Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 ranked second in hardware in the latest retail data from Japan.
Media Create Co. this week reported the PS3 sold units between Oct. 22 and Oct. 28 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.
By comparison, the hardware sold 21,354 units to rank third the week prior.
The PS3 ranked five titles in the top 10 including Atlus Inc.’s Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss at No. 2, Konami Corp.’s Zone of Enders HD Edition at No. 3, 2K Games’ Borderlands 2 at No. 5, Capcom Co.’s Resident Evil 6 at No. 7, and Winning Eleven 2013 at No. 8.
In the second quarter, the Playstation 3 and Playstation 2 sold 3.5 million units combined, a decline from 4.9 million one year prior.
PS3 and PS2 software sales increased in the quarter to 41.4 million from 40.2 million units one year prior.
Sony’s game business division held $1.9 billion in revenue, down from $2.2 billion and $28.8 million in operating income, down from $37.5 million year-over-year.