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Video Games: US packaged video game sales in April

News published on
May Friday 13, 2016


The NPD Group has released data for April packaged video games sales in the US. Hardware sales were down 23% Y/Y (the PS4 was again the top-selling console), due to declines in handheld and last generation consoles. Packaged software was down 21% (vs. BG est.: -15%), mainly impacted by a difficult comparison base, with Dark Souls III (Bandai Namco) as the best-seller game over the month. Ubisoft placed one game in the Top 10 (The Division #4 after being #1 in March). We maintain our ratings within our sector coverage: Buys on UBISOFT (FV of EUR34) and on GAMELOFT (FV of EUR7.2).


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