The Last Of Us Part 2: Best Video Game Sales In US Since 2009

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The Last Of Us Part 2: Best Video Game Sales In US Since 2009
The Last Of Us Part 2: Best Video Game Sales In US Since 2009

The Last of Us Part 2 is the best-selling game of June including the third-best-selling game of the year in America.

June 2020 was another excellent month in terms of console and video game sales in the United States, spurred on from the previous month thanks to the release of The Last of Us Part 2.  According to data from the NPD Group, spending on consoles, video games and accessories in June was 26% higher than in June last year and the highest since June 2009.

In total, the income obtained by the sector amounts to 1,200 million dollars. The accumulated income in these first six months of the year is 6,600 million, 19% more than last year, and the highest since 2010.

This upward trend has been maintained since March, coinciding with the start of confinement by the coronavirus.

As assumed, The Last of Us Part 2 was the best-selling game of the month. Sales of the PS4 game, which came out on June 19, are enough to rank it as the third-best-selling game so far this year in the US. It’s also the second-best month for a Sony game release ever, behind only Marvel’s Spider-Man in 2018 (although that game was released earlier in the month, so it had more days of “edge.”

The Last Of Us Part 2: Best Video Game Sales In US Since 2009
The Last Of Us Part 2: Best Video Game Sales In US Since 2009

The rest of the top 10 is made up of “usual suspects” such as Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Animal Crossing New Horizons, Mortal Kombat 11 or GTA V. The surprise is Ring Fit Adventure, which is ranked 7th of the best sellers in June when in May it was in the number position 835 !. The reason is the stock recovery of the demanded fitness game from Nintendo Switch. 

Switch, by the way, was again the best-selling console of the month, both in units and in income obtained. However, despite the general increase, hardware sales revenues were 17% lower than those of June last year (this is not the case for the year accumulated).

These are the 20 best-selling games in June 2020 in the United States (in the case of Nintendo games, they exclude digital sales).

  1. The Last of Us Part 2
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  3. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Mortal Kombat 11
  6. Red Dead Redemption II
  7. Ring Fit Adventure
  8. NBA 2K20
  9. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
  10. Minecraft dungeons
  11. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  12. Rainbow Six Siege
  13. Minecraft PS4 Edition
  14. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild
  15. Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order
  16. Borderlands 3
  17. Need for Speed ​​Heat
  18. Person 4 Golden
  19. SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated.
  20. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

These are the best-selling games so far this year in the US.

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  3. The Last of Us Part 2
  4. Final Fantasy VII Remake
  5. Grand Theft Auto V
  6. NBA 2K20
  7. Dragon Ball Z Kakarot
  8. MLB The Show 20
  9. Resident Evil 3
  10. Madden NFL 20
The Last Of Us Part 2: Best Video Game Sales In US Since 2009
The Last Of Us Part 2: Best Video Game Sales In US Since 2009

These are the best-selling PS4 games in May 2020.

  1. The Last of Us Part 2
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. Mortal Kombat 11
  5. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
  6. MLB: The Show 20
  7. NBA 2K20
  8. Marvel’s Spider-Man
  9. Red Redemption 2
  10. Final Fantasy VII: Remake

These are the best selling Nintendo Switch games in May 2020.

  1. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  2. Ring Fit Adventure
  3. Mario Kart 8: Deluxe
  4. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  5. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  6. Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition
  7. Just Dance 2020
  8. Pokemon: Sword
  9. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  10. The Outer Worlds

And these are the Xbox One best sellers in May.

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Grand Theft Auto V
  3. Mortal Kombat 11
  4. Minecraft dungeons
  5. Rainbow Six Seige
  6. Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order
  7. Call of Duty Black Ops IIII
  8. Minecraft Xbox One Edition
  9. Forza Horizon 4
  10. NBA 2K20

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