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This the NPD data for December 2022, which covers the sales for United States from November 27 to December 31, 2022. The gaming industry generated $7.583 billion[1]. This is the final month with platform lists being public data.

Overall[]

A total of $1.533 billion for Hardware. This is up 16% from 2021. For video game content, there was a total of $5.547 billion, down 1% from from 2021. For Accessories, there was a total of $503 million, down 2% from 2021.

In terms of hardware, the Switch was the leader in units while the PS5 was the leader in dollar sales. Xbox Series platform ended up in third for both categories. This persists for the year.

In terms of software, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 continues to be the top selling software, followed by Pokémon trading positions with God of War and Sonic dropping two positions. The highest new game was Need for Speed: Unbound at 8. Several long-term sellers rose from last month such as Just Dance and Nintendo Switch Sports.

For mobile, revenue saw growth in spending with the biggest growth in geolocation and simulation games. In year-over-year terms, the mobile market declined with casino games being one of the few growth genres by 1%.

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022)
  2. Pokémon Scarlet/Violet*
  3. God of War: Ragnarök
  4. Madden NFL 23
  5. FIFA 23
  6. Sonic Frontiers
  7. Elden Ring
  8. Need for Speed: Unbound
  9. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  10. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: Reunion
  11. NBA 2K23*
  12. Just Dance 2023 Edition
  13. Mario+Rabbids: Sparks of Hope
  14. Minecraft
  15. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  16. Nintendo Switch Sports*
  17. The Callisto Protocol*
  18. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  19. Splatoon 3*
  20. Gotham Knights

Best Selling Games of 2022[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  2. Elden Ring
  3. Madden NFL 23
  4. God of War: Ragnarök
  5. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  6. Pokémon: Scarlet/Violet*
  7. FIFA 23
  8. Pokémon Legends: Arceus*
  9. Horizon: Forbidden West
  10. MLB: The Show 22**
  11. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  12. Call of Duty: Vanguard
  13. Gran Turismo 7
  14. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*
  15. NBA 2K23*
  16. Sonic Frontiers
  17. Gotham Knights
  18. Minecraft
  19. Nintendo Switch Sports*
  20. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Pokémon Scarlet/Violet*
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  3. Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope
  4. Just Dance 2023 Edition
  5. Sonic Frontiers
  6. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  7. Nintendo Switch Sports*
  8. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  9. Splatoon 3*
  10. Kirby and the Forgotten Land*

Playstation[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022)
  2. God of War: Ragnarök
  3. Madden NFL 23
  4. FIFA 23
  5. Need for Speed: Unbound
  6. Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII: Reunion
  7. NBA 2K23*
  8. Elden Ring
  9. Sonic Frontiers
  10. The Callisto Protocol*

Xbox[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  2. Madden NFL 23
  3. FIFA 23
  4. Need for Speed: Unbound
  5. Elden Ring
  6. NBA 2K23*
  7. Sonic Frontiers
  8. Gotham Knights
  9. NHL 23
  10. Forza Horizon 5

References[]



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