Xbox 360

Xbox 360 Grabs The #2 Spot In July, With Minecraft And Football Going Strong


The Xbox 360 sold over 107,000 units during the month of July in the U.S., making it the second best-selling videogame system for the month, with the #1 spot going to the Nintendo 3DS.


Meanwhile, software sales for the month were led by NCAA Football 14 and Minecraft. Here’s the top-10 software sales chart for July:


Rank Title System Publisher
01. NCAA Football 14 360, PS3 Electronic Arts
02. Minecraft 360 Microsoft
03. The Last of Us PS3 Sony
04. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
360, PS3, Wii U, PC Activision Blizzard
05. Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS Nintendo
06. Far Cry 3 360, PS3, PC Ubisoft
07. Battlefield 3 360, PSC, PC Electronic Arts
08. Injustice: Gods Among Us 360, PS3, Wii U Warner Bros.
09. NBA 2K13 360, PS3, Wii, Wii U, PSP, PC Take 2
10. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes 360, Wii, NDS, PS3, 3DS, Wii U, PSV, PC) Warner Bros.

Reporting period: July 7 – August 3rd, 2013.


The NPD Group also added that if software were ranked according to how much it sold on a single platform, Shin Megami Tensei IV, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon and Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Collection would have been included in the top-10.


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.