Watching the new host of fermentation, May dismal North American gaming market




Watching the new host of fermentation, May dismal North American gaming market
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E3 just ended, just the latest NPD data came out in North America

Market research company released the latest statistics show that in May 2013 the United States game-related retail channel sales fell 25 percent, game console hardware and software sales fell 31 percent on their came the minimum performance over the past decade.

On the other hand, Nintendo’s 3DS officially beat Microsoft Xbox 360, was promoted to the nation’s most selling hosts.

May U.S. sales of game software market as a whole fell 44 percent, with only $ 187.6 million, compared with the same period last year marked atrophy huge, NPD analysts believe that the Department works by topic last year Blizzard “Diablo 3” started selling blessing sake . In addition, game software projects inside, although the bulk of the new game is still sold, but had obviously been used, leasing games divided.

Less affected by the overall market, peripherals, fell 6 percent, although there are still $ 115,300,000 performance.

Although the home console Xbox360 still sit tight in the U.S. sales charts, but Nintendo 3DS hardware in the overall figures for the first time the game won Xbox 360, won the championship the U.S. market, but the whole, the North American market hardware sales are still down nearly 31%, came to 9,600 million U.S. dollars.

Opinion and market analysts generally believe that in May the North American game market as a whole was flat, the Department by Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One other new host on sale soon triggered sidelines affected.


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