Friday, April 18, 2008

U.S. video game sales rise 57 percent in May | Technology | Reuters

For the quarter: 720K Wii, 262K Xbox 360, 257K PS3

U.S. sales of video game hardware and software rose 57 percent from a year earlier, industry data showed on Thursday, evidence that the industry has so far been immune to wider economic woes.

Sales of gaming hardware, software and accessories hit $1.7 billion in March, led by Nintendo Co Ltd's Wii console, which posted its biggest non-holiday month ever, according to market research firm NPD.

U.S. video game sales rise 57 percent in May | Technology | Reuters

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