Submitted by donniebaseball 429d ago | news

US game sales climb 9% in 5-week January period

After an abysmal 2012 for video games retail, US game sales in January were perhaps slightly more encouraging (depending on your viewpoint), as total industry sales climbed nine percent to $834.7 million. The news is tempered somewhat by the fact that January was a five-week reporting period for The NPD Group. (Industry)

Alternative Sources
Dlacy13g  +   429d ago
Dear lord if the numbers from Neogaf are to be believed the WiiU did only 55k units in a 5 week period. If that doesn't sound good to you...its because its horrible.
CalvinKlein  +   429d ago
how much did the VITA do? I hope its doing better than the wiiU at least.
PeZuS  +   429d ago
35k. But this is WiiU's third month we're talking about and first non-holiday month. Vita did more last April (its third month) in 4 weeks than WiiU did now in 5.
Darth Stewie  +   429d ago
Thanks to Ni No kuni
Jek_Porkins  +   429d ago
It is good news that sales climbed, but if Wii U numbers are to be believed....ouch.
miDnIghtEr20C_SfF  +   429d ago
Over 2 Years in a row of Xbox 360 dominance in the USA. Impressive.
Captain Tuttle  +   429d ago
WiiU is a bomb, Vita is a likely one too.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
New stories

The Real Deal: impressions of Rusty's Real Deal Baseball and in-depth Smash Bros. discussion

1h ago - A game about buying games? Random Nintendo shares impressions of Rusty's Real Deal Baseball, plus... | 3DS

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars Review | GearNuke

1h ago - GearNuke: "Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars is the latest turn-based RPG from Atlus, de... | PS Vita

Things we’d Love to See in Red Alert 4

3h ago - GamerBolt: " Here are some ideas that we’d love to see integrated into the next iteration from th... | PC

League of Legends is Hard to Get Into, Because of Its Community

4h ago - Max Level: League of Legends is the front-runner of anything dealing with E-Sports — bolstering o... | PC

Enter to Win a PS4 and More!

Now - We are buying one lucky N4Ger a PS4 just for commenting on any N4G story! | Promoted post

Grind or Not to Grind?

4h ago - 'Having finally obtained a PS Vita and gained the ability to play PSP games, I have been able to... | Culture