Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii hardware ranked fifth in the latest retail data from Japan.

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Wii sold 6,880 units between June 25 and July 1 to rank No. 5 in overall sales.

By comparison, the Wii sold 5,713 units the week prior.

The Wii ranked one title in the top 10, Fatal Frame 2: Wii Edition at No. 7.

Nintendo in Apr. recorded a $460 million loss for the fiscal year amid lower-than-expected sales of the Nintendo 3DS handheld and the Wii console.

In the year it sold 9.8 million Wii consoles, down from an estimate of 13 million.

The Wii holds a global install base of 51 million units.

Nintendo will release Wii U, the successor the Wii hardware, in 2012.

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