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NPD Sales Results for September 2015: NBA 2K16 Slam Dunks the Competition


According to NPD Sales figures NBA 2K16 had the best launch month EVER for any Sports game. Madden 16 finished at #2 after occupying the top spot last month. PlayStation 4 was again the top-selling console in the United States in September while Xbox One was down compared to it’s August 2014 numbers . Overall retail sales are down 9% year over year while hardware sales were up 27% year over year and retail software sales were down 3% year over year.


1.) NBA 2K16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
2.) Madden NFL 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3) [Note: This is Madden’s second month.]
3.) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PS4, Xbox One, PS3, 360)
4.) FIFA 16 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
5.) Destiny: The Taken King (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3)
6.) Super Mario Maker (Wii U)
7.) Disney Infinity 3.0 (360, Wii U, Xbox One, PS4, PS3)
8.) Mad Max (PS4, Xbox One)
9.) NHL 16 (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3)
10.) Minecraft (360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4)

-PS4 lead software sales.
-Best month in PlayStation Store (PSN) history.
-Animal Crossing sold nearly 115K (physical + digital)
-Mario Maker sold 445K physical + digital for a 500K+ LTD


PS4: Best selling console. Down from last year.
XB1: Down from last year.
Wii U: Up nearly 110% over August 2015.

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