Media Create Co. this week said the Nintendo 3DS sold 65,041 units between Oct. 24 and Oct. 30 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.
The 3DS did not rank any titles in the top 10 for the week.
The PSP sold 30,605 units for the week to rank at No. 3 in Japan.
The PSP ranked four titles in the top 10, including Square Enix Holdings Co.’s Final Fantasy Type-0 at No. 1.
Nintendo in July began offering streaming functionality by Netflix Inc. and a short-form video service to view 3D movie trailers, comedy clips and music videos.
This Nov., a new system update will offer 3D video recording functionality.
Nintendo launched the Nintendo 3DS handheld with 18 software titles Mar. 27.
The Nintendo 3DS includes 3-D display technology that does not require the use of special glasses.
In addition, the 3DS is backwards compatible with Nintendo DS and DSi games.
The Playstation Vita, to be sold in Feb. 22, 2012, will include the dual analog sticks, a 5-inch multi-touch OLED display, 3G & GPS, front and rear touch panels, and a compass on three axes. It will utilize flash-memory game cards.
Hardware specifications include an ARM Cortex A9 4-core CPU, front camera, rear camera, built-in microphone, and Bluetooth 2.1.
The company will partner with AT&T to allow current customers to access Wi-Fi hotspots nationwide.
The PS Vita Party mode will allow users to chat with nearby owners. In addition, near will allow users to play with friends using their PSN ID.
In Nov. it will sell the Limited Edition PSP FIFA 2012 and Cars 2 Entertainment Pack at $159.99.