Far Cry 6 and Switch are the best-selling products in the U.S. in October-NPD

According to the latest NPD report, “Far Cry 6” and Switch are the bestsellers in October in the United States.

The NPD October 2021 report has been released, and it found that the total industry spending on hardware, content, and accessories for the month increased by 16% year-on-year. This is a record in October, and the total amount reached 4.4 billion U.S. dollars. Year-to-date, consumer spending reached 46.7 billion U.S. dollars, an increase of 12% year-on-year.

hardware Sales in October increased by 82% year-on-year to US$472 million. Year-to-date hardware has grown by 53% year-on-year and is currently $3.9 billion.

Thanks to the launch of the OLED model, the Switch was the best-selling platform in October, both in terms of sales and US dollars. PS5 is still the best-selling hardware platform (in US dollars) so far in 2021, but the Switch still leads in sales.

exist software, “Far Cry 6” became the best-selling game on Xbox and PlayStation platforms this month for the first time, and is now the eighth best-selling game in 2021.


Back 4 Blood is the second best-selling game this month, and it also ranks second on the PlayStation and Xbox platforms.

Metroid: Dread is the third best-selling game, and it ranks first on the Nintendo Switch rankings. Metroid: Fear is tracking the best monthly sales of all Metroid games in history, and its physical dollar sales are almost twice that of Metroid: Prime.

The best-selling games of October can be found on it. The best-selling personal console games can be found in the gallery.

Mobile Game sales exceeded US$2 billion, an increase of 12% year-on-year. The highest-paid mobile games in October 2021 include Candy Crush Saga, Garena Free Fire, Roblox, Coin Master, Pokemon GO, Call of Duty: Mobile, Homescapes, Lords Mobile, Clash Royale, and Genshin Impact.

with Accessories, Spending increased by 5% year-on-year to US$158 million. Year-to-date sales of accessories were US$1.9 billion, an increase of 9% year-on-year.

The Xbox Elite Series 2 wireless controller is the best-selling accessory, and the PS5 DualSense wireless controller white is still the best-selling accessory this year. Overall, gamepads are still the best-selling accessory market so far this year, with sales increasing by 7% year-on-year.