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

Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 8,985 units between Aug. 18 to Aug. 24 to rank at No. 3 in overall sales.

It sold 18,161 units the week prior.

The Wii U ranked two titles in the top 10, including Hyrule Warriors at No. 6 and Mario Kart 8 at No. 8.

For the fiscal quarter ended June 30, Nintendo held a $97 million loss.

It sold 510,000 Wii U consoles in the quarter. The hardware has sold 6.68 million units in global territories to date.

The company maintains a forecast to sell 3.6 million Wii U units this fiscal year.

Follow us on Twitter @PunchJump, @WeLoveHotDeals, @PreOrderBonus, @SQUARE Gentleman, and visit us at Facebook and Google+.


Comments are closed.