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 13,318 units between May 20 and May 26 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 10,948 units the week prior.

The hardware ranked three titles in the top 10, including Capcom Co.’s Resident Evil: Revelations at No. 3, which sold 102,673 units at launch.

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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