Resident Evil Village was the best-selling game in the United States in May, and Switch once again became the best-selling game console.
This NPD May 2021 The report has been released, and it found that compared with a year ago, total industry expenditures have increased by 3% to US$4.5 billion. Year-to-date expenditure totaled US$24 billion, a year-on-year increase of 17%.
hardware U.S. dollar sales were 244 million U.S. dollars, an increase of 5% compared to May 2020. Year-to-date hardware expenditures totaled US$1.9 billion, an increase of 36% year-on-year.
Nintendo Switch has once again become the best-selling hardware platform in May and year-to-date, both in units and dollars.
in software, “Resident Evil: Village” was the best-selling game on PS4 and Xbox One in May, and created the highest monthly sales of all releases in 2021. Only one month after its launch, the game has become the second best-selling game so far in 2021.
In the top 20 rankings, Mass Effect: Legends comes in second, followed by the best-selling MLB last month: The Show 21. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War fell to fourth place, and New Pokemon Snap ranked fifth.
The Biomuant of Experiment 101 made its first appearance at 16th place. The game has only been released for six days during the reporting period, which is not a bad slot for a brand new IP.
Days Gone is the 21st best-selling game of the month and 247th in April. The game was released on PC via Steam on May 17.
The best-selling games of May can be found above. The best-selling personal console games can be found in the gallery.
Spend on Accessories A year-on-year decrease of 8% to US$142 million. However, year-to-date sales of accessories reached US$1 billion, an increase of 17% compared to May 2020.
Year-to-date, sales of steering wheel accessories have increased by more than 45% compared to a year ago. The Logitech G920 driving power racing steering wheel is the best-selling steering wheel so far in 2021.
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