According to NPD, Sony is finally on the top spot, which Microsoft has claimed since January 2011.
Meanwhile there are more good signs for the Wii U, as sales of the console in the US jumped up a mighty 200% in the same month.
Zelda arrows to gamers' hearts
This follows news that Wii U sales in the UK shot up 685% the week after the release of the Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD bundle on October 4.
As for the US, the Wii U's $50 price cut, as well as the Zelda bundle, no doubt helped Nintendo have a more optimistic month.