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 79,348 units between Dec. 12 and Dec. 18 to rank No. 2 in overall hardware sales.

The sales figure includes 9,317 PS4 Pro units sold in the same period.

The hardware sold 92,717 units the week prior.

Final Fantasy XV ranked as the No. 6 software for the week 44,340 units for the week.

Sony next week will release the Playstation 4 500GB Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Bundle.

The bundle includes the PS4 500GB Slim SKU, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Blu-ray disc, and a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered download voucher at $299.99.

Sony this week released the Gravity Rush 2 Demo for the Playstation 4 to the Playstation Network division.

Gravity Rush 2 is a third-person action title that will include three gravity styles – Normal, Lunar, and Jupiter.

Natsume Atari Co. Ltd. this week released Wild Guns: Reloaded for the Playstation 4.

Wild Guns: Reloaded is a gallery shooter that will include 1-4 player co-op, two new characters, classic and new stages, new boss enemies and special weapons.

The final game includes eight stages with three zones each.

Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. this week released the Nier: Automata Demo for the Playstation 4 to the Playstation Network division.

The demo includes short and long range weapon usage in an abandoned factory.

Nier: Automata is an action title that includes melee and ranged attacks against enemies and bosses in an open world.

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 36,214 units between Dec. 12 and Dec. 18 to rank as the No. 3 hardware for the week.

It sold 22,314 units the week prior.

Minecraft: PS Vita Edition ranked as the No. 9 selling 20,488 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 1,872 units between Dec. 12 to Dec. 18 to rank No. 6 in overall sales.

It sold 1,245 units the week prior.

Microsoft this week released the Stocking Stuffer Holiday Pack for Dead Rising 4 for the Xbox One and the PC.

In the Stocking Stuffer Holiday Pack, Frank West is armed with new holiday themed weapons to take down zombies dressed as elves, gingerbread men, reindeers, and snowmen.

It sells at $4.99.

SNK Corp. this week released the Athena KOF ’98 ver. DLC The King of Fighters XIV for the Playstation 4.

The costume is an updated version of the Athena costume from The King of Fighters ’98.

In addition, it will release Patch 1.10, which includes updated graphics and additional content, Jan. 11.

Microsoft this week began offering the Xbox One S at $50 off with the a $30 Bonus in a new holiday promotion.

In the promotion, customers can purchase the Xbox One S at $249, $50 off the MSRP, and receive a $30 bonus gift card.

Microsoft this week previewed Xbox Live Games with Gold for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 in Jan. 2017.

In Jan., the Xbox One will offer World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap from Jan. 1st to the 31st and Killer Instinct Season 2 Ultra Edition from Jan. 16th to Feb. 15th.

The Xbox One and Xbox 360 will offer The Cave Jan. 1st to the 15th and Rayman Origins Jan. 16th to the 30th.

Microsoft this week released an Update for Forza Horizon 3 for the Xbox One.

The Update addresses issues to Xbox One and PC SKU, including new PC Wheel Tuning Options and Token Purchases.

Microsoft this week released Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Early Access to Halo Wars 2 pre-order customers.

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition includes a campaign and multiplayer component, and a new multiplayer session browser.

The final game will be sold in Feb. 2017.

Halo Wars 2 for the Xbox One and the PC.


Microsoft this week released the Minecraft Oct. Update to Console Edition SKUs.

The Holiday Update includes new items, blocks, mobs like Husk Zombies and Shulkers, End City & Ship and a brand new Tutorial World.

Sales for Nintendo Co. Ltd.’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 5,095 units between Dec. 12 and Dec. 18.

It sold 4,656 units the week prior.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition ranked as the No. 11 software for the week 16,315 units.

Nintendo this week released Mario Party 2 for the Wii U Virtual Console.

Mario Party 2, released to the Nintendo 64 in 2000, includes five adventure boards – Pirate Land, Western Land, Space Land, Mystery Land and Space Land.

It sells at $9.99.

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 133,478 units Dec. 12 and Dec. 18 to rank as the No. 2 game hardware for the week.

The hardware sold 78,929 units the week prior.

Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki ranked as the No. 1 software in Japan selling 337,979 units for the week.

Nintendo this week released the New Features Trailer for Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World for the Nintendo 3DS.

The trailer preview Mellow Mode, Poochy Dash stages, and design options.

Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World will include all stages from Yoshi’s Woolly World and new exclusive stages for Poochy.

Nintendo this week said Super Mario Run for Apple Inc.’s iOS held 50 million downloads post launch Dec. 15.

The title ranks as the No. 1 Top-Grossing download app in the App Store.

In addition, it ranks as the No. 1 Free App.

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