The NPD Group has released its numbers tonight, and again, Microsoft is the top selling console in May. The Xbox 360 continues to outsell the PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii in the United States. The console maker claimed that console sales were up a whopping 39% year over year. The Xbox 360 platform contributed to 34% of the entire industry revenues so far in 2011. This number includes hardware, content, and accessories.
It wasn’t just roses for the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 and PSP all saw increased year over year sales in the month. But the big story is Microsoft, who for over a year has been growing with year over year growth for the last 18 months, and continues to rage at the top of the United States charts.