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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. The decline is almost entirely down to a drop in popularity of Moshi Monsters products. NPD tells MCV that if Moshi Monsters was discounted from all of its numbers (now and historically), then …

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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. NPD says that the combined install base of the latest consoles is 60 per cent higher than the cumulative hardware total enjoyed by …

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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. It mirrors not only the success it had the month before but also in December 2013. It also sold more games than PS4 throughout the period and average weekly sales were better …

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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. Microsoft’s console navigated took the top spot in November’s hardware category, thanks in no small part to strong Black Friday sales. "November set a new record for sales of Xbox One, …

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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 and Company analyst Doug Creutz. Venture Beat reports on a recent explanation by Creutz to investors, specifically in regards to …

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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. That marks the tenth month in succession that PS4 has bettered Xbox One, and somewhat dampens Microsoft’s celebrations earlier this week when it announced that Xbox One has outsold PS4 for the last two weeks. …

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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. Analyst Michael Pachter had said earlier this week that Microsoft had last month sold 325k units in the region and Sony 250k units. However, while neither NPR nor Sony or Microsoft have released actual numbers, NPD …

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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. Sony’s machine once again outsold its rival in August – that’s the eighth month in a row. "PlayStation 4 was number one in hardware sales for the eighth consecutive month and remains …

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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. Software results were particularly weak during the period, thanks to the absence of annual sales-driver NCAA Football. "July is typically …

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