Tag Archives: NPD Group
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 | 15:00 BST
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 03:19 BST
When the NPD Group releases its June sales report later this week, Michael Pachter isn’t banking on good news.
Fri, May 04, 2012 | 02:48 BST
Analysts at PiperJaffray expect the upcoming April NPD report to continue a trend of year-on-year declines, with a 25% drop in game sales at $375 million.
Tue, Apr 10, 2012 | 03:29 BST
Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter expects a grim result in this week’s NPD report – but expects a PlayStation 3 price cut this year.
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 | 05:27 GMT
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 | 00:59 GMT
The NPD Group Australia has revealed a 12.8% year-on-year decrease in traditional retail in 2011, but local industry expects digital revenue to climb.
Tue, Dec 20, 2011 | 23:14 GMT
According to a new report from the NPD Group, the third quarter of 2011 saw US gamers spend more on non-traditional business models than packaged retail goods.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 | 17:55 BST
US stat tracker NPD claims its decision to drop individual sales numbers for game software and hardware in favour of a top ten by title hasn’t gone down well in some quarters; the silver lining is it’s promising a new report which will, for the first time, capture digital and mobile sales.
Tue, Apr 07, 2009 | 09:25 BST
NPDs? What about ‘em? They’re basically our gods.
Anyway, after all the hubbub surrounding Nintendo’s recent DSi launch, Ars Technica contacted the NPD group to find out whether or not gaming’s premiere abacus would be giving DSi sales their own space on its monthly report. The answer: Nuh-uh.
According to the NPD Group’s David Riley, separated data won’t be passed out to the press, but NPD clients will be allowed to witness the beginning of the DSi’s glorious conquest. Even money-counters need money, after all.
Guess we’ll just have to hope that Nintendo spills the beans in a moment of success-intoxicated honesty. Stranger things have happened.
Thu, Aug 21, 2008 | 14:55 BST
The NPD Group, GfK Chart-Track Limited and Enterbrain, Inc., today announced the release of Top Global Markets Report which collates software sales data from the US, UK and Japan.
The report shows that GTA IV has comes out on top by some margin selling 6.3 million copies in US and UK. Some way behind it is Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Brawl, which has sold a total of 5.4 million units across all three territories.
To break it down: GTA IV has sold 4,711,000 units in the US and 1,582,000 in the UK whereas Brawl has sold 3,539,000 units in the US, 213,000 in the UK and 1,681,000 in Japan.
From the release:
“The leading games information sources in the U.S, U.K. and Japan – the largest games markets in the world – have joined forces to provide the gaming industry with a single source for sales data providing detailed insight into what’s happening in these important markets.”
“The video games business has become increasingly global, with the majority of the publishers releasing games in multiple markets,” said Anita Frazier, industry analyst, The NPD Group. “The U.S, as the world’s largest market will be able to view and compare sales for the first time outside of their own market.”
Top 5 listed below, full release after the link.
- GRAND THEFT AUTO IV 6,293,000
- SUPER SMASH BROS: BRAWL 5,433,000
- MARIO KART WII 4,697,000
- WII FIT 3,604,000
- GUITAR HERO III: LEGENDS OF ROCK 3,475,000
By Mike Bowden