Xbox 360 Beats Nintendo Wii U During November in the US

The overall value of sales has declined over the same month in 2011

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The NPD Group has released preliminary sales estimates for the North American market during the month of November and, despite the high profile launch of the Wii U from Nintendo, the Xbox 360 from Microsoft was the big winner.

The NPD Group has released preliminary sales estimates for the North American market during the month of November and, despite the high profile launch of the Wii U from Nintendo, the Xbox 360 from Microsoft was the big winner.

The official NPD Group list, as quoted by GoNintendo, reads:

Xbox 360 – 1.4 million, a 17 percent drop

PlayStation 3 – 700,000 units, a drop of 22%

Wii U - 450,000

3DS - 440,000, a decline of 45 percent

Wii - 435,000, a drop of more than 50 percent

DS - 375,000 units

PlayStation Vita - 190,000

The overall consoles sales totaled up to more than 4 million during November, which is a slight decline when compared to the same month in 2011.

Analysts expected to see the launch of the Wii U having a positive impact on the industry.

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