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

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Xbox 360 sold 3,764 units between Apr. 2 and Apr. 8 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 1,317 units to rank at No. 6 the week prior.

Kinect Star Wars ranked as the No. 12 best-selling game title upon release, selling 6,010 copies.

Microsoft in Jan. said the Entertainment and Devices, which includes the Xbox business, held a 15 percent increase in second quarter earnings.

The division held revenue of $4.24 billion, a 15 percent increase from the year prior.

In the past fiscal year, 8.2 million Xbox 360 units were sold. The hardware has sold 66 million units worldwide to date.

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