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Sales-Age NPD January 2020 Results


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Mar 19, 2013
All data released can be found here: https://mobile.twitter.com/MatPiscatella/
Instead to list all tweet and pollute the thread I will just copy the text and imagens when important.



  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is the best-selling game of January, while Switch continues to lead hardware and the XBO Elite Series 2 sets a fast sales pace. Here are all the U.S.
  • January 2020 tracked spending across video game HW, SW, ACC and GC totaled $678 million, falling 26 percent when compared to a year ago. Late cycle hardware dynamics for PS4 and Xbox One, as well as a lighter new release software slate drove the variance.
  • Dollar sales of tracked video game software fell 31 percent in January compared to a year ago, to $311 million. Declines were driven by the new release slate, as the January 2019 comparable month featured both Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2.
  • Jan 2020 Top 20 Sellers - Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was January's best-selling game.
  • 12 Months End Jan 2020 Top 10 Sellers - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare remains #1.
  • Jan 2020 Top 20 Sellers
  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was January's best-selling game. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot launch month sales were there third highest in franchise history, trailing only Dragon Ball: Fighterz, and Dragon Ball Z: Budokai.
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was the second best-selling title in the month of January and remains the best-selling game over the past 12 months.
  • Grand Theft Auto V returned to the top 5 ranked best-selling titles for the first time since August 2019. Grand Theft Auto V remains the best-selling video game in U.S. history.
  • Ring Fit Adventure jumped to become the 9th ranked title on the best-sellers chart in January. This is the highest ranked placement for Ring Fit Adventure to date.
  • Jan '20 PlayStation 4 Top 10 Best-Sellers
  • Jan '20 Xbox One Top 10 Best-Sellers
  • Jan '20 Nintendo Switch Top 10 Best-Sellers
  • Hardware spending in January 2020 declined 35 percent when compared to a year ago, to $129 million. All in-market platforms declined when compared to a year ago.
  • Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware platform of January in both unit and dollar sales.
  • Total January 2020 spending on accessories and game cards reached $238 million, 11 percent lower when compared to a year ago.
  • The Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller was the best-selling video game accessory for the third consecutive month. With three months in market, It is the fifth fastest-selling video game accessory in U.S. history.

Have a good night.
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Nov 6, 2019
Wow, Dragon Ball Z cleaned up. I knew it would be well, just not that well (though I suppose it didn't have terribly strong new competition on PS4 and XB1).

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Oct 27, 2013
Is Kakarot a good intro to people who aren't familiar with the Dragon Ball world? How is it as an RPG?