The videogame business just keeps growing and growing according to the NPD Group, Inc who have found that the retail sales of videogame software, hardware and accessories have increased by a good number. There was a 28% increase during the first half of 2001 in comparison to the same time frame of last year.
A 66% increase for sales of consoles along an increase of 279% of next generation console software was also reported. For total unit sales, there was a 11% rise over the least year along with huge 180% leap for console sales! The other two upcoming next generation consoles have yet to hit and already we are seeing talks of the PS2 console dropping down price along with the DC price going down.