NPD Sales Results for January 2015 [PS4 #1, Nintendo Numbers, XB1 Minimum]

Jun 2, 2013
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From the predictions thread


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how long was the price increase? a week?
Price increase to the same price the PS4 is at though.. If all Microsoft is going to get is no.1 at a lower price than that means they lost already. (since they won't take a long term loss just to get no.1 every time)
 
Dec 5, 2008
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#70
Back to the usual.

Honestly, with the Xbone at $50 less and a free game, what is Microsofts next plan of attack?

Because Sony will not have another bad holiday for the PS4 again. 1886 was supposed to be their holiday game, but when that got delayed, they were left with their pants around their ankles. Won't happen in holiday 2015.
 
Jun 6, 2014
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Not sure why the price increase would affect sales really for XB1. It was only 399 for like a week and anyone who didn't want to buy it due to the increase would have just bought it the next week for 349. I don't see where it would cause a real loss of sales.
 
Jul 19, 2009
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From Nintendo:

Nintendo games and systems closed 2014 with strong momentum, and that has carried over into 2015. Some Nintendo highlights from the January NPD report include:

· Sales of Wii U hardware and software increased by nearly 30 percent and nearly 45 percent, respectively, over the same month last year.

· Super Smash Bros. for Wii U added more than 90,000 combined physical and digital units to bring its lifetime total to more than 1.4 million total units in the U.S.

· Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire sold more than 150,000 combined physical and digital units, bringing their combined lifetime total to more than 2.7 million total units in the United States alone.

· Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS sold more than 90,000 combined physical and digital units in its fifth month on the market, bringing its lifetime total to more than 2.1 million total units in the United States alone.

On Feb. 13, Nintendo will launch the New Nintendo 3DS XL system with four unique SKUs to choose from. The new system will launch alongside two highly anticipated titles: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Exactly one month later on March 13, portable gaming fans will be able to play Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

In just a few days on Feb. 20, Wii U fans will get the chance to experience Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. A few months later in May, gamers will get the chance to play one of the more anticipated titles of the year in Splatoon.

*Data regarding physical sales of games are from the NPD Group. Data regarding digital downloads of games and combined physical/digital life-to-date numbers are from Nintendo’s internal sales figures. All numbers, unless otherwise stated, are specific to the United States only.
 
Nov 6, 2013
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Not sure why the price increase would affect sales really for XB1. It was only 399 for like a week and anyone who didn't want to buy it due to the increase would have just bought it the next week for 349. I don't see where it would cause a real loss of sales.
It was also $349 for the first 3 days of January, people knew the price was going back up beforehand.
 
Mar 26, 2013
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From Nintendo:

Nintendo games and systems closed 2014 with strong momentum, and that has carried over into 2015. Some Nintendo highlights from the January NPD report include:

· Sales of Wii U hardware and software increased by nearly 30 percent and nearly 45 percent, respectively, over the same month last year.

· Super Smash Bros. for Wii U added more than 90,000 combined physical and digital units to bring its lifetime total to more than 1.4 million total units in the U.S.

· Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire sold more than 150,000 combined physical and digital units, bringing their combined lifetime total to more than 2.7 million total units in the United States alone.

· Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS sold more than 90,000 combined physical and digital units in its fifth month on the market, bringing its lifetime total to more than 2.1 million total units in the United States alone.

On Feb. 13, Nintendo will launch the New Nintendo 3DS XL system with four unique SKUs to choose from. The new system will launch alongside two highly anticipated titles: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Exactly one month later on March 13, portable gaming fans will be able to play Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

In just a few days on Feb. 20, Wii U fans will get the chance to experience Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. A few months later in May, gamers will get the chance to play one of the more anticipated titles of the year in Splatoon.

*Data regarding physical sales of games are from the NPD Group. Data regarding digital downloads of games and combined physical/digital life-to-date numbers are from Nintendo’s internal sales figures. All numbers, unless otherwise stated, are specific to the United States only.
Thanks! Anyone remember how much Wii U did last year?