NPD Group: Sony pushes 360,100 PS3s in February

Sony managed to push 360,100 PlayStation 3s in the U.S. for February, according to the NPD Group. Those sales put Sony’s console in fourth place, behind the Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, and Wii. PS3 sales grew from 276,900 the month prior to 360,100.

The top spot went to the Nintendo DS with 613,200, followed by Xbox 360 with 422,000. Nintendo pushed 397,900 Wiis in February, marking the second time the Xbox 360 outsold the Wii. The Wii was the only console to see a sales drop.

Sony’s other products, the PSP and PlayStation 2, sold 133,400 and 101,900 units respectively. Hardware sales reached $426.4 million USD in February, down from last year where consumers spent $534.2 million.