NPD has released its May retail sales data, and Xbox 360 continues to lead the current generation of gaming consoles. Highlights include:
"Grand Theft Auto IV" continues blistering pace on Xbox 360 platform, beating the other platform version by 2:1
With 871,000 total unit sales in May, "Grand Theft Auto IV" on Xbox 360 outsold the other platform's version 2:1. (May NPD data)
- Xbox 360 generates more dollars at retail for third party publishers
- Xbox 360 games outsell, outplay the competition
- Among 10-26 year olds, Xbox 360 gets more playing time than the Wii and PS3
- Xbox 360 E3 bound:
"Last month we showcased an all-star lineup of games including "Gears of War 2," "Fable 2," "Banjo and Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts," "Viva Piñata 2," and "Too Human." We still have quite a few aces left up our sleeve; see you at E3 next month!"