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Final Fantasy XIII-2 can't topple Modern Warfare 3

By David Radd

Final Fantasy XIII-2 can't topple Modern Warfare 3

Fri 09 Mar 2012 1:30am GMT / 8:30pm EST / 5:30pm PST

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning also did well, outselling Soul Calibur V and Twisted Metal in February US sales

The NPD Group has released the list of the top selling titles for February 2012 in the U.S. and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is still the top selling game. Just Dance 3, NBA 2K12 and Battlefield 3 also continued to be consistent sellers.

Final Fantasy XIII-2 managed to sell well despite a mixed reception from the press and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning debuted at number four, easily making it the top selling new IP for the month. With Soul Calibur V in at seven and Twisted Metal at nine, it was a fairly solid month for new releases, even if catalog title sales declined.


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Jack Lee

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Forgive my ignorance, please, but does the NPD release its actual numbers if they have them (instead of just rankings)? Is that part of their paid syndicated service? I know that I'm much more interested in how many copies of FFXIII-2 sold, rather than just knowing it was the best-selling newly released game.

Posted:4 years ago


Jim Webb Executive Editor/Community Director, E-mpire Ltd. Co.

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Jack, they used to release actual figures for the entire top 10 (or it was leaked by subscribers) but they've changed policy recently to only provide a ranking with very few actual figures. Only subscribers can get full figures now.

And they don't sell their subscriptions to the media...I've already tried. Not that I had enough money their insane subscription rates anyway.

Posted:4 years ago


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