Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 ranked second in Japan in the latest retail figures for the region.

Media Create Co. this month reported the PS3 sold 10,948 units between May 13 and May 19 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 12,793 units the week prior.

The hardware ranked two titles in the top 10, including MuvLuv Alternative: Total Eclipse at No. 5 and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen at No. 6.

Sony in Feb. said the game division held an operating profit of $49.3 million, down 86 percent from the year prior.

It sold 6.8 Playstation 3 and Playstation 2 consoles in the quarter, down from 7.4 million one year ago. It forecasts 16 million hardware units sold in the fiscal year ending Mar.

Console software sales declined to 61.7 million from 68.7 million one year prior.

Sony will release the Playstation 4 this holiday.

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