Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware ranked third in new Japan retail data.
Media Create Co. on Fri. reported that the Wii U sold 16,654 units between Jan. 14 and Jan. 20 to rank No. 3 in overall sales.
It sold 20,715 units at launch the week prior.
The hardware ranked one title in the top 10, New Super Mario Bros. U at No. 9.
The Wii sold 2,199 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.