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 4,245 units between Dec. 19 and Dec. 25 to rank No. 8 in overall sales.
By comparison, the hardware sold 3,584 units the week prior.
The hardware did not rank any titles in the top 10 game sales for the week.
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.