Demand for games such as "Kinect Sports" and "Dance Central" helped propel the Xbox 360 into the number-one selling video game console in April, according to the NPD group.
The Xbox 360 has been the number one selling console for 10 out of the last 11 months (excluding December), according to the NPD group. Xbox 360 sold 297,000 units in April, maintaining the number one console spot in the U.S. The console's sales were up 60 percent year over year, the largest growth of any current generation console on the market.
Microsoft announced that sales of "Kinect Sports" reached 3 million units worldwide and "Dance Central" sales reached 2.5 million units worldwide.
During the month of April, five of the top 10 console game titles were for Xbox 360, including: "Crysis 2," "Mortal Kombat," "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12," "Michael Jackson: The Experience" and "Portal 2".
Game sales are up year over year according to the research firm. Here's April's top 10 sellers at retail, which does not include digital sales:
1) Mortal Kombat
2) Portal 2
3) LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
4) Call of Duty: Black Ops
5) Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters
6) Crysis 2
7) Just Dance 2
8) Michael Jackson: The Experience
9) Pokemon White Version
10) NBA 2K11