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This week's report from Japanese sales tracker Media Create shows that recent price drops on Nintendo's Wii and Sony's PlayStation 3 are having nearly equal impact on sales of each console, a slight edge going to the PS3.

A curious tie, we suppose, as Wii Sports Resort and Wii Fit Plus continue to sell better than the PlayStation 3 competition. But less curious is the continued dominance of the Nintendo DSi and PSP, both doing just fine on the software and hardware front.

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For the bestselling console hardware in Japan for the week of October 5 to 11, look down.

  • Nintendo DSi - 50,144
  • PSP - 40,100
  • PlayStation 3 - 30,896
  • Wii - 30,741
  • Nintendo DS Lite - 5,454
  • Xbox 360 - 3,326
  • PlayStation 2 - 2,133

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