Tag Archives: software sales
Fri, Jun 12, 2009 | 06:56 BST
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 from EA in Sports Active came second and third respectively.
- UFC 2009 Undisputed (THQ, Xbox 360, 679.6K)
- Wii Fit (Nintendo, Wii, 352.8K)
- EA Sports Active (EA, Wii, 345.8K)
- UFC 2009 Undisputed (THQ, PS3, 334.4K)
- inFamous (Sony, PS3, 175.9K)
- Pokemon Platinum (Nintendo, DS, 168.9K)
- Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, Wii, 158.3K)
- Punch Out!! (Nintendo, Wii, 156.9K)
- X-Men Origins Wolverine Uncaged Edition (Acti Blizz, Xbox 360, 120.7K)
- Wii Play (Nintendo, Wii, 109.8K)
Fri, Dec 12, 2008 | 06:15 GMT
Gears of War 2 was the biggest selling game in the US last month, with more than 1.5 million units sold.
Call of Duty: World at War came a close second with 1.4 million sales, the two games far beyond Wii Play with 800,000 in third place and Wii Fit with 700,000 at fourth.
The top ten:
- Gears of War 2 (Epic, Xbox 360) – 1.56 million
- Call of Duty: World at War (Treyarch, Xbox 360) – 1.41 million
- Wii Play (Nintendo, Wii) – 796,000
- Wii Fit (Nintendo, Wii) – 697,000
- Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo, Wii) – 637,000
- Call of Duty: World at War (Treyarch, PS3) – 597,000
- Guitar Hero World Tour (Vicarious Visions, Wii) – 475,000
- Left 4 Dead (Valve, Xbox 360) – 410,000
- Resistance 2 (Insomniac, PS3) – 385,000
- Wii Music (Nintendo, Wii) – 297,000
Fri, Oct 17, 2008 | 07:52 BST
The Force Unleashed on 360 was the biggest selling game in the US last month, according to NPD figures, with big name Nintendo franchises and a couple of EA games making up the rest of the top 10.
Get the rest of the raw NPD data here.
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – (360, LucasArts)
- Wii Fit – (Wii, Nintendo)
- Rock Band 2 – (360, MTV, EA)
- Mario Kart – (Wii, Nintendo)
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – (PS3, LucasArts)
- Mercenaries 2: World in Flames – (360, EA)
- Wii Play – (Wii, Nintendo)
- Madden NFL 09 – (360, EA)
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – (Wii, LucasArts)
- Madden NFL 09 – (PS2, EA)
Tue, Jul 01, 2008 | 15:57 BST
According to this article on its official site, Rare can now boast 100 million software sales since the company launched in 1985.
“The result of releasing more than 100 titles across systems ranging from NES to Xbox 360 does seem like something worth mentioning, even if a couple of those titles were Taboo and Sesame Street 123 (everyone has to eat, you know),” says the article.
“Recent assistance in achieving the 100 million figure has come from the likes of Perfect Dark Zero (over 1.5m units to date), Kameo: Elements of Power and Viva Piñata (approaching 1m apiece).
“With Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts and two new Viva Piñata titles on Xbox 360 and DS set to launch in the coming months, plus of course all the other intriguing projects further down the line that we’re too wicked and calculating to tell you about, we don’t anticipate a dramatic sales downturn any time soon. Does that sound a bit pompous? Sorry, us Brits struggle to ‘do’ PR sometimes.
Congratulations to Rare from all of us at VG247!
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By Mike Bowden
Fri, Jun 13, 2008 | 11:22 BST
May NPD data has shown that total industry sales in the US hit $1.12 billion last month, a year-on-year increase of 37 percent.
Software sales rose 41 percent to $536.9 million, while hardware figures increased 34 percent to $428.6 million.
Sales of accessories were up 30 percent to $150.8 million.
Read the rest of our NPD coverage here.
Thu, May 22, 2008 | 12:54 BST
According to this Kotaku piece, Wii’s American software and hardware sales for the first 18 months of its life have been the highest of any platform in history, Nintendo said today.
Speaking at the Electronic Gaming Summit in the US, NoA marketing head Cammie Dunaway said, “While we appreciate the impact the Playstation 2 had on sales and the industry, perhaps we are even more impactful.”
And here are the figures to prove it:
- Wii – 50 million
- 360 – 28 million
- PS3 – 20 million
- PS2 – 42 million
- Wii – 9.5 million
- 360 – 5.2 million
- PS3 – 4.2 million
- PS2 – 8.5 million
Fri, May 16, 2008 | 09:45 BST
According to April’s NPD figures, the biggest selling game in America last month was the 360 version of GTA IV by a considerable margin, the SKU selling 1.85 million units.
The PS3 version sold 1 million copies, coming third to Wii’s Mario Kart. Full list:
- GTA IV – Xbox 360 – 1.85 million*
- Mario Kart Wii – Wii – 1.12 million
- GTA IV – PS3 – 1.00 million*
- Wii Play w/ remote – Wii – 360K
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl – Wii – 326K
- Gran Turismo 5: Prologue – PS3 – 224K
- Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness – DS – 202K
- Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time – DS – 202K
- Guitar Hero III – Wii – 152K
- Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – Xbox 360 – 141K*
* includes bundles, collector’s editions, GOTY editions