PSP Sells Estimated 185,000 Units Since UK Launch

Sony’s new PSP console has sold an estimated 185,000 total market hardware units in its launch week, outdoing Nintendo’s DS (87,000 units at launch) to become the most successful UK console launch ever. 24 games were available at launch, the largest for any console, with 20 entering the All Formats Top 40 and 9 games breaking into the Top 10, Namco’s Ridge Racer topped the all formats top 40 chart. Games were priced at £34.99 with the console itself retailing at £179.