Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 2 hardware in Japan in the latest data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported the PS4 sold 14,619 units between Aug. 3 to Aug. 9 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.
It sold 18,740 units the week prior.
The hardware did not rank any software in the top 10 for the week.
Sony this week said the Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 1 video game hardware at Aug. 2015 U.S. retail.
The company said the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
The trailer previews gameplay from Mother Base, incluing the option to recruit captured soldiers to add to Snake’s army and Target Practice.
Sales for the PS 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 13,337 units between Aug. 3 and Aug. 9 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.
It sold 13,741 units the week prior.
Luminous Arc: Infinity ranked as the No. 5 software for the week selling 16,217 units for the week.
Atlus Inc. this week said it will release free DLC for Persona 4: Dancing All Night for the PS Vita at launch.
The Girls Swimsuit Set DLC unlocks swimsuit costumes for Rise, Yukiko, Chie and Naoto in the Free Dance Mode.
Persona 4: Dancing All Night, to be sold Sept. 29, is a story-driven music game that takes place after the events of Persona 4. In the game, The Shadows can only be defeated by dance.
Sales for Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One hardware ranked at No. 6 in Japan in the latest retail data from the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Xbox One sold 200 units between Aug. 3 and Aug. 9 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.
It sold 186 units the week prior.
Rare Replay ranked as the No. 44 best-selling software for the week at launch.
Square Enix Co Ltd. this week released the Demo Trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider for the Xbox One.
The trailer features a playthrough of the gamescom demo.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is a sequel the Tomb Raider reboot released in 2014. It will be sold exclusively for the Xbox One in holiday 2015.
Microsoft Corp. this month said Crackdown 3 to the Xbox One will utilize Microsoft Cloud technology to allow for a fully destructible city.
Microsoft Cloud is said to segment the in-game city into blocks that are each connected to a unique server to split the compute load and reduce lag when each segment is destroyed.
As a result, buildings can crumble piece by piece then topple into another building to create further destruction.
Crackdown 3 is a sequel of the open world action franchise released to the Xbox 360 in 2007.
Microsoft this week previewed Achievements in Forza Motorsport 6 for the Xbox One.
The title will include 57 Achievements across all features and content, including photos, replays, Leagues, and Mods.
Ubisoft Inc. this week released Toy Soldiers: War Chest to U.S. retail.
Toy Soldiers: War Chest strategy defense action title that features action figures including He-Man, G.I. Joe, Cobra, Ezio, and four other toy armies.
The final game includes a main campaign and online multiplayer functionality.
EA Inc. this week previewed the Supremacy Mode for Star Wars Battlefront.
Supremacy Mode is a multiplayer mode in which users must gain control of five control points. Each team controls two points and must battle for the remaining three with vehicles and ground troops.
Developed by DICE, the title will utilize the new next-generation Frostbite 3 engine.
Rare Replay for the Xbox One ranked as the top-selling software in Aug. in the UK post release in the region.
In data from Chart Track, Rare Replay ranked as the No. 1 software across all platforms for the week.
The firm said it is the first Xbox One exclusive title to rank at No. 1 in its data.
Sales for Nintendo Co.’s Wii U hardware ranked fourth in Japan in the latest sales data for the region.
Media Create Co. this month reported that the Wii U sold 13,007 units between Aug. 3 and Aug. 9 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.
It sold 11,938 units the week prior.
Splatoon ranked as the No. 3 software for the week selling 35,620 units for the week. It ranked at No. 4 the week prior.
Nintendo Co. this week released the Overview Trailer for Super Mario Maker for the Wii U.
The trailer features an in-depth preview of customization options from the final game.
Super Mario Maker, to be sold Sept. 11, allows users to create custom Mario levels, including classic 8-bit Super Mario Bros. levels and New Super Mario Bros. U levels.
The Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 1 hardware in Japan in the latest sales data from the territory.
Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 39,008 units between Aug. 3 and Aug. 9 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.
The hardware sold 55,124 units the week prior.
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer ranked as the No. 1 software for the week selling 181,377 units for the week.
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