Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Zelda Top March 2017 Sales
Following Nintendo's announcement last week about the first month of Switch sales, the NPD Group has released their official survey to put Nintendo's numbers in context. This is the first reporting period to include Sony's Horizon: Zero Dawn, which launched on February 28. An Amiibo character pack tied to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild made up 43% of spending on interactive gaming toys. The Show had strong showings on the top 10 list without accounting for digital sales.
An expanded top 20 greets the Switch launch.
This uptick in sales is notable, as total physical sales had previously declined every month for the past year months.
Speaking of the Switch, it managed to outsell both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in March, despite its limited availability.
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The group also claimed responsibility for a auto attack in London last month killing four, but gave no name or details. The gunman killed an officer, and then fled while continuing to shoot at officers, injuring two, according to the BBC.
Well, it looks like everything we've suspected about the Nintendo Switch is true - the release of the console has broken records as evidenced by the NPD results, which Nintendo managed to get ahold of. Hardware sales almost doubled, to $485M, as the NintendoSwitch had the second-biggest launch for any platform in more than 20 years. "The two NintendoSwitch SKUs, the 32GB Gray Joy-Con, followed by the 32GB Neon Red/Blue Joy-Con, were the best-selling systems for the month".
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was reported to have over a 99% attach rate, suggesting that the 102% figure quoted by Nintendo included digital sales, and BotW was the second best selling game in the NPD's all-format chart behind Ghost Recon: Wildlands.
It had the best ever launch for a Ghost Recon game and the second best ever for a Tom Clancy game, behind only The Division.
In terms of other new releases Mass Effect: Andromeda debuted at number three, but with a smaller launch than Mass Effect 3. And as for Horizon: Zero Dawn, the month's fourth best-selling game, it was developer Guerrilla's "best launch ever", Naji said, noting it sold "twice as much" as PS4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall, the previous record-holder.
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A man got out of the auto and reportedly opened fire with an automatic weapon, killing one officer immediately, Brandet explained. According to a document obtained by Reuters Police have issued an arrest warrant for a second suspect in the shooting.
Revenue during the quarter went up marginally by 1.93 percent to $1,899 million from $1,863 million in the previous year period. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This story was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.
Fernando Alonso retired one lap from the end, while his teammate Stoffel Vandoorne did not even start because of engine failure. At the start Vettel jumped into second place, with Hamilton slipping down to a third. "I don't know what to say".
Earlier Thursday, Hernandez's lawyer complained that state officials had turned over the 27-year-old's body but not his brain. Hernandez was taken into police custody on June 26, 2013 , on charges related to the death of his friend, Odin Lloyd .
Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education ( CGBSE ) is a board of school education in the state of Chhattisgarh, India. Girl had performed marginally better than boys with a passing percentage of 55.75 over boys' 54.84 percent.
Ichiro also received multiple standing ovations, including before and after his memorable home run in Wednesday's game. NY trailed 2-0 with two outs in the sixth before Bruce lined a three-run homer off frustrated starter Vince Velasquez.
The acquisition of Mead Johnson is on track and should be completed by the end of the third quarter, the company said. But the City was unimpressed, and Reckitt Benckiser was one of the biggest fallers on the FTSE 100.
The 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan admitted responsibility for a " terrorist crime " at a custody hearing on Tuesday morning. Police said the truck attack suspect was known for having been sympathetic to extremist organizations.
Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers
Meanwhile, the Blazers are still without centre Jusuf Nurkic , who sat out of Sunday's series opener with a fractured right leg. The Golden State Warriors took a series lead over the Portland Trailblazers in Game 1 of the opening round of the playoffs.
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US Ambassador Nikki Haley separately stressed that the onus was on North Korea to prevent an escalation. Pyongyang periodically warns Washington of the dire consequences of taking on North Korea militarily.
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Patriots spokesman Stacey James said: "We are aware of the reports but I don't anticipate that we will be commenting today". Hernandez had been housed in a single cell in a general population unit at the maximum-security state prison in Shirley.
I'm like Benjamin Button,'' says Zlatan Ibrahimovic
United, who move above Arsenal, are four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City with one game in hand over their neighbours. De Gea is expected to feature in next weekend's Premier League match against Chelsea at Old Trafford.
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Armed with a PDO device, a kirana shop or a thelawallah can sell Wi-Fi data vouchers at denominations as low as Rs 10. Further speaking to the Economic Times , "The concept of Digital India is not prevalent in every nook and corner".
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Brady released a statement saying he was "so happy and excited" that the Patriots are being honored at the White House. In 2005, only 27 Patriots showed up according to CSN New England , and 36 attended in 2004, both during the George W.
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Yelich, sprinting with his back to home plate, leaped into the air and caught the ball, only to crash face-first into the wall. Miranda (1-1) allowed four singles and only one runner to reach second base while striking out five.
China's 1Q economic growth ticks higher to 6.9 percent
The value of China's home sales remained buoyant in March, according to data released Monday by the National Bureau of Statistics. Chinese migrant workers return to their temporary construction camp at a construction site in Beijing, China, 17 April 2017.
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The provinces also have to figure how they will regulate distribution . "Each country establishes its own rules", Goodale said. The Canadian government would create a system to regulate marijuana production, distribution and sale.