4/21/2020, 10:27 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US videogame sales rise due to COVID-19 lockdown

According to the research company NPD, sales of videogames in the United States rose by 35% to $1.6 billion in March due to the lockdown because of coronavirus spread.

The best selling games were "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" and "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare."

Analysts expect that the sales of vidogames will be even bigger due to the situation. Sales of gaming consoles Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch also increased by 63% to $461 million in March from a year earlier.

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