Tag Archives: npd
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 20:38 GMT
NPD has said in addition to the $1.30 billion spent in the US on new physical video and PC game software during the July – September period, total consumer spend on other physical forms of content (used and rental) reached $436 million, and content in digital format generated $1.72 billion.
Sat, Oct 19, 2013 | 14:44 BST
iPhone 5c is not going over well with consumers the short time it’s been in stores according to NPD data; however, the firm’s iPhone 5s has proved a success despite the phone not having being upgraded as much as hoped from the standard iPhone 5.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 | 08:29 BST
Xbox 360 has 50% more online service users than PlayStation 3 in the United States according to an NPD report.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 | 22:56 BST
The NPD Group has found more kids play console and PC games than mobile, but that’s likely to change next year. Over the last four years, the number of children playing games on tablets and smartphones has increased by a factor of eight, while console and PC gaming in the same space has seen a steady decline.
Thu, Sep 05, 2013 | 17:20 BST
NPD has issued its Games Market Dynamics: US report citing digital sales growth in the US of 61% as software sales fall 3% year-over-year to $2.88 billion.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 21:51 BST
NPD will start tracking digital sales this year, and according to president of the Games group, David McQuillan the firm plans to launch rather “quickly” due to the impending next-gen console launch.
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 12:49 BST
Nintendo’s Wii U sale woes could be continuing, according to a batch of allegedly leaked NPD sales figures currently doing the rounds. Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has suggested that the numbers are mostly accurate. If true, then only 38,000 Wii U consoles were sold across North America in April.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 18:32 BST
According to a note from analyst firm Cowen and Company, NPD sales are projected to face a sharp decline until the release of Madden NFL in July.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 16:39 BST
Despite launching later in the month, BioShock Infinite was the best-selling game in the US in March.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 23:20 BST
This month’s NPD Report drops today, with Microsoft the first to spill details. The platform holder shifted 261,000 Xbox 360 consoles over the course of the month.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 09:18 BST
NOA president Reggie Fils-Aime has said 3DS game sales have surpassed 20 million units in the US, and those figures are just for physical sales.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 20:37 BST
Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia expects NPD figures for March 2013 to be down by 10-15% when the numbers are reported tomorrow.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 11:42 BST
Gears of War: Judgment and God of War: Ascension “significantly underperformed” in March, new report finds
Gears of War: Judgment and God of War: Ascension both performed poorly through March according to a new report from market analysts Cowen & Company.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 16:00 GMT
Wii U moved 66,000 units in the US last month according to NPD data released in a Macquarie Capital analyst note. According to the note, the system came in last place in sales, with Xbox 360 moving 302,000 units and PS3 263,000 units. The firm felt Wii U showed well with 45% growth month-over-month, with the Deluxe model showing an 70% increase in consumer demand. Thanks GI International.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 18:54 GMT
A recent NPD survey polled gamers on their spending habits, and it turns out that 78 percent of core players will regularly buy used games, while 70 percent regularly buy full digital versions of retail titles.
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 | 14:00 GMT
An NPD report states that 29% of the 887 “core” participants polled by the firm plan on buying a next-gen console at launch. Those polled in the US were between the ages of nine and over which play video game five hours or more a week and owned a Mac, PC, PS3, or Xbox 360. According to the report posted on Game Zone, NPD polled 6,322 , but only 887 of respondents were categorized as a “core” gamer. Get the full thing through the link. Thanks, CVG.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 15:06 GMT
Nintendo shares are up 5.6% due to US sales figures released by NPD last night.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 00:24 GMT
Nintendo’s Wii U managed to shift 460,000 units in the US in December 2012, for a life to date total of 890,000.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 10:20 GMT
The NPD Group’s regular monthly report has crowned the Xbox 360 king of the US market for a full two years.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 | 16:41 GMT
This Thursday the NPD Group will publish its December sales report and according to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter the news will not be cheerful. The decline of Call of Duty and Nintendo’s inability to spark strong sales are just two key areas of concern for the analyst.