Research Firm NPD has just shared their video-game sales figure for the month of September 2014, and no surprises who won, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has outsold Xbox One for nine months in a row. In software sales department, Bungie’s Destiny topped the list, and surprisingly it sold better on Xbox One as compared to PlayStation 4.
Overall retail sales rose 2% year over year, software declined 35% year over year and hardware rose 136% year over year. You can check out top 10 best selling titles in September 2014:
- Destiny (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3)
- Madden NFL 15 (360, PS4, PS3, Xbox One)
- FIFA 15 (PS4, 360, PS3, Xbox One, Wii, Vita, 3DS)
- Super Smash Bros. for 3DS (3DS)
- Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
- NHL 15 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
- Minecraft (360, PS3)
- The Sims 4 (PC)
- Disney Infinity 2.0 (360, PS3, Wii U, PS4, Xbox One)
- Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (PS4, 360, PS3, Xbox One, PC)
“September 2014 was a record-breaking month for PlayStation’s digital business, thanks in large part to the success of Destiny,” said Eric Lempel, vice president of Sony Network Entertainment International.
“Last months PlayStation Store revenue increased nearly 90 percent compared with Sept. 2013. Working closely with Activision and Bungie, we wanted to make the launch of Destiny a special experience for PlayStation fans. Were thrilled to see this high engagement from PS4 and PS3 owners.”
Microsoft PR said: “We believe this will be one of our biggest holiday seasons ever. Were offering great Xbox One bundles aligned with the most anticipated game launches of the year, including Assassins Creed Unity, Sunset Overdrive and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and incredible deals for fans. Combined with blockbusters like Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Grand Theft Auto 5, Destiny and Forza Horizon 2, we are committed to making Xbox One a great place to play this holiday.”