Media Create Co. this week said the Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 ranked third in hardware sales in the latest Japan retail activity.
The PS3 sold 23,343 units between July 18 and July 24 to rank No. 3 in overall hardware sales.
By comparison, the hardware sold 23,322 the week prior.
The hardware ranked three titles in the top 10, including No More Heroes: Red Zone Edition at No. 3, Konami Corp.’s Powerful Pro Baseball 2011 at No. 5, and Alice: Madness Returns at No. 9.
Sony in July posted a $191 million loss in the first quarter amid lower sales of the PS3.
The company sold 1.8 million PS3 units in the quarter, down from 2.4 million one year prior.
It expects to sell 15 million PS3 units in the next fiscal year, an increase from 14.3 units.
Sony in May began sale of the PS3 160GB Call of Duty: Black Ops Bundle, which includes the PS3 160GB hardware, a copy of Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, the Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC Pack, and a Dualshock 3 Controller at $299.99.