Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 hardware increased in the latest Japan retail figures.

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Xbox 360 sold 3,211 units between Dec. 5 and Dec. 11 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 1,660 units the week prior.

The hardware ranked one title in the top 10, Bethesda Softworks’ The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at No. 9 with 37,037 units sold.

Microsoft in July said the Entertainment and Devices division, which includes the Xbox business, recorded revenue of $1.48 billion, an increase of $1.41 billion one year earlier.

The division held operating profit of $32 million compared to a loss of $172 million one year ago.

Microsoft sold 1.7 million Xbox 360 units in the quarter, an increase of 18 percent from year prior.

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