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This the NPD data for October 2020, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $3.836 billion[1].

Overall[]

A total of $259 million for Hardware. This is up 41% from 2019. For video game content, there was a total of $3.429 billion, up 12% from from 2019. For Accessories, there was a total of $148 million, up 23% from 2019.

In terms of hardware, Nintendo Switch is 1st in both dollar and unit sales, offsetting the decline on other platforms. It breaks the October hardware dollar record, originally set by the Wii in 2008. It falls a bit short in terms of units with only over 735,000 units sold compared to the Wii's more than 807,000[2]. Year-to-date dollar sales of the Nintendo Switch are the highest of any platform since the Wii in 2008. The Switch, at this point, has sold more than 22.5 million units in the US

In terms of software, FIFA 21 leads the pack, marking the first time a FIFA game launches as number 1. Watch_Dogs: Legion, despite only 3 days of tracking, was able to reach the third position. NHL 21 was also strong, having the highest launch month sales for a NHL game since NHL 16 in 2015.

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. FIFA 21
  2. Madden NFL 21
  3. Watch_Dogs: Legion
  4. NHL 21
  5. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
  6. Super Mario 3D All-Stars*
  7. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  8. Star Wars: Squadrons
  9. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  10. Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
  11. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  12. Ghost of Tsushima
  13. NBA 2K21*
  14. Marvel’s Avengers
  15. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  16. Ring Fit Adventure
  17. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  18. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2
  19. Super Mario Party*
  20. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*

Best Selling Games of 2020 so Far[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  3. Madden NFL 21
  4. The Last of Us: Part II
  5. Ghost of Tsushima
  6. Final Fantasy VII: Remake
  7. Marvel’s Avengers
  8. Super Mario 3D All-Stars*
  9. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  10. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Best Selling Games over the Past 12 Months[]

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Star Wars: Jedi: Fallen Order
  3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  4. Madden NFL 21
  5. The Last of Us: Part II
  6. Madden NFL 20
  7. Ghost of Tsushima
  8. Pokémon: Sword*
  9. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  10. Final Fantasy VII: Remake

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
  2. Super Mario 3D All-Stars
  3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  6. Ring Fit Adventure
  7. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  8. Super Mario Party*
  9. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe*
  10. Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Playstation[]

  1. FIFA 21
  2. Madden NFL 21
  3. Watch_Dogs Legion
  4. Ghost of Tsushima
  5. NHL 21
  6. Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time
  7. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  8. Star Wars: Squadrons
  9. NBA 2K21*
  10. Marvel's Avengers

Xbox[]

  1. FIFA 21
  2. Watch_Dogs Legion
  3. Madden NFL 21
  4. NHL 21
  5. Star Wars: Squadrons
  6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  7. Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time
  8. NBA 2K21*
  9. Marvel's Avengers
  10. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2


References[]



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