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November 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 1.26M (-25.9%)
Nintendo 3DS: 540K (-32.1%)
Nintendo Wii U: 425K
Nintendo Wii: 420K (-51.1%)
Nintendo DS: 370K (+5.7%)
PlayStation Vita: 210K-225K

Software

01. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (360, PS3, PC, Wii U) Activision Blizzard – 7.5M (We know that PS3/360 accounted for 7.4M, and PC > Wii U. MW3 did 9 million, BLOPS 8.4, and MW2 did 6.1 million. This had one less week than normal.)
02. Halo 4 (360) Microsoft – 3.2M (Reach and Halo 3 did 3.3 million, but with about half or less the days. I’m unclear on if this counts bundles.)
03. Assassin’s Creed III (360, PS3, Wii U, PC) Ubisoft – 2.9M (The previous three games did around 1.1-1.3 million in their opening month. This is insane growth.)
04. Just Dance 4 (Wii, 360, Wii U, PS3) Ubisoft
05. Madden NFL 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV, Wii U) Electronic Arts
06. Skylanders Giants (Wii, 360, Ps3, 3DS, Wii U) Activision Blizzard – up 250% year-over-year
07. Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2012 (PS3, 360, PSV, PC) Electronic Arts – 509K (Hot Pursuit did 417K, and The Run did a fair bit worse than Hot Pursuit.)
08. NBA 2K13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, Wii U, PC) Take-Two Interactive
09. WWE 13 (360, PS3, Wii) THQ
10. FIFA Soccer 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV, 3DS, Wii U, PSP) Electronic Arts

XX. New Super Mario Bros Wii U (Nintendo, Wii U) – 243K

Mario Kart 7 LTD: 2M

Overall

Total industry sales down 11%

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September 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 270K (-38.4%)
Nintendo 3DS: More Than 213K
Wii ?
PS3 ?
Vita ?

Software

1. Madden NFL 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV) Electronic Arts – Over 2.55M (up 11% over Madden 12)
2. Borderlands 2 (360, PS3, PC) Take Two Interactive – 1.48M (up 234% over Borderlands 1)
3. FIFA Soccer 13 (360, Ps3, PSV, Wii, 3DS, PSP) Electronic Arts
4. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) Nintendo – 295K
5. Guild Wars 2 (PC) NCSoft
6. NHL 13 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
7. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (PC) Activision Blizzard
8. NCAA Footbal 13 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
9. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii, 360, NDS, PS3, 3DS, PSV, PC) Warner Bros. Interactive
10. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts

Overall

  • Total consumer spending on new retail video games fell 24% year-over-year to $848.3 million
  • Software sales fell 14%
  • Hardware sales fell 39% to $210.9 million

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Xbox Live Arcade Top 20, Week of 09/17/12

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on UU’s)

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Borderlands 2
FIFA 12
Battlefield 3
Halo: Reach
Modern Warfare 2
Madden NFL 13
Skyrim
EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13 Demo
Gears of War 3
RESIDENT EVIL 6 DEMO
GTA IV
NBA 2K12
EA SPORTS NHL13
Forza Motorsport 4
Halo 3
Borderlands
Madden NFL 12

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Xbox Live Arcade Top 20, Week of 08/27/12

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on UU’s)

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
Call of Duty: Black Ops
FIFA 12
Halo: Reach
Battlefield 3
Modern Warfare 2
Madden NFL 13
Skyrim
GTA IV
Gears of War 3
NBA 2K12
Forza Motorsport 4
Counter-Strike: GO
Halo 3
Mass Effect 3
Madden NFL 12
Madden NFL 13 Demo
Red Dead Redemption
NCAA Football 13

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August 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 193k (-37.3%)
3DS: Above 170K
PS3: Up from last month, below 193K

Software

1.) Darksiders 2 (360, PS3, PC) THQ – 247K
2.) New Super Mario Bros. 2 (3DS) Nintendo – 240K
3.) Kingdom Hearts 3D (3DS) Square Enix – 180K (for comparison, KH:BbS on PSP did 225K in its opening month with the same number of days)
4.) NCAA Football 13 (360, PS3) Electronic Arts
5.) Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Wii, 360, NDS, PS3, 3DS, PSV, PC) Warner Bros
6.) Sleeping Dogs (360, PS3) Square Enix – 172K
7.) Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (360, PS3) Activision Blizzard – 105K
8.) Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC) Warner Bros
9.) Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, NDS, Wii, PC) Activision Blizzard
10.) The Amazing Spider-Man (360, PS3, NDS, 3DS, Wii) Activision Blizzard

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Xbox Live Arcade Top 20, Week of 08/13/12

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on UU’s)

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
Call of Duty: Black Ops
FIFA 12
Halo: Reach
Modern Warfare 2
Battlefield 3
Skyrim
Gears of War 3
GTA IV
NBA 2K12
Forza Motorsport 4
Madden NFL 13 Demo
Halo 3
Madden NFL 12
NCAA Football 13
Mass Effect 3
Red Dead Redemption
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty: World at War

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July 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 203K (-26.7%)
Nintendo 3DS: more than 124k
Nintendo DS: more than 120K

Software

  1. NCAA Football 13
  2. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  3. The Amazing Spider-Man
  4. Just Dance 3
  5. Batman Arkham City
  6. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  7. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
  8. NBA 2K12
  9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
  10. Dead Island

Overall

  • Total spending on new retail video game sales (hardware, software, and accessories) fell 20% year-over-year to $548.4 million
  • Hardware sales totaled $150.7 million, down 32% year-over-year
  • New retail software spending fell 23% to $278.2 million

Source: NeoGAF

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Xbox Live Arcade Top 20, Week of 07/23/12

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on UU’s)

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
Call of Duty: Black Ops
FIFA 12
Halo: Reach
Battlefield 3
Modern Warfare 2
Skyrim
Gears of War 3
NBA 2K12
GTA IV
Halo 3
Forza Motorsport 4
NCAA Football 13
Mass Effect 3
Batman: Arkham City
Madden NFL 12
Red Dead Redemption
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Saints Row: The Third

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Xbox Live Arcade Top 20, Week of 07/09/12

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles (based on UU’s)

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
Call of Duty: Black Ops
FIFA 12
Halo: Reach
Battlefield 3
Modern Warfare 2
Skyrim
NBA 2K12
Gears of War 3
GTA IV
Forza Motorsport 4
Halo 3
Madden NFL 12
Red Dead Redemption
NCAA Football 13
Mass Effect 3
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Call of Duty: World at War
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

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June 2012 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

Xbox 360: 257K (-49.3%)
Nintendo 3DS: 155K (+8.4%)
Nintendo DS: 150K (-61.1%)
Wii: 95K (-65.2%)
Vita + PSP: ~100K [estimate]

Software

1.) Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heores (360, Wii, PS3, NDS, 3DS, PSV, PC) Warner Bros. – 450K
2.) Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (360, PS3, PC) Ubisoft
3.) Diablo 3 (PC) Activision Blizzard
4.) Max Payne 3 (360, PS3, PC) Take-Two Interactive
5.) NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2, PC) Take-Two Interactive
6.) Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC) Warner Bros.
7.) Pokemon Conquest (NDS) Nintendo
8.) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC) Activision Blizzard
9.) Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
10.) The Amazing Spider-Man (360, PS3, 3DS, NDS, Wii) Activision Blizzard

xx.) Lollipop Chainsaw – 107K

Nintendo Software LTDs:
Super Mario 3D Land: 2.1 Million
Mario Kart 7: 1.75 Million
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time: 1 Million

Overall

Total new retail US video game spending down 29% year-over-year – $699.8 million.

Accessories up 4%

Hardware down 45%

Software down 27% – $362.8 million

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