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March NPD 2019 thread

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Leaks:

[NSW] 383,000
[PS4] 253,000
[XB1] 221,000

official results

Total: $1.179 billion (Down 11% from $1.325 billion in March 2018)
Hardware: $282 million (Down 15% from $331 million)
PC and console software: $547 million (Down 11% compared to 617 million)
Accessories: $349 million (Down 7% from $377 million)

March 2019 tracked spending across video game hardware, software, accessories and game cards totaled $1.2 billion, declining 11 percent when compared to a year ago. Declines were experienced across all segments.

Software (All notes refer to dollar sales)
First quarter dollar sales of tracked console, portable and PC video game software totaled $1.5 billion, 2 percent higher when compared to a year ago.

Tom Clancy's The Division 2 was the best-selling game of March 2019 and is now the second best-selling game of 2019. Launch month sales of Tom Clancy's The Division 2 are the sixth highest in history for an Ubisoft-published game.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was the second best-selling game of March, and now ranks as the eigth best-selling game of the year. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice represents the second highest launch month sales for a FromSoftware game, trailing only Dark Souls III which released in the April 2016 tracking period.

MLB 19: The Show debuts as the third best-selling game of March. Launch month sales of MLB 19: The Show are the highest in franchise history, and also set a new all-time high for a baseball genre game.

Devil May Cry 5 ranks fourth on the March best-sellers list, with the second highest launch month sales in franchise history, trailing only the February 2008 debut of Devil May Cry 4.

Kingdom Hearts III is now the best-selling game in franchise history with lifetime sales now exceeding those of the previous best in the franchise, Kingdom Hearts, which was released in the September 2002 tracking period.


Hardware & Accessories

Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware platform of both March as well as the first quarter across both unit and dollar sales.

Gamepads were the best-selling accessory type for the month, with single-digit percentage growth when compared to a year ago.

First quarter spending on accessories and game cards increased 2 percent when compared to a year ago, to $929 million. As with March, gamepads represent the best-selling accessory type.

The PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 Wireless Controller Black is the best-selling gamepad of 2019 in both unit and dollar sales.

Software Rankings

Top 20 best selling titles (March 2019) - Includes Physical and Digital sales
Tom Clancy's The Division 2^
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice^
MLB 19: The Show
Devil May Cry 5
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
Red Dead Redemption II
NBA 2K19
Grand Theft Auto V
Yoshi's Crafted World*
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII^
Anthem^
Mario Kart 8*
Jump Force
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
Far Cry New Dawn
Minecraft#
Battlefield V^
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
Borderlands
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey


* Digital sales not included
^ PC digital sales not included
# Minecraft digital sales on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One included

Top 10 best selling titles (Year to Date 2019)
Kingdom Hearts III
Tom Clancy's The Division 2^
Anthem^
Resident Evil 2 2019
Red Dead Redemption II
Jump Force
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice^
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII^
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*


Top 10 PS4 titles
Tom Clancy's The Division 2
MLB 19: The Show
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Devil May Cry 5
Red Dead Redemption II
NBA 2K19
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
Jump Force
Marvel's Spider-Man
Grand Theft Auto V


Top 10 Xbox One titles
Tom Clancy's The Division 2
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Devil May Cry 5
Anthem
Red Dead Redemption II
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII
Grand Theft Auto V
NBA 2K19
Battlefield V
Far Cry New Dawn


Top 10 Switch titles
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
Yoshi's Crafted World*
Mario Kart 8*
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
Super Mario Party*
Super Mario Odyssey*
Pokemon: Lets Go Pikachu*
Pokemon: Lets Go Eevee*
Mario & Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

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Last edited by Ryng_Tolu - on 24 April 2019

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[NSW] 395K
[PS4] 282K
[XB1] 208K

annuncement:

I will 100% not be able to update the thread the day the results come up. I'll try to update the thread as soon as possible, maybe the 21th April. You can as well talk about the results in the thread.



[NSW] 372K
[PS4] 267K
[XB1] 189K

Last edited by Bofferbrauer2 - on 13 April 2019

Ns 360
Ps4 260
Xo 210



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NSW: 340k
PS4: 250k
XBO: 200k



NSW- 325K
PS4- 260K
XBO- 210K



NS - 350K
PS4 - 275K
XBO - 210K



Ye 5 weeks im good



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