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 21,310 units between Oct. 29 and Nov. 4 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 20,364 units to rank third the week prior.

The PS3 ranked six titles in the top 10 including Tales of Xilla at No. 1, Okami HD at No. 2, and Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition at No. 3.

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.

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