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Today, the industry-tracking NPD Group reported its results for April, showing US game spending has seen it’s first month of loss after 13 months of growth — albeit a dip of 2%.
Last month, the US spent $4.7 billion on games products. Hardware saw the biggest loss, down 30% year-on-year to $296 million.
Nintendo’s Switch led the way in terms of both unit sales and dollar sales for the month. Additionally, shortages for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S continue which has limited the sales of both consoles.
As for software, total gaming content spending across console,