Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware ranked fifth in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.

Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 7,654 units between Mar. 10 and Mar. 16 to rank at No. 5 in overall sales.

It sold 7,773 units the week prior.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze ranked at No. 17 in software sales for the week.

Nintendo recorded a profit of $99 million in the third quarter.

The Wii U has sold 5.86 million hardware units and 29.37 software units to date. It sold 2.4 million Wii U units in the quarter.

The company forecasts a loss of $242 million for the fiscal year ending Mar. 31. In addition, it lowered Wii U annual sales to 2.8 million from nine million.

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