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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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Top PS3 and Vita Digital Sellers, September 2012

Top 20 PSN and PS3 Full Games

  1. The Walking Dead – Episode 3: Long Road Ahead
  2. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  3. 3 on 3 NHL Arcade
  4. Jet Set Radio
  5. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD
  6. Borderlands 2
  7. TOKYO JUNGLE
  8. Madden NFL 13
  9. Double Dragon Neon
  10. FIFA Soccer 13
  11. Marvel vs. Capcom: Origins
  12. The Walking Dead – Episode 1: A New Day
  13. One Piece: Pirate Warriors
  14. NHL 13
  15. Journey
  16. Fight Night Champion – Champion Mode
  17. I Am Alive
  18. Grand Theft Auto IV
  19. Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
  20. Castle Crashers
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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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Top PS3 and Vita Digital Sellers, July 2012

Top 20 PSN and PS3 Full Games

  1. The Walking Dead – Episode 2 – Starved For Help
  2. Rainbow Moon
  3. inFAMOUS Festival of Blood
  4. NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
  5. Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
  6. Journey
  7. Shadow of the Colossus
  8. Fight Night Champion
  9. I Am Alive
  10. Batman: Arkham City
  11. Grand Theft Auto IV Digital
  12. Dyad
  13. Gotham City Impostors
  14. Crysis
  15. MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 2
  16. The House of the Dead III
  17. Quantum Conundrum
  18. Castle Crashers
  19. The Amazing Spider-Man
  20. REAL STEEL
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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

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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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Top PS3 and Vita Digital Sellers, June 2012

Top 20 PSN and PS3 Full Games

1. Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
2. The Walking Dead – Episode 1
3. Journey
4. I Am Alive
5. Batman: Arkham City
6. Grand Theft Auto IV Digital
7. NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
8. inFAMOUS Festival of Blood
9. Fight Night Champion
10. Castle Crashers
11. Pure Chess
12. Sonic CD
13. Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
14. Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
15. Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
16. Sly 2: Band of Thieves
17. PAYDAY The Heist
18. Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II
19. Resident Evil 4
20. Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale

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

Hardware

Xbox 360: 160K (-40.7%)
Nintendo 3DS: 113.5K (+17%), Nintendo Consoles & Portables Combined: 285K

*all hardware sales down over last year, except for 3DS

Software

1.) Diablo 3 (PC) Activision Blizzard – 1m Link
2.) Max Payne 3 (360, PS3, PC) Take-Two Interactive – 440K
3.) Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (360, PS3) Ubisoft – 400K
4.) Prototype 2 (360, PS3) Activision Blizzard
5.) NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2, PC) Take-Two Interactive
6.) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC) Activision Blizzard
7.) Sniper Elite V2 (360, PS3) 505 Games
8.) Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
9.) Dragon’s Dogma (360, PS3) Capcom – 92K
10.) Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3) Ubisoft

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Top PS3 and Vita Digital Sellers, May 2012

Top 20 PSN and PS3 Full Games

  1. The Walking Dead
  2. Journey
  3. PixelJunk Shooter
  4. I Am Alive
  5. Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II
  6. NBA JAM: On Fire Edition
  7. Grand Theft Auto IV Digital
  8. inFAMOUS Festival of Blood
  9. Datura
  10. PixelJunk Eden
  11. PixelJunk Monsters
  12. Flower
  13. PixelJunk Racers 2nd Lap
  14. Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
  15. Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock
  16. Dead Rising 2 Off The Record
  17. Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale
  18. Castle Crashers
  19. Gotham City Impostors
  20. Fight Night Champion

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