Japanese PS3 sales figures for the month of April just released show the PS3 to have enjoyed a drastic increase in sales over this time last year.
The console’s sales reached 109,000 units for April, an increase of 288% over the same month last year.
Some of the increase is thought to have come from the release of the FF13 demo, packaged with a special edition of the console, but this seems unlikely this could have contributed a great deal.
The statistics were reported by Enterbrain.
The PS3 appears to have been a slow starter in Japan, but now is picking up speed and rapidly destroying the Xbox 360′s now slim chances of entrenchment. How this struggle will play out on a global scale will be of great interest to all…