Forums - Sales Discussion - July 2016 NPD Thread! Hardware and software up!

Jodaa said:
TheBlackNaruto said:

Speaking of being banned...Prinz I have to give it to you man.....your dedication to this site is other worldly my friend.

  how so? when i want to post stuff here, i post stuff. when i get permabanned for being an "alt" i make a new account in 10 seconds.
when i'm bored and don't want to visit this site anymore, i'll stop. that's just not the case (yet). this does not require any dedication. i just don't let other people on internet decide what i am allowed to do or not

I know! That's why i say it is other worldly, to continually make new accounts no matter how many times you are banned...that is dedication man!  I am sure you will stop when you want as with anything with anyone. It is just like wow he is dedicated.

OT again

I can't wait to see August numbers with the XB1S! And I love months like this because the community comes back to life and people that I never really see post anymore appear. And some good conversation follows!



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thismeintiel said:
JRPGfan said:

But they just won NPD by like 9.9k units sold.

Give em a break, it doesnt happend that often.

Also next month is the Xbox One Slim sales, so they ll win that too, ofc they are hyped.

 

I think the PS VR & PS4k, will mean Sony wins those months.

Xbox One takes august though.

True. However, there's a big difference between being hyped and delusional.  It's like what we had here after Xmas 2014, with people saying XBO was making a comeback and would take the US.  Maybe even had a shot at the world.  And here we are with PS4 2:1 WW, most likely more with some of the overtracking, and an almost 2M gap in the US.  And once the Neo drops and the OG SKU's price is $299, that gap is going to grow even more.

I Wonder how well Final Fantasy XV will do for the PS4 on the USA. 



TheBlackNaruto said:
Jodaa said:

  how so? when i want to post stuff here, i post stuff. when i get permabanned for being an "alt" i make a new account in 10 seconds.
when i'm bored and don't want to visit this site anymore, i'll stop. that's just not the case (yet). this does not require any dedication. i just don't let other people on internet decide what i am allowed to do or not

I know! That's why i say it is other worldly, to continually make new accounts no matter how many times you are banned...that is dedication man!  I am sure you will stop when you want as with anything with anyone. It is just like wow he is dedicated.

OT again

I can't wait to see August numbers with the XB1S! And I love months like this because the community comes back to life and people that I never really see post anymore appear. And some good conversation follows!

I Expect a gap of over 100k in favor of the Xbox One in the next month's NPD (August).



Intrinsic said:
princevenom said:
the ps4 neo and ps4 slim rumors are killing ps sells at the moment

nope..... it just neds a price drop. Its long past due

yep i agree 

and i want sony to drop ps4 price to 199$

you know i need to buy another ps4 lol 



Swordmasterman said:
TheBlackNaruto said:

I know! That's why i say it is other worldly, to continually make new accounts no matter how many times you are banned...that is dedication man!  I am sure you will stop when you want as with anything with anyone. It is just like wow he is dedicated.

OT again

I can't wait to see August numbers with the XB1S! And I love months like this because the community comes back to life and people that I never really see post anymore appear. And some good conversation follows!

I Expect a gap of over 100k in favor of the Xbox One in the next month's NPD (August).

That would be a good gap. I am not sure where I stand with that.... got a gut feeling of a gap between 50-75k being the most likely. But I can also see a 100k gap. But anything less than 50k would just seem disappointing to me. Not bad just disappointing.



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princevenom said:
the ps4 neo and ps4 slim rumors are killing ps sells at the moment

Rumors that only 1% of the market hear is killing its sales? Maybe by 5-10k MAX.



Halo MCC will sell 5+ million copies(including digital)

halo 5 will sell 10 million copies(including digital)

x1 will pass ps4 in USA, and UK.

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Some observations I made when looking at July 2016 physical sales:

 

Console/handheld software sales were only $156 million, down -13% YOY. In general, those are really weak physical software sales, lowest since the turn of the century.

Although:

PS4 software was down -3% YOY (-46% MOM)

WIU sofware was down +0% YOY (-33% MOM)

XBO software was down -3% YOY (-42% MOM)

 

So even though the industry was down -13% YOY (-35% MOM), 8th-gen console software largely held steady.

 

Best-sellers of July 2016:

Call of Duty: Black Ops III was the number-one best physical seller in July 2016 with 194K (including bundle units) and 64K (excluding bundle units)

Minecraft: >175K, top of the physical non-bundle charts

Grand Theft Auto V: 172K, actually up YOY (GTA July 2015: 171K)

Monster Hunter Generations: >165K

Pokemon Ruby + Sapphire (right behind Monster Hunter according to CosmicQueso on NeoGAF)

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Overwatch: 135K

NBA 2K16: 111K

 

 

Titles that collapsed in their second month of sale (all below 50K):

1) Mirror's Edge Catalyst (Collapsed at retail from 99K in June to to below 40K in July, high digital shares contribute to its physical decline)

2) Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (significantly below 35K, I thought it would have legs because it launched late in the month but...nope, it's DOA)

3) Kirby: Planet Robobot (Legs were a LOT weaker than expected, and other 3DS catalog outside of Pokemon was also weak).

 

Sorry guys, DOOM 2016 declined significantly from June. MLB 16 The Show is still holding steady at >60K.

 

 

 

Bundle sales:

PS4:

1) Call of Duty: Black Ops III: ~130K

2) Uncharted 4: A Thief's End: Just below 30,000

= PS4 total: 161K

 

Xbox One:

1) Choose Your Game

2) Tom Clancy's The Division

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition: 36,000



hudsoniscool said:
princevenom said:
the ps4 neo and ps4 slim rumors are killing ps sells at the moment

Rumors that only 1% of the market hear is killing its sales? Maybe by 5-10k MAX.

mabye you're right 

i think sony need a new price cut and bundle 



@Aqua can you give some life time sales or YTD sales. which ever possible for you.



Kerotan said:
celador said:

Jesus, r/xboxone is hilarious

The fanbase over there may be the most delusional ever 

Xbox One is about to crush PS4, and Neo and PSVR aren't going to push sales at all, MS is in total control of the generation guys

Sounds like old VGChartz moved to reddit.  

 

So xbox was selling for roughly $100 cheaper in July than ps4 with a lot more games bundled but only wins by 10k. I think that's a pretty poor showing.  

I didn't hear this sort of thing when the PS4 was 100$ cheaper, so  whats the difference now? Most were waiting for the XB1 slim, so if anything it is quite a surprise. Had it just been a regular month with no slim release in site, sales would've been considerably better.



Made a bet with LipeJJ and HylianYoshi that the XB1 will reach 30 million before Wii U reaches 15 million. Loser has to get avatar picked by winner for 6 months (or if I lose, either 6 months avatar control for both Lipe and Hylian, or my patrick avatar comes back forever).