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This the NPD data for April 2022, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $4.337 billion[1].

Overall[]

A total of $343 million for Hardware. This is up 16% from 2021. For video game content, there was a total of $3.844 billion, down 10% from from 2021. For Accessories, there was a total of $151 million, down 10% from 2021.

In terms of software, LEGO Star Wars was a huge hit becoming the 2nd best selling game of the year. It achieved the highest launch month sales for a LEGO and became the 6th best selling LEGO game to date. It is also the first time since Monster Hunter Rise that a third party title topped the Nintendo list. Elden Ring also finally sold enough to surpass Call of Duty in the trailing 12 months tracking.

In terms of hardware, the Nintendo Switch was the leader in terms of units while the Playstation 5 was the leader in terms of gross sales. The Xbox Series consoles ended in 2nd for both categories. The Nintendo Switch with this month's sales, has outsold the Playstation 4 in the United States, making it the 4th best selling console (and 6th platform) of all-time for the country.[2]

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  2. Elden Ring
  3. MLB: The Show 22**
  4. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*
  5. Nintendo Switch Sports*
  6. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  7. Horizon II: Forbidden West
  8. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  9. Gran Turismo 7
  10. Pokémon Legends: Arceus*
  11. Minecraft
  12. FIFA 22
  13. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  14. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  15. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  16. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  17. WWE 2K22*
  18. Mario Party Superstars*
  19. Madden NFL 22
  20. Tiny Tina's Wonderlands*

Best Selling Games of 2022 so Far[]

  1. Elden Ring
  2. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  3. Pokémon Legends: Arceus*
  4. Horizon II: Forbidden West
  5. MLB: The Show 22**
  6. Gran Turismo 7
  7. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  8. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*
  9. Madden NFL 22
  10. Mario Kart 8*
  11. FIFA 22
  12. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  13. Minecraft
  14. Dying Light 2: Stay Human*
  15. Monster Hunter Rise
  16. Mario Party Superstars*
  17. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  18. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  19. WWE 2K22*
  20. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War

Best Selling Games over the Past 12 Months[]

  1. Elden Ring
  2. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  3. Madden NFL 22
  4. Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl*
  5. Battlefield 2042
  6. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  7. Far Cry 6
  8. FIFA 22
  9. Resident Evil: Village
  10. Pokémon Legends: Arceus*

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  2. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*
  3. Nintendo Switch Sports*
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  5. Pokémon Legends Arceus*
  6. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  7. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  8. Mario Party Superstars*
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  10. MLB: The Show 22*

Playstation[]

  1. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  2. MLB: The Show 22
  3. Elden Ring
  4. Horizon II: Forbidden West
  5. Gran Turismo 7
  6. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  7. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  8. WWE 2K22*
  9. FIFA 22
  10. Madden NFL 22

Xbox[]

  1. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  2. Elden Ring
  3. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  4. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  5. Forza Horizon 5
  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  7. Halo: Infinite
  8. Godfall
  9. FIFA 22
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Mobile[]

  1. Candy Crush Saga
  2. Roblox
  3. Coin Master
  4. Evony: The King's Return
  5. Royal Match
  6. State of Survival: Zombie War
  7. Bingo Blitz
  8. Clash of Clans
  9. Genshin Impact
  10. Call of Duty: Mobile

References[]



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