Entries in 'npd' (32)

PS4 wins January in the US, Call of Duty tops charts

PS4 wins January in the US, Call of Duty tops charts

January marked another sales victory in the US for Sony’s PS4, according to NPD data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
UK games market hits a record £4.19bn

UK games market hits a record £4.19bn

2015 was the biggest year in UK games industry history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 11th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
ESA criticises NPD games market figures

ESA criticises NPD games market figures

US video games trade body the Entertainment Software Association has criticised the market data released by research firm NPD.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 20th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Record US sales for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in November - NPD

Record US sales for PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U in November - NPD

Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony all saw record revenue for their current-gen console hardware last month, NPD has reported.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 14th 2015 at 2:45AM in News

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Halo 5 does what it was designed to do - gets Xbox One back on top

Halo 5 does what it was designed to do - gets Xbox One back on top

The long-awaited arrival of the Master Chief on Xbox One has helped the console achieve a rare monthly win in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2015 at 9:39AM in News
PS4 wins the US monthly sales race again in the US

PS4 wins the US monthly sales race again in the US

Sony’s PS4 was the best-selling console in the US in September, marking the fifth successive month it has outsold Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
PS4 topped US hardware sales once again in August

PS4 topped US hardware sales once again in August

NPD data has shown yet another monthly sales victory for the PS4 in America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
US Xbox One sales up 44 per cent year-on-year in July

US Xbox One sales up 44 per cent year-on-year in July

PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console in America in July, but Xbox One sales climbed 44 per cent compared with July 2014.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 14th 2015 at 10:33AM in News

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Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:19AM in News
PS4 back on top in US in May

PS4 back on top in US in May

Sony’s PS4 reclaimed the title of best-selling console in the US last month, NPD data has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

Xbox One triumphs over PS4 in April in America

The Xbox One outsold Sony’s PlayStation 4 in the US last month, according to data firm NPD’s monthly games and console report.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 15th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

Nintendo tops US hardware and software charts

PS4 may have again beaten Xbox One in the monthly US hardware charts in February, but it was Nintendo that emerged as the month’s surprise winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 8:38AM in News

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Video game toy sales slump as Moshi Monsters falters

Video game toy sales slump as Moshi Monsters falters

Sales of toys based on video games fell 14 per cent in 2014, NPD has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:47PM in News
US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

US PS4 and Xbox One install base up 60% on last-gen

Hardware sales may be down year-on-year in the US in January, but PS4 and Xbox One are already tracking far ahead of their predecessors in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Xbox One wins US December race, but PS4 wins 2014 and Wii U has best month

Microsoft’s Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US throughout December 2014, the platform holder has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 9:04AM in News
Xbox One outsold PS4 in both the US and UK last month

Xbox One outsold PS4 in both the US and UK last month

Xbox One has outsold PlayStation 4 for the first time in the US, according to NPD's latest monthly report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2014 at 7:50AM in News

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NPD totals hurt by significant PS4, Xbox One digital game sales - analyst

NPD totals hurt by significant PS4, Xbox One digital game sales - analyst

PS4 and Xbox One digital purchases account for up to 25 per cent of total game sales and NPD's monthly reports have become muddied because of it, according to Cowen ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 6:50AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for 10th consecutive month in US

Sony has confirmed that PS4 was the best selling console in the US in October.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

Contrary to previous predictions, PS4 DID outsell Xbox One in the US in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for eighth consecutive month in US

There’s no sign of Xbox One closing the gap on PS4 in the US next-gen console sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for 7th consecutive month in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for 7th consecutive month in US

NPD’s July 2014 report reveals Sony’s console has once again topped the US hardware monthly charts, while The Last of Us (both the original and Remastered versions) drove software sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:38AM in News
Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Wii U wasn't the only console to gain US sales last month as Vita sales rocket

Both Nintendo’s Wii U and Sony’s PlayStation Vita boasted impressive sales gains in the US last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Titanfall claims US April victory, although InFamous is best-selling next-gen game

Titanfall claims US April victory, although InFamous is best-selling next-gen game

EA's Xbox One, 360 and PC shooter Titanfall was the best selling game in the US in April.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 3:19PM in News
74% of US gamers prefer physical to digital

74% of US gamers prefer physical to digital

The disc could yet have some life left in it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
PS4 leads hardware sales again in March as Xbox One ships 5m lifetime

PS4 leads hardware sales again in March as Xbox One ships 5m lifetime

The PlayStation 4 outsold all other consoles in the US for the third month running, NPD's March 2013 report shows.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 18th 2014 at 5:24AM in News