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NPD Group: Xbox 360 holds the No. 1 US console spot in October

In October, Xbox 360 was the No. 1 selling console in the U.S. market and maintained its lead as the No. 1 console in 2013, selling 166,000 units.

On Thursday, market research firm NPD released new statistics for the video game console market. NPD highlights from October include:

Total retail spend on the Xbox 360 platform in October (hardware, software and accessories) reached $283 million, the most for any console in the U.S.
During the month of October, Xbox 360 held five of the top 10 console game titles, including: “Batman: Arkham Origins,” “Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag,” “Battlefield 4,” “NBA 2K14,” and “Grand Theft Auto V.” (Xbox 360)

Moonman  +   653d ago
Nintendo sold 450,000 3DS's in October. #1 hardware for the 6th straight month. Nintendo, Rockstar (GTA5) and Pokemon were the top sellers. 360 was the top selling home console (reclaiming that position from PS3 last month).
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majiebeast  +   653d ago
The last month it will ever be number 1.
opinska  +   653d ago
stop hating and get over it
ApolloTheBoss  +   653d ago
What's there to hate? He's only speaking the truth.
majiebeast  +   653d ago
2 new consoles releasing while the sales of 360 and ps3 havent been amazing this past year. Makes it easy to say 360s last month as nr1.
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thereapersson  +   653d ago
opinska, not only is he speaking the truth, it's pure logic when you consider the new systems coming out. Expect the last-gen CONSOLES to fall behind until there is another dramatic price drop. The XOne and the PS4 are going to dominate the charts.
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Boody-Bandit  +   653d ago
majiebeast

That's what I thought you were getting at when I saw your post. New hardware is coming out so I also doubt the 360 will take the number 1 spot again if the new consoles can keep up with the supply and demand. This is the longest generation ever. I think most are excited for new hardware, I know I am, and will make the switch to the new generation faster than any previous gen.

2 hours 50 minutes 2 seconds to go!
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mikeslemonade  +   653d ago
^
Oooooo yea my system is coming in tomorrow at 8pm by Amazon. No need to camp and deal with other stresses in life.
mikeslemonade  +   653d ago
Mhmmmm PS4 is #1 from this point foward. Hopefully PS4 will beat the 3DS. I think it has a chance to do it.
Docknoss  +   653d ago
Hahaha Haha haha haha haha haha aaaaaaaaaaaa haha haha
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mikeslemonade  +   653d ago
If your laughing to disagree I will atleast be right for this month. PS4 will sell several million alone in the month of November.

And PS4 seems like it can take a "PS2 like" domination this generation, and the PS2 is #1 by 4 million units compared to the DS1. PS3 is sitting at 80 million sold right now and considering PS4 is launching the same time as the X1 while be $200 cheaper than the PS3(no inflation adjustments).

It will easily sell 100 million units in its life time. 110 million would be the low end. So if you are not able to look at simple trends and math procedures then keep on laughing like an imbecile.
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Theyellowflash30  +   653d ago
The PS4 will not beat the 3DS in worldwide sales, maybe NPD in the beginning. But worldwide the 3DS sells to much in Japan.
Skip_Bayless  +   653d ago
I said it has a chance to do it. Also with WiiU and X1 destined to sell less than its predesscors, some of those sales will go to the PS4.
Sarcasm  +   653d ago
It depends, they do have a $99 console for black friday. That's impulse buy pricing.
Gamer666  +   653d ago
Yeah, because X1 is going to take its position...
PS4isKing_82  +   653d ago
Ps2 days return in t minus 4 hours. 360 had a nice little run but it's time is over after tonight.
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Evil_Abed  +   653d ago
Nice, 360 bowing out on top.
MysticStrummer  +   653d ago
3rd place
kratos_TheGoat  +   653d ago
what amazing run 360 had xbox on
kreate  +   653d ago
nothing the beats the xbox360.
wonder how long it will go for.
but only 160k and its the highest is pretty
sad for the industry.
hopefully everyone is saving up for the next gen.
gnothe1  +   653d ago
persistantthug...yes..im buying both..i have both paid off waiting for pick up...not doing the PS4 midnight launch cause of work but I will get it tomorrow.

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