Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday January 13, 2012

Video Game Sales Drop 21% In December

Video game sales took a nosedive in December dropping 21 percent compared to the same time last year. Hardware sales took an even bigger hit, dropping close to thirty percent. eek!

The results are "not entirely surprising given that we are at the back end of the current console lifecycle," said NPD Group analyst Anita Frazier. However, the tally was clearly a disappointment. Frazier said the month's poor performance was unexpected given the quality of new games including "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3," which was the top-seller, and "Just Dance 3," which placed second.