NPD Reveals The Best Selling Games/Hardware Of August 2020

'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare' (Image: Activision)

'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare' (Image: Activision)

The NPD Group’s Mat Piscatella took to Twitter to reveal the best-selling games and hardware of August 2020. Taking the top spot as the best seller of August was Madden 2021, despite receiving backlash from fans for missing features. Following Madden were UFC 4, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Ghost of Tsushima and Animal Crossing: New Horizon. The full list of the 20 best selling games of August are listed below:

  1. Madden NFL 21
  2. UFC 4
  3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  4. Ghost of Tsushima
  5. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  6. Ring Fit Adventure
  7. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  8. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  9. Paper Mario: The Origami King
  10. Mortal Kombat 11
  11. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  12. The Last of Us Part 2
  13. Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
  14. PGA Tour 2K21
  15. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  16. Super Mario Party
  17. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
  18. Super Mario Odyssey
  19. Final Fantasy VII Remake
  20. Luigi’s Mansion 3

On the game hardware side of things, Nintendo took the top spot with the Switch as the best-selling system of August 2020. The success for last month also resulted in Nintendo breaking records as the Switch having the “highest August dollar sales” for a hardware platform in U.S. history. This milestone surpassed the August 2008 sales of the Nintendo Wii. In addition to these record-breaking sales, half of the games featured here are all on the Nintendo Switch.


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