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July Npd 2009

Analyst expects Wii price cut, July NPD numbers lowest since launch

Broadpoint AmTech analyst Ben Schachter has weighed in on yesterday’s NPD results for July, and has pointed out that Wii hardware sales are the lowest ever since its launch in November 2006. To counter this, Schachter says Wii needs a price cut, and it is expected soon. “Although Wii Sports Resort sold well, it appears […]

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July Npd 2009 headlines

  • July NPD: PS3 is "just getting warmed up," says Sony

    Sony’s responded to tonight’s NPD figures by saying PS3 is “just getting warmed up” and pointing out differences between its console, 360 Arcade and Wii. “When you compare all the features against other industry offerings, there is no doubt that the PlayStation 3 provides the most complete entertainment system on the market today – right […]

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  • July NPD - US games trade down 29% to $848 million

    The US games trade continued its freefall in July, posting a total sales figure of $848 million for the month, down 29 percent year-over-year from $1.19 billion. Hardware dropped hugely, down 37 percent from $448 million last year to $281 million. Software was down 26 percent from $592 million in July 2008 to $437 million. […]

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  • July NPD software sales: Wii Sports Resort bundled with WMP tops

    The July NPD numbers are out, and software sales came in at around $437 million for the month. Wii Sports Resort bundled with Wii MotionPlus stole the charts by bringing in 508,200 followed by NCAA Football 10 on 360 at 376,500. Here’s the full thing in the thousands: Wii Sports Resort w/ WMP (Wii) -  […]

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  • July NPD - Hardware sales crater, down 37%

    Hardware sales in the US in July dived 37 percent year-over-year according to the just-released NPD. Not much gap between 360 and Wii there, is there? Here are your numbers. Percentage year-over-year differences in brackets, courtesy of Psychotext. PlayStation 2 – 108K (-30.55%) PlayStation 3 – 121.8K (-45.84%) PSP – 122.8K (-44.61%) Xbox 360 – […]

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