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This the NPD data for August 2022, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $4.104 billion[1].

Overall[]

A total of $375 million for Hardware. This is up 14% from 2021. For video game content, there was a total of $3.591 billion, down 6% from from 2021. For Accessories, there was a total of $138 million, down 18% from 2021.

In terms of hardware, the Playstation 5 took the lead for both units and dollar sales. Like in July, both the Playstation 5 and Xbox Series platforms are up by double-digit percentage when compared to a year ago. The Switch is second for units and third in dollar sales.

In terms of software, Madden NFL 23 topped the month, continuing the series trend of being rank 1 for each launch of the series for the past 23 years. Marvel's Spider-Man, Horizon Forbidden West and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim all return to the top 20 with Marvel's Spider-Man rising to position 3 from position 84 due to the PC port. The mobile market still took a hit this month dropping by 10% year-over-year though not as bad as July

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Madden NFL 23
  2. Saints Row
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Elden Ring
  5. Multiversus#
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  7. Minecraft
  8. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  9. MLB The Show 22**
  10. Xenoblade Chronicles 3
  11. Digimon Survive
  12. Horizon: Forbidden West
  13. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  14. Far Cry 6
  15. Soul Hackers 2
  16. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  17. Gran Turismo 7
  18. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*
  19. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  20. Pokémon Legends: Arceus*

Best Selling Games of 2022 so Far[]

  1. Elden Ring
  2. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  3. Pokémon Legends: Arceus*
  4. Horizon: Forbidden West
  5. Madden NFL 23
  6. MLB: The Show 22**
  7. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  8. Gran Turismo 7
  9. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*
  10. Mario Kart 8*
  11. Minecraft
  12. Madden NFL 22
  13. Nintendo Switch Sports*
  14. FIFA 22
  15. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  16. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  17. Monster Hunter Rise
  18. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  19. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  20. Mario Party Superstars*
  21. Saints Row

Best Selling Games over the Past 12 Months[]

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

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  2. Xenoblade Chronicles 3*
  3. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  4. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*
  5. Pokémon Legends Arceus*
  6. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  7. Nintendo Switch Sports*
  8. Digimon Survive
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  10. Minecraft*

Playstation[]

  1. Madden NFL 23
  2. Saints Row
  3. Horizon II: Forbidden West
  4. MLB: The Show 22
  5. Gran Turismo 7
  6. Elden Ring
  7. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  8. Minecraft
  9. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  10. Soul Hackers 2

Xbox[]

  1. Madden NFL 23
  2. Saints Row
  3. Far Cry 6
  4. Elden Ring
  5. Multiversus
  6. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  8. Forza Horizon 5
  9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  10. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Mobile[]

References[]



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