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Nirolak
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(06-20-2017, 03:24 AM)
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Overall Results:

May game sales are down 11% year over year.

Hardware was up 7% year over year.

Console and Handheld game sales were down 20% year over year.

Physical and Steam PC software sales (for AAA games from participating publishers) were down 48% year over year.



Software:

To note, these charts are by revenue.

May 2017:
  1. Injustice 2: This game is higher than Mario Kart 8's YTD, so it's above 460,000 from last month, plus whatever Mario Kart 8 sold this month, so it could be pretty high, but probably a bit lower than 1 million.
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe *
  3. Grand Theft Auto V **
  4. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild *
  5. Prey *
  6. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands **
  7. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia *
  8. NBA 2K17
  9. MLB 17: The Show
  10. Overwatch **
  11. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege **
  12. Horizon Zero Dawn
  13. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  14. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  15. Mass Effect Andromeda **
  16. Farpoint
  17. Battlefield 1 **
  18. Nier: Automata
  19. Minecraft **
  20. FIFA 17 **
* = No digital
** = Publisher didn't share their own PC store front

2017 YTD:
  1. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  2. For Honor
  3. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  4. Horizon Zero Dawn
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. Mass Effect: Andromeda
  7. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  8. NBA 2K17
  9. Injustice 2
  10. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Trailing 12 Months:
  1. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  2. Battlefield 1
  3. NBA 2K17
  4. Madden NFL 17
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. Overwatch*
  7. FIFA 17
  8. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  9. Final Fantasy XV
  10. For Honor
Notes:
- "The launch of Nintendo’s Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia pushed May portable software spending up 10 percent versus year ago."
- "Year to date, video game software dollar sales are flat versus 2016, at $1.9 billion."


Hardware:

PlayStation 4: #1

Notes:
- “Year to date, hardware spending has grown 18 percent as gains in console spending have offset declines in portable.”
- “On a time-aligned basis over each product’s first 43 months in market, the combined installed base of Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One now exceeds the combined installed base of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 by 29 percent.”
- "Hardware spending grew 7 percent compared to May 2016, to $147 million. Nintendo Switch continues to be the primary catalyst for hardware spending gains, as it has since launching in March 2017.”


Other Information:

Platform Specific Charts:

Xbox One:
  1. Injustice 2
  2. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  3. Prey*
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Overwatch
  6. Forza Horizon 3
  7. NBA 2K 17
  8. Mass Effect: Andromeda
  9. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  10. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege
PlayStation 4:
  1. Injustice 2
  2. MLB 17: The Show
  3. Prey*
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Horizon Zero Dawn
  6. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  7. Farpoint
  8. NBA 2K17
  9. Overwatch
  10. Nier: Automata
Nintendo Switch:
  1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe*
  2. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild*
  3. Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers*
  4. Disgaea 5 Complete*
  5. 1-2 Switch*
  6. Lego City: Undercover
  7. Puyo Puyo Tetris
  8. Super Bomberman R*
  9. Just Dance 2017*
  10. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
3DS and Vita:
  1. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia
  2. Pokemon Sun
  3. Pokemon Moon
  4. Super Mario Maker
  5. Mario Kart 7
  6. Mario Sports Superstars
  7. Super Smash Bros.
  8. Poochy and Yoshi’s Wooly World
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
  10. Super Mario 3D Land
Last edited by Nirolak; 07-20-2017 at 11:45 PM.
Blablurn
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(06-20-2017, 03:25 AM)
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18. Nier: Automata

Life is good.
Bunta
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(06-20-2017, 03:25 AM)
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Farpoint #16? Somewhat impressed.
ProBusinessgamer
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(06-20-2017, 03:26 AM)
***NPD also points out that the Xbox One and PS4 are both still collectively outperforming their predecessors, up 29% percent over the Xbox 360 and PS3.***

The videogame industry and everyone is winning...just some winning more then others! Good positive news for everyone.
Grim Patron
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(06-20-2017, 03:26 AM)
Nintendo need to sort out the switch shortages. If theyre still competing with Apple for supply, they will be even worse off around September when the new iPhone goes into full scale production.

Also sad to see USF2 selling more than actual good games.
rokkerkory
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(06-20-2017, 03:27 AM)
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GTA omg beast
Loudninja
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How does the sun burn?
Food for thought.
(06-20-2017, 03:27 AM)
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Farpoint did pretty well.
ElephantShell
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(06-20-2017, 03:27 AM)
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Yay I'm happy Prey did well.
ArkhamFantasy
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(06-20-2017, 03:28 AM)
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Nier Automata

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(06-20-2017, 03:28 AM)
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Holy crap at siege being in 11
Fularu
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(06-20-2017, 03:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by Grim Patron

Nintendo need to sort out the switch shortages. If theyre still competing with Apple for supply, they will be even worse off around September when the new iPhone goes into full scale production.

Also sad to see USF2 selling more than actual good games.

It's already in full production... The demand is higher now because Apple needs the volume for the launch, it will stabilize over time.
mindsale
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(06-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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Overwatch doing work. I forgot about the Anniversary Edition.
metalslimer
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(06-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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Well Fire Emblem didn't completely bomb. Expected much worse for how they shoved that one out there.
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(06-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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here we go
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(06-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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Kinda cool to see a VR title in the Top 20, though I guess it's hard to say how much Farpoint actually sold.
Jarrod38
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(06-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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GTA V is a beast. Has it ever dropped out of the top 10 yet?
blue_phazon
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(06-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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PS4 outsold Switch? Looks like the Switch being hard to find really is due to stock issues, and not just really high popularity.
Loudninja
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How does the sun burn?
Food for thought.
(06-20-2017, 03:29 AM)
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PSN May top sellers


NA PS4

1. Injustice 2
2. Friday the 13th: The Game
3. NBA Playgrounds
4. The Order: 1886
5. God of War III Remastered
6. TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX SIEGE
7. Overwatch Game of the Year Edition
8. Rocket League
9. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
10. ARK: Survivor’s Pack
11. Prey
12. Grand Theft Auto V
13. NieR: Automata
14. Darksiders: Fury’s Collection – War and Death
15. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands
16. Little Nightmares
17. Outlast 2
18. Bloodborne
19. MLB THE SHOW 17
20. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition

PSVR

1. Farpoint
2. Star Trek: Bridge Crew
3. Job Simulator
4. Statik
5. Dick Wilde
6. Battlezone
7. Mortal Blitz
8. Batman: Arkham VR
9. Fruit Ninja VR
10. Time Machine VR

https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017...top-downloads/
Last edited by Loudninja; 06-20-2017 at 03:31 AM.
Gamer @ Heart
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(06-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Grim Patron

Nintendo need to sort out the switch shortages. If theyre still competing with Apple for supply, they will be even worse off around September when the new iPhone goes into full scale production.

Also sad to see USF2 selling more than actual good games.

The reason there are shortage is BECAUSE iPhone 8 is in full production.

These things have to be made months in advance
brickarts295
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(06-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Farpoint hype.
Ashtar
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finally nirolak jeez we were waiting all day!
Injustice with a monster opening,
And Mario was the number 1 selling individual sku, so assuming a 60/40 split injustice MK8D must have sold upwards to 600k
Supply constrained Switch sales
Ubi still doing it big with For Honor and Ghost
Edit: didn't see nirolaks note however I still agree with my analysis
Edit2: Corrected
Last edited by Ashtar; 06-20-2017 at 03:11 PM.
ArkhamFantasy
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(06-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Loudninja

PSN top sellers


NA PS4


]

NIER!
Dangansona
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(06-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Remember everyone saying Prey was a "bomba"?
7DollarHagane
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It makes me so happy to see prey so high on the list..I was worried it bombed. I'm enjoying it a lot and it really has a lot of meat to it and exploration.

Arkane does such good single player games.
Xer0
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(06-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Horizon Zero Dawn selling better YTD than Mass Effect is pretty wild.
Canucked
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Injustice 2 is a lot of fun. Congrats to that team.
Melkr_
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Originally Posted by blue_phazon

PS4 outsold Switch? Looks like the Switch being hard to find really is due to stock issues, and not just really high popularity.

That doesn't make any sense.

Switch is hard to find because stock is not enough, more popular than expected.
Welfare
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(06-20-2017, 03:30 AM)
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Would be nice to have a comment on Prey. Maybe a comparison with DOOM?
Realeza
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(06-20-2017, 03:31 AM)
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Persona noooooo!
KingBroly
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(06-20-2017, 03:31 AM)
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Fire Emblem did a lot better than I thought it would, given the lack of chatter
Nirolak
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(06-20-2017, 03:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ashtar

finally nirolak jeez we were waiting all day!
Injustice with a monster opening, it must have cleared a million easy with it out selling FFXV which already sold enough units in December to make it onto the top 10 revenue for the year! think about that!
And Mario was the number 1 selling individual sku, so assuming a 60/40 split injustice MK8D must have sold upwards to 600k
Supply constrained Switch sales
Ubi still doing it big with For Honor and Ghost

I thought it was still coming out on Tuesday or Thursday. My bad.
AgentOtaku
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(06-20-2017, 03:32 AM)
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Holy shit, Prey actually charted!?
phanphare
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(06-20-2017, 03:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Xer0

Horizon Zero Dawn selling better YTD than Mass Effect is pretty wild.

is it tho
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(06-20-2017, 03:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by Realeza

Persona noooooo!

I completely forgot that only came out in april feels like ages
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(06-20-2017, 03:32 AM)
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Originally Posted by blue_phazon

PS4 outsold Switch? Looks like the Switch being hard to find really is due to stock issues, and not just really high popularity.

This makes 0 sense.
Fularu
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(06-20-2017, 03:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by blue_phazon

PS4 outsold Switch? Looks like the Switch being hard to find really is due to stock issues, and not just really high popularity.

Demand is outpacing supply, and the supply isn't that low (for a month of may, which is typically a slow month).

That's the definition of a product with high popularity.
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(06-20-2017, 03:33 AM)
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Rainbow 6 Siege stands proud.
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Originally Posted by phanphare

is it tho

New IP on a single platform vs a massively popular franchise on 3 🤔

Also nice to see Siege hanging in there and Nintendo is killing it, if they could keep Switches in stock I think those game sales would be even higher
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I'm very surprised that Prey charted, yet I'm also very happy. I want to see immersive sims flourish, and I also just love Arkane.
Sterok
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Even a revenue based chart can't keep Fire Emblem from doing good. Really curious as to how that did compared to Awakening and Fates. Definitely lower than Fates, but maybe it held up better compared to Japan.

Even if it was guaranteed a spot, I can't help but smile at Disgaea of all things making a top 10 list in NPD. Hopefully it did well. Hard to judge it and Street Fighter's performance.
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Holy hell at gta5, nothing stops this train.
blue_phazon
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Originally Posted by Melkr_

That doesn't make any sense.

Switch is hard to find because stock is not enough, more popular than expected.

Originally Posted by metalslimer

This makes 0 sense.

Originally Posted by Fularu

Demand is outpacing supply, and the supply isn't that low (for a month of may, which is typically a slow month).

That's the definition of a product with high popularity.

The question is, how is the total stock they have for the US less than the amount of PS4s sold in April? Sounds like stock issues because I feel like there should be way more stock for a console that just launched
Nirolak
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Originally Posted by AgentOtaku

Holy shit, Prey actually charted!?

It would have to really tank to not get in the top 10. You could probably get that position with like 200K, or maybe even a fair bit lower than that.
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(06-20-2017, 03:34 AM)

Originally Posted by Melkr_

That doesn't make any sense.

Switch is hard to find because stock is not enough, more popular than expected.

I think he's trying to say is that the stock situation is so dismal that you can't tell yet if it's really going to take off. I mean it's pretty pathetic that the PS4 can outsell it on a normal month while being sold out
Nightengale
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(06-20-2017, 03:34 AM)
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>ctrl-f "Persona"
>0 of 0

Well, that's to be expected, I guess.
Maxinas
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Originally Posted by Fularu

Demand is outpacing supply, and the supply isn't that low (for a month of may, which is typically a slow month).

That's the definition of a product with high popularity.

What is the range? Above 200k or below?
Poor GRIMES
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(06-20-2017, 03:34 AM)
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Oh wow, PS4 was #1? lolllll
PR_rambo
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Originally Posted by Melkr_

That doesn't make any sense.

Switch is hard to find because stock is not enough, more popular than expected.

Equal parts popularity and Nintendo being immensely conservative
wesleyshark
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(06-20-2017, 03:34 AM)
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GTA V, man...

Also cool to see combined console sales are higher than the last gen at the respective time. This gen has been great so far.
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So glad to hear that PS4/XB1 is doing better than PS3/360 by a solid 29%.

Thats awesome to hear. Add switch to that and we should have a very healthy generation, for hardware sales atleast.

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