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April NPD: DS breaks a million, PS2 beats PS3

Andrew Yoon , @scxzor
05.14.09
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Everything old is new again. The DS makes a resurgence thanks to camera-enhanced DSi, while the PS2 makes substantial gains thanks to its price drop. Pfft? Current gen hardware? That's so passé. We can't wait until the N64 and Dreamcast surge back onto the NPD lists.

- DS:
1.04M477K (+85%)
- Wii: 340K261K (-43%)
- Xbox 360: 175K155K (-47%)
- PS2: 172K60K (+87%)
- PS3: 127K91K (-42%)
- PSP: 116K52K (-31%)
See the software charts after the break. Warning! The list will feature some very old games.


Top 10 Games of April 2009

  1. Wii Fit - Wii - Nintendo - 471K
  2. Pokemon Platinum - DS - Nintendo - 433K
  3. Mario Kart Wii - Wii - Nintendo - 210K
  4. Wii Play - Wii - Nintendo - 170K
  5. The Godfather II - 360 - EA - 155K
  6. Resident Evil 5 - 360 - Capcom - 122K
  7. New Super Mario Bros. - DS - Nintendo - 119K
  8. Mario Kart DS - DS - Nintendo - 112K
  9. Guitar Hero Aerosmith - 360 - Activision - 110K
  10. The Godfather II - PS3 - EA - 91K

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