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PSP breaks 10 million sold mark in Japan

10:41 AM on 08.27.2008

Dale North

Former Dtoid EIC

The last couple of times I visited Japan, it seemed like everyone had a PSP in their face. People play them on the street, listen to them on subway trains, watch them on busses... On the last trip, I wasn't even on the ground for an hour before I saw public PSP gaming. In that instance, it was a gorgeous girl playing Crisis Core. Call me.

I guess that we should be surprised that the island country has just hit the 10 million sold mark for Sony's portable. All of these units were moved between December 12, 2004 and August 24, 2008, says GamesIndustry.biz.

I'd bet that the Monster Hunter franchise sold plenty of titles, especially after seeing Japan's top five PSP games:

  • 1. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (Capcom)
  • 2. Monster Hunter Portable 2nd (Capcom)
  • 3. Crisis Core - Final Fantasy VII (Square Enix)
  • 4. Monster Hunter Portable (Capcom)
  • 5. Phantasy Star Portable (SEGA)

What do you think the US system seller would need to be? I think we just need to get the porn titles like Japan does.

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