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March NPD data: Explosive US market up 57% year-on-year 

NPD figures released last night show that both Michael Pachter and Colin Sebastian underestimated sales in the US last month - the analysts predicted growth of 47 percent and 35 percent respectively - as the American sector increased 57 percent year-on-year.

The total value of the US games market in March was $1.7 billion, compared to the $1.1 billion posted in March 2007.

Figures below:

  • Software: $945.6m (+63%)
  • Hardware: $551.3m (+46%)
  • Accessories: $220m (+58%)
  • Total Games: $1.7 billion (+57%)

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