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This the NPD data for April 2013, which covers the sales for United States for April 7 through May 4. The gaming industry generated $495.2 million[1].


A total of $109.5 million for Hardware. This is down 42% from 2012. For software, there was a total of $254.3 million, down 17% from from 2012. For Accessories, there was a total of $131.4 million, down 19% from 2012.

In terms of hardware, the Xbox 360 was the top selling platform at 130,000, continuing its record of top-selling console for the 28th month. The Nintendo 3DS ended in second and the Playstation 3 was in third.

In terms of software, Injustice led the month, marking the first time in 2 years for a fighting game to take the top sport. Dead Island: Riptide and Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins are the other two new releases for the month. Defiance also makes the top 5 after missing the previous month due to releasing at the end of the month. Nintendo announced that 3DS first party games moved 2.1 million units, up 52% compared to the previous year. They also announced that Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins shifted nearly 94,000 and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon sold 140,000 during the month including digital. On the Wii U side, Nintendo revealed New Super Mario Bros. U was the best selling title at 770,000.[2]


Top 10[]

  1. Injustice: Gods Among Us (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U)
  2. Dead Island: Riptide (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  3. BioShock Infinite (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC)
  5. Defiance (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  6. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (3DS)
  7. NBA 2K13 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, Wii, PSP, PC)
  8. Skylanders Giants (Wii U, 360, PS3, 3DS, Wii )
  9. Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins (3DS)
  10. MLB 13: The Show (PS3, Vita)

By Revenue[]

In 2024, Circana updated their historical data and released updated top 20 charts for each month from 2010 through 2023. This includes digital revenue from members of the Digital Leader Panel.[3] *means no Digital Data ** means no data from certain storefronts such as

  1. Injustice: Gods Among Us
  2. Dead Island: Riptide
  3. Bioshock: Infinite
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  5. Defiance
  6. NBA 2K13
  7. Skylanders: Giants
  8. Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon
  9. Tomb Raider (2013)
  10. MLB 13: The Show
  11. LEGO City: Undercover
  12. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14
  13. Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel
  14. New Super Mario Bros.
  15. MLB 2K13
  16. Far Cry 3
  17. Minecraft
  18. The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct
  19. Dragon's Dogma
  20. FIFA Soccer 13


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