Slim chance of success?

It looks like Sony have scored a hit with the new PS3 Slim. Sales in Japan are up to over 150,000 during the week ending 6th September. (Source Eurogamer) With sales of only 1,040 the previous week, it looks like gamers were holding off until the much rumoured release of the Slim PS3 model, before parting with their hard earned cash. Sales in the US and UK...