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NPD: Brisk Nintendo Switch sales can’t offset October hardware decline

NPD: Brisk Nintendo Switch sales can’t offset October hardware decline

Nintendo Switch sales continue to grow as the youthful console is still in its prime compared to the aging PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
October 2019 NPD: Call of Duty and Outer Worlds deliver solid month

October 2019 NPD: Call of Duty and Outer Worlds deliver solid month

The October 2019 NPD gaming report reveals strong performances for new games like Call of Duty, The Outer Worlds, and Luigi's Mansion 3.
NPD: U.S. games spending up 1% in Q3 as live-services offset consoles

NPD: U.S. games spending up 1% in Q3 as live-services offset consoles

Game spending was up 1% in Q3 of the year. That is depsite the end of the console generation pushing down hardware sales.
NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September

NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in September

The Nintendo Switch was the top-selling console in September 2019, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. It got a boost from Switch Lite.
September 2019 NPD: NBA 2K20 and Borderlands 3 top the charts

September 2019 NPD: NBA 2K20 and Borderlands 3 top the charts

The September 2019 NPD gaming report is in, and sales continue to decline as the current generation comes to an end. But Take-Two had a good month.
NPD: Video game business is still growing despite disruption

NPD: Video game business is still growing despite disruption

The NPD Group is expecting more growth for the gaming business by the end of 2019 even as the industry transitions how people spend money on games.
August 2019 NPD: A 20-year low for August game sales

August 2019 NPD: A 20-year low for August game sales

The August 2019 NPD report is in for the video game business in the United States, and software sales hit their lowest point si
NPD: Nintendo Switch leads another down month for hardware

NPD: Nintendo Switch leads another down month for hardware

The Nintendo Switch was on top of the hardware sales for the NPD July report. But console sales are down overall as next gen looms.
DualShock 4 gets hot new colors, including rose gold

DualShock 4 gets hot new colors, including rose gold

The DualShock 4 gets new colors like Rose Gold and Titanium Blue, so you can now have a gender-reveal party for your cyborg babies!
NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation and Xbox in June

NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation and Xbox in June

Nintendo Switch has outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 once again, and it is likely going to continue that streak throughout the rest of the year.
June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart

June 2019 NPD: Super Mario and Crash Bandicoot top the chart

It's time for the June 2019 NPD report for the video games industry. Super Mario Maker 2 came out on top for the month, and Crash Team Racing was No. 2.
May 2019 NPD hardware: Switch outsells PlayStation and Xbox in U.S.

May 2019 NPD hardware: Switch outsells PlayStation and Xbox in U.S.

The May 2019 NPD report has Nintendo's Switch on top for both unit and dollar sales. This makes sense now that Xbox One and PS4 are wrapping up.
April 2019 NPD: Mortal Kombat 11 KOs Days Gone for No. 1 spot

April 2019 NPD: Mortal Kombat 11 KOs Days Gone for No. 1 spot

Sales for spending on gaming-related products were up 1% overall at $842 million. Mortal Kombat 11 had a huge debut, selling the best across all platforms.
March 2019 NPD: The Division 2 jumps over Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice to lead sales chart

March 2019 NPD: The Division 2 jumps over Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice to lead sales chart

The Division 2 leads game industry sales in March 2019, but total industry spend is down 11% compared to this time last year in the United States.
NPD partners with IGDA to give developers market insights

NPD partners with IGDA to give developers market insights

Each month, The NPD Group publishes a report that tracks game slaes in the United States. Now, it's working with the IGDA to sahre some of that data.
February 2019 NPD: Anthem and Jump Force top software sales

February 2019 NPD: Anthem and Jump Force top software sales

Anthem was the top-selling game, which isn't too surprising. But Jump Force came in at No. 2, which once again shows the inexplicable power of anime.
Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PS4 in February 2019

Nintendo Switch outsold Xbox One and PS4 in February 2019

Nintendo Switch comes out of February 2019 as the top selling console, according to The NPD Group. Nintendo had a very good February.
Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2019

Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2019

The Nintendo Switch is a younger console, and it is continuing to grow as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One sales finally begin to wane.Read More
January 2019 NPD: Sales down as Kingdom Hearts tops game charts

January 2019 NPD: Sales down as Kingdom Hearts tops game charts

Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2 topped the charts, but they faced a tough comparison to Monster Hunter: World from last January.Read More
Report: Wear OS makes up less than 12% of smartwatch sales in the US

Report: Wear OS makes up less than 12% of smartwatch sales in the US

Take these estimates with an appropriate grain of salt, but reading between the lines of a recent analysis by The NPD Group indicates that smartwatches running Wear OS account for at most 12% of unit