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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.
Microsoft and Activision had the best performing products in the US last month.
A lack of new releases and the comparatively strong sales in 2011 saw the US video games market drop by almost $400m last month.
NDP data shows that UK consumers buy more video games – both boxed and downloadable – than those in France, Germany in the US.
US consumers spent an estimated $4.2bn on video games in Q3 overall – a year-on-year drop of 11 per cent.
The US games retail market generated $3bn overall in November representing a year-on-year rise of 0.4 per cent.
Ten of the 20 best-selling games in Europe this year have been published on Nintendo formats.
The US video games market suffered yet another month of decline in September, according to the latest data from NPD.
NPD’s Games Industry: Total Consumer Spend report has claimed new, boxed game sales in the US accounted for the minority of the market in Q2 2011.
After showing some impressive resilience over the last few months, the US games market has been brought crashing back to earth.
Market research company NPD, which is best known for compiling the US video game charts, is coming to Europe.
With the barebones bricks and mortar retail charts becoming increasingly redundant, two US bodies have joined forces to bring digital sales figures into the fray.
Retail sales of games, accessories and consoles in the US fell ten per cent year-on-year in June, NPD data shows.
NPD’s Games Industry: Total Consumer Spend report has revealed that the US games market is quickly approaching the point where new, boxed video games sales are no longer the primary ...
Xbox 360 has posted its 17th successive month of year-on-year unit sales growth in the US.
April has been a very kind month. In the UK we get glorious weather, in the US they get an excellent performance from video games at retail.
North American sales tracker and analyst firm NPD has confirmed the acquisition of mobile internet and digital entertainment analyst In-Stat.
Nintendo has stated that its new 3DS handheld has broken all previous US hardware sales numbers for the company.
US sales tracker NPD has issued a note to analyst Michael Pachter requesting that he stops handing out NPD data to media outlets.
US sales tracker NPD has released its numbers for the US video games market in January 2011, and they show another period of year-on-year decline.