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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

npd software january 2014

  • 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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August 2013 NPD U.S. Hardware and Software Sales Data

Hardware

  • Nintendo 3DS – number one selling system
  • Xbox 360 – 96K (-50.3%) – number one selling console

Software

  1. Madden 25 (360, PS3)
  2. Saints Row 4 (360, PS3, PC)
  3. Disney Infinity (360, Wii, PS3, Wii U, 3DS) – 294,000
  4. Splinter Cell: Blacklist (360, PS3, Wii U, PC)
  5. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (360)
  6. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS) – 190,000 (digital + physical)
  7. NCAA Football 14 (360, PS3)
  8. Payday 2 (360, PS3)
  9. Final Fantasy 14 Online: A Realm Reborn (PS3, PC)
  10. Pikmin 3 (Wii U) – 115,000 (digital + physical)
xx. New Super Luigi U - 120,000 (digital + physical)

Nintendo 2013 3DS LTDs (Digital + Physical):

  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (863,000)Animal Crossing: New Leaf (739,000)
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 (406,000 in 2013, 1.85 million total)
  • Fire Emblem Awakening (390,000)
  • Mario Kart 7 (352,000 in 2013, 2.84 million total)
  • Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (298,000)
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (268,000)
  • Super Mario 3D Land (265,000 in 2013, 2.86 million total)
  • LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins (264,000)

Overall

  • Physical software sales up 21% year over year
  • Hardware down 40% year over year
  • Overall market was up 1% year over year

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

Hardware

Nintendo 3DS: Above 141K (+14%) [Top Selling System]
Xbox 360: 107K (-47.3%) [Top Selling Console]

Software

  1. NCAA Football 14 (360, PS3)
  2. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (360)
  3. The Last of Us (PS3)
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (360, PS3, Wii U, PC)
  5. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS)
  6. Far Cry 3 (360, PS3, PC)
  7. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC)
  8. Injustice: Gods Among Us (360, PS3, Wii U)
  9. NBA 2k13 (360, PS3, Wii, Wii U, PSP, PC)
  10. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (360, Wii, NDS, PS3, 3DS, Wii U, Vita, PC)

Nintendo Sales (Digital + Retail):
Animal Crossing: 150K
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon LTD: 820K
NSMBU: 830K

Overall

Hardware sales – $99.4m, 34% decrease

Accessories sales – $133.4m, 3% decrease

Software sales – $222.3m, 20% decrease

Overall sales – $443 million, 19% decrease

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

Hardware

Nintendo 3DS: 225K (45.2%)
Xbox 360: 140K (-45.5%)

Software

1. The Last Of Us (PS3) Sony (Corp)
2. Animal Crossing: New Leaf (3DS) Nintendo – 505K
3. Minecraft (360) Microsoft (Corp)
4. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (360, PS3, PC, NWU) Activision Blizzard (Corp)
5. NBA 2K13 (360, PS3, WII, NWU, PSP, PC) Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
6. Injustice: Gods Among Us (360, PS3, NWU) Warner Bros. Interactive
7. Donkey Kong Country Returns (3DS, WII) Nintendo
8. Deadpool (360, PS3) Activision Blizzard (Corp)
9. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
10. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS) Nintendo – 115K

xx. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D - 108K

Overall

Total industry retail sales in the US dropped 15% to $593.3 million, total software (including PC) fell 14% to $313.8 million, and total hardware dropped 30% to $142 million.

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

Hardware

3DS – greater than 114K
Xbox 360 – 114K (-28.75% year-over-year decline)

Software

1. Injustice: Gods Among Us (360, PS3, NWU)**
2. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (360, PS3, PC, NWU)**
3. Donkey Kong Country Returns (3DS, WII)
4. Dead Island: Riptide (360, PS3, PC)**
5. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
6. Metro: Last Light (360, PS3, PC)
7. NBA 2K13 (360, PS3, WII, NWU, PSP, PC)**
8. Bioshock Infinite (360, PS3, PC)**
9. Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC)**
10. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (360, WII, NDS, PS3, 3DS, NWU, PSV, PC)

Overall

New retail sales fell 25% year-over-year to $386.3 million

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