February 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 February 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 February 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 NEW Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury* Nintendo
2 1 Call of Duty: Black Ops: Cold War Activision Blizzard (Corp)
3 NEW Persona 5: Strikers Sega/Atlus
4 3 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Corp)
5 4 Madden NFL 21 Electronic Arts
6 NEW Little Nightmares II Bandai Namco Entertainment
7 2 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
8 6 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
9 5 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
10 8 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Activision Blizzard (Corp)
11 12 FIFA 21 Electronic Arts
12 10 NBA 2K21* Take 2 Interactive (Corp)
13 9 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate* Nintendo
14 14 Mortal Kombat 11 Warner Bros. Interactive
15 11 Super Mario 3D All-Stars* Nintendo
16 7 Ring Fit Adventure* Nintendo
17 15 Just Dance 2021 Ubisoft
18 17 Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition Microsoft (Corp)
19 16 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild* Nintendo
20 13 Immortals: Fenyx Rising Ubisoft
* Digital sales not included

Top 20 best-selling games of the year so far

Rank Year-to-Date Ending February 2021 Top 10 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 Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury* Nintendo
3 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Corp)
4 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
5 Madden NFL 21 Electronic Arts
6 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
7 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
8 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Activision Blizzard (Corp)
9 Persona 5: Strikers Sega/Atlus
10 Ring Fit Adventure Nintendo
* Digital sales not included

Top 10 best-selling games of the last 12 months

Rank Last Month Rank 12 Months Ending February 2021 Top 10 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 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Activision Blizzard (Corp)
3 3 Animal Crossing: New Horizons* Nintendo
4 4 Madden NFL 21 Electronic Arts
5 5 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Ubisoft
6 6 The Last of Us: Part II Sony (Corp)
7 7 Ghost of Tsushima Sony (Corp)
8 10 Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Sony (Corp)
9 9 Super Mario 3D All-Stars* Nintendo
10 8 Mario Kart 8: Deluxe* Nintendo
* Digital sales not included

Top 10 Nintendo Switch games for the month

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

“February 2021 consumer spending across video game hardware, content, and accessories reached a February record $4.6 billion,” NPD analyst Mat Piscatella said. “[That is] 35% higher when compared to a year ago.”

Source: VentureBeat.com

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