Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 hardware fell in the latest Japan retail data.

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Xbox 360 sold 2,400 units between Oct. 8 and Oct. 14 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 4,894 units the week prior.

Resident Evil 6 ranked as the No. 24 top-selling software title for the week, down from a No. 5 rank at launch last week.

Microsoft in Oct. recorded a 24 percent decline in Xbox 360 revenue from the year prior to $418 million. A total of 1.7 million Xbox 360 units shipped in the first quarter, down from 2.3 million units shipped the year prior. Xbox 360 hardware market share increased to 49 percent from 47 percent in the quarter.

In the Entertainment and Devices division, which includes the Xbox business, income fell to $19 million from $340 million one year prior.

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