NPD claims it's thanks to Fortnite, whose success is prompting many to go and buy a new console only for it, promotions around E3 and NES Classic Mini being once again available. Sony's PlayStation 4 held the top spot for top dollar sales, seeing that the system cost $400, but the NES Classic sold more units than any other system at $60 a unit.
At least it is for Nintendo, the Japanese gaming giant that topped the game console sales charts in June with its nostalgia-laced, miniaturized Nintendo Entertainment System.More news: Two Osijek Supporters Stabbed in Glasgow Ahead of Match Against Rangers
The NES Classic made its storied return to retail outlets in June, and it made something of a huge splash with its resurgence. "This is the first time a Nintendo Entertainment System console has led in monthly unit sales since [market research company NPD] tracking began in 1995". Obvious candidates would be classic versions of the N64 console or even the Game Boy.
Nintendo's all-in-one retro console, the NES Classic Edition, was the bestselling piece of video game hardware for the month of June 2018, according to a U.S. market report from the NPD Group. If this doesn't make you want to pick up an NES Classic Edition now (if you haven't already ), what will?More news: WhatsApp to start making money off business users
How many different ways do you own a copy of Super Mario Bros. or the original The Legend of Zelda?
When the NES Classic Edition originally launched in 2016, it was met with overwhelming demand. Clearly that interest hasn't dropped, as its re-release in 2018 put the NES Classic Console back on top.More news: Manafort bank fraud trial, day four