NDP Group data reveals that Elden Ring was the best-selling game of March 2022 in the United States. Xbox repeats the success of February and surpasses Switch and PS5.
United States is the biggest video game market in terms of volume, and therefore it is interesting to analyze how the industry evolves in that country. We are talking, of course, about video games and consoles.
NDP Group has elaborated a new study of sales in the United States, with results very similar to those of February 2022. On this occasion, sales for the month of March are focused.
However, it should be noted a great record matched by the Xbox family of consoles, which we will detail a few lines below. When it comes to games, the King is the King…
Elden Ring – Launch Trailer
According to NDP Group data, Elden Ring repeats as best-selling video game in the United States. Not only at a general level, but also in the specific rankings of PlayStation, Xbox and so far in 2022.
Not only did he triumph in March, but Elden Ring is the biggest launch of the year in the United Statessecond only to Call of Duty Vanguard (in revenue), and considering that this title was released in 2021.
What about console sales? Xbox Series X|S repeated as the best-selling platform in the United States, although Nintendo Switch continues to reEsports Extrasat the general level of units sold.
The Xbox family of consoles again surpassed Switch and PS5 in the US market. Much of the blame lies with Series S, whose value for money is an irresistible offer for gamers.
The past month of March was very special for Xbox. Not only for its sales leadership, but for reaching a record achieved in the Xbox 360 era. That’s right: Series X|S had the best month for Xbox since 2011 (in units) and since 2014 in terms of revenue.
Of course, it must be said that the general sales of the industry fell by 15% since February. In total, March’s overall spending on video games, consoles and accessories was $4.9 billion.
Although Elden Ring leads the ranking with an iron fist, it is important to highlight the rest of the games on the list. titles like Gran Turismo 7, MLB The Show 22, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Horizon Forbidden West or Arceus Pokemon Legends They slipped into the top positions in the United States.