Media Create Co. this week reported a sales decline for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 in the latest Japan retail activity.

The PS3 sold 22,924 units between Jan. 23 to Jan. 29 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 21,155 to rank third the week prior.

The hardware ranked two titles in the top 10, including From Software’s Armored Core V at No. 1 and Bandai Namco Games Inc.’s The Idolmaster: Gravure For You! Vol. 4 at No 8.

Sony in Jan. said it sold 6.5 million PS3 units in Q3, an increase of 200,000 units one year prior. PS3 software sales totaled 66.5 million units, an increase from 57.6 million units one year ago.

The Consumer Products and Services division, which includes the Playstation business, recorded revenue of $13.1 billion, down from $17.3 billion one year ago.

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