The lone bright spot was an increase month-over-month for hardware sales, but overall sales were down year-over-year, again.
Software, hardware and accessory sales came in at $1.06 billion, down a massive 20 percent from the same month in 2011. Hardware was down 18 percent YoY to $381.4 million and software got smacked down 23 percent to $464.4 million. Accessory sales were down 16 percent to $215.2 million.
From January, however, hardware sales were up significantly, up 87 percent.
For the month the top selling games were:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC)
Final Fantasy XIII-2 (PS3, 360)
UFC Undisputed 3 (360, PS3)
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (360, PS3, PC)
Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3)
NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, PSP, Wii, PC, PS2)
SoulCalibur 5 (360, PS3)
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PS3, PC)
Twisted Metal 2012 (PS3)
Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC)
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 8 Mar 2012 21:28