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This the NPD data for April 2020, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $1.466 billion[1]. This is the record high for April, 73% higher than 2019 and eclipsing the previous record in 2008.

Overall[]

A total of $420 million for Hardware. This is up 163% from 2019. For software, there was a total of $662 million, up 55% from from 2019. For Accessories, there was a total of $384 million, up 49% from 2019.

In terms of hardware, the Nintendo Switch maintained its lead position ahead of the PS4 and Xbox One. It achieved the highest year-to-date dollar sales for a platform beating the Wii in 2009. In terms of software, the biggest game was Final Fantasy VII: Remake which also broke the record for biggest launch month for the Final Fantasy franchise, last held by Final Fantasy XV. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare also achieved record of the fourth-fastest selling game over the first seven months on the market. Just Dance 2020 marked a recovery for the franchise, being the fastest selling entry since Just Dance 2014.

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

** means no data from certain storefronts such as Battle.net

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Final Fantasy VII: Remake
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  4. NBA 2K20
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. Resident Evil 3
  7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2: Remastered
  8. MLB: The Show 20
  9. Madden NFL 20
  10. Red Dead Redemption II
  11. Just Dance 2020
  12. FIFA 20
  13. Mortal Kombat 11
  14. Borderlands 3
  15. Predator: Hunting Grounds
  16. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  17. Star Wars: Jedi: Fallen Order
  18. Persona 5: Royal
  19. Need for Speed: Heat
  20. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Best Selling Games of 2020 so Far[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  3. Final Fantasy VII: Remake
  4. NBA 2K20
  5. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
  6. MLB: The Show 20
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. Resident Evil 3
  9. Madden NFL 20
  10. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*

Best Selling Games over the past 12 Months[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. NBA 2K20
  3. Madden NFL 20
  4. Borderlands 3
  5. Star Wars: Jedi: Fallen Order
  6. Grand Theft Auto V
  7. FIFA 20
  8. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  9. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  10. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  2. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  3. Just Dance 2020
  4. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  6. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
  7. Luigi’s Mansion 3*
  8. Pokémon: Sword*
  9. Trials of Mana
  10. Super Mario Party*

Playstation[]

  1. Final Fantasy VII: Remake
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  3. NBA 2K20
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. MLB: The Show 20
  6. Resident Evil 3
  7. Predator: Hunting Grounds
  8. Madden NFL 20
  9. Persona 5: Royal
  10. Minecraft

Xbox[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2: Remastered
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. NBA 2K20
  5. Resident Evil 3
  6. Madden NFL 20
  7. Red Dead Redemption II
  8. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  9. Star Wars: Jedi: Fallen Order
  10. FIFA 20

References[]



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