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June 2014 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

PS4: best selling system
3DS: 150K
Wii U: 140K (up 233% year-over-year)

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Software

1. Watch Dogs (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, PC)
2. Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) - 470K (physical + digital, 885K LTD)
3. Minecraft (360, PS3)
4. UFC (PS4, Xbox One)
5. FIFA 14 (PS4, 360, Xbox One, PS3, Vita)
6. NBA 2K14 (360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
7. Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3, PC)
8. Call of Duty: Ghosts (360, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Wii U, PC)
9. Tomodachi Life (3DS) - 175K (retail + digital)
10. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)

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Overall

Overall retail sales were up 24% year-over-year

Hardware sales were up 106% year-over-year

Software sales were down 3% year-over-year

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May 2014 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

PS4: ? (best selling system)
3DS: ? (second best selling system)
Wii U: 32,600 approximate (up 85% over May 2013)
Xbox One: ?

Software

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Overall

Overall retail sales up 52% year over year

Hardware sales up 95% year over year

Software sales up 57% year over year

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April 2014 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

PlayStation 4: ? (Top selling hardware)
Xbox One: 115K (Second best selling hardware)
Xbox 360: 71K

Software

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Overall

  • Overall retail sales up 17% year over year
  • Software down 10% year over year
  • Hardware up 76% year over year

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March 2014 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

PS4: top selling system
Xbox One: 311K
3DS: 159K (-30.9% year over year)
Xbox 360: 111K
Wii U: 70K (+4.5% year over year)
Wii: 28K
Vita: 10K (-69.7% year over year)
PSP: 5K

Software

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Overall

  • Overall retail sales up 3% year over year
  • Software down 28% year over year
  • Hardware up 78% year over year

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February 2014 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

PS4: Approximately 286.7K
Xbox One: 258K
Xbox 360: 114K (-62.2%)
Wii U: Nearly 82.5K (+25%)

Software

1. Call of Duty: Ghosts (360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, PC)
2. The Lego Movie Videogame (360, PS3, 3DS, Wii U, Xbox One, PS4, Vita)
3. NBA 2K14 (360, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, PC)
4. Thief (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
5. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)
6. Battlefield 4 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3, PC)
7. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (360, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Wii U, PC)
8. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (PS3, 360)
9. Minecraft (360)
10. Bravely Default (3DS)

Overall

Overall retail sales up 9% year over year ($887 million on new physical games, hardware, and accessories)

Hardware up 42% year over year

Retail software sales down 9% year over year

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January 2014 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

PlayStation 4 – Top selling platform, “almost double Xbox One”

Xbox One – Second best selling platform, 143K estimated

Wii U – ?

Software

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  • Pokemon 125,000 in January, 3.25 million LTD
  • Super Mario 3D World = 655,000 LTD
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds = 715,000 LTD
  • 3DS software sales up 6% when normalized for four-week month (January 2013 was a five-week reporting period)
  • Wii U software sales up 26% when normalized for four-week month

Overall

Retail sales down 1% year-over-year normalized for four-week month

Retail software sales down 26% year-over-year normalized for four week-month

Total industry sales in January 2014 were down 1% (normalized) to $664 million, down 21% with normalization

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December 2013, and Full Year NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

  • 3DS: Approximately 1 million [Best selling system in December, and for all of 2013]
  • Xbox One: 908K [Best selling next-gen console]
  • PlayStation 4: Approximately 860K [Combined sales from both November and December 2013 are above LTD Xbox One sales]
  • Xbox 360: 643K (-54.1%) [Best selling current-gen console]
  • Wii U: Approximately 481K [The console had its "best month," meaning it was somewhere above 460K]
  • PS3: 299K
  • Wii: ?
  • PSV: Approximately 95K

Top 10 New Physical Retail Sales: December 2013

  1. Call Of Duty: Ghosts (360, PS3, XBO, PS4, NWU, PC)
  2. Battlefield 4 (360, XBO, PS4, PS3, PC) 2 Electronic Arts
  3. Just Dance 2014 (WII, 360, NWU, XBO, PS3, PS4)
  4. Madden NFL 25 (360, XBO, PS3, PS4)
  5. NBA 2K14 (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, PC)
  6. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, NWU, PC)
  7. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)
  8. Lego Marvel Super Heroes (360, PS3, 3DS, XBO, PS4, NWU, PSV, PC)
  9. FIFA 14 (360, PS4, XBO, PS3, PSV)
  10. Skylanders SWAP Force (WII, 360, PS3, NWU, 3DS, XBO, PS4)

Top 10 New Physical Retail Sales: Annual 2013

  1. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)
  2. Call Of Duty: Ghosts (360, PS3, XBO, PS4, PC, NWU)
  3. Madden NFL 25 (360, PS3, PS4, XBO)
  4. Battlefield 4 (360, PS3, XBO, PS4, PC)
  5. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, NWU, PC)
  6. NBA 2K14 (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, PC)
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (360, PS3, NWU, PC)
  8. Just Dance 2014 (WII, 360, NWU, XBO, PS3, PS4)
  9. Minecraft (360)
  10. Disney Infinity (360, WII, PS3, NWU, 3DS) 10 Disney Interactive Studios

Overall

  • Overall retail sales are down 2% year over year for the full year
  • Overall retail sales are up 2% year over year for December 2013
  • Hardware sales are up 5% year over year for December 2013
  • Software sales are down 17% year over year for December 2013
  • Software sales are down 9% year over year for the full year

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

Hardware

PlayStation 4: Top selling platform
Xbox One: 909,132 (Fastest selling: 101,000 per day average)
3DS: 770K [estimate]
Xbox 360: 647K (-48.7%)
Wii U: 220K [estimate]

Software:

  1. Call of Duty: Ghosts (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, PC, Wii U)
  2. Battlefield 4 (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, PC)
  3. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (360, PS4, PS3, XBO, PC, Wii U)
  4. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)
  5. NBA 2K14 (360, PS4, PS3, XBO, PC)
  6. Skylanders SWAP Force (Wii, 360, PS3, Wii U, 3DS, XBO, PS4)
  7. Just Dance 2014 (Wii, 360, Wii U, Xbox One, PS3, PS4)
  8. Disney Infinity (Wii, 360, PS3, Wii U, 3DS)
  9. FIFA 14 (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, PSV)

Overall:

Overall retail sales up 7% year-over-year

Hardware sales were up 58% year-over-year

Software sales down 24% year-over-year

Best November ever for hardware in the US (PS4/XB1 launches and high 3DS sales credited)

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

Hardware

3DS: 452K (+~100%) – best selling platform

Xbox 360: 166K
PS3: lower than Xbox 360

Software:

1. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3) – 1.1 million
2. Pokémon X (3DS) – 1.7 million combined with Pokemon Y
3. Pokémon Y (3DS) – See Pokemon X
4. Battlefield 4 (360, PS3, PC)
5. Batman: Arkham Origins (360, PS3, Wii U, PC)
6. Assassin’s Creed IV, Black Flag (360, PS3, Wii U)
7. NBA 2K14 (360, PS3, PC)
8. Skylanders: Swap Force (Wii, 360, PS3, Wii U, 3DS)
9. Lego Marvel Super Heroes (360, PS3, Wii U, 3DS, PC)
10. WWE 2K14 (360, PS3)

Overall:

Retail sales were up 5% year over year - $791.1 million in total sales for new hardware and software

Retail software was up 12%

Hardware was down 8%

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

Hardware

  • 3DS – best selling system
  • PS3 – best selling console
  • Xbox 360 – 1.6 million sold YTD
  • Wii U – up 200% month-over-month

Software

  1. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3) – highest opening for series, highest selling September opening in NPD history, accounted for over 50% of dollars spent in September 2013
  2. Madden NFL (360, PS3)
  3. NBA 2K14 (360, PS3, PC)
  4. Diablo III (360, PS3, PC)
  5. FIFA 14 (360, PS3, Vita)
  6. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX (PS3)
  7. Disney Infinity (360, Wii, PS3, Wii U, 3DS)
  8. NHL 14 (360, PS3)
  9. Minecraft (360)
  10. Saints Row IV (360, PS3, PC)

Overall

  • Retail software sales up 52% year-over-year
  • Hardware sales down 13% year-over-year
  • Overall retail sales up 27% year-over-year

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