Best Buy Co. Inc. this week began holding a new game sale that discounts select titles for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 to under $40.

Titles at $39.99 include Soulcalibur V, NBA 2K12, Saint’s Row: The Third, WWE 12, and Gears of War 3.

Each title typically sells at $59.99 each.

NPD Group Inc. this month said video game sales fell 34 percent in Jan. to $750.6 million.

Hardware sale totaled $324 million, a decline of 34 percent in year-over-year figures.

The Xbox 360 sold 270,000 units to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the month.

The ranking marks the 13th consecutive month the hardware has ranked as the top-selling hardware in the states.

Follow us on Twitter @PunchJump, @WeLoveHotDeals, @PreOrderBonus, @Punchissimo, and visit us at Facebook and Google+.


Comments are closed.