"As the best-selling console in the U.S. in April, fans set record April sales and engagement for Xbox One last month. Xbox One console sales in the U.S. increased 63 percent in April 2015 compared to April 2014 and Xbox Live comparisons showed the number of active global users (Xbox One and Xbox 360) grew 24 percent. We are grateful to our fans for their passion and support and are looking forward to sharing more on the best game lineup in Xbox history at E3."
Despite having higher sales numbers for the month, the larger number of software sales went to the PlayStation 4. Sony, in its own statement regarding the NPD, also pointed out that it remains the number one console in overall sales. A representative for SCEA wrote in a statement to GameSpot, "According to NPD, PlayStation continues to lead software sales for April 2015 and PS4 remains the cumulative sales leader in the US. We are looking forward to an amazing E3."
Developing...We'll have more information here in this story when the NPD Group releases its own statement later this afternoon.