Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii hardware ranked as the fifth top-selling hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Wii sold 3,590 units between Nov. 19 and Nov. 25 to rank No. 5 in overall sales.

By comparison, the Wii sold 3,001 units the week prior.

The hardware did not rank any titles in the top 10.

Nintendo in Oct. lowered full-year net income by 70 percent to six billion yen, or $75 million. It previously estimated net income at 20 billion yen.

For the first half of the fiscal year, Nintendo held revenue of $2.5 billion, down from $2.7 billion one year ago. It posted a loss of $359.8 million compared to a loss of $880.7 million one year prior.

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

Nintendo will release Wii U, the successor the Wii hardware, Nov. 18.

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