April 2017 NPD: NES Classic Edition was second best-selling hardware following Switch
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April 2017 was an extremely good month for Nintendo sales. In the U.S., the company not only owned the top spot in gaming hardware sales, but the second position as well.
As we know, Switch was the overall top seller. Right behind it though is the NES Classic Edition.
Nintendo is no longer producing the NES Classic Edition. The platform has been phased out worldwide, and April was the final month for shipments.
April 2017 NPD: top 20 best-selling games in the U.S.
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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of April 2017. The results can be found below.
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
- Persona 5*
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
- MLB 17: The Show
- Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
- Grand Theft Auto V
- Mass Effect: Andromeda
- NBA 2K17
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
- Horizon Zero Dawn
- Lego City Undercover
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix
- Lego Worlds
- Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
- Battlefield 1
- For Honor
- Nier: Automata
*Does not include digital sales
**Battle.net sales not includes
April 2017 NPD: Switch sells over 280,000 units, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe more than 550,000 copies
Nintendo has shared some preliminary information about the latest NPD report. During the month of April, Switch hardware and one game in particular stood out.
Switch was the best-selling piece of gaming hardware in the U.S. last month at over 280,000 units. It’s the second month in a row that Switch has come out on top in gaming hardware sales. In Nintendo’s announcement today, the company said that “April sales of Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems (more than 68,000 units sold) combined to make up almost half of all hardware sales across all dedicated video game systems.”
March 2017 NPD: Best-selling games on Switch, Wii U, and 3DS
The March 2017 NPD report was highlighted by strong sales for both Switch and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Both are off to very strong starts in the United States.
Additional data regarding March sales in the U.S. are in from NPD. We’re able to see the best-selling games across Switch, Wii U, and 3DS for the month. Continue on below for the full results.
Switch has second biggest hardware launch since NPD began tracking sales in 1995
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Nintendo has previously said that Switch is its fastest-selling system ever. More information is provided by the NPD Group today.
According to analyst Sam Naji, “Switch had the biggest hardware launch for a Nintendo platform and the second biggest launch for any video game platform since 1995, the time NPD began tracking this category.”
Naji later added:
March 2017 NPD: top 20 best-selling games in the U.S. – Zelda: Breath of the Wild at #2
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NPD Group has released a listing of the top twenty best-selling games in the U.S. for the month of March 2017. The results can be found below.
Pokemon Sun and Moon were among the top 20 best-selling games in the US last year
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A new report from the ESA reveals the top 20 best-selling games in the United States during 2016. Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon both made the list, coming in at the 11th and 12 spots respectively.
The full results are as follows:
March 2017 NPD: Switch was the best-selling hardware in the U.S.
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Update: As expected, Nintendo has responded to this month’s NPD report – specifically Switch and Zelda sales. See their comments here.
Original: Preliminary data is beginning to be reported for March 2017. In the United States, we’re hearing that Switch was the top-selling platform, beating out the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The system sold over 500,000 units in North America during its first week alone.
Nintendo previously confirmed that Switch experienced the best first 2-day sales in the Americas for any system in its history. Records were outpacing the Wii, and continued to be broken.
Nintendo may have more to say about Switch’s sales within the next week.
February 2017 NPD: Top 10 best-selling games on Wii U and 3DS
Following up on yesterday’s NPD report, a pair of charts have been published showing which games sold the best in the United States last month. We have a look at the results for both Wii U and 3DS below.
- Super Smash Bros.
- Paper Mario: Color Splash
- Yoshi’s Wooly World
- Super Mario Maker
- Pokken Tournament
- New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U
- Super Mario 3D World
- Mario Kart 8
- Poochy and Yoshi’s Wooly World
- Pokémon Sun
- Pokémon Moon
- Super Mario Maker
- Super Smash Bros.
- Mario Kart 7
- Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King
- Pokémon Omega Ruby
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
- Mario Party: Star Rush
February 2017 NPD: 3DS unit sales up 77 percent from last month
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No Wii U or 3DS games made the list from NPD’s February 2017 sales chart. Still, we have good news to report on the Nintendo side overall.
3DS unit sales saw a 77 percent jump month-over-month in the United States. The Galaxy Style and Pikchu New 3DS XL designs were cited as catalysts.