December 2020 NPD: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and more Nintendo Switch games continue being bestsellers

The NPD Group has revealed which games were top sellers in the U.S. for December 2020, including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The full results in each relevant category are as follows:

The top 20 best-selling games of the month in the U.S.

Rank Last Month Rank December 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 1 Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War Activision Blizzard (Corp)
2 NEW Cyberpunk 2077* Warner Bros. Interactive
3 2 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
4 3 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Corp)
5 4 Madden NFL 21 Electronic Arts
6 8 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
7 11 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
8 5 NBA 2K21* Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
9 NEW Immortals: Fenyx Rising Ubisoft
10 12 Super Mario 3D All-Stars* Nintendo
11 17 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
12 13 Just Dance 2021 Ubisoft
13 6 Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity* Nintendo
14 9 FIFA 21 Electronic Arts
15 14 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe* Nintendo
16 34 Super Mario Odyssey* Nintendo
17 23 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
18 35 Super Mario Party* Nintendo
19 26 Ring Fit Adventure Nintendo
20 19 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
* Digital sales not included

Top 10 Nintendo Switch games for the month

Rank Last Month Rank December 2020 Top 10 Games (Physical and Full Game Digital for publishers in the Digital Leader Panel) ranked on dollar sales Publisher
1 2 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
2 3 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
3 4 Super Mario 3D All-Stars* Nintendo
4 9 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
5 1 Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity* Nintendo
6 6 Just Dance 2021 Ubisoft
7 5 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe* Nintendo
8 14 Super Mario Odyssey* Nintendo
9 10 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
10 15 Super Mario Party* Nintendo
* Digital sales not included

“December 2020 consumer spending across video game hardware, content and accessories reached a December record $7.7 billion, 25% higher when compared to a year ago,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. “Full-year spending also set a new record, totaling $56.9 billion, 27% higher than 2019.”

Source: VentureBeat.com

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