What were the top-selling games of 2019?

Most people have turned the page on 2019, but we’re looking back thanks to a new report from NPD detailing the top-selling games of the year.

In the United States, video game hardware, software, and accessories managed $14.581 billion in sales for the year, which is down from $16.695 billion in 2018. That’s not terribly surprising, considering the games that came out. Games like God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, Marvel’s Spider-Man, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate were released in 2018.

The bottom line is that gamers are starting to turn their attention to the next generation. The market-leading PS4 has seen hardware sales slump, barely topping 3 million units sold globally in the last three months of 2019 compared to 8.1 million units sold during the same period the year prior.

As you can see, the charts have a ton of sports games and games from previous years. Surprisingly, a couple of major releases didn’t even crack the top 20: Death Stranding and The Outer Worlds.

Overall best-selling games of 2019

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. NBA 2K20
  3. Madden NFL 20
  4. Borderlands 3
  5. Mortal Kombat 11
  6. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  7. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  8. Kingdom Hearts III
  9. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
  10. Mario Kart 8
  11. Grand Theft Auto V
  12. Red Dead Redemption II
  13. Minecraft
  14. FIFA 20
  15. Anthem
  16. Pokemon Sword
  17. Resident Evil 2
  18. Luigi’s Mansion 3
  19. Days Gone
  20. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

Best-selling Xbox One games of 2019

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. Madden NFL 20
  3. NBA 2K20
  4. Borderlands 3
  5. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  6. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
  7. Mortal Kombat 11
  8. Anthem
  9. Red Dead Redemption II
  10. Grand Theft Auto V

Best-selling PS4 games of 2019

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  2. NBA 2K20
  3. Madden NFL 20
  4. Mortal Kombat 11
  5. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  6. Borderlands 3
  7. Kingdom Hearts III
  8. Days Gone
  9. MLB 19: The Show
  10. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

Best-selling Switch games of 2019

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  2. Mario Kart 8
  3. Pokemon Sword
  4. Luigi’s Mansion 3
  5. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  6. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  7. Pokemon Shield
  8. Super Mario Maker 2
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  10. Super Mario Party

Best-selling 3DS games of 2019

  1. Pokemon: Ultra Sun
  2. Pokemon: Ultra Moon
  3. Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth
  4. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr’s Journey
  5. Super Mario Maker
  6. Super Smash Bros.
  7. Mario Kart 7
  8. Super Mario 3D Land
  9. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D
  10. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
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