The hardware issues continue to sink and amount to $ 183 million in the monthly course.
Although the sales of video game hardware in the US will continue to decline this year, the Nintendo Switch still cuts off well. According to NPD Group, it was the best-selling platform in February 2020 and for the whole year. It has exceeded the competition both in paragraph and the dollar sales of the month.
Apart from that, the hardware sales are not very good. Expenditure dropped by 34 percent to $ 183 million compared to February 2019, while the annual expenditure was $ 312 million, which corresponds to a decline of 35 percent. Much of this is due to the next generation consoles, especially the Xbox Series X and PS5. With an exclusive Like Animal Crossing: New Horizonte expect that the Nintendo Switch dominates this month again.
As for the accessories, Microsoft still seems to commit a murder with the Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller. According to NPD Analyst Mat Piscatella (via Venturebeat), the Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller was the fourth month in a row the best-selling video game accessories. It is the best-selling accessory since the beginning of the year. This despite a decline in accessories for accessories and playing cards by 14 percent to 265 million US dollars. We will see how this month develops, especially given the fears of Covid-19, which cause more consumers to stay at home.
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