|PS3 / XBOX 360||USA|
By Ishaan . July 15, 2010 . 7:43pm
While the industry overall slumped 6% as compared to June of last year, console hardware sales revenue actually increased by 5%, owing to significant PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 purchases. “The Xbox 360 experienced its second largest non-holiday month after September ’07 when Halo 3 launched, and the PS3 has now garnered 11 consecutive months of year-over-year unit sales increases,” according to NPD Group analyst, Anita Frazier.
The resulting increase in the number of hardware unit sales as compared to June ’09 was a whopping 35%. U.S. hardware sales for the month of June were as follows: