Best Buy Co. Inc. stores this week discounted select game titles for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 to under $30 in a new software sale amid a decline in the U.S game market.
Through Apr. 28, titles discounted to $29.99 include Ubisoft Inc.’s Assassin’s Creed Revelations, Sega Corp.’s Sonic Generations, and Konami Corp.’s Silent Hill HD Collection.
NPD Group this month said video game sales fell 25 percent from one year prior to $1.1 billion from $1.47 billion in Mar.
Hardware sales declined 35 percent to $325.5 million, non-PC software sales fell 25 percent to $553.1 million, and accessories dipped eight percent to $222.5 million.