Madden NFL 22 and Switch were the best-sellers in August in the US, according to the latest NPD report, but ij hardware, PS5 lead in dollar sales.
The NPD August 2021 report has been released, and it finds total industry spending up 7% year-over-year (yoy) reaching an August record of $4.4 billion. Year-to-date consumer spending totaled $37.9 billion, which is a 13% increase yoy.
Hardware sales were up 45% compared to August 2020, to $329 million. This is the highest total for an August month since 2008 when total sales reached $395 million.