Elden Ring is already one of the 10 best-selling games in history in the United States
There is no doubt that Elden Ring has become one of the great phenomena of the mass video game, not only because it occupies the main spaces of conversation, but also because at the sales level it is enjoying magnificent health since its premiere in February of this year: the last figure official we have is from May, when we learned that it had reached 13 million copies sold worldwide, and now NPD Group has published a new US sales report which corroborates this commercial success.
FromSoftware’s new game has once again been best seller of the month in the American country (in terms of income in dollars), a milestone that has been achieved in four of the five months since the sale. Not only has it been the most successful of June, but it has also entered the top 10 of best-selling video games in history in the United States, according to the NPD Group.
In addition, Matt Piscatella, analyst and executive director of this firm, assured last week that Elden Ring finish 2022 as the best-selling game in the US market being only the third time since 2009 that delivery of Call of Duty does not hold that position. Currently the ranking is continued LEGO Star Wars: Skywalker Saga, Pokemon Legends Arceus, Horizon Forbidden West Y MLB: The Show 22which closes the top 5 best-selling games of the year (for now) in the United States.
US NPD PREMIUM GAMES – Elden Ring ranks among the top 10 best-selling premium games in the US market all-time (dollar sales). Mat Piscatella (@MatPiscatella) July 15, 2022
Best-selling video games and consoles for June in the United States
In addition to the surprising fact of Elden Ringfrom NPD Group have shared the figures of top selling video games and consoles during the past month in the United States, as well as the spending that US players have made during June on products related to the game. gaming: in total, between games, content, consoles and accessories, they have been spent $4.335 billion over the past month; this is 11% less than what was registered in June of last year.
In softwarethe top 10 best selling games June in the United States looks like this:
- Elden Ring
- LEGO Star Wars: Skywalker Saga
- Mario Strikers: Battle League Soccer
- MLB: The Show 22
- mario kart 8
- Nintendo Switch Sports
- Kirby and the Forgotten Land
- Final Fantasy 7 Remake
As to hardwareNPD Group states that PS5 has been the console that has generated the most dollars in June 2022, as well as in the first half of the year. However, Switch leads the table for units sold in both cases, both in the past month and in the first six months of the year. the sale of accessories It fell 15% in June to $176 million, with the black DualSense the best-selling peripheral for the month.