Nintendo Co.’s Nintendo 3DS reclaimed the No. 1 hardware rank in the latest Japan retail data.
Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 69,439 units between Mar. 11 and Mar. 17 to rank as the No. 2 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 61,008 the week prior.
The 3DS ranked four titles in the top 10, including Super Robot Wars UX at No. 3, Animal Crossing: New Leaf at No. 4, Professor Layton and the Legacy of Civilization A at No. 9 and Dragon Quest VII: Fighters of Eden at No. 10.
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.