Nintendo DS And Wii Lead Video Game Console Sales In May

Posted: Jul 2 2010, 6:09am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 12 2010, 12:11am CDT, in News | Gaming

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NPD Group released their sales numbers for the video game market in May.
Overall the video game sales dropped 5% compared to last year. Nintendo is yet again dominating the console sales charts with the Nintendo DS selling 383,000 units and the Wii selling 334,000 units.
Microsoft has sold 194,600 Xbox 360 on Sony only managed to sell 154,500 PS3 consoles in May.

Four of the top 10 best-selling games of May play on Nintendo systems. These include Super Mario Galaxy 2 at No. 3 with more than 563,000 sold, New Super Mario Bros. Wii at No. 6 with more than 183,000 sold, Wii Fit Plus with the Wii Balance Board at No. 7 with more than 161,000 sold and Pokémon SoulSilver Version at No. 8 with more than 141,000 sold. See all numbers in this AFP Story.

It will be interesting to see if and by how much Sony and Microsoft will be beating the Wii sales once Playstation Move and Kinect for Xbox launch this fall.

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