January 2021 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 January 2021, 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 January 2021 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 3 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
3 4 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Corp)
4 5 Madden NFL 21 Electronic Arts
5 6 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
6 7 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
7 19 Ring Fit Adventure Nintendo
8 26 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Activision Blizzard (Corp)
9 11 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
10 8 NBA 2K21* Take-Two Interactive (Corp)
11 10 Super Mario 3D All-Stars* Nintendo
12 14 FIFA 21 Electronic Arts
13 9 Immortals: Fenyx Rising Ubisoft
14 20 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
15 12 Just Dance 2021 Ubisoft
16 17 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
17 31 Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition Microsoft (Corp)
18 2 Cyberpunk 2077* Warner Bros. Interactive
19 18 Super Mario Party* Nintendo
20 40 UFC 4 Electronic Arts
* Digital sales not included

Top 10 Nintendo Switch games for the month

Rank Last Month Rank January 2021 Top 10 Games (Physical and Full Game Digital for publishers in the Digital Leader Panel) ranked on dollar sales Publisher
1 1 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
2 2 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
3 11 Ring Fit Adventure Nintendo
4 4 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
5 3 Super Mario 3D All-Stars* Nintendo
6 9 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
7 6 Just Dance 2021 Ubisoft
8 10 Super Mario Party* Nintendo
9 7 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe* Nintendo
10 8 Super Mario Odyssey* Nintendo
* Digital sales not included

“January 2021 consumer spending across video game hardware, content,and accessories reached a January record $4.7 billion,” said NPD analyst Mat Piscatella. “[That’s] 42% higher when compared to a year ago.”

Source: VentureBeat.com

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