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This the NPD data for September 2013, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $1.079 billion[1]. This month marked the launch of Grand Theft Auto V.


A total of $183.2 million for Hardware. This is down 13% from 2012. For software, there was a total of $754 million, up 52% from from 2012. Including PC software, the revenue is only up 40%. For Accessories, the revenue was up 2% from 2012.

In terms of hardware, the Nintendo 3DS is top platform for the fifth month[2]. The Playstation 3 broke the Xbox 360's 32 month record by being the top-selling console. This was driven by the Grand Theft Auto V 500 GB bundle. Xbox 360 has sold 1.6 million for the year at this point. The Wii U moved 200% over the August.

In terms of software,Grand Theft Auto V topped the charts, representing 50% of the revenue this month and became the highest selling game in any September. Sports games did well for the month, like usual for September. Diablo III ranked in the top 5 due to the release of the console versions.

Top 10[]

  1. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360, PS3)
  2. Madden NFL 25 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  3. NBA 2K14 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  4. Diablo III (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  5. FIFA 14 (Xbox 360, PS3, Vita)
  6. Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix (PS3)
  7. Disney Infinity (Xbox 360, Wii, PS3, Wii U, 3DS)
  8. NHL 14 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  9. Minecraft (Xbox 360)
  10. Saints Row IV (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)

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. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Madden NFL 25
  3. NBA 2K14
  4. Diablo III
  5. FIFA 14
  6. Disney Infinity
  7. NHL 14
  8. Kingdom Hearts: HD 1.5 Remix
  9. Saints Row IV
  10. Total War: Rome II
  11. NCAA Football 14
  12. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  13. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  14. Minecraft
  15. Rayman Legends
  16. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  17. Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn
  18. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
  19. Payday 2
  20. The Last of Us


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