Best-selling games of 2020 in the US revealed by NPD

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for 2020, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Read on below to learn more:

Rank 2020 Top 20 Games (Physical and Full Game Digital from the Nintendo eShop, PlayStation, STEAM and Xbox platforms for publishers in the Digital Leader Panel) ranked on dollar sales Publisher
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War Activision Blizzard (Corp)
2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Activision Blizzard (Corp)
3 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
4 Madden NFL 21 Electronic Arts
5 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
6 The Last of Us: Part II Sony (Corp)
7 Ghost of Tsushima Sony (Corp)
8 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
9 Super Mario 3D All-Stars* Nintendo
10 Final Fantasy VII: Remake Square Enix Inc (Corp)
11 Marvel’s Avengers Square Enix Inc (Corp)
12 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Corp)
13 NBA 2K21* Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
14 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
15 FIFA 21 Electronic Arts
16 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
17 Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Bandai Namco Entertainment
18 MLB: The Show 20 Sony (Corp)
19 Cyberpunk 2077* Warner Bros. Interactive
20 Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Activision Blizzard (Corp)
* Digital sales not included

“Half of the top 20 best-selling games of December 2020 were published by Nintendo,” said NPD analyst Mat Piscatella. “In 2020, Animal Crossing achieved the highest physical dollar sales for a Nintendo-published game in a calendar year since Wii Fit Plus in 2010.”


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