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This the NPD data for August 2013, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $521 million[1], up 1% from last year.


A total of $90.8 million for Hardware. This is down 40% from 2012. For software, there was a total of $305 million, up 21% from from 2012. For Accessories, there was a total of $136.7 million, up 7% from 2012.

In terms of hardware, the Nintendo 3DS was the best-selling piece of hardware for the 4th month in a row. It has sold 30% more year to date than 2012. The Xbox 360 has maintained its lead for consoles for the 32nd month in a row, selling 96,000 for the month.

In terms of software, Madden NFL once again topped the month of its release, selling over 1 million units. It was still down from Madden NFL 12 though. Disney Infinity had a strong debut with 294,000 units sold. Nintendo reported that Mario & Luigi: Dream Team had sold 190,000 units including digital and Pikmin 3 had sold 115,000 units. New Super Luigi U had also moved 120,000 across both physical and digital. Nintendo also reported that 9 3DS titles have sold over 250,000 in 2013 thus far.


Top 10[]

  1. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  2. Saints Row IV (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  3. Disney Infinity (Xbox 360, Wii, PS3, Wii U, PC)
  4. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC)
  5. Minecraft (Xbox 360)
  6. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (3DS)
  7. NCAA Football 14 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  8. Payday 2 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  9. Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn (PS3, PC)
  10. Pikmin 3 (Wii U)

By Revenue[]

In 2024, Circana updated their historical data and released updated top 20 charts for each month from 2010 through 2023. This includes digital revenue from members of the Digital Leader Panel.[2] *means no Digital Data ** means no data from certain storefronts such as

  1. Madden NFL 25
  2. Saints Row IV
  3. Disney Infinity
  4. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  5. NCAA Football 14
  6. Tales of Xillia
  7. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
  8. Pikmin 3
  9. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  10. Minecraft
  11. Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn
  12. Payday 2
  13. The Last of Us
  14. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  15. Dragon's Crown
  16. Injustice: Gods Among Us
  17. Grand Theft Auto IV
  18. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
  19. The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
  20. New Super Mario Bros.


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