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U.S. video game sales up by 30% during Q1 2021

U.S. video game sales up by 30% during Q1 2021

US spending on video games in the U.S. for Q1 2021 hit $14.92 billion this year, which is up by 30 percent year-on-year.


NPD Group publish Holiday 2020 sales projections

NPD Group publish Holiday 2020 sales projections

The NPD Group has published their predictions for holiday sales in 2020. The best-selling console will reportedly be the Nintendo Switch.


NPD analyst doesn’t think next-gen prices will hurt sales

NPD analyst doesn’t think next-gen prices will hurt sales

There’s currently a trend growing among major publishers to push consumers to pay more for video games right now.


Best-selling video games in the US in July 2020

Best-selling video games in the US in July 2020

US Charts, July 2020:
1. Ghost of Tsushima
2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
3. Paper Mario: The Origami King


US game spending hits a new quarterly high

US game spending hits a new quarterly high

The NPD Group has reported that US game spending for the quarter between April and June 2020 reached a new record high.


US Game spending in Q1 2020 reached a record high

US Game spending in Q1 2020 reached a record high

US consumers spent almost $10.9 billion on games in Q1 2020, which is up by 9 percent year-on-year, and sets a brand new record for quarterly spending.


Half-Life: Alyx users reach 43,000 on launch day

Half-Life: Alyx users reach 43,000 on launch day

Half-Life: Alyx, the first Half-Life game in 13 years, launched yesterday to the tune of 43,000 concurrent users on Steam.


U.S. game sales down in February 2020

U.S. game sales down in February 2020

US Charts, February 2020:
1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
2. NBA 2K20
3. Grand Theft Auto V


Best Selling Video Games in the U.S. in October 2019

Best Selling Video Games in the U.S. in October 2019

US Charts, October 2019:
1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
2. The Outer Worlds
3. Luigi’s Mansion 3


May 2019 the worst for US game market in many years

May 2019 the worst for US game market in many years

US Charts, May 2019:
1. Mortal Kombat 11
2. Days Gone
3. Total War: Three Kingdoms