October NPD: Game Sales Down 25%

-Jimmy Kovalski

The NPD numbers for October are here and game sales are down a whopping 25% form last year during the same month. Below is a list of the top selling games for the month.

  1. NBA 2K13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PC)
  2. Resident Evil 6 (360, PS3)
  3. Pokemon Black Version 2 (NDS)
  4. Dishonored (360, PS3, PC)
  5. Pokemon White Version 2 (NDS)
  6. Madden NFL 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV)
  7. FIFA Soccer 13 (360, PS3, Wii, PSV, 3DS, PSP)
  8. Medal of Honor Warfighter (360, PS3, PC)
  9. Borderlands 2 (360, PS3, PC)
  10. Skylanders Giants (Wii, 360, PS3, 3DS)

Because of Pokemon Black and White 2, portable game sales were up 37% from last October but even that was not enough to offset the sluggish console game sales.