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Thanks Modern Warfare! Gaming industry has best November, ever

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 Dec 2011 17:07 User comments (3)

Thanks Modern Warfare! Gaming industry has best November, ever The NPD Group has said today that the gaming industry enjoyed its best November, ever, on the back of Modern Warfare 3.
Notes NPD's Anita Frazier:

This November marks the best November on record for sales of new physical content.


Digital content is not included in the figures, but the NPD says software sales totaled $1.7 billion for the month, up from $1.45 billion last year.

Hardware sales fell, to $982 million from $1.1 billion year-over-year.

The top titles for the month were Modern Warfare 3 and Skyrim, followed by:

Battlefield 3, Electronic Arts
Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Ubisoft
Just Dance, Ubisoft
Madden NFL 12, Electronic Arts
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Sony
Saints Row: The Third, THQ
The Legend of Zelda: SkywardSword, Nintendo
Batman: Arkham City, Warner Bros. Interactive

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3 user comments

110.12.2011 19:11

What a fantastic lineup it was. My wallet's still curled up in the corner, silently weeping.

And I am, too, since I got the super-duper cherry-on-top Arkham City dealie with the statue, got home, popped it in, and only then remembered that they could block me from playing it on my hacked PS3.

Good times.



212.12.2011 13:09

Originally posted by nintenut:
What a fantastic lineup it was. My wallet's still curled up in the corner, silently weeping.

And I am, too, since I got the super-duper cherry-on-top Arkham City dealie with the statue, got home, popped it in, and only then remembered that they could block me from playing it on my hacked PS3.

Good times.
Hacking consoles.............don't see the point. The benefit just isn't great enough.



As for COD-MW3.......a pure example of simpleton U.S.A. (and the world too I guess) as the game is nothing more than COD MW 1 and 2 with a few minor changes and different levels. This game is played!
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 12 Dec 2011 @ 13:10

312.12.2011 15:45

Originally posted by hearme0:
Originally posted by nintenut:
What a fantastic lineup it was. My wallet's still curled up in the corner, silently weeping.

And I am, too, since I got the super-duper cherry-on-top Arkham City dealie with the statue, got home, popped it in, and only then remembered that they could block me from playing it on my hacked PS3.

Good times.
Hacking consoles.............don't see the point. The benefit just isn't great enough.

Oh, I must disagree with you. Full Matroska and FLAC support, emulators, homebrew, and being able to play the games I buy without having to worry about the condition of the disc is, on the whole, wonderful.

If I can't play Batman on it, it's not that bad of a tradeoff; I just sold my game, kept the statue, and got the PC version instead. Mostly, I was just upset that they could and did block me from being a legit customer of the PS3 version.


Originally posted by hearme0:
As for COD-MW3.......a pure example of simpleton U.S.A. (and the world too I guess) as the game is nothing more than COD MW 1 and 2 with a few minor changes and different levels. This game is played!

And don't you dare insult MW1 by putting it on the same level as the next two! Especially not 3!
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 12 Dec 2011 @ 15:51


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