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December 2009 NPD Analysis
Posted on January 14, 2010 by Shak
 

The NPD group has today released their numbers for December 2009, here's a quick run down of the sales, followed by an analysis:

Hardware:

PlayStation 2 333.2K
PlayStation 3 1.36M
PSP 654.7K
Xbox 360 1.31M
Wii 3.81M
Nintendo DS 3.31M

Software:

NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. WII WII NINTENDO OF AMERICA Nov-09 2.82M
WII FIT PLUS* WII NINTENDO OF AMERICA Oct-09 2.41M
WII SPORTS RESORT W/ WII MOTION PLUS* WII NINTENDO OF AMERICA Jul-09 1.79M
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2* 360 ACTIVISION BLIZZARD Nov-09 1.63M
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2* PS3 ACTIVISION BLIZZARD Nov-09 1.12M
WII PLAY W/ REMOTE WII NINTENDO OF AMERICA Feb-07 1.01M
MARIO KART W/ WHEEL WII NINTENDO OF AMERICA Apr-08 936.1K
ASSASSIN’S CREED II 360 UBISOFT Nov-09 783.1K
LEFT 4 DEAD 2 360 ELECTRONIC ARTS Nov-09 728.5K
MARIO & LUIGI: BOWSER’S INSIDE STORY NDS NINTENDO OF AMERICA Sep-09 656.7K

In comparison here are December 2008's numbers:

Wii - 2.15 million
NDS - 3.04 million
X360 - 1.44 million
PS3 - 726,000
PSP - 1.02 million
PS2 - 410,000

The PlayStation 3 is big winner this year, showing a year-over-year increase of 87%. The PSP saw a massive 56% decrease year-over-year, and the PS2 saw a minor 23% decrease year-over-year, which is to be expected for a console that is almost 10 years old.

The Xbox 360 showed a 10% decrease year-over-year, at a significantly lower price than last year. However, the Wii and DS saw massive success, with the Wii showing a massive 77% increase year-over-year, and the DS showing a 9% increase year-over-year.

As always the Wii rules the roost, but the PS3 looks like it's back and here to stay!

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