The NPD Group has released the highly anticipated December 2017 and year in full 2017 reports, which show the growth of software and hardware video games sales in the US.
Microsoft recently announced that the Nintendo Switch outsold both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in the US in December.
US Charts, August 2017:
1. Madden NFL 18 – EA
2. Grand Theft Auto – Take-Two
3. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – Sony
According to the NPD Group, a company that track US sales, the Playstation 4 was the best-selling console in the United States in January 2017.
According to data released by the ESA and the NPD Group, the U.S. computer and video game industry generated a whopping $30.4 billion of revenue in 2016.
Reports indicate that a large spike in sales has made Xbox One the big hitting console of this summer so far, while sale of boxed games hit record low.
According to Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the NPD Group joint report, the U.S. computer and video game industry by 5% in 2015.
The Entertainment Software Association has criticized the accuracy of the market analyst NPD’s research.