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This the NPD data for June 2021, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $4.928 billion. Sales for the first half of the year are $28.944 billion, up 15% from the previous year[1].


A total of $401 million for Hardware. This is up 112% from 2020. For video game content, there was a total of $4.319 billion, up 1% from from 2020. For Accessories, there was a total of $207 million, down 1% from 2020.

In terms of hardware, the Xbox Series platforms achieved the best-selling hardware for the month in terms of dollars while the Switch maintains its record as first position in terms of units. For 2021 overall, the Switch is still the leader in terms of both units and dollar sales. The Xbox consoles had a record June as well, beating the their previous best from 2011. The Playstation 5 continues its record pace of being the fast-selling platform ignoring handhelds. [2]

In terms of software, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the best-selling game of the month, setting a franchise record for highest launch month over the 2016 remake. Mario Golf: Super Rush also achieved a franchise high, outperforming Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour. Scarlet Nexus also performed solidly in the fifth position. In addition to these new titles, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 and Sea of Thieves returned to the top 20 with the release of the Switch port and the Pirates of the Caribbean crossover respectively.


*means no Digital Data

** means no data from certain storefronts such as

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  3. Mario Golf: Super Rush*
  4. MLB: The Show 21**
  5. Scarlet Nexus
  6. Resident Evil: Village
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  8. Minecraft
  9. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  10. Mortal Kombat 11
  11. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  12. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  13. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  14. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  15. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury*
  16. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
  17. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2
  18. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  19. Pokémon: Sword/Shield*
  20. Sea of Thieves

Best Selling Games of 2021 so Far[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Resident Evil: Village
  3. MLB: The Show 21**
  4. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury*
  5. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  6. Monster Hunter Rise
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  8. Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
  9. Outriders
  10. Minecraft

Best Selling Games over the Past 12 Months[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Madden NFL 21
  3. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  4. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  5. Ghost of Tsushima
  6. Super Mario 3D All-Stars*
  7. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  8. NBA 2K21*
  9. Marvel's Avengers
  10. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*


There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Mario Golf: Super Rush*
  2. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  4. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  5. Super Mario 3D World*
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  7. Pokemon: Sword/Shield*
  8. New Pokemon Snap*
  9. Super Mario Party*
  10. Minecraft*


  1. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  3. MLB: The Show 21
  4. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Sony)
  5. Resident Evil: Village
  6. Scarlet Nexus
  7. Minecraft (12)
  8. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  9. Ghost of Tsushima
  10. Final Fantasy VII: Remake


  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  3. Resident Evil: Village
  4. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
  5. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  6. Scarlet Nexus
  7. Forza Horizon 4
  8. It Takes Two
  9. Mortal Kombat 11
  10. MLB: The Show 21*


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