Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation Vita ranked as the No. 3 video game hardware in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month said the PS Vita sold 28,253 units between Dec. 2 and Dec. 8 to rank as the No. 2 hardware for the week.
By comparison, the hardware sold 27,768 units the week prior.
The hardware did not rank any titles in the top 10 for the week.
Meanwhile, the PSP sold 4,232 units to rank at No. 5 in the same period.
PS Vita TV, released in Japan Nov. 14, is a console device based on PS Vita hardware that allows users to play PS Vita and PS1 titles.
In addition, users can access streaming content services in the region including Hulu, Tsutaya TV, and Nico Nico Douga.
The device sells at 9,480 yen or with a Dualshock 3 controller at 14,280 yen.
The PS Vita and PSP units sold 600,000 combined in the three-month period between Apr. and June 2013.
It forecasts sales of five million PS Vita and PSP units by fiscal Mar. 2014.