All bow before the 3DS
It looks like we can all temper those Nintendo is doomed stories that always pop up in their forever click-bait form. According to the latest NPD numbers for February, Nintendo proved that they still have the ability to print money as they topped not only software sales, but hardware as well.
Leading the software charts for February was The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, which sold a combined 515,000 copies both digitally and physically.
On the hardware side, while the PlayStation 4 still outsold the Xbox One, it was actually the 3DS family that won out over everyone. According to Nintendo, all versions of the 3DS sold 395,000 units for the month.
Here’s a breakdown of the top 10 software sales for February:
- The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (3DS) (515,000 copies sold digitally and physically)
- Evolve (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
- Dying Light (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox One, PS4, 360, PS3, PC)
- Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
- NBA 2K15 (PS4, Xbox One, PS3, 360)
- Dragon Ball: Xenoverse (PS4, Xbox One, PS3, 360)
- Minecraft (360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4)
- The Order: 1886 (PS4)
- Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (3DS) (290,000 copies sold digitally and physically)
February 2015 NPD: PS4 tops Xbox One, and Nintendo scores with 3DS and Zelda [VentureBeat]