"The Beatles: Rock Band" Sales Disappoint

"The Beatles: Rock Band" Sales Disappoint

Sales of "The Beatles: Rock Band" totaled 357,000 units in the U.S. during December, and more than 1.7 million units worldwide since its Sept. 9 launch, according to new data from the NPD Group. In contrast, the 2008 release of "Rock Band 2" sold 1.7 million units in the U.S. alone during its first four months. For the year, overall sales of video games, consoles and accessories dropped 8 percent from 2008, while music video game sales have experienced a 46 percent decline, the largest of any genre. (1/15)

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