Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii hardware ranked fifth in Japan in the latest retail data for the region.
Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Wii sold 49,525 units between Jan. 2 to Jan. 8 to rank No. 4 in overall sales.
By comparison, the Wii sold 33,208 units the week prior.
The hardware ranked four titles in the top 10, including and Just Dance Wii at No. 6, Wii Party at No. 8, Kirby’s Return to Dreamland at No. 9, and Wii Sports Resort at No. 10.
Nintendo Co. in Oct. posted a $927 million loss in the first six months of the fiscal year amid slow sales for current products.
Wii sales declined to 3.35 million units from 4.97 million units one year ago.
Nintendo in Oct. began sale of the Wii Black Console Bundle with New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Music CD at $149.99.
Nintendo will release Wii U, the successor the Wii hardware, in 2012.