American console sales continue to decline throughout April
Friday, May 29, 2009
The latest console data from the NPD Group shows that, in April, Nintendo's DSi handheld console outsold all other consoles in America in its first month of release. Apart from the Nintendo Wii and the original Nintendo DS, all other consoles sold under 200,000 units.
Hardware sales for the month in America fell 8% year-over-year, down to $391 million. Year-to-date sales are down 1%, sitting at $1.83 billion.
Below are the full results provided by NPD:
|Nintendo DS Lite||215,000|
- Michael McWhertor. "Nintendo DSi Helps Nintendo Win April Hardware Sales Contest, Industry Still Down" — , May 14, 2009
- Brian Shiau. "April 2009 NPD Data" — , May 14, 2009