Enterbrain's Hirokazu Hamamura has predicted a price cut forPlayStation 3 after new figures revealed that the console is being outsold by both Nintendo Wii and PS2 in Japan. According to Media Create, more than 80,000 Wii units were sold in the territory between January 22 and 28. During the same period Sony sold 21,000 PS2 consoles and 20,000 PS3s. Just 7000 Xbox 360 units were shifted as Microsoft continues
its struggle to secure a foothold in the Japanese market.
Wii sales for the entire month of January stood at 400,000 units, while 150,000 PlayStation 3 consoles were sold.
The PS3 launched in Japan on November 11, followed by the Wii on December 2. Since then Sony has sold 614,000 consoles while Wii sales have topped 1.4 million.
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