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

Media Create Co. this month reported the PS3 sold 12,698 units between July 8 to July 14 to rank No. 4 in overall hardware sales.

By comparison, the hardware sold 11,683 units the week prior.

The hardware ranked three titles in the top 10 including Earth Defense Force 2025 at No. 3, Dead Island: Riptide at No. 8 and Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection at No. 9.

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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