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 20,214 units between June 13 to June 19 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.

It sold 19,573 units the week prior.

Overwatch ranked as the No. 7 software for the week selling 8,484 units at launch.

Sony this week released System Software Update 3.55 for the Playstation 4.

The update is 300MB in size and is said to improve quality of system performance.

The Playstation Network this week began holding the Flash Sale for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PS Vita and PSP.

Discounted titles include Batman: Arkham Knight, LEGO Jurassic World, Muramasa Rebirth, and Myst.

The sale is valid through June 27.

Capcom Co. Ltd.’s Resident Evil 7: Beginning Hour Demo for the Playstation 4 to the Playstation Network has stumped users post release.

Beginning Hour, which was released to PSN last week, takes place prior the events of Resident Evil 7 and will not be part of the final game.

The Digital Code pre-order will include the Survival Pack DLC and special dynamic theme at $59.99.

Capcom this week released Umbrella Corps to Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 and PC.

Umbrella Corps is a third-person action shooter based in the Resident Evil universe.

The competitive online game will include quick, close-quarter matches themed in historic Resident Evil environments.

SNK Playmore Corp. this week released the Team Official Invitation Trailer for The King of Fighters XIV for the Playstation 4.

The trailer previews the Team Official Invitation including Sylvie, Kukri, and Mian.

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 11,413 units between June 13 to June 19 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.

It sold 12,312 units the week prior.

Minecraft: PS Vita Edition ranked as the No. 9 software selling 6,006 units for the week.

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 46 units between June 13 to June 19 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.

It sold 58 units the week prior.

The Xbox One S ranked in the top five pre-order sales at Best Buy Co. Inc.’s online division this week due to building demand.

This week, the Xbox One S 2TB console ranked as the No. 5 best-selling pre-order product at BestBuy.com’s Video Games division.

The Xbox One S is a console 40 percent smaller than the current Xbox One and includes a 2TB hard drive, 4K Ultra HD video, High Dynamic Range, a streamlined controller and vertical stand.

It will be sold in Aug. starting at $299.

4J Studios this week released the Battle Mini Game Update to Minecraft.


Battle Mini Game will allow users to setup a competitive multiplayer fight for survival with randomly generated resources.

Battle matches support up to four players in split-screen multiplayer and up to eight players online.

Microsoft this week released Minecraft: Xbox One Edition with Favorites Pack for the Xbox One to U.S. retail.

The title includes seven add-on packs including the Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack, Natural Texture Pack, City Texture Pack, Fantasy Texture Pack, Festive Mash-up & Halo Mash-up.

EA Inc. this week released the Bespin Expansion Pack to Star Wars Battlefront.

Bespin, the second digital expansion pack, includes four new maps in and around Cloud City. In addition, the expansion will include more blasters, Star Cards, a new game mode, Lando Calrissian, and Dengar.

Comcept this week released Mighty No. 9.

Mighty No. 9 is a 2D side-scrolling action title developed by Comcept and Intl Creates and produced by Keiji Inafune.

Microsoft this month released Ubisoft Inc.’s The Crew for the Xbox One to the Xbox Live Games with Gold program.

The title is available to Xbox Live Gold Members at no cost through July 15.

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 3,870 units between June 13 to June 19 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.

It sold 3,901 units the week prior.

Splatoon ranked as the No. 10 software for the week 5,486 units for the week.

Nintendo Game Trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Wii U and the Nintendo NX climbed to 6.5 million views post publication.

The trailer, released at E3 2016, previews the large interactive world including new options to mountain climb, glide, chop trees, hunt, and evade.

Nintendo this week released Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE for the Wii U.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions is an RPG developed by Atlus Inc. that includes the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem franchise.

The final game includes flashy entertainment-based attacks, item fuse functionality, and original songs by Avex.

Nintendo this week released Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for the Wii U.

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games includes Soccer, Rugby and Beach Volleyball events.

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 25,288 units between June 13 to June 19 to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the week.

The hardware sold 25,457 units the week prior.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice ranked as the No. 2 best-selling software for the week selling 196,831 units for the week.

Capcom this week released the Strider Trailer for Monster Hunter Generations for Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s Nintendo 3DS.

The trailer previews the Strider Hiryu sword and armor.

Monster Hunter Generations, to be sold July 15, is a new installment of the action RPG series that will include a special collaboration armor set based on Marth from the Fire Emblem series.

Nintendo this week said Metroid Prime: Federation Force to the Nintendo 3DS will include amiibo support.

Users can add a paint job to their mech with select amiibo, including Mario and Bowser.

The first-person action title will include four-player co-op functionality in space-based missions.

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