NPD Group has already published its report of video game and console sales in the United States during the month of February, a period in which, as in other markets such as Spanish or Japanese, Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Y Nintendo Switch they have swept sales.

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury was the best-selling game of February in the United States, a month in which the market entered 4.6 billion dollars in video game software sales (35% more than last year). Other releases in this ranking stand out, such as Persona 5: Strikers The Little Nightmares 2. Sets marked with an asterisk are those for which there is no digital sales data, so they only compute the physical units purchased:

  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury*
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War
  • Persona 5: Strikers
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Madden NFL 21
  • Little Nightmares 2
  • Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  • Mario Kart 8: Deluxe*
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons*
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • FIFA 21
  • NBA 2K21 *
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate*
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Super Mario 3D All-Stars*
  • Ring Fit Adventure*
  • Just Dance 2021
  • Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  • Immortals: Fenyx Rising

Switch breaks US records (again)

Regarding the sale of consoles, Nintendo Switch was the most acquired by Americans in February, a month in which 406 million dollars have been entered referring to the purchase of video game hardware (121% more than last year). In fact, this month is the best February since 2011, when the industry entered 468 million dollars. Since the beginning of the year, Americans have already spent 724 million dollars on the purchase of video consoles, 130% more than in the same period as last year.

Nintendo Switch has also individually broken records: Hybrid scored the best February last month that any console has ever recorded since 2009 with Wii. It was the best-selling console of the month both in units and in revenue and in terms of total revenue it has already surpassed Nintendo DS becoming the seventh best-selling console, the second best-selling Nintendo in the United States. The NPD Group report also collects good data for PS5, which has been the second best-selling console of February and it has already become the fastest-selling console in the history of the American country.

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