Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 hardware doubled this week in the latest Japan retail figures.
Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Xbox 360 sold 4,082 units between Apr. 25 and May 1 to rank No. 7 in overall sales.
By comparison, the hardware sold 1,891 units the week prior.
The hardware ranked one title in the top 15 game sales, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron at No. 14.
The Entertainment and Devices division recorded revenue of $1.94 billion in the third quarter ending Mar. 31.
Operating income increased 50 percent to $225 million.
Revenue for the Xbox 360 platform increased 69 percent to $712 million.
The Xbox 360 4GB hardware SKU with Kinect and Kinect Adventures sells at $299.99 in Nov.