NPD numbers: ‘Titanfall’ for Xbox One was No. 1 selling game in March

“Titanfall” for Xbox One was named the top-selling game in March, according to NPD Group figures released Thursday.

In a blog post Thursday, Yusuf Mehdi, Xbox corporate vice president of marketing, strategy and business, wrote that more than 5 million Xbox One consoles have been shipped to retailers since the console’s launch on Nov. 22, 2013, with fans spending an average of five hours a day on Xbox One.

“The new generation is off to a strong start, with global Xbox One sales outpacing Xbox 360 by more than 60 percent at the same point in time, a true testament to your love of console gaming,” he wrote.

Among other March figures released by the NPD Group:

· Xbox One continues selling at a strong pace with 311,000 units sold in the U.S. in the month of March, surpassing Xbox 360 sales by more than 60 percent during the same period.

· Xbox 360 continues to grow its install base with 111,000 units sold in March in the U.S., more than any other seventh-generation console.

· Xbox One continues to see impressive software sales with an average of 2.9 games sold per console.

· Combining Xbox One and Xbox 360, the Xbox platform sold the most games across all console platforms with 4.1 million games sold. Xbox One sold 1.4 million games in March and Xbox 360 sold 2.7 million, totaling 49 percent of the total software market share.

To read Mehdi’s entire post, head over to Xbox Wire.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff