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Home ยป Nintendo Switch and PS5 lead the US, Elden Ring holds on, MultiVersus off to a rocky start – July NPD report released

Nintendo Switch and PS5 lead the US, Elden Ring holds on, MultiVersus off to a rocky start – July NPD report released


Multiplayer fighting game MultiVersus companies Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment debuted at number one on the U.S. July gaming charts based on sales revenue, according to the ratings agency. NPD. The project is shareware, but in July, the developers offered the audience paid sets of Founder’s Pack in several versions, and the demand for them turned out to be very high, which allowed the fighting game to demonstrate an explosive start in the chart.

Business at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is doing very well this year overall, notes NPD. On the third line of the American chart continues to be her action adventure LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Sagareleased back in March.

  • Role-playing game Xenoblade Chroicles 3 for Nintendo Switch started in the July chart at number four, having been on sale for only two days before the end of the month โ€” its premiere took place on July 29. Like all other games of the Japanese platform holder, the new game from the Monolith Soft studio got into the top only on cartridge sales data. โ€” unlike Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo does not share statistics on its digital store with the NPD. Sales of the Collector’s Edition were also not taken into account, since it is exclusive to the marketplace of Nintendo itself. NPD Analyst Matt Piscatella called the US launch of the game “impressive”.
  • Another novelty of this month, multiplayer Digimon Survive from Bandai Namcoplaced on the eighth line of the July top.


  • Nintendo Switch continues to be the leader in sales of consoles in pieces, and PlayStation 5 Leading in sales revenue for the second month in a row. The Sony prefix also bypassed Xbox Series X|S in sales revenue for all of 2022. Analyst Piscatella noted that the PlayStation 5 supply situation has improved markedly, which is a positive thing for the entire market.
  • Xbox Series X|S revenue also showed double-digit growth in July compared to the same month in 2021.
  • The DualSense Wireless Controller Midnight Black ranked first in accessory sales in July. The Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller leads the accessories sales revenue for all of 2022.

Console sales in July in the United States:

  1. Nintendo Switch
  2. PlayStation 5
  3. Xbox Series X|S

Ranking by console sales revenue in July:

  1. PlayStation 5
  2. Xbox Series X|S
  3. Nintendo Switch

Top-grossing U.S. games of July by sales revenue (Nintendo games only count cartridges, others count both physical and digital copies):


Most successful on PlayStation platforms:


Most Successful on Xbox Platforms:

On Nintendo platforms:

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