"According to 1UP.com, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was the most-purchased videogame in the United States for the month of September! Each month, the NPD (National Purchase Diary) releases the top items purchased in many different categories. This month, TFU took three of the top ten slots, totaling 1,158,000 units sold (darn, 20,000 units too many)!
September 2008 Software Sales (US only)
1. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (360) — 610,000 2. Wii Fit (Wii) — 518,00 3. Rock Band 2 (360) — 363,000 4. Mario Kart Wii (Wii) — 353,000 5. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (PS3) — 325,000 6. Mercenaries 2: World in Flames (360) — 297,000 7. Wii Play (Wii) — 243,000 8. Madden NFL 09 (360) — 224,000 9. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Wii) — 223,000 10. Madden NFL 09 (PS2) — 158,000
This is great! TFU is an amazing game, and deserves this. Just think what the numbers would have been if the game had been released at the beginning of the month, instead of the middle!
Note: While most stores submit their sales data to NPD, some do not. NPD uses a group of experts who are able to closely estimate the sales data for missing stores. NPD only covers stores in the United States. Worldwide TFU sales are much higher."