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 29,809 units between Nov. 26 and Dec. 2 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.
By comparison, the hardware sold 34,167 units to rank second the week prior.
The PS3 ranked three titles in the top 10 in Japan including 2nd Super Robot Wars OG at No. 1, Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational at No. 6, and Call of Duty: Black Ops II at No. 7.
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.