Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation Vita rocketed to second place in the latest retail data from Japan.

The PS Vita sold 50,070 units between Aug. 27 and Sept. 2 to rank as the No. 5 hardware for the week.

By comparison, the hardware sold 10,880 the week prior.

The hardware ranked one title in the top 10 games for the week, Sega Corp.’s Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f at No. 1, selling 159,592 units at launch.

Meanwhile, the PSP sold 10,266 units to rank at No. 4 in the same period.

The PS Vita, which began sale Feb. 22 in the U.S., is sold in a Wi-Fi only model at $249.99 and a 3G model at $299.99.

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