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This the NPD data for 2021, which covers the sales for United States. The gaming industry generated $4.363 billion[1].

Overall[]

A total of $412 million for Hardware. This is up 49% from 2020. For video game content, there was a total of $3.781 billion, flat with from 2020. For Accessories, there was a total of $171 million, down 12% from 2020.

In terms of hardware, the Playstation 5 led in both units and dollar sales, breaking the Switch's 33 month streak of units lead. The Switch still leads the year in units while Playstation 5 still leads the year in dollar sales.

In terms of software, Madden NFL 22 maintained its lead, continuing to be ranked 1st for the month. Tales of Arise broke a launch month record for the Tales franchise. Life is Strange: True Colors also broke a franchise record for launch month. WarioWare; Get It Together was the best launch for the franchise since WarioWare: Smooth Moves in 2007.

Lists[]

*means no Digital Data

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

Overall Top 20[]

  1. Madden NFL 22
  2. FIFA 22
  3. NBA 2K22*
  4. Tales of Arise
  5. Diablo II: Resurrected
  6. Deathloop
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  8. Ghost of Tsushima
  9. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  10. Life is Strange: True Colors
  11. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  12. Diablo Prime Evil Collection
  13. Sonic Colors: Ultimate
  14. Minecraft
  15. WarioWare: Get It Together!*
  16. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  17. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  18. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  19. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  20. Mortal Kombat 11

Best Selling Games of 2021 so Far[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Madden NFL 22
  3. MLB: The Show 21**
  4. Resident Evil: Village
  5. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury*
  6. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  8. Minecraft
  9. Monster Hunter Rise
  10. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

Best Selling Games over the Past 12 Months[]

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  2. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  3. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  4. Madden NFL 22
  5. Madden NFL 21
  6. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  7. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  8. FIFA 21
  9. Minecraft
  10. MLB: The Show 21**

Switch[]

There is no digital data for Nintendo-published games

  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  2. WarioWare: Get It Together!*
  3. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  4. Diablo II: Resurrected
  5. Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  6. Pokemon: Sword/Shield*
  7. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword*
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  9. Super Mario 3D World*
  10. Sonic Colors: Ultimate

Playstation[]

  1. Madden NFL 22
  2. FIFA 22
  3. NBA 2K22*
  4. Deathloop
  5. Tales of Arise
  6. Ghost of Tsushima
  7. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  8. Diablo II: Resurrected
  9. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  10. Life is Strange: True Colors

Xbox[]

  1. Madden NFL 22
  2. FIFA 22
  3. NBA 2K22*
  4. Diablo II: Resurrected
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  6. Tales of Arise
  7. Diablo Prime Evil Collection
  8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  9. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  10. Life is Strange: True Colors

Mobile[]

These are the highest grossing titles according to Sensor Tower data

  1. Candy Crush Saga
  2. Genshin Impact
  3. Roblox
  4. Coin Master
  5. Garena Free Fire
  6. Pokémon GO
  7. Homescapes
  8. Clash of Clans
  9. Bingo Blitz
  10. Candy Crush Soda Saga

References[]



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