Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS held steady in Japan in weekly retail data from the region.

Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 77,439 units between Feb. 25 and Mar. 3 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.

The hardware sold 74,729 the week prior.

The 3DS ranked four titles in the top five, including Professor Layton and the Legacy of Civilization A at No. 1 and Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission at No. 4.

Nintendo in Jan. cut sales projections for the Nintendo 3DS to 15 million units from 17.5 million units. It has sold 29.84 million 3DS units to date.

The company posted a profit of $160 million for the first nine months to Dec. By comparison the company recorded a $531 million loss the year prior. It reported revenue of $5.9 billion, down from $6.1 billion the year prior. Finally, the company’s operating loss narrowed to $64.4 million from $180.4 million one year prior.

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