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This the NPD data for November 2020, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $6.973 billion[1]. It includes the debut of the Playstation 5 and the Xbox Series X.

Overall[]

A total of $1.415 billion for Hardware. This is up 58% from 2019. For video game content, there was a total of $5.244 billion, up 32% from from 2019. For Accessories, there was a total of $314 million, up 8% from 2019.

In terms of hardware, the Nintendo Switch continues to be the best-selling hardware unitwise, continuing its record of 24 consecutive months. It was the highest November for the console with 1.3 million consoles, However, the Playstation 5 is the leader based on consumer spending. Both the Playstation 5 and Xbox Series were restrained by supply constraints. The Playstation 5 achieved the highest launch month for both units and dollar sales, beating the record set the Playstation 4 in 2013. [2]

In terms of software, Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War become instantly becomes the best-selling game of the year. It continues the trend for Call of Duty taking the top position in launch month for the 13th year in a row. Assassin's Creed also performed well, achieving the highest launch month sales for the franchise since Assassin's Creed III in 2012. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales achieves the second highest launch month sale for a superhero game on Playstation platforms, only behind the original Marvel's Spider-Man. Just Dance 2021 debuted at the highest in the franchise's history since Just Dance 3 in 2011.

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  3. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  4. Madden NFL 21
  5. NBA 2K21*
  6. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity*
  7. Watch_Dogs: Legion
  8. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  9. FIFA 21
  10. Demon’s Souls
  11. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  12. Super Mario 3D All-Stars*
  13. Just Dance 2021
  14. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
  15. Luigi’s Mansion 3*
  16. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
  17. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  18. Marvel’s Avengers
  19. Mortal Kombat 11
  20. Ghost of Tsushima

Best Selling Games of 2020 so Far[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  4. Madden NFL 21
  5. The Last of Us: Part II
  6. Ghost of Tsushima
  7. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  8. Final Fantasy VII: Remake
  9. Marvel’s Avengers
  10. Super Mario 3D All-Stars*

Best Selling Games over the Past 12 Months[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  4. Madden NFL 21
  5. The Last of Us: Part II
  6. Ghost of Tsushima
  7. Star Wars: Jedi: Fallen Order
  8. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  9. Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
  10. Final Fantasy VII: Remake

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity*
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  3. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  4. Super Mario 3D All-Stars
  5. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
  6. Just Dance 2021
  7. Luigi's Mansion 3*
  8. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
  9. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  10. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*

Playstation[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  3. Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
  4. Madden NFL 21
  5. Demon's Souls
  6. NBA 2K21*
  7. FIFA 21
  8. Watch_Dogs Legion
  9. Ghost of Tsushima
  10. Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Xbox[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  3. Madden NFL 21
  4. Watch Dogs: Legion
  5. NBA 2K21*
  6. FIFA 21
  7. Marvel’s Avengers
  8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  9. Star Wars: Squadrons
  10. NHL 21

References[]



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