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February 2013 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data


Xbox 360: 302K (-29.1%)
Nintendo Ecosystem (DS/3DS/Wii/Wii U combined): 455K
Wii U: 66K
PS3: 263K


1. Dead Space 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts – 605K
2. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (360, PS3, Wii U PC) Activision Blizzard
3. Crysis 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
4. NBA 2K13 (360, PS3, Wii, Wii U, PSP, PC) Take-Two Interactive
5. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (PS3, 360) Konami
6. Aliens: Colonial Marines 2013 (360, PS3, PC) Sega
7. Just Dance 4 (Wii, 360, PS3, Wii U) Ubisoft
8. Far Cry 3 (360, PS3, PC) Ubisoft
9. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS3, PSV) Sony
10. Madden NFL 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV, Wii U) Electronic Arts

XX. Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS Retail): 117K
Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS Digital): 63K
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon LTD (DS): 250K


  • New retail software sales (including PC) totaled $369.9, down 27% year-over-year
  • New retail hardware sales totaled $244.2 million, down 36% year-over-year
  • Accessory sales fell just 3% to $213.9 million
  • Total dollars spent on new retail video game sales in February came to $810 million, down 25% year-over-year
  • Used video game market and rentals totaled $90 million
  • Digital distribution and subscriptions totaled $319 million.



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