Sales of Video games from May 2013 have soared 52% to $586 million, according to a report from NPD Group, a marketing research firm.
New consoles from both Sony and Microsoft had four quarters of year over year growth. Software sales which had been soft the past 6 months has picked up.
Sony’s PlayStation 4 console outsold Microsoft’s Xbox One for the 5th straight month.
Topping the game list in May was “Watch Dogs” followed by “Mario Kart 8.”