PlayStation 5 was the best-selling game console in the United States last month, ending Nintendo Switch’s 33-month winning streak

PlayStation 5 was the best-selling hardware platform in the United States in September this year. Whether in terms of sales or US dollars, it ended Nintendo Switch’s 33 consecutive months of maintaining the number one position.

Mat Piscatella, Executive Director of NPD Group Released U.S. video game sales in September 2021, This is where the news of PS5’s top spot is revealed. Piscatella said that in US dollars, the PS5 is the best-selling game console so far in 2021, although the actual sales of the Switch are still ahead of this year.

The cost of the PS5 is higher than that of the Switch, so it does not need to sell as many units as the Switch can make the most money. This is why compared to PS5, Switch sells more, but makes less money. Before today, November 2018 was the last month that consoles other than Switch (in this case, PlayStation 4) became the best-selling hardware platform.

“Compared with September 2022, sales of video game hardware in September increased by 49% to $412 million,” Piscatella said in a statement. tweet Nowadays. “Compared with the same period last year, hardware spending so far this year has also increased by 49%, totaling US$3.4 billion.”

In terms of video game accessories, Spending in September 2021 is 12% lower than last year, With revenue of 171 million U.S. dollars. However, year-to-date accessory sales have now reached 1.8 billion US dollars, an increase of 9% from a year ago. The Xbox Elite Series 2 wireless controller was the best-selling accessory last month, While the PS5 DualSense controller maintained the top spot throughout the year.

Piscatella also posted Top 20 video games sold on all platforms in the U.S. Last month too. Here is what the top 10 looks like:

  1. Madden Rugby 22
  2. FIFA 22
  3. NBA 2K22
  4. Rise of the story
  5. Diablo II: Resurrection
  6. Endless loop
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  8. Ghost on the horse
  9. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  10. Life is Strange: True Colors

You can visit Piscatella’s entire Twitter thread to see a breakdown of the 10 top-selling games Nintendo, Game console, with Xbox Platform, and more information about consumer spending on video games last month.


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