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PS4, XO and Switch with record sales in April in the US

Very good console sales in April.

The American company NPD, which deals with research on the video game market, she shared the sales results of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch consoles in April 2020 in the US, which turned out to be much better than expected. Information on the sale of some of the latest titles was also made available.

According to the data (we give after the website MediaPlayNews), in April in the United States, about 411 thousand were sold. PlayStation 4 units (expected sales in the amount of 235 thousand), approx. 329 thousand. Xbox One units (estimated 175 thousand) and as many as approx. 808 thousand. Nintendo Switch consoles (estimated 400,000). Of course, such high sales are mainly due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced many people to spend most of their free time at home in recent months. It is also worth noting that these are the best April results of all these devices in the history of their existence, and the total revenue amounted to approx. 420 million dollars.

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When it comes to games, we learned that the best-selling premieres in April were: Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Final Fantasy VII Remake. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is also doing well all the time and GTA V, still remaining in the top five (via gamesindustry.biz). Total revenue for all titles in the previous month was $ 251 million. This result is 8% higher than last year’s figure from the same period ($ 232.4 million).

  • Official website of NPD