Media Create Co. this week said the Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 ranked No. 2 in hardware sales in the latest Japan retail activity.
The PS3 sold 29,435 units between Oct. 3 to Oct. 9 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.
By comparison, the hardware sold 30,362 to rank third the week prior.
The hardware ranked four titles in the top 10, Konami Corp.’s World Soccer Winning Eleven 2012 at No. 1, Codemasters Inc.’s F1 2011 at No. 3, Tecmo Koei Corp.’s Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends at No. 4, and From Software Inc.’s Dark Souls at No. 6.
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.
In Nov. it will sell the Playstation 3 320GB Uncharted 3: Drake’s Fortune Bundle at $299.99.