EEDAR: 360, Wii big winners in December NPD

By Johnny Cullen, Tuesday, 11 January 2011 06:38 GMT

360 wave

According to a note sent out by EEDAR, Xbox 360 and Wii were the big winners in December in the US.

Year-over-year, Wii and 360 saw big gains which seen PS3 come lagging behind in a distant third.

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter said yesterday that 360 outsold PS3 by a ratio of 2-1 in the December NPD.

EEDAR’s numbers are below.

  • DS – 2,400,000
  • Wii – 2,200,000
  • 360 – 1,900,000
  • PS3 – 1,100,000
  • PS2 – N/A
  • PSP – 5,00,000
  • Industry – 8,100,000

The December NPD releases on Thursday.

NPD decided to start withholding hardware sales numbers for the American market last year, leaving it up to platform holders to decide whether or not to make monthly figures public.

Thanks, CVG.

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