The Xbox 360 has been the undisputed king of home console NPD sales for nearly three years. Things took a turn in September in the September NPD report released Thursday thanks to the release of Grand Theft Auto V and and an accompanying bundle for the Playstation 3.
"PS3 was the top selling console this month, breaking the 32-month streak of the Xbox 360 leading console hardware sales from January 2011 to August 2013," NPD analyst Liam Callahan said according to GamesIndustry.biz. The PS3 was given a list by the GTA V bundle per the analyst, "demonstrating how Grand Theft Auto V can shake things up in hardware as well as software."
Rockstar Games' latest was released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 on Sept. 17 where it quickly became the fastest game to reach one billion dollars, beating many movies along the way. Obviously, this made it not only the top selling game for the month of September but the most dominant as well.
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