January NPDs: Sony, Microsoft switch, Nintendo leads all

The January NPD data is in and it shows that Microsoft’s home console has managed to outsell Sony’s once more. After being neck and neck in December with the PlayStation 3 having the lead, the Xbox 360 has made a quick post-holiday recovery and in turn outsold Sony’s hardware by ~56,000 units.

On the games front, Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros. Wii remained in the lead with 656,700 copies of the game sold, followed by the Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect 2 with 572,100 and Wii Fit Plus with 555,700 copies. More details follow.

Wii 465.8K
Xbox 360 332.8K
PlayStation 3 276.9K
PlayStation 2 41.6K

Nintendo DS 422.2K
PSP 100.1K

NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. WII – 656.7K
MASS EFFECT 2 (Xbox 360) – 572.1K
WII FIT PLUS W/ BALANCE BOARD – 555.7K
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 (Xbox 360) – 326.7K
MARIO KART W/ WHEEL WII – 310.9K
SPORTS RESORT W/ WII MOTION PLUS – 297.6K
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 (PS3) 259.0K
ARMY OF TWO: THE 40TH DAY (Xbox 360) 246.5K
JUST DANCE WII – 191.9K
DARKSIDERS (Xbox 360) – 171.2k

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