Sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4 ranked as the No. 1 hardware in Japan in the latest data from the region.

Media Create Co. this month reported the PS4 sold 23,679 units between June 27 to July 3 to rank No. 1 in overall hardware sales.

It sold 22,715 units the week prior.

Super Robot Wars: OG: The Moon Dwellers ranked as the No. 1 title selling 70,392 units for the week.

The Playstation Network this week began holding the Mid-Year Sale – Week 2 for the Playstation 4, Playstation 3, PS Vita and PSP.

Discounted titles include God of War III Remastered, Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, and Samurai Warriors 4.

The sale is valid through July 12.

Capcom Co. Ltd. this week said the Resident Evil 7: Beginning Hour Demo for the Playstation 4 is the No. 1 most downloaded single-player demo in the first seven days of release.

The demo, which is available to Playstation Plus users, has totaled more than two million downloads in global markets.

Beginning Hour takes place prior the events of Resident Evil 7 and will not be part of the final game.

Sony this week said Mojang AB’s Minecraft: Playstation 4 Edition for the Playstation 4 ranked in the top 10 downloads in the Playstation Network division in June 2016.

In June, Minecraft: Playstation 4 Edition ranked as the No. 5 PS4 PSN digital download software for the month.

The title includes four-player split-screen local multiplayer and eight player online multiplayer functionality.

Koei Co. Ltd. this week released Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4.

The title includes the Campaign Mode to follow the events of the novel and Hero Mode to create a destiny in the timeline.

The final game includes 700 historical characters.

SNK Playmore Corp. this week released the Team Mexico Trailer for The King of Fighters XIV for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 4.

The trailer previews the Team Mexico including Angel, Dinosaur, and Ramon.

The King of Fighters XIV will include three vs. three team matches and 50 new and veteran characters.

The final game will include online versus functionality.

Bandai Namco Games America Inc. this week month said it will release the Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization for the Playstation 4.

The Collector’s Edition SKU will include the game software, SteelBook case, exclusive 6-inch Kirito and Asuna figurines, soundtrack, set of mini-posters, decal sheets, and art book at $149.99.

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is the fourth installment in the Sword Art Online action RPG franchise.

In the title, users take the role of Kirito in a new VRMMORPG called Sword Art: Origin.

It will be sold Oct. 27.

SNK this week released Metal Slug Anthology for the Playstation 2 to the PS4 PSN division.

The title includes seven Metal Slug titles, including Metal Slug, Metal Slug 2, Metal Slug X, Metal Slug 3, Metal Slug 4, Metal Slug 5 and Metal Slug 6.

Metal Slug Anthology was previously released to the PS2 and the PSP.

505 Games this week released Hawken for the Playstation 4.

Developed by Reloaded Games, Hawken is a multiplayer first-person shooter that includes mech-based combat.

The final game includes customizable, upgradeable mechs across multiplayer competitive modes.

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 11,461 units between June 27 to July 3 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.

It sold 11,986 units the week prior.

Minecraft: PS Vita Edition ranked as the No. 12 software selling 6,621 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 73 units between June 27 to July 4 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.

It sold 70 units the week prior.

Microsoft this week began the Ultimate Game Sale for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 in the Xbox Live division.

Through July 11th, more than 250 Xbox and Windows 10 titles are discounted by 40 to 60 percent.

Discounted titles include Quantum Break, Dark Souls III, DOOM, and backwards compatible titles.

Rockstar Games this week enabled backwards compatibility to the Xbox One for the Red Dead Redemption Xbox 360 SKU.

The backwards compatibility function allows Xbox One owners to utilize their Xbox 360 retail discs to download the software to their Xbox One and play natively with new Xbox One functionality.

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 4,444 units between June 27 to July 3 to rank at No. 4 in overall sales.

It sold 4,358 units the week prior.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition ranked as the No. 5 software for the week selling 10,478 units.

The Nintendo 3DS ranked as the No. 2 hardware in Japan in the latest sales data from the territory.

Media Create Co. this month said the Nintendo 3DS sold 22,570 units between June 27 to July 3 to rank as the No. 2 game hardware for the week.

The hardware sold 22,897 units the week prior.

Kirby: Planet Robobot ranked as the No. 8 best-selling software selling 7,707 units for the week.

Nintendo this week said Legend of the Mystical Ninja for the Super NES is now available for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console division.

Legend of the Mystical Ninja is an action-adventure title that includes Kid Ying and Dr. Yang in 10 levels through feudal Japan.

It sells at $7.99.

Capcom Co. this month said released the Maya Trailer for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice for the Nintendo 3DS.

The trailer previews Maya Fey and additional characters from the final game.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice, to be sold in Sept., is set in a brand new location, the Kingdom of Khura’in, where séance trials decide the fate of defendants.

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