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Kakarot, Nintendo Switch Top NPD January 2020 Sales

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Total online game spending was $678 million, down by 26 p.c in comparison with the identical month final 12 months.


The NPD Group launched its report on online game spending within the United States for January 2020 and revealed that Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was the best-selling recreation for the month. Its launch month gross sales have been the third highest within the sequence’ historical past behind Dragon Ball FighterZ and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai. However, total greenback gross sales of software program have been at $311 million, which is a 31 p.c drop year-on-year.

As Venture Beat notes, different software program highlights embody Call of Duty: Modern Warfare being the second best-selling title and total the best-selling recreation of the previous 12 months. Grand Theft Auto 5 skilled a resurgence to the highest 5 and stays the best-selling within the United States until date. In phrases of {hardware}, the Nintendo Switch was on high, each when it comes to items and greenback gross sales.

Hardware spending got here to $129 million for the month, which is a 35 p.c decline over the identical interval final 12 months. Overall spending for {hardware}, software program and equipment was $678 million, a drop of 26 p.c year-on-year. This is attributed to the top of the console cycle and the upcoming launch of the Xbox Series X and PS5.

Check out the NPD Group’s high 10 promoting video video games (digital and retail) for January 2020 under:

  1. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  3. Madden NFL 20
  4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  5. Grand Theft Auto 5
  6. NBA 2K20
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  8. Mario Kart 8*
  9. Ring Fit Adventure
  10. Red Dead Redemption 2

* Digital gross sales not included


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