Nintendo Switch is the best-selling game console in the United States and December 2020, followed by the newly released PS5 console.
of NPD December 2020 The report has been released, and it found that the total expenditure of the entire industry increased by 25% year-on-year and 27% for the full year. In December last year, the market drove 7.7 billion US dollars, and the whole year drove 56.9 billion US dollars.
hardware In December, U.S. dollar sales reached 1.35 billion U.S. dollars, a year-on-year (year-on-year) increase of 38%, the highest level since 2013, which was 1.37 billion U.S. dollars.
Annual hardware dollar sales totaled 5.3 billion U.S. dollars, a year-on-year increase of 35%, the highest level since reaching 5.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2011.
Nintendo Switch is the best-selling hardware platform in monthly and annual units and dollars, and annual dollar sales are the second highest platform in US history. Wii’s dollar sales in 2008 were even higher.
PlayStation 5 is the second best-selling game console in dollar sales, while PlayStation 4 ranks second in sales.
in software, Half of Nintendo’s 20 best-selling games in December 2020 were released by Nintendo.
In other words, “Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War” is the best-selling game in December and 2020, and “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” is the second-selling game of 2020. The series is the best-selling game franchise in the US market for twelve consecutive years.
“Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is the third best-selling game of 2020 and the highest dollar sales of games released by Nintendo in a calendar year since the release of Wii Fit Plus in 2010.
“Cyberpunk 2077” is the second best-selling game in December and the 19th best-selling retail game in 2020.
Our final moments: Part 2 will be completed in 2020, becoming the sixth best-selling game overall this year.
The following are the best-selling games of December. The best-selling stand-alone games of December and 2020 are in the gallery.
Spending on video games Accessories It reached 54 million US dollars in December, an increase of 15% year-on-year. Expenditure in 2020 increased by 21%, reaching $2.6 billion.
Sony’s DualSense controller is the highest-selling gamepad in December and 2020.
In the Xbox headset/headset market segment, Turtle Beach Ear Force Recon 70 gaming headset (for Xbox) is the best-selling headset of the year in terms of US dollars and unit sales.