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May Npd 2009

Bionic Commando gets 27,000 US sales in May

Whoops. NPD’s confirmed to Gama that Capcom’s Bionic Commando only managed 27,000 unit sales in the US in May, its debut month. The reboot shipped on May 19. That figure’s a total score across both 360 and PS3. Nicht so gut. Hit is for more.

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May Npd 2009 headlines

  • Tiger Woods beats $500 million in US sales

    NPD analyst Anita Frazier confirmed last night that the Tiger Woods franchise has now generated more than $500 million in US sales. “Tiger Woods video games have sold over half a billion $ at U.S. retail life-to-date,” said Frazier via Twitter. The news comes in the wake of sobering US sales figures for May, which […]

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  • May NPD - 360 is only growing console, says Microsoft

    Microsoft responded to last night’s May NPD figures, which showed an overall year-on-year decline in the US trade of 23 percent, by saying 360 was the only machine in the market experiencing growing sales. The machine has seen a 22 percent year-to-date increase over 2008 in 2009, although it saw a 6.2 percent monthly drop […]

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  • May NPD - Nintendo celebrates 20 million Wiis, splits DSi and DS sales

    Nintendo confirmed that Wii has now sold more than 20 million units in the US last night, speaking in response to May’s NPD figures. The machine has reached the “major milestone” after 31 months in the American market. The firm also split out DSi and DS sales in its statement, revealing that of the 633,000 […]

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  • May NPD - UFC Undisputed king of the ring

    Great result for THQ’s UFC Undisputed in the US in May, with the 360 game clearing nearing 700,000 units for first place in NPD’s software chart. With the PS3 version included, the title sold more than 1 million copies in the US last month. Wii Fit and what now looks to be an astute move […]

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  • May NPD - DS and Wii lead hardware pack

    Nintendo platforms were dominant in the US last month, while Xbox 360 led a lacklustre race against PS3. Stats: PS2 – 117K PlayStation 3 – 131K PSP – 100.4K Xbox 360 – 175K Wii – 289.5K Nintendo DS – 633.5K

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