bought up in the game's first few days on sale.

That gives the Slim & Lite a total installed base in the region of 326,645 in Japan. The handheld console is also on sale in both Europe and the USA.

Worldwide sales of the original PSP are thought to be in excess of 25 million.

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