March NPD sales data shows Nintendo pwning competition (again)


Just for those of you keeping score, the Wii dominated hardware sales in January, did pretty well in that same month with software sales, then performed a repeat performance in February. Nintendo has gotten themselves a hat trick now, as they dominated the competition for a third month in a row with both the DS and Wii. GameDaily.BIZ has the skinny on exact figures from the month, which we've gone ahead and posted past the break.

[Via press release]

Hardware sales were:
  • Nintendo DS: 508K
  • Sony PlayStation 2: 280K
  • Nintendo Wii: 259K (2.1 million total)
  • Microsoft Xbox 360: 199K (5.3 million total)
  • Sony PSP: 180k
  • Nintendo Game Boy Advance: 148K
  • Sony PlayStation 3: 130K (1.2 million total)
  • Nintendo Gamecube: 22K
  • Microsoft Xbox: N/A

Software sales were:
  • God of War II (PS2): 833K
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 (Xbox 360): 394K
  • Guitar Hero II w/guitar (Xbox 360):291K
  • Wii Play w/remote (Wii): 273K
  • Motorstorm (PS3): 199K
  • Diddy Kong Racing (DS): 189K
  • Spectrobes (DS): 165K
  • Major League Baseball 2K7 (Xbox 360): 165K
  • MLB '07: The Show (PS2): 164K
  • Def Jam Icon (Xbox 360): 148K

This article was originally published on Joystiq.