United States: NPD sales in August 2021-Switch is the best-selling game console, Madden NFL 22 No.1 game

Recently announced the NPD video game sales results for August 2021, which cover the sales of the entire United States. The Nintendo Switch series system is once again the best-selling video game system, and the newer PlayStation 5 tops the list with dollar sales, even though it still faces a shortage of inventory. In terms of software, the best-selling video game in August was Madden NFL 22, followed by Ghost of Tsushima, which recently received a PlayStation 5 director’s cut.

“In terms of systems sold in August, the Nintendo Switch is the best-selling game console. However, the more expensive PlayStation 5 ranks first in dollar sales.”

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August 2021 NPD: Top 20 best-selling games in the United States this month

NPD tracks the physical sales of retailers, but it also obtains digital data directly from publishers. Not every company is involved. For example, Nintendo does not share its first-party sales, and Activision Blizzard does not provide its Battle.net sales.

rank Last month’s ranking The top 20 games (digital versions of physical and complete games from Nintendo eShop, PlayStation, STEAM and Xbox platforms, for publishers in the digital leadership group) in August 2021 ranked by dollar sales Publisher
1 new Madden Rugby 22 Electronic art
2 110 Ghost on the horse Sony (Company)
3 2 Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War Activision Blizzard (Company)
4 new Humanity Sega
5 8 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Company)
6 4 Mario Kart 8 * Nintendo
7 1 The Legend of Zelda: Sword of the Sky* Nintendo
8 5 my world Multiple video game manufacturers
9 20 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
10 7 Major League Baseball: Performance 21^ Sony (Company)
11 10 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
12 9 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) Activision Blizzard (Company)
13 11 Ratchet and Clank: Rift Valley Sony (Company)
14 12 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
15 18 Pokemon: Sword/Shield* Nintendo
16 15 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
17 14 Super Mario 3D World* Nintendo
18 17 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
19 6 Mario Golf: Super Sprint* Nintendo
20 twenty three Super Mario Party* Nintendo
* Excluding digital sales
^ Xbox digital sales are not included

The 10 best-selling games in the past 12 months

rank Last month’s ranking The top 10 games (digital versions of physical and complete games from Nintendo eShop, PlayStation, STEAM, and Xbox platforms, for publishers in the Digital Leadership Group) for the 12 months ending August 2021, ranked by dollar sales Publisher
1 1 Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War Activision Blizzard (Company)
2 3 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
3 2 Madden Rugby 21 Electronic art
4 4 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Company)
5 5 Super Mario 3D All-Star* Nintendo
6 7 NBA 2K21 * Take 2 Interactive (company)
7 8 Marvel Avengers Square Enix Inc (Corp)
8 6 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
9 9 Mario Kart 8 * Nintendo
10 10 FIFA 21 Electronic art
* Excluding digital sales

August 2021 NPD: The 10 best-selling Nintendo games in the United States

rank Last month’s ranking Top 10 games by dollar sales in August 2021 (physical and complete game numbers of publishers in the digital leadership group) Publisher
1 3 Mario Kart 8 * Nintendo
2 1 The Legend of Zelda: Sword of the Sky* Nintendo
3 5 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
4 6 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
5 9 Pokémon: Sword/Shield* Nintendo
6 7 Super Mario 3D World* Nintendo
7 8 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
8 4 Mario Golf: Super Sprint* Nintendo
9 10 Super Mario Party* Nintendo
10 11 my world* Nintendo
* Excluding digital sales

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