NPD Group’s U.S. online game retail report for the month of June 2021 is in, and it reveals an general enhance in client spending in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months.

In phrases of {hardware}, Xbox Series X/S was the best-selling platform in greenback gross sales. However, it was Nintendo Switch that bought the most models. Xbox’s June greenback gross sales set a brand new document for Microsoft, beating a earlier document the firm set in June 2011.

PlayStation 5 stays the fastest-selling console in U.S. historical past. However, gross sales have been considerably hampered by provide constraints. Sony’s console has been notoriously troublesome to come up with amongst new {hardware}.

In phrases of software program, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart was June’s best-selling sport in the U.S. Rift Apart achieved the highest launch month greenback gross sales in Ratchet & Clank franchise historical past. According to NPD, the sport’s launch month gross sales doubled these of 2016’s Ratchet & Clank.

June 2021’s best-selling video games in the U.S. (all platforms) are as follows:

  1. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  3. Mario Golf: Super Rush
  4. MLB: The Show 21
  5. Scarlet Nexus
  6. Resident Evil Village
  7. Mario Kart 8
  8. Minecraft
  9. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  10. Mortal Kombat 11
  11. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  12. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  13. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  14. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  15. Super Mario 3D World
  16. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
  17. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2
  18. The Legend of Zelda: Breadth of the Wild
  19. Pokemon Sword/Shield
  20. Sea of Thieves

Last however not least, DualSense’s Midnight Black variant was the best-selling accent in the U.S. throughout the month of June.

[Source: Mat Piscatella]