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A new NPD report has found that the number of players gaming online – along with the number of hours spent by those players online – has increased significantly.
Hit releases such as BioShock Infinite and Tomb Raider were sadly unable to stop another month of annual decline in the US video games market.
The traditional games industry needs PS4 and Xbox 720 to be a big hit, so these new stats from NPD make for grim reading.
The Xbox 360 has started 2013 in much the same way as it ended 2012 in the US. And sadly, so did the Wii U.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 has outperformed all other home consoles for 24 consecutive months in terms of US hardware sales.
Nintendo's newest console is tracking behind its predecessor in terms of US launch sales, but is bringing in more dollars.
Last month saw further year-on-year declines for physical retail across the pond.
There may be new consoles and handhelds on shelves, but Microsoft's seven-year-old machine still shifts the most units in the US.
Nintendo has revealed sales figures for its newest console after its first week on sale in the United States.
The NPD Group has released its October US retail report, showing another major YOY decline in overall sales.
NPD has released its US retail video games report for September, revealing yet another month with sales down year-over-year.
The NPD Group has released its annual study on Kids and Consumer Electronics, revealing that while consoles and portable game systems still see the highest usage level from the demographic, ...
June 2012 figures are in from the NPD Group, and they’re pretty ugly.
“It's an irrelevant measure on the industry. It's totally irrelevant. We don't even really look at it internally anymore.”
Telling signs of the consumer shift to digital in the US have arrived courtesy of NPD’s latest report.
The combined sales of the used, rental, digital and social games markets was worth £798m across the UK, France and Germany, says a new NPD report.
NPD Group has revealed that almost one third of US gamers would rather buy their games digitally than in a shop.
Blizzard’s Diablo III was the best selling game in the US in May, according to NPD’s latest numbers.
Same-store sales at US retailer GameStop dropped 12.5 per cent year-on-year.
The money generated from overall game sales in the US during April has been estimated at a whopping $1bn.
US retail results have arrived for April.
The sales figures for March have arrived via the NPD, with Mass Effect 3 out in front and overall numbers down compared to March 2011.
Consumers across UK, Germany and France spent over a billion dollars on non-new physical games in the last three months of 2011.
The latest numbers from sales tracker NPD show that the US video games market suffered a 20 per cent year-on-year decline to $1.06bn in February.
The NPD Group estimates that downloadable, social, mobile and other form of non-physical games took up to $400m in sales last month.