The NPD Group has released its latest sales report for the US video game industry, this time for April 2014 showing that Sony’s PS4 is going quite strong! Also we included the full list of best-selling software which you can view down below.
Senior Vice President of PlayStation Brand Marketing,Guy Longworth, shared with us that the PS4 has beat its rival, the Xbox One, for the fourth month in a row. Making inFAMOUS: Second Son holding its own within the top 10 for the United States. It’s amazing to see Sony hardware and software sales rapidly raise up every month.
The April NPD report confirmed that PlayStation 4 was the top selling next generation console and remains the cumulative leader. in addition, inFAMOUS: Second Son was the top selling next gen software title in April.
Since PS4 launched last november, over 7 million consumers have enjoyed the rich and immersive gameplay, powerful graphics and deeply integrated social features only available on PlayStation. Demand for PS4 continues to outstrip supply and we’re working incredibly hard to provide additional inventory.
We’d like to thank the PlayStation Nation for their amazing support and we’re looking forward to sharing exciting news at E3 next month.
Thanks to the continued success of the PlayStation 4, the Video game hardware sale raised up to 76% in April 2014, with a revenue of $192.8 million.
NPD analyst Liam Callahan wrote:
“Life to date, sales of PS4 and Xbox One hardware have more than doubled the combined sales of PS3 and 360 hardware through their first six months of sales.
“PS4 software combined with Xbox One software sales are up over 40 percent compared to sales of the PS3 and Xbox 360 through their first six months. Wii U software sales were up over last year by over 80 percent.”
Top Ten Physical Retail Releases: April 2014
1. Titanfall (360, XBO, PC)
2. Call Of Duty: Ghosts (360, PS4, PS3, XBO, NWU, PC)
3. NBA 2K14 (360, PS4, PS3, XBO, PC)
4. Minecraft (360)
5. LEGO The Hobbit (360, PS3, One, PS4, 3DS, NWU, PSV)
6. The LEGO Movie Videogame (360, 3DS, PS3, NWU, XBO, PS4, PSV)
7. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (360, PS3, NDS, 3DS, PS4, NWU, XBO, PSV, PC)
8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PS4, 360, PS3, NWU, 3DS)
9. Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)
10. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (360, PS3, PS4, XBO, NWU, PC)