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This the NPD data for September 2018, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $1.376 billion[1].

Overall[]

A total of $306 million for Hardware. This is down 3% from 2017. For software, there was a total of $747 million, slightly up from from 2017. For Accessories, there was a total of $323 million, up 43% from 2017.

For specific titles, Marvel’s Spider-Man, despite being an exclusive, beat out every other multiplatform release this month including NBA 2K19 and Assassin's Creed. It achieved the largest launch for any Playstation exclusive and the seventh largest launch for any title on a Playstation platform. Marvel's Spider-Man achieved 37% higher launch sales than the combined sales of the launch months of every other Spider-Man game since 1995.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey was only tracked for 2 days but, it still shows double-digit growth over 2017's Assassin's Creed Origins. NBA 2K19 achieved the highest launch month sales for any sports game for the NPD and became the highest selling sports title for the year. FIFA 19 was also relatively strong, achieving the highest launch month sales since FIFA 16 and being the 3rd highest launch month sales for the franchise. Shadow of the Tomb Raider was also strong, achieving the second highest launch month sales for the franchise, only behind the 2013 reboot. Finally, Forza Horizon 4 achieved the highest launch month sales for the franchise and the best racing game launch on Xbox platforms.

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  2. NBA 2K19
  3. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  4. FIFA 19**
  5. Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  6. Madden NFL 19**
  7. Forza Horizon 4
  8. Destiny 2**
  9. Super Mario Party*
  10. NHL 19
  11. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  12. WWE 2K19
  13. Grand Theft Auto V
  14. Mario Kart 8
  15. Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker
  16. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
  17. Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy
  18. Super Mario Odyssey*
  19. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  20. Minecraft**

Best Selling Over Last 12 Months[]

  1. Call of Duty: WWII**
  2. Super Mario Odyssey*
  3. Far Cry 5
  4. Star Wars: Battlefront II**
  5. NBA 2K18
  6. Assassin’s Creed: Origins
  7. God of War (2018)
  8. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  9. Monster Hunter: World
  10. NBA 2K19

Best Selling 2018 So Far[]

  1. Far Cry 5
  2. God of War (2018)
  3. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  4. Monster Hunter: World
  5. NBA 2K19
  6. Madden NFL 19**
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. Call of Duty: WWII**
  9. Dragon Ball: Fighterz
  10. Mario Kart 8*

Playstation[]

  1. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  2. NBA 2K19
  3. FIFA 19
  4. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  5. Shadow Of The Tomb Raider
  6. Madden NFL 19
  7. Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age
  8. Destiny 2
  9. NHL 19
  10. WWE 2K19

Xbox[]

  1. NBA 2K19
  2. Forza Horizon 4
  3. Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  4. FIFA 19
  5. Shadow Of The Tomb Raider
  6. Destiny 2
  7. Madden NFL 19
  8. NHL 19
  9. WWE 2K19
  10. Grand Theft Auto V

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Switch games

  1. Super Mario Party
  2. Mario Kart 8
  3. Super Mario Odyssey
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  5. Mega Man 11
  6. Mario Tennis Aces
  7. Splatoon 2
  8. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
  9. Monster Hunter: Generations Ultimate
  10. Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy

Handhelds[]

There is no digital data for 3DS games.

  1. Pokémon: Ultra Sun
  2. Pokémon: Ultra Moon
  3. Mario Kart 7
  4. Super Smash Bros.
  5. Minecraft
  6. Super Mario 3D Land
  7. Yo-Kai Watch Blasters: Red Cat Corps
  8. Warioware: Gold
  9. Mario Party: The Top 100
  10. Yo-Kai Watch Blasters: White Dog Squad

References[]


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