April NPD Results for Microsoft: Leads Software Sales in U.S., Xbox One Sales Outpace Xbox 360

on May 15, 2014 7:00 PM

Microsoft released their NPD results for April, which reveals some good news for the company concerning software sales, as well as where the Xbox One stands compared to the Xbox 360.

Microsoft continues to lead in cumulative generation eight software sales for both systems with 2.6 million games sold, holding eight out of the top ten spots for generation eight and generation seven console game lists in the U.S. Those games were: Titanfall (Xbox One/360), Kinect Sports Rivals (Xbox One), Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox 360), NBA 2K14 (Xbox 360), Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360), Minecraft (Xbox 360) and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare (Xbox 360).

Xbox One sold 447,000 games in April and Xbox 360 sold 2.2 million, totaling 53 percent of the total software market share.

As for hardware sales, the Xbox One has also sold 115,000 units in April, which is over 76 percent more units than the 360 in the same time period.

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