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Nintendo Switch Tops Hardware Sales in US for April 2022, Lifetime Sales Surpass PS4

15 days ago   |   By Gaming Bolt

In The NPD Group's April 2022 report for video game spending in the US, the Nintendo Switch was confirmed as the top-selling console. However, it's achieved a far bigger milestone with its lifetime unit sales surpassing that of the PS4. This makes it the fourth highest unit-selling console in the region's history along with the sixth highest unit-selling video game hardware overall.
Mat Piscatella, executive director and game industry advisor for The NPD Group, noted that “In the console segment, Switch unit sales trail only those of PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and Wii.” Year-to-date, the...
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Switch surpasses total sales of the PS4 in the U.S

15 days ago   |   By Go Nintendo

Nintendo's just showing off at this point
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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and Switch were best-sellers in April - NPD

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and Switch were best-sellers in April - NPD

15 days ago   |   By VG 247

The NPD has released its April 2022 report covering video game hardware, software, and accessory sales in the US. According to the NPD, total videogame industry spending declined 8% year-over-year to $4.3 billion. Year-to-date, spending on hardware, content, and accessories also declined by 8% to $18.3 billion yoy. For the month of April, hardware spending increased 16% yoy to $343 million thanks to available stock in PS5 and Xbox Series X/S. While hardware sales saw an increase for the month, yoy sales were down 9% to $1.5 billion which many in the industry attribute to the chip shortage...
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Switch Best-Selling Console in the US in April, Xbox Series X|S Takes 2nd and PS5 3rd

Switch Best-Selling Console in the US in April, Xbox Series X|S Takes 2nd and PS5 3rd

15 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console in the US in April 2022 and 2022 year-to-date in terms of units sold, according to figures from The NPD Group. NPD includes the dates for the four week period of April 3 to April 30.
The Xbox Series X|S was the second best-selling console in terms of units sold in April 2022 and 2022 year-to-date. This does mean the PlayStation 5 takes third place in terms of units sold in both April 2022 and 2022 year-to-date.
The Nintendo Switch has outsold lifetime sales of the PlayStation 4 and is now the 4th best-selling console in US history, behind...
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Switch Surpasses PS4 Lifetime Sales In US, Elden Ring Tops COD: Vanguard In Less Than 3 Months

Switch Surpasses PS4 Lifetime Sales In US, Elden Ring Tops COD: Vanguard In Less Than 3 Months

15 days ago   |   By Game Informer

April 2022 will go down as a historic month for Nintendo's Switch console because it's the month the hybrid console surpassed the lifetime sales of the PlayStation 4 in the U.S.
This news comes by way of The NPD Group's Mat Piscatella , who reports monthly U.S. sales numbers of video game hardware, software, accessories, and more. This month's news includes an overall decline in consumer video game spending, down 8%, to $4.3 billion, compared to April of last year. Year-to-date 2022 spending is also 8% lower than the same period one year ago, down to $18.3 billion. However, it was still a...
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