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October NPD: PlayStation 4 wins again, while NBA 2K15 balls to #1

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2014 3:40pm PST

October was the big month for blockbuster game releases and it looks like NBA 2K15 is the bigger winner for software, while the PlayStation 4 continues to dominate.

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September NPD: PS4 sales triple and Destiny is fulfilled

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2014 3:30pm PDT

PS4 dominated the month of September, handily beating the Xbox One. Meanwhile, Bungie's much-anticipated Destiny is king of the software mountain.

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"So NPD numbers got leaked. Hardware PS4 - 538k XB1 - 284k Software Destiny ..."

- ant_hillbilly see all 26 comments

August NPD: The Madden before the storm

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2014 4:30pm PDT

August was a slower release month this year than last, but the fresher games rose right to the top.

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July NPD: PS4 and The Last of Us lead a slow month of sales

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 14, 2014 4:15pm PDT

New releases were very few in July and software sales showed, with The Last of Us leading July. Meanwhile, the PS4 reigned supreme once again in the console wars.

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"Dunno. But I will be buying it for the fourth time when it releases on PS4. I'm sorry I'm not sorry!"

- iamcuddles see all 3 comments

June NPD: PS4 claims victory in slow software month

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 17, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Sony is claiming victory over Microsoft in the latest month of console wars.

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"In the fall, like every year, basically. But Last of Us PS4 comes out in a few weeks, so ..."

- Vincent Grayson see all 6 comments

May NPD: New game launches rule the roost

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2014 5:10pm PDT

PlayStation 4 beat Xbox One for the fifth consecutive month, but next month the $400 XBO goes into effect. In the meantime, new game launches filled several spots on the sales charts, including the top four.

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"PS4 #5 and Xbox One is #36 in the USA. That's not a good sign for microsoft."

- Turd Ferguson see all 12 comments

April NPD: Xbox One still in second as price drop looms

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2014 7:00am PDT

The NPD charts show little change over last month, but NPD says that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are cumulatively outperforming their predecessors.

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"That's because your point is pedantic. They are ditching their no compromise stance on Kinect. ..."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 8 comments

March NPD: Titanfall takes the victory, but PS4 still winning the war

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2014 3:50pm PDT

The March NPD numbers are in and the PlayStation 4 continues to reign atop the hardware charts, while Titanfall reigns supreme in the world of software sales.

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"I remember last month's NPDs made a huge thing about PS4 selling more units, but Xbox One making ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 12 comments

February NPD: PS4 and Xbox One are neck-and-neck

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 5:30pm PDT

The winner of February's edition of the new console wars depends on how you look at it. According to the NPD Group, PS4 sold more hardware units, while Xbox One made more money in sales (due to its higher price), giving both Sony and Microsoft a case to claim victory. Meanwh...

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"This is basically my issue with it. I didn't like the other infamous games. Which is weird ..."

- thaperfectdrug see all 76 comments

January NPD: PS4 punches back at Xbox One, both beat 3DS

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2014 4:30pm PST

January's NPD shows PS4 and Xbox One switching places in their great and terrible dance of hardware sales, but both managed to edge out 3DS this time.

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"maybe but i was just commenting on how there are games. not a large variety yet but there is ..."

- dantastic see all 24 comments

December NPD: Xbox One beats PS4, but 3DS comes out on top

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2014 3:45pm PST

Xbox One beat PS4 in console sales in December, but as before, there are a few caveats

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"For reference, 1.4 million 360s shipped by end of 2005. I think they (both) started making ..."

- jake see all 27 comments

November NPD: PlayStation 4 tops hardware, with a caveat

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2013 8:15am PST

The November NPDs mark the first head-to-head between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and which sold more depends on how you look at the numbers.

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"YA! a bunch of people fought to buy 2 consoles with almost ZERO games worth playing.. excellent! ..."

- clok1966 see all 33 comments

October 2013 NPD: Grand Theft Auto 5 reigns again

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm PST

The October 2013 NPD (the last before PS4 and Xbox One release) is an entirely new list of titles, with one lone exception. Grand Theft Auto 5 remains at the top of the list, fending off strong pushes from Pokemon X & Y and Battlefield 4.

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"Where is Disney Infinity at? Hope that is maintaining some sort of presence. I have some ..."

- Professer12 see all 10 comments

September 2013 NPD: PS3 finally beats Xbox 360, Wii U gains after price drop

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Rockstar's indie game Grand Theft Auto 5 is the best-selling game of September. Price drops help sales, Nintendo discovers as Wii U sales tripled month-over-month after its $50 drop.

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"Um, the problem is people AREN'T buying them. For exactly the reasoning I stated. It's still ..."

- Darkstarblade see all 50 comments

August 2013 NPD: Madden and Saints Row top the charts

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 13, 2013 6:30am PDT

Americans sure do love football. Madden NFL 25 topped the charts--following last month's NCAA Football. But people bought non-football games as...

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"nice to see Xillia cracking the top 10. Not too many quality single player RPG's being made for ..."

- jamus34 see all 2 comments