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 9,982 units between Mar. 17 and Mar. 23 to rank at No. 5 in overall sales.
It sold 7,654 units the week prior.
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.