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This the NPD data for December 2021, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $7.546 billion[1].

Overall[]

A total of $1.319 billion for Hardware. This is down 3% from 2020. For video game content, there was a total of $5.734 billion, flat with from 2020. For Accessories, there was a total of $493 million, down 9% from 2020.

In terms of hardware, the Nintendo Switch continued to be the highest selling platform in units while the PS5 was the highest in terms of dollar sales. The Xbox Series consoles took second place for units. All three platforms were hindered by stock shortages.

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Halo: Infinite
  3. Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl*
  4. Madden NFL 22
  5. Battlefield 2042
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  7. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  8. Mario Party Superstars*
  9. NBA 2K22*
  10. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  11. FIFA 22
  12. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  13. Minecraft
  14. Far Cry 6
  15. Just Dance 2022
  16. Forza Horizon 5
  17. Marvel's Guardian of the Galaxy
  18. Ghost of Tsushima
  19. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury*
  20. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Selling Games of 2021[]

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  3. Madden NFL 22
  4. Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl*
  5. Battlefield 2042
  6. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  8. Resident Evil: Village
  9. MLB: The Show 21**
  10. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury*
  11. Far Cry 6
  12. FIFA 22
  13. Minecraft
  14. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  15. NBA 2K22*
  16. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  17. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  18. Back 4 Blood
  19. Mortal Kombat 11
  20. Forza Horizon 5

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Pokémon: Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  3. Mario Party Superstars*
  4. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  6. Just Dance 2022
  7. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury*
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  9. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  10. Minecraft*

Playstation[]

  1. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  2. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  3. Madden NFL 22
  4. Battlefield 2042
  5. NBA 2K22*
  6. Ghost of Tsushima
  7. FIFA 22
  8. Far Cry 6
  9. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  10. Marvel's Guardian of the Galaxy

Xbox[]

  1. Halo: Infinite
  2. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  3. Madden NFL 22
  4. Battlefield 2042
  5. Forza Horizon 5
  6. Far Cry 6
  7. NBA 2K22*
  8. FIFA 22
  9. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  10. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War

References[]



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