Entries in 'npd' (24)

Xbox One beats PS4 in US in July, but 3DS is the overall monthly champ

Xbox One beats PS4 in US in July, but 3DS is the overall monthly champ

For the first time since October 2015, Xbox One has beat PS4 in the monthly US sales race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:31AM in News
Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Blizzard’s Overwatch fared well enough on consoles that even without its digital PC sales being taken into account, the shooter still topped NPD’s US charts for June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 1:01PM in News
How NPD persuaded Activision, EA and Ubisoft to share their digital sales data

How NPD persuaded Activision, EA and Ubisoft to share their digital sales data

US research firm NPD has revealed it's done what many thought was impossible – getting publishers to share their digital sales data as well as their physical information.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 11th 2016 at 12:14PM in News
NPD launches digital games tracking service in US

NPD launches digital games tracking service in US

The United States is getting a combined digital-physical games chart which launches later this month

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 11th 2016 at 10:52AM in News

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Uncharted helps PS4 hold No.1 spot for May in US

Uncharted helps PS4 hold No.1 spot for May in US

PlayStation 4 was once again the best-selling hardware in the US thanks to Uncharted 4, according to data from NPD.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2016 at 4:06PM in News
March brings another US win for PS4

March brings another US win for PS4

PS4 was once again the best-selling console in the US for the month of March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
PS4 and Far Cry top February NPD rankings; Fire Emblem blossoms

PS4 and Far Cry top February NPD rankings; Fire Emblem blossoms

February marked another sales victory for Sony’s PlayStation 4 in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2016 at 10:28AM in News

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US games industry was up 5% in 2015

US games industry was up 5% in 2015

Total US consumer spending on video games was up five per cent year-on-year in 2015, a new joint report between the ESA and NPD has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2016 at 1:24PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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