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Prototype 2 Tops April NPD Charts

by on May 11, 2012
 

It looks like the economy is starting to impact the games industry more.

The April NPD numbers show a 32 percent decrease in April compared to 2011. Overall, the industry earned about $630.4 million this year.

Hardware sales were at $189.7 million, down 32 percent, while software sales made $292.1 million, down 42 percent. Meanwhile, accessories increased 1 percent from last year, making $148.6 million.

Microsoft stated that the 360 sold 236,000 units in April.

Leading the top 10 list for titles was Prototype 2, with Kinect Star Wars taking second. The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings, which released for 360 last month, took sixth.

You can see the full list below.

1. Prototype 2 (360, PS3)
2. Kinect Star Wars (360)
3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC)
4. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 (360, PS3)
5. NBA 2K12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PC, PS2)
6. The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings (360, PC)
7. Mario Party 9 (Wii)
8. Mass Effect 3 (360, PS3, PC)
9. Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3)
10. MLB 12: The Show (PS3, PSV)

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