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This the NPD data for October 2013, which covers the sales for United States for October 6 through November 2, 2013. The gaming industry generated $791 million[1]. This month marked the release of Pokémon X and Y and the Nintendo 2DS.


A total of $171.7 million for Hardware. This is down 8% from 2012. For software, there was a total of $495.1 million, up 12% from from 2012. For Accessories, it was up 1% from 2012.

In terms of hardware, the 3DS dominated hardware sales for the sixth month in a row with a total of 452,000 units. For consoles, the Xbox 360 retook the lead after the PS3 stopped their streak of consecutive months as top console, with 166,000 units[2].

In terms of software, Pokémon split across two versions failed to topple Grand Theft Auto's second month. However, when combined they sold 1.7 million compared to Grand Theft Auto's 1.1 million. Battlefield 4 had a relatively soft launch, down from Battlefield 3, though the title was boosted considerably by the launch of the new consoles in November.


Top 10[]

  1. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360, PS3)
  2. Pokémon X (3DS)
  3. Pokémon Y (3DS)
  4. Battlefield 4 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  5. Batman: Arkham Origins (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PC)
  6. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U)
  7. NBA 2K14 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  8. Skylanders: Swap Force (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, 3DS, Wii)
  9. Lego Marvel Super Heroes (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, 3DS, PC)
  10. WWE 2K14 (Xbox 360, PS3)

By Revenue[]

In 2024, Circana updated their historical data and released updated top 20 charts for each month from 2010 through 2023. This includes digital revenue from members of the Digital Leader Panel.[3]

*means no Digital Data

** means no data from certain storefronts such as

  1. Pokémon X/Y*
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. Battlefield 4
  4. Batman: Arkham Origins
  5. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  6. Skylanders: Swap Force
  7. NBA 2K14
  8. WWE 2K14
  9. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  10. Madden NFL 25
  11. FIFA 14
  12. Disney Infinity
  13. Beyond: Two Souls
  14. Just Dance 2014
  15. Diablo III**
  16. NHL 14
  17. Rocksmith 2014
  18. Minecraft
  19. NCAA Football 14
  20. Call of Duty: Black Ops II


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