Amidst Madden And Gears, Deus Ex: Human Revolution Enjoys Another Month Of Fame

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    The NPD Group just released their top-ten sales chart for the month of September in the U.S. Unsurprisingly, Madden NFL 12 took the top position on the chart, followed by Gears of War 3 at #2.

     

    According to Microsoft, Gears of War 3 has already sold over 3 million copies worldwide since its release  on September 20th. Microsoft’s Chief of Staff for Interactive Entertainment Business, Aaron Greenberg, says that the U.S. accounts for 2 million of those sales.  Microsoft also pointed out that the Xbox 360 was the best-selling console for the month, with 438,000 Xbox 360s sold in September.

     

    Meanwhile, Eidos Montreal’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution enjoyed another month in the top-ten. Eidos will release a downloadable episode titled “The Missing Link” for the game on October 18th, that adds about five hours of playtime.

     

    RankTitleSystemPublisher
    01.Madden NFL 12
    PS3, 360, Wii, PSP, PS2Electronic Arts
    02.Gears of War 3360Microsoft
    03.Dead IslandPS3, 360, PCDeep Silver
    04.FIFA Soccer 12PS3, 360, 3DS, Wii, PSP, PS2Disney
    05.NHL 12
    PS3, 360Electronic Arts
    06.Deus Ex: Human RevolutionPS3, 360, PCSquare Enix
    07.Resistance 3PS3Sony
    08.Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
    PS3, 360, PC, 3DS, Wii, DS, PSPLucasarts
    09.Call of Duty: Black OpsPS3, 360, PC, Wii, DSActivision
    10.Warhammer 40,000: Space MarinePS3, 360, PCTHQ
    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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