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NPD: January Sales

Cat | 1501d ago
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Via the NPD Group:

January 2011 sales are down 5% from January 2010. Total US Games Sales reached $1.16B, versus 2010's 1.228B.

Video games sales totaled $1.18B in January 2010 and are down 4% for $1.14B.

Hardware sales: An 8% shift downward to $324.0MM.

Software sales: 5% decline to $576.0MM

Accessories saw a 6% rise to $235.1MM

That brings the total software sales down 6% from January 2010 to $603.1MM.

Top 10 Games, All platforms:

1 - Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, WII, NDS, PC), Activision Blizzard
2 - Just Dance 2 (WII), Ubisoft
3 - Dead Space 2 (360, PS3, PC), Electronic Arts
4 - Little Big Planet 2 (PS3), Sony
5 - Zumba Fitness: Join the Party (WII, 360, PS3), Majesco
6 - NBA 2K11 (360, PS3, PSP, WII, PS2, PC), Take 2 Interactive
7 - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (360, PS3), Ubisoft
8 - Dance Central (360), MTV Games
9 - Michael Jackson The Experience (WII, DS, PSP), Ubisoft
10 - DC Universe Online: The Next Legend Is You (PS3, PC), Sony
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Numbers unconfirmed by NPD:
3 - Dead Space 2 (360, PS3, PC), Electronic Arts, 452K
4 - Little Big Planet 2 (PS3), Sony, 353K
10 - DC Universe Online: The Next Legend Is You (PS3, PC), Sony, 195K

Xbox 360 - 381,000 (+15%)
Wii - 319,000 (-32%)
PS3 - 267,000 (-3.6%)

HelghastDrake  +   1501d ago
wow LBP2 at number 4 and DC universe online at number 10, impressive.
DonnieDarko  +   1501d ago
Yawn
LordMarius  +   1501d ago
If you have some numbers spilled them Cat.
Good job LBP2 <3
N4GAddict  +   1501d ago
Never heard of Zumba Fitness: Join the Party before
Megaton  +   1501d ago
Really? Michael Jackson? REALLY?!
Strikepackage Bravo   1501d ago | Trolling | show
NeoBasch  +   1501d ago
Um... wow at Dead Space 2. It nearly beat Just Dance 2. Just goes to show there's a market beyond casual gaming. Third party is here to stay.
Otheros00  +   1501d ago
1 - Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, WII, NDS, PC), Activision Blizzard
2 - Just Dance 2 (WII), Ubisoft

These two doesn't deserve to be on the chart.
Montrealien  +   1500d ago
why not?
RyuCloudStrife  +   1501d ago
It is impressive IMO
that PS3 exclusives are making it to the top 10 of the chart, considering that it has the least amount of console sales.

Good going
candystop   1500d ago | Trolling | show
jneul  +   1500d ago
lol vgc overtracked 360 again they have had 360 at around 110-130k sales for the past few weeks and in case you cant do maths that actually is more than 381k and its more than a 10% error margin, if you work it out and be nice and only divide 381k / 4 you get an average of 95.25k sales, if you be horrible because there actually is 5 weeks in january 381k / 5 = 76.2k per week, vgc are a joke
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saimcheeda  +   1500d ago
They've always been a joke
no site trusts their numbers, u cant edit a console sales page on wikipedia based on their numbers. Its prohibited!
Nineball2112  +   1500d ago
Mods, this is a duplicate!!!

;-) j/k

Looks like "casual" games are making more and more headway.
falloutnut  +   1500d ago
NEW HERE, JUST WANT TO KNOW IF THERE IS ANY WAY TO TRANSFER MY OWN GAME SAVES TO ANOTHER ACCOUNT ON THE SAME MACHINE. MY MACHINE. I HAVE LOST, AND FORGOTTEN MY LOG IN INFO FOR THE ACCOUNT I STARTED THE GAME ON,AND WANT TO CONTINUE TO PLAY,BUT ON THE ACCOUNT THAT I CAN LOG IN WITH. CAN ANYONE HELP? THANKS.
HarryMonogenis  +   1499d ago
Erm.. machine? You really need to explain a bit more -- and no shouting, please, the moderators will wake up cranky!
acky1  +   1499d ago
I love you Cat!

Happy sony fanboy day! How fitting is it that my 30 day ban ended on this exact date. Lets all take a moment of our time to remember the sony soldiers who fought bravely in the fanboy war of 2007. My thoughts are with you.

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Sony 'til I die
falloutnut  +   1498d ago
sorry, wasn't shouting. just looked like it. my machine is my ps3, and all the game saves are my own.

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