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Wqaindia: Dead Space 3 Tops NPD Charts, Xbox 360 Shows Strong Sales

Dead Space 3

Welcome to Wqaindia! In this article, we will discuss the latest news and updates on Dead Space 3’s success in the North American market. We’ll also dive into the strong sales performance of the Xbox 360. So, let’s get started!

Dead Space 3 Takes the Lead

Dead Space 3 has secured the number one spot in the February 2013 NPD sales chart. With an impressive figure of 605,000 units sold, this EA title has surpassed even the popular Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Crysis 3. It’s worth noting that Crysis 3 was only available for two weeks during the reporting period.

Xbox 360’s Continued Success

The Xbox 360 has once again proven its dominance in the gaming console market, marking its 19th consecutive month as the best-selling system in the U.S. With over 300,000 units sold, Microsoft’s console continues to captivate gamers across the country.

Sales Figures and Trends

While the software sales, particularly at retail, experienced a decline of 27 percent compared to the same month last year, there were some positive trends in hardware sales. The Wii U and Vita saw increased sales of 40 percent and 30 percent, respectively. Additionally, the Skylanders series by Activision enjoyed great success, generating over $35 million in sales in February alone.

Top Selling Games of February 2013

Here are the top 10 games that performed exceptionally well in February 2013:

  1. Dead Space 3 – Electronic Arts
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Activision Blizzard
  3. Crysis 3 – Electronic Arts
  4. NBA 2K13 – 2K Games
  5. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Konami
  6. Aliens: Colonial Marines 2013 – Sega
  7. Just Dance 4 – Ubisoft
  8. Far Cry 3 – Ubisoft
  9. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time – Sony Computer Entertainment
  10. Madden NFL 13 – EA Sports


Q: What is the current sales figure for Dead Space 3?

A: Dead Space 3 has sold an impressive 605,000 units in North America.

Q: Which console is the best-selling in the U.S.?

A: The Xbox 360 continues to be the best-selling gaming console in the U.S.

Q: Are there any other notable games in the top 10?

A: Yes, popular titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Crysis 3, and NBA 2K13 have also performed well.


Dead Space 3’s success and the Xbox 360’s strong sales demonstrate the enduring popularity and appeal of these gaming titles and consoles. As avid gamers ourselves, we are thrilled to bring you the latest updates from the gaming industry. Stay tuned to Wqaindia for more exciting news and reviews!

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