The NPD revealed the list of the best-selling games in May in the United States of America, and announced that the number of Nintendo Switch consoles sold that month represents historical value.
Mat Piscatella of NPD was once again the company’s spokesman, to reveal sales of video games and consoles in the United States, sharing that the sale of consoles, video games, accessories and cards with codes generated more than $ 977 million, 52% higher than the which was registered in May 2019.
Since May 2008, consumers in the US have not spent so much money in the video game industry and that the sale of video games has generated $ 438 million, the best value seen in a month of May since 2010.
In May, more than $ 235 million was spent on buying consoles in the US, close to the $ 239 million achieved in May 2010 and which still figure as the best installment in May and despite not revealing sales figures, Piscatella says that Switch achieved a historic performance.
“In May, Nintendo Switch returned to being the best-selling console, both in units sold and in cash. The number of units sold by Switch was the largest recorded by a single platform, in May, since the Nintendo DS in May 2009. “
The NPD also revealed that the Xbox Elite Series 2 wireless controller is the accessory that generated the most money in May and the first 5 months of 2020.
Regarding video games, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was the leader in a month when nothing new entered the top 10.
Xenoblade: Chronicles: Definitive Edition (without eShop digital sales) was the best debut, in 14th place, ahead of Minecraft: Dungeons and Saints Row Remastered.