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PlayStation Move Makes Top-Ten Accessory List For September

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The NPD Group reports on three different categories of videogame revenue every month: hardware, software and accessories. Hardware and software represent game consoles and games respectively, while accessories represents everything from controllers to peripherals to Xbox Live cards.

 

Today, NPD reported that, while both hardware and software dropped for the month of September as compared to the same period a year ago, accessory sales were up by 13%.

 

The #1 selling accessory for September was, once again, the Xbox Live 1600 point card, followed by the $20 PlayStation Network card. Additionally, the PlayStation Move, which released on September 17th, was also among the top-ten accessories for September in the form of three separate SKUs, including the Move + Sports Champions bundle.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". 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.