Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware held strong in New Year sales in Japan.

Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Wii U sold 67,083 units between Dec. 31 and Jan. 6 to rank No. 2 in overall sales.

It sold 69,386 units at launch the week prior.

The hardware ranked two titles in the top 10, New Super Mario Bros. U at No. 5 and Nintendo Land at No. 7.

The Wii sold 13,049 units in the same period.

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 released Wii U, the successor the Wii hardware, to the U.S. market Nov. 18.

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