NPD put sales report the U.S. market for the month of August and Switch ahead of the appliances


The agency issued NPD monthly report to monitor the sales of computers and video games in the US market, and a new managed device Nintendo Switch to grab the top sales superior to rivals from Sony and Microsoft for all the months this year. And by “died” analyst NPD, the Switch is the only device that has achieved growth in August compared with last August, as it is the only device that has achieved growth in total sales this year.

Madden NFL 20**
Grand Theft Auto V
Fire Emblem: Three Houses*
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
Super Mario Maker 2*
Mario Kart 8*
Mortal Kombat 11
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
Astral Chain

And for the third consecutive month topping the sales the game of American football material keeping her end of the new in retract game Fire Emblem Three Houses from second to fourth in the performance of a very good game of category strategy. The game is only new in the list is the game of the Astral Chain, which was released on August 29. At the present time is still Mortal Kombat 11 is the best game in the American market as a whole this year, followed by the game Kingdom Hearts 3, in under a second.

On the other hand, was the performance of the market is disastrous in August in general, had confirmed the “dead” local NPD that sales of games in August, the weakest since August 1998, i.e. since 20 years, and is lower by 22% from last year. And reached sales of games since the beginning of the year to 3.1 million dollars to grow by 1% compared to the same period last year, and has assured Matt that this growth returns to the strong performance of the for the and switch.

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